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YouTube now offering schools filtered access to educational content

Many schools still filter or completely block YouTube from being accessed by students and teachers on their networks. While this keeps a lot of questionable content off of school computers, it also limits teachers from being able to use a … Read

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Where can I find educational resources on YouTube?

YouTube is great for finding your favorite 80s music videos or clips of animals doing funny things, but it’s also become an excellent resource for finding and sharing footage more educational in nature. In fact, many schools’ IT decision makers … Read

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How to save YouTube video directly to your iPad, iPhone, or iPod touch

Here’s a handy way to save video from YouTube, Vimeo, and possibly other video sites directly to your iOS device–very handy if you want to watch the video later without network access. iOS tips blog TiPb shows off an app … Read

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License your YouTube videos with Creative Commons for easier sharing

Great news for anyone interested in reusing YouTube videos: The video sharing service has added Creative Commons to its licensing options, meaning video sharers may make it easier for others to make derivative works from those videos, with proper attribution. … Read

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Looking for alternatives to YouTube? Here are 7.

YouTube is hands-down the most popular video sharing service on the web today, but it’s got its issues. For one, it limits you to the length of clip you can post. For another, the community can be notoriously nasty. As … Read

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Founders of YouTube purchase Delicious from Yahoo

The bookmarking service, Delicious, has officially been sold to YouTube founders Chad Hurley and Steve Chen. According to their blog,”Yahoo! will continue to operate Delicious until approximately July 2011. When the transition period is complete, your information will be moved … Read

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Export your Google Video clips to YouTube

If you’ve got video clips hosted by Google Video, you know you’ve only got a few more days to retrieve them, right? Good news–Google has made this process easier, by adding a button to let you quickly transfer your content … Read

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How YouTube handles copyright (and makes everyone happy)

In this 6-minute talk Margaret Gould Stewart, head of user experience at YouTube, describes how they manage the rights of over 20 hours of video uploaded every minute.  Margaret believes in sharing as much content as possible, with as many … Read

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YouTube Time Machine is a video tour of history

Instead of a video clip, today I’m giving you a time machine. A YouTube Time Machine, that is–no DeLorean or hot tub required. Select a year from 1860 to the present, and let YTTM do the rest. A simple control … Read

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Video: The growth of social media

Apologies in advance for the trite music and sales pitch at the end, but if you’re at all on the fence about social media being more than a fad, check out the statistics presented in this video. While it’s interesting … Read

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