Using Videos Effectively
Back on August 19, the ChSocM chat topics were centered around the rising use of videos on social media and websites, and during gatherings. Here are the questions that guided that conversation
Q1: Why should we use video in social media?
Q2: What’s a way you’ve seen video work really well in various ministry settings?
Q3: Where have you found good video for #ChSocM purposes?
Q4: For those who’ve created videos - any learnings, tips, tricks?
Q4A: How about good software/apps for managing and editing video?
Q5: Quick. Name a biblical story that could work really well (not corny) through the medium of video.
In response to Q1, the social cues and statistical evidence for using video are quite compelling.
- We upload 100 hours of video to YouTube every minute, and watch 6 billion hours of video monthly just on that platform
- Visual content is posted more, and shared more, that any other type of content. http://www.socialmediaexa ... -research/
- Pinterest, Vine, and Instagram (three new fast-growing entries into SM that focus on visual content) all allow posting of videos. Vine is video only (albeit, each video is limited to 6 seconds)
Are those reason enough to foray into video for your ministry? Consider these points from traditional media studies continue reading ...