Join Jason Osder for an in-depth discussion in this video Social networks that also support video, part of Up and Running with Online Social Video.
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Now that we've talked about some common online video platforms, I wanted to…address the social side of things a little bit.…You may be thinking, well I do most of my social networking in Facebook and can't…you just upload videos directly from there?…The answer to that question is yes. Facebook is a social network that also…functions as a video platform. When you click here for Add Photos or…Video, you're given a choice to upload photos or video.…If you choose a video to upload, such as this one, as long as it's optimized…properly, it's going to embed right on your Facebook profile with no other…software or websites needed. My point here, is that Facebook in this…way functions much like YouTube or Vimeo. It's not necessary to have anything…outside of the Facebook interface, to post videos, and that works really well for a…lot of people. Not all of the social networks work…exactly the same way, however. If you are a Twitter user, there is a…video service called Vine, but it specializes in uploading mobile videos…
Continue learning with Jason's other courses on online video, YouTube Essential Training and Vimeo Essential Training.
- Understanding what an online video service does
- Understanding "social video"
- Sharing and embedding videos
- Comparing technology
- Choosing an online video platform to meet your needs
- Finding additional resources