Posting videos in apps and Web services has become a mainstream online activity, and not just for our kids. More than three-quarters (78%) of US adults watch online videos and the percentage of them who post them has more than doubled since 2009, from 14% to 31%, according to the Pew Internet Project. “That includes […]
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The mobile video-sharing field just got a little more crowded. Of course there’s Vine and Instagram’s new video feature and Rounds more for video chat. But now there’s MixBit from the creators of YouTube. It’s “all about mixing and editing video,” the New York Times reports. The app and the site (MixBit.com) are “aimed at […]
Facebook’s little photo-sharing app just became a video-sharing app too. Whether they’re using Apple or Android phones, Instagram’s 130 million users can now simply pick whether that image they want to capture is better static or in motion, then click on either the little camera or videocam icon (see the left-hand screenshot below). If they […]
This article was originally published February 24, 2012, then my service’s server crashed, losing months of data. So reposting 10/31/12. There is no data cited, but the San Francisco Chronicle’s Mommy Files blog reports that “a growing number of tweens and teens, mainly girls, are posting videos on YouTube asking commenters if they’re ugly.” Writer […]
Talk about authentic learning! Treat yourself to a few of their music videos – at the Oscars or at school.
Video-making, -sharing, and -viewing are huge and growing online and on-phone activities, so much so that they’re now just part of our media landscape.
Foursquare passes the 100 million checkin mark, and Mattel’s Barbie capitalizes on its growth with a marketing campaign aimed at kids?
Here’s the picture, courtesy of Nielsen: The number of US mobile phone users aged 13+ right now is 223 million. The number of mobile Web users is 60.7m (up 33% from 2008 and expected to double by the middle of next year). Compare the 60.7 million to the number of active Internet users – some […]
YouTube’s getting a little more social with Facebook. It’s a little buggy as yet, CNET reports, but “YouTube is pushing its Facebook Connect integration further by allowing its users to see the videos that their friends share on Facebook. YouTube users had previously been able to find their Facebook friends on YouTube as well as […]