YouTube Not Working? Video Clips Not Playing On Popular Sharing Site
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YouTube videos weren't working Thursday morning, prompting a flurry of Tweets by concerned video viewers.
The problem -- black screens, no play buttons -- was evident on the video site and in embedded clips, including those in Huffington Post stories. The iPhone YouTube app appears to work.
A workaround for dead YouTube links suggested by several people is to change the beginning of the url to "https://" from "http://"