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C 8

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C 8

  1. 1. Introduction to Computers CLASS 8
  2. 2. Please Make sure you select “XP Music” when you turn on your computer. For activities, we will be working in the groups that you formed at the beginning of this class. There will be one more quiz, several assignments, and a final presentation for this class. Twitter - DON’T FORGET:  At least 2 tweets a week.  Follow at least 10 people from this class.  Follow at least 1 celebrity (famous person).  Profile picture / change background / post a QR code
  3. 3. Second half of the semester 5-3 YouTube 5-10 YouCaption 5-17 Google Docs 5-24 TED 5-31 Final Quiz 6-7 Group work 6-14 Final Presentations 6-21 Final Presentations
  4. 4. YouTube YouTube was created by Chad Hurley, Steve Chen, and Jawed Karim in 2005. The three founders knew each other from working together at another Internet start up, PayPal. YouTube was funded by bonuses received following the eBay buy-out of PayPal. You could say that if there was no PayPal, there would be no YouTube.
  5. 5. YouTube There are two stories about the creation of YouTube. The first was Karim’s inability to find footage online of Janet Jackson’s “wardrobe malfunction”. The second is when Hurley and Chen were unable to share video footage of a dinner party due to e-mail attachment limitations.
  6. 6. YouTube The First Ever YouTube Video The first video to ever be uploaded to was shot by Yakov Lapitsky at the San Diego Zoo.
  7. 7. YouTube The First Rickroll The first instance of a “Rickroll” appeared on YouTube way back in 2007. A rickroll is an internet joke where someone posts a link they say is to something important. When people click on the link, they go the video instead.
  8. 8. YouTube YouTube’s Annual April Fools Pranks For the last three years YouTube has pranked its millions of users every April Fools Day. The first was a classic — every video on the site’s homepage was actually a Rickroll. In 2009 YouTube turned the site upside down.
  9. 9. YouTube Some YouTube Statistics As of February 2011, YouTube has 490 million users per month, with an estimated 92 billion page views each month.People spend around 2.9 billion hours on YouTube a month — over 325,000 years.48 hours of video are uploaded every minute, equaling nearly 8 years of content uploaded every day.Users upload the equivalent of 240,000 full-length films every week
  10. 10. YouTube YouTube’s Social Stats YouTube says that on average there are more than 400 tweets per minute containing a YouTube link. On Facebook over 150 years worth of YouTube videos are watched every single day.
  11. 11. YouTube The Most Viewed, Liked and Favorited Video You can check the most popular YouTube videos at
  12. 12. Add your own subtitles to YouTube videosYouCaption allows you to choose different YouTubevideos and add your own subtitles, or even create yourown quizzes. You can share your captions and work with others to finish ahead and watch:7. Husband In the Doghouse8. Eat and Lose Weight9. Prometheus and Pandora
  13. 13. YouCaption I need to run template Fireflies Template Sweet Taiwanese commercial Best Crew Fill-in