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video for social media

these tools useful for hybrid and online learning

By October 19, 2016

http://www.socialmediaexaminer.com/3-video-storytelling-tools-for-social-marketers/

Adobe Spark

Adobe Spark Video is an elegant, easy-to-use tool for creating animated videos that tell a story. It’s available as a browser-based cloud app or as an iOS app. You can get it as a single app or install the 3-in-1 tool to access the Spark Post and Spark Page companion apps too.

What’s great about Spark Video is that it’s quick. You can create a compelling animated video story in just minutes without any design experience, and work on your project from anywhere. As a cloud-based tool, your progress is saved and synced automatically, so you can work on it on mobile or desktop whenever creative inspiration strikes.

Animoto

Now let’s look at a tool that’s similar to Adobe Spark, but gives you more flexibility over your content. Animoto is an affordable, cloud-based tool that offers an assortment of choices and customizations to create a one-of-a-kind video to tell your brand’s story.

This tool gives you a little more control than Adobe Spark Video. You can start with a blank canvas (choosing your own colors, styles, and frames to more closely match your brand) or adapt one of the tool’s wide variety of templates.

YouTube Director

YouTube Director is a revolutionary tool to create video ads for business. Geared toward small local businesses, it’s a foolproof way to tell a compelling story in a short format.

As you follow the prompts, you’re guided to capture images, video, and voiceovers. Then you can post the video and run a video ad campaign on YouTube.

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more on video and social media in this IMS blog:

http://blog.stcloudstate.edu/ims?s=social+media+video

Google Expeditions on VR Tours

Google Expeditions Takes Students on VR Tours of Great Barrier Reef, Buckingham Palace

https://thejournal.com/articles/2016/01/20/google-expeditions-takes-students-on-vr-tours-of-great-barrier-reef-buckingham-palace.aspx

Sign in here: https://www.google.com/edu/expeditions/. A minimum of 6 interested teachers. In order to take as many students as possible on an Expedition, we’ll visit schools showing the most interest first.

Here is a taste of what lies ahead:

When viewing on a mobile phone, the user can change the point of view of the video fluidly in 360 degrees simply by moving the device around.

video editing for mobile devices

WeVideo

http://www.educatorstechnology.com/2014/07/this-is-how-to-create-videos-in-google.html

mobile app available here: https://chrome.google.com/webstore/detail/wevideo-video-editor-and/okgjbfikepgflmlelgfgecmgjnmnmnnb

Google is now elbowing with YouTube Capture (free) , Splice (free), iMovie (paid), Adobe Premiere Clip (free) – Android, iOS and several others for the basic video editing turf on mobile devices. Its big pitch – being directly connected to Google Drive.

Additional mobile apps for video editing: VidTrim (free) Pro ($1.99) – Android only; SloPro – iOS only; Magisto (available for both iOS and Android); Vee for Video ($1.99) – iOS; Lumify, (free), VideoGrade (5.99) – iOS; KineMaster (free) – Android; PowerDirector (free) – Android; Pinnacle Studio Pro ($14.99) – iOS; Movie Edit Touch (free) –  Windows:
https://www.gazelle.com/thehorn/2013/11/25/best-video-editing-apps-for-ios-android/
http://www.stuff.tv/features/10-best-video-editing-apps-mobile
http://mashable.com/2012/07/25/video-editing-apps
http://mashable.com/2013/06/05/video-edit-apps/#4Y3PWgcp2ZqQ
http://www.hongkiat.com/blog/ios-android-video-editing-apps/

10 Best Video Editing Apps for Phones and Tablets: http://www.tomsguide.com/us/pictures-story/511-Video-Editor-Android-iOS-Video-Filters.html

More on the topic in this blog:

How to Use the Free YouTube Video Editor

5 Options for Creating Screen Capture Images and Videos – Including on Chromebooks

How to Use the Free YouTube Video Editor

How to Use the Free YouTube Video Editor

http://hubpages.com/hub/How-to-Use-YouTube-Video-Editor

The YouTube Editor is not the most powerful editor you will ever use. However, it is free, and it includes all the basic editing tools you need to make a professional looking video. It is also an online tool, so you can use it anywhere you have an internet connection, and on any computer that you have access to.

My note: The author forgets to mention that the editor exists now also as an app for mobile devices, thus competing with other “free” mobile apps for video editing such as Splice, iMovie etc.
It can be a great addition to “spice up” videos posted on Instagram, Tweeter and other social media, besides YouTube.

VideoNotes: free web tool that allows students to take notes on a video they are watching.

VideoNotes (http://www.videonot.es/) is a free web tool that allows students to take notes on a video they are watching. The notes are synchronized with the video being watched. The good thing about VideoNotes is that it is integrated into Google Drive which means that students will be able to save their notes directly to their Drive account and access, edit, and work on them anytime they want. All the notes are time-stamped.