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 If Global Warming Is Real, Why Is Antarctic Ice Growing? Why do taxpayers pay billions for football stadiums? What Is the Most Dangerous Place on Earth? How Close Are We to Immortality? Why It’s Almost Impossible to Hold Your Breath for 24 Minutes Can Science Turn Love Into A Pill?