Join Jason Osder for an in-depth discussion in this video Video platforms that are also social networks, part of Learning Online Social Video (2013).
Now that we've talked about common video platforms, and also common social networks…and how they operate sometimes like video platforms.…What about the ways in which the video platforms are actually social themselves?…The fact is that you can have a lot of interactions with other users right on…YouTube and also right on Vimeo. To see what I mean, I'm going to click on…a specific video so you can see some of the social options that you have there.…
(MUSIC). So here's our video.…And if we scroll down, I realize that I have a Like button, which is a lot like Facebook.…Also a Dislike button which Facebook doesn't have.…I can leave comments directly on the video.…In this way, with things like Likes and comments, YouTube itself does operate like…a social network. You'll notice that there's also a social…category on your Youtube homepage. YouTube actually use to have a lot more…functionally that was social. But now a days, its doing more to…integrate with other social networks including Google+ which is also a Google property.…
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