Voat - Reddit Comments on YouTube & Web Pages

Voat - Reddit Comments on YouTube & Web Pages

Replace Youtube comments with Reddit comments or view the Reddit comments of any webpage.

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What is Voat - Reddit Comments on YouTube & Web Pages?

Voat - Reddit Comments on YouTube & Web Pages is a featured Chrome extension by voat.me. This extension has 1,135 weekly active users, a good user rating of 4.60, and is most similar to Timestamped YouTube Comments and Thumbnail Rating Bar for YouTube™. The latest version, 2.2.8, was updated 5 days ago.

Stats date:
Install link: Chrome Web Store
Rating: 4.60 (5)
Version: 2.2.8 (Last updated: 2023-02-01)
Creation date: 2022-01-03
Manifest version: 3
  • storage
  • tabs
Host permissions:
  • *://*.reddit.com/*
Featured: Yes
Size: 389.12K
Email: Click to see
Website: https://voat.me
Risk impact: High risk impact
Risk likelihood: Low risk likelihood
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This browser extension allows users to replace the comment section on YouTube videos with the comments from the corresponding Reddit post. It also allows users to view the Reddit post and comments associated with the current URL in the extension popup. 

By default YouTube comments will be replaced with the relevant Reddit comments. YouTube comments can still be viewed by clicking the YouTube icon located at the top right of the comments section.

The extension icon will turn orange when the current web page has been submitted to Reddit, and clicking on it will open a popup where users can view the posts and comments. 

- Run browser popup only when icon is clicked
- Show YouTube comments as default
- Dark mode

Voat contains no ads, collects no data and signup is not required.

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Note: This extension is not affiliated with Reddit or YouTube.
Risk impact

Voat - Reddit Comments on YouTube & Web Pages requires a number of risky permissions that can potentially harm your browser and steal your data. Exercise caution when installing this extension. Review carefully before installing. We recommend that you only install Voat - Reddit Comments on YouTube & Web Pages if you trust the publisher.

Risk impact measures the level of extra permissions an extension has access to. A low risk impact extension cannot do much harms, whereas a high risk impact extension can do a lot of damage like stealing your password, bypass your security settings, and access your personal data. High risk impact extensions are not necessarily malicious. However, if they do turn malicious, they can be very harmful.

Risk likelihood

Voat - Reddit Comments on YouTube & Web Pages has earned a fairly good reputation and likely can be trusted.

Risk likelihood measures the probability that a Chrome extension may turn malicious. This is determined by the publisher and the Chrome extension reputation on Chrome Web Store, the amount of time the Chrome extension has been around, and other signals about the Chrome extension. Our algorithms are not perfect, and are subject to change as we discover new ways to detect malicious extensions. We recommend that you always exercise caution when installing a Chrome extension, especially ones with higher risk impact and/or higher risk likelihood.

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User reviews
It hides the scrollbar on YouTube in my Chromium-based browsers, SlimJet and Comodo Dragon... so I disabled it. I hope the developer can fix this.
by Diller Winnipeg Diller Winnipeg, 2022-09-02

Reddit Wherever! This extension is great. Sad that reddit had it removed for using reddit in the name. Glad it lives on as Upvote Anywhere!
by n ascentt n ascentt, 2022-02-21

It's really useful thanks for fixing the sponsorblock bug!
by Seth GG Seth GG, 2022-01-22
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