Terms & Techniques: Online Video Distribution
By the end of this module you will
- be able to distribute video fvia the Internet using
- understand different options and tools available to you to distribute video on the Internet
Tools you will need for this module:
- Internet Connection
- A video file suitable for uploading to the Internet
Video CMS: A CMS is a content management system. It is a way of organising your text and media in a more flexible way than a series of web pages. Common CMS's include Wordpress, Joomla and Drupal. A Video CMS is specifically aimed at distributing video. It may include ability to allow your video to be downloaded in different formats.
engagemedia.org - a non-profit online video sharingsite that focuses on social justice and environmental issues int the Asia´Pacific.
Platform: In the context of this chapter, 'platform' refers to any of the websites available for you to publish your video online.
Data: Structured information. In this case, data about online behavior of people surfing the internet, structured in a way where it can be analysed and used for other purposes, in the example of Google - mapping trends in order to target advertisments.
Online behavior: What you look at, click on or scroll through on the internet.