YouTube: It's Not Just Viral Videos


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Presentation given to Hopewell Valley Seniors Connect, giving a basic orientation to YouTube.

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  • Someone asked today re: uploading limits. Turns out -- there IS a limit -- up to 15 minutes of video per upload! See here if you're interested in uploading longer than 15 minutes chunks of video -->
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YouTube: It's Not Just Viral Videos

  1. 1. IT’S NOT JUST VIRAL VIDEOS Anna Van Scoyoc Hopewell Valley Seniors Connect 2012 August 7 609.737.2610
  2. 2. Todays Agenda• YouTube Fun Facts• YouTubes Content• Searching YouTube• Video Editing Software• Q&A
  3. 3. CC Image duncan: facts
  4. 4. Timelinevia• Feb 2005: Founders register domain name and begin to work on site• April 2005: First video uploaded to the site o Me at the Zoo o "me" = Jawed Karim, one of the three original YouTube founders• May 2005: Beta launch of the site
  5. 5. Timeline, cont.via• Dec 2005: Official site launch (8M videos watched a day)• Apr 2006: UC-Berkeley offers full-length courses• Oct 2006: Acquired by Google for $1.65B• Jul 2007: CNN/YouTube Debates, Part I
  6. 6. Timeline, cont.via• Nov 2007: CNN/YouTube Debates, Part II• Oct 2008: CBS and MGM full-length programming comes to YouTube• Jan 2009: US Congress and President channels launched• Feb 2009: Pope channel launched
  7. 7. Timeline, cont.via• Mar 2009: YouTube EDU• Apr 2009: Awarded a Peabody• 2010 Feb: Global Live stream of President Obama YouTube interview• 2010 May: YouTube exceeds 2 billion views a day
  8. 8. Statistics (for 2011)via• Over 800 million unique users visit YouTube each month• Over 3 billion hours of video are watched each month on YouTube• 72 hours of video are uploaded to YouTube every minute
  9. 9. Statistics, cont.via• 70% of YouTube traffic comes from outside the US• YouTube is localized in 43 countries and across 60 languages• In 2011, YouTube had more than 1 trillion views or around 140 views for every person on Earth
  10. 10. ContentCC Image gergoke: Meglepetés 1.
  11. 11. Nadia Comaneci - first perfect ten in history (1976 Montreal)
  12. 12. Gabby Douglas routines from the 2012 Olympic Gymnastics trials
  13. 13. iPad User Guide - The Basics
  14. 14. Library eBooks for Amazon® Kindle
  15. 15. Testing a Knifes Sharpnessby Bob Kramer and Zwilling J.A. Henckels
  16. 16. You Bet Your Life Outtakes 1953-55, Part 1
  17. 17. The Difference between the United Kingdom, Great Britain and England Explained
  18. 18. Daniel Pink on the surprising science of motivation
  19. 19. Justice: Whats The Right Thing To Do? Episode 01 "THE MORAL SIDE OF MURDER"
  20. 20. ChannelsCC Image healthserviceglasses: tv dial
  21. 21. Searching YouTube
  22. 22. Searching YouTube• Quotes for Exact Phrases o e.g., "Downtown Abbey" o e.g., "ewing computer learning center"• Sort results by o relevance o view count o rating o upload date
  23. 23. Searching YouTubeFiltering Results• when uploaded o today o this week o this month• type of content o channel o playlist o movie o show o 3D• even more options to filter results
  24. 24. Video Editor
  25. 25. Q&ACC Image Leo Reynolds: Educational Block ?
  26. 26. Anna Van Scoyocavanscoy@mcl.org609.737.2610