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    embedding and bandwidth

    if you enter the embedd code from say youtube... does it use up your bandwidth everytime someone playes the video on your site, or does it use up youtubes bandwidth?

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    Since the video is not on your server but on the server of youtube, I will say that it uses the bandwidth of youtube. You can compare it with displaying ads on your site, the ads uses bandwidth of the ad network.
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    YouTube's bandwidth would be consumed as far as the video is concerned. Your bandwidth would only be used whereas the actual Web page the code for the embedded video is concerned.

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    Yup, it would use their bandwidth. The only way it would use yours is if you uploaded the video to your server and then pathed the embedded file to the video on your server.

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    cool thanks guys. it made sense i just wanted to make sure


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