VideoAbuseReportReasons: list

Retrieve a list of reasons that can be used to report abusive videos. Try it now.

Quota impact: A call to this method has a quota cost of 1 unit in addition to the costs of the specified resource parts.



HTTP request



This request requires authorization with at least one of the following scopes (read more about authentication and authorization).



The following table lists the parameters that this query supports. All of the parameters listed are query parameters.

Required parameters
part string
The part parameter specifies the videoCategory resource parts that the API response will include. Supported values are id and snippet. The snippet part has a quota cost of 2 units.
Optional parameters
hl string
The hl parameter specifies the language that should be used for text values in the API response. The default value is en_US.

Request body

Do not provide a request body when calling this method.


If successful, this method returns a response body with the following structure:

  "kind": "youtube#videoAbuseReportReasonListResponse",
  "etag": etag,
  "items": [
    videoAbuseReportReason resource


The following table defines the properties that appear in this resource:

kind string
Identifies the API resource's type. The value will be youtube#videoAbuseReportReasonListResponse.
etag etag
The Etag of this resource.
items[] list
A list of videoAbuseReportReason resources, each of which identifies a reason that a video might be reported for containing abusive content. Use this information when calling the videos.reportAbuse method to actually report videos that contain abusive content.


The following table identifies error messages that the API could return in response to a call to this method. Please see the error message documentation for more detail.

Error type Error detail Description
forbidden (403) forbidden

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