Since I answer a lot of questions and they seem to be pretty popular (I'm #1 this month and last year), I will be livestreaming my process of answering some tricky gamingSE questions, starting in 1 hour, which is 14:00 UTC on 2020-02-25. Maybe some people can find interesting tips in it or have some tips for me.

Update: After resolving some copyright claims, the stream archive is now public again:

Update to the update: There was some new copyright stuff and it's private again. This is getting seriously annoying… (fixed again)

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    Are you planning to upload these videos to your youtube channel afterwards? I ask since the idea of "instructional" videos which demonstrates the process behind producing high quality answers seems like something some new users could find helpful (the SE team may too, actually). I don't think the livestream format may be ideal for that, though, which is why I hope you plan to upload them to youtube as "Regular" videos afterwards.
    – Wipqozn Mod
    Commented Feb 25, 2020 at 13:20
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    Yes, stream archive and eventually also highlights video (but I don't have a video editing program set up currently). Commented Feb 25, 2020 at 13:27
  • I'm pretty sure nobody watched the stream live, despite the 4 upvotes. 🤔 But once I set it to public again, hopefully some people will watch it over time. Commented Feb 25, 2020 at 19:24
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    If this stream happens again will there be a longer announcement period? This stream started and stopped before I even knew it was live
    – PausePause
    Commented Feb 25, 2020 at 23:03
  • @FabianRöling stream would've been at ~12am for me, I was sound asleep in bed sorry!
    – Robotnik Mod
    Commented Feb 26, 2020 at 1:56
  • @PausePause Sure, I can do that. I did it for just an hour this time because I expected stuff to usually move down on the front page somewhat faster. I'm surprised that it's still in "hot meta posts". Also, what time would be more beneficial for people here? I have no idea what timezones most people are in. BTW, the video is currently unlisted instead of public, but I would suggest using an adblocker when watching it, because I currently have no control over whether ads play on it. Commented Feb 26, 2020 at 4:31
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    Based on the 2019 survey the top four countries that use StackOverflow is USA (23%), India (10%), Germany (6%), UK (6%). For the most views you'd probably want American or European time zones.
    – PausePause
    Commented Feb 26, 2020 at 16:43
  • I guess I should fit my stream between ~16:00 UTC (6:00 in Hawaii) and ~22:00 UTC (24:00 in Finland etc.) and announce it at least a day in advance. Commented Feb 26, 2020 at 20:51
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    Now the question is out of "hot meta posts". I guess I should best announce my streams 1 week ahead then. Commented Mar 4, 2020 at 0:00
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    @Joachim I assume the video has copyrighted music playing Commented Mar 6, 2020 at 15:56
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    @Wrigglenite No, it does not, but first I got claimed a bunch of times by one company and one time by another, then all claims by the one company got released, but not by the other company, I tried a few things to contact them, but eventually gave up and just removed the track (I had recorded microphone, desktop audio and music separately). But because YouTube for some reason does not allow replacing parts with self uploaded audio files, only their audio library garbage, I had to completely re-upload the edited stream archive. Then I got claimed a bunch of times by the one company again, but … Commented Mar 6, 2020 at 20:34
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    … this time they only released about half of all claims when I appealed, so now I had to do the second appeal process and they didn't do anything yet. They have up to 30 days to respond. And if they do it wrong again, I would actually need to sue them. YouTube copyright is a mess. Commented Mar 6, 2020 at 20:36
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    And now the video is public again, hopefully it can finally stay that way. Commented Mar 17, 2020 at 20:46
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    @Joachim a lot of companies (like Universal, Sony etc) have automated systems to detect infringing material, which issue automatic takedown notices - placing the onus on the video creator (i.e. Fabian in this case) to prove that it's not infringing. The automated systems are notoriously overzealous - If you make a video and include say, 10 seconds of a song you like, it could be flagged and your video taken down until you appeal against it.
    – Robotnik Mod
    Commented Mar 18, 2020 at 4:32
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    Almost. It wasn't a huge movie company, just some company that multiple smaller artists use for (I think) rights management etc. And if you use even just 1 second of a copyrighted track, that is illegal, so that would not be "overzealous". But I don't use any copyrighted music, I have even researched a long time to make sure that that's the case, but some tracks are still claimed every single time, because YouTube's content ID system sucks. And for one track I couldn't even contact the artist, so I uploaded the stream archive again without that track, but that triggered all other claims again. Commented Mar 18, 2020 at 7:28


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