Will YouTube ever run out of video IDs? In the URL of each YouTube video is the 11-character video ID, unique for each video. Can they ever run out? Just how many videos can YouTube handle? To work it out, we need to talk about counting systems, and about something called Base 64. Facebook Prev Article Next Article Discover Checkout these cool gadgets... Related Posts Will the Periodic Table Ever Be Complete? Are We Living In A Hologram? Computer Chips in Your Brain to Enhance Memory The Gendered Brain The Coldest Place in the Universe Could Ultracapacitors Realize Their Full Potential?