Ever wonder how YouTube works?
Every day, millions of people come to YouTube to be informed, inspired, or just plain delighted. Over time, questions have come up about how YouTube works, so we’ve created this site to provide some answers – and explain what we’re doing to foster a responsible platform the users, creators, and artists who make up our community can rely on.
If you need help, please visit our Help Center. There you’ll find answers to many common questions about creating an account, watching and uploading videos, and maintaining your channel.
If you’re unable to find what you’re looking for in the Help Center, we suggest visiting our Community Help Forum. Experiencing a bug? Take a look at our Current Site Issues page to see a list of known issues we’re working to fix.
This area contains media contact information, press releases, b-roll footage, FAQs, and our interactive timeline.
If you’re interested in joining the YouTube Partner Program, visit our information page to learn more about it.
Whether an AdAge 100 advertiser or a local retailer, everyone can broadcast their ad campaign on YouTube and tap into the world’s largest online video community. Learn the basics to advertising on YouTube.
For any abuse issues on the site, please contact us through the Abuse and Policy Center.
Site Security Issues
If you want to report a security issue with the YouTube site, please visit us here.
If you are the copyright owner of a video and feel it has been uploaded without your permission, please follow these directions to submit a copyright infringement notice.
Content ID Program
If you’re interested in being part of our Content ID program, please visit the Content ID page.
To report an inappropriate video on YouTube, please click the “Flag” link under the video. For details on our policy, please read the Terms of Service.
Additional Contact Information
If you’re a developer or interested in our APIs, please visit the Developer area.
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You can contact YouTube at the address below.
Google LLC, D/B/A YouTube
901 Cherry Ave.
San Bruno, CA 94066
Fax: +1 650-253-0001