YouTube has very rich video content but not rich RSS feeds support. The few useful feeds which are available through YouTube RSS Feed page are
- Top Favourites
- Top Rated
- Recently Added
- Most Viewed - All Time
- Most Viewed - Today
- Most Discussed - Today
Apart from these feeds provided by YouTube user interface, It is very difficult to follow favourite channels, subscriptions or videos uploaded by a specific area as there is no user interface which allows to subscribe to the feeds.
That's why I decided to dig through the APIs of YouTube and found few useful feeds that can be tracked using our favourite feed readers.
Subscription Videos Feed
Ravennger, a developer of Yahoo Pipes provided interface through which we can extract feeds of any user's subscription list. For example, the following link allows you to access subscriptions of the user Microsoft.
To access your own subscriptions, replace Microsoft(bold text in the above link) with your user name.
Favourite Videos Feed
Favourite feeds can be access by using the following link. Don't forget to replace WindowsVistaAndLive(bold text) with your own user name.
Recent Videos Uploaded By A User
Replace WindowsVistaAndLive with your the name of the user whom you want to track