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Embedded Youtube Playlists Stopped Working

I have embedded Youtube playlist in my Canvas pages. I followed one of the suggestions/solutions found on this support site for the embed code. Here's the example of what I have:

<iframe title="YouTube video player" src="" width="560" height="315" allowfullscreen="allowfullscreen" allow="accelerometer; autoplay; clipboard-write; encrypted-media; gyroscope; picture-in-picture"></iframe>

For the last 2-3 weeks (and up to at least Monday, 4/12, everything had been working fine. I have checked numerous times on Chrome as well as on iOS mobile and everything is confirmed to work. Playlists are public and still exist.

When I checked today, all embedded Youtube playlists now show the grey color thumbnail that says, "missing video" when you try to play (see images). The code hasn't changed and I haven't made any changes since posting Monday, 4/12 and confirmed everything worked. 

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No students have reported issues yet, but I assume I will get a flood of messages in the coming days.

Why is this issue happening? Is it global? What can I do to fix the issue? 

Thank you,


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Happening in my classes as well...very frustrating!


I'm having the same issue in our classes. I've tried everything and ended up posting a list of links from YouTube for each of the playlists and deleting the embedded playlist so as not to confuse the students.