Bypass locked (until sharing them) videos

Many sites does not let you to watch embed videos, until sharing them to social networks. But you can watch them, without sharing them.

![This is the message, it asks to share the video first.](

Select the area around video with your mouse and some text around it. Then, right click on it and select "view source".


In the selected code, you can find the "video-id", where you can find the url from the video you are interested. Now copy the URL and go to the original site (eg "Youtube") and watch the video.

![This is the part of the code we are looking for...](

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Welcome to my blog. My name is Akis Mparekas. I am a freelance web developer from Greece and I have been involved in SEO, Website Migration (transferring content from a site, eg blogger to WordPress), website optimization, and web scraping (extracting content from one or more sites) for years.

At the same time I am taking my first steps in game development (unity) and animation (blender). I also create cool stuff, either for work or for fun. When I have time, I write tutorials and I blog.

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