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The Friday Roundup – Better Screencasting, Spotting a Fake and Travel Videos

I have mentioned a few times in my blog posts regarding services like YouTube that the often overlooked factor here is that they are social sites, not just video viewing/sharing sites. In fact the driving forces at work on those sites are most definitely of a social nature. If you want to gain any traction at all and get your projects viewed by a wider audience you have to understand and apply social principles. For the average user this can be as simple as watching and commenting on other pe…

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Further reading on video editing tutorials

The Friday Roundup – Secret YouTube Ninja Tricks and More!

One of the lesser known techniques for optimizing any video you upload to YouTube so that it can be found easily is by adding Closed Captioning or subtitles for the hearing impaired. Now of course this will only apply to a video that has some kind of spoken content in it but the subject itself is well worth taking a look at. If you have already uploaded such a video then chances are that YouTube has already used its own internal speech recognition software to analyse the spoken content and cre…

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