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Easy way of scraping Youtube suggestions?

Discussion in 'YouTube' started by ThreadKiller, Nov 19, 2012.

  1. ThreadKiller

    ThreadKiller Power Member

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    Looking for a way of scraping Youtube suggestions. Now I am NOT talking about the Youtube keywords https://ads.youtube.com/keyword_tool , I am talking about the suggestions that come up in the search field whenever you type anything into the search field.

    Now if those suggestions were on a regular page I could easily scrape them with iMacros, but in the current state, I don't know how. Any ideas?
     
  2. Frankie4Fingers

    Frankie4Fingers Power Member

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    I'd like to know this, too.

    I'm pretty sure that should be doable through YT API.
     
  3. nanana86

    nanana86 Newbie

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    what i do is I use camtasia to record my screen while typing keywords in youtube search. So I spend like 5 minutes typing different keywords in youtube search while I am recording my screen.Than I watch my video, press pause and manually write down all suggested keywords.Than just delete my video. If you dont have camtasia download it for free from torents or use camcordia(free). Hope it helps.
     
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    ChEcKeD Senior Member

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    I am using ubersuggest.org , it's very helpful
     
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  5. ThreadKiller

    ThreadKiller Power Member

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    Nice. That one actually seems to fetch the same results as YT, and with some tweaking I will be able to extract the keywords.