Social Media is really fun...well, in any case I do my best to evangelize and recruit as many faculty and student users as I can. This is another post from the Visualization in Education Network in the Web 2.0 Social Media Tools Group. Join up and check out what else is there. And post some comments (only Cathy and Mechelle have) so I know you are reading this and not just clicking through..."Throw me a friggin' bone here". :-)
First, we look at free websites for posting (and usually downloading) videos. Lee LeFever is the mastermind behind the wonderful "Explanations in Plain English" on web tools like blogs, wikis, RSS, social bookmarking, and social networks. Click to view his popular creations on his website blog The Commoncraft Show (blogs) or on YouTube (choose from an array) or blip.tv (wikis) or DailyMotion (social bookmarking) or MetaCafe (social networking).
All of these websites deliver video content, but check out how they differ in look, functionality, and upload method. Don't forget that Ustream is great for fast and easy live streaming video and recorded media too, but that will be described in a future post.
(still working on getting it to display in this spot...play from blip.tv or YouTube link for now)
Click here for another example produced for Google on using My Location for Mobile Maps, viewed on blip.tv.
(ditto above--need to get it into this spot--I'm pasting the