AOL is to close its user-generated content site on 18 December.
Video hosting company Brightcove has pulled the plug on its free service. Users who don’t want to cough up for paid video hosting have until 17 December before their videos disappear. I believe this is just the beginning. In the current economic climate, many free services will close.
If you have a stack of camcorder tapes from the 1980’s and 1990’s (and hopefully the camcorder to play them on) time is running out to preserve that footage for the future, by making a copy.
Channel 4 News reveals how film-makers are using footage from public cctv cameras. It’s called ‘video sniffing’.
This software is impressive and only costs $89 (£44).
Check out my test footage from Friday:
Within a few hours of me uploading my video about the Naked Bike Ride to YouTube, someone had uploaded it to a video-sharing site.