LinkedIn opens video sharing

Editor’s note: Will the ability to create and share videos in LinkedIn just add to the showboating noise of the platform? Or will it see the creation and sharing of genuinely useful content? Time will tell . . .

Official YouTube Blog: Updates from VidCon: more users, more products, more shows and much more

Editor’s note: This short post provides some data on Youtube see numbers and usage as well as some of the updates coming to the service.

Learning Technologies Conference 2017

Editor’s note: This is a great resource – all the talks from the Learning technologies Conference 2017 in one Youtube playlist.

Another survey finds users aren’t that engaged with online video

Editor’s note: This research focuses on video content on news websites and shows that it is less engaging than other forms of content, in particular long-form writing. Interesting to see that video might not be as popular after all.

How Long Should Your Next Video Be?

Editor’s comment: Useful piece of research here into more than half a million videos on Youtube which looks at the relationship between length of video and viewer engagement.

Producing videos for training – curated #chat2lrn tweets

Here are our highlights from the Chat2lrn Twitter chat on videos for training. [View the story “Producing videos for training – curated chat2lrn tweets” on Storify]

Learning Technologies 2015 video presentations

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Editor’s note: All the videos and presentations from this year’s Learning Technologies Conference. This is a great resource.

Intelligent YouTube channels

Editor’s note: I’m a big fan of the Open Culture blog, especially for its lists of useful and entertaining resources. This one is no exception.

A complete guide to creating awesome visual content

Editor’s note: A very useful and practical guide to creating visual content across networks.

Learning and Technologies conference speech digital handout

Editor’s note: This is the digital handout from the Learning Technologies conference session on video. Great tips and resources here.

Interactive video: the next big thing in mobile

Editor’s note: If you are an eLearning Guild member you can see all of this article, if not you get a taster for why interactive video could be a game changer for learning content. Rather than consume you interact.

The Ones That Got Away – video stories

Editor’s note: Craig Taylor’s series on ideas that never saw the light of day looks at video stories – includes a great example.

TV and media – identifying the needs of tomorrow’s video consumers

Editor’s note: This big study shows how our TV consumption is changing – great insights here.

Video of the week: Michio Kaku on the power of video

Dr Michio Kaku, a theoretical physicist, discusses how pictures, videos and images help us understand the universe.Thanks to @cliveshepherd for sharing.

Do we actually learn anything from TED talks?

Editor’s note: ‘Fluent’, TED-style talks on video are good for learning. Here’s how. Thanks to Judith Christian-Carter for sharing.