YouTube Annotations in Action

Jun 9, 2008 • 7:12 am | comments (1) by | Filed Under Other Google Topics

The other day, I mocked Matt Cutts, by editing a video that caught him saying, "I watch porn all day." I did the video editing while sitting in the session, so the editing is subpar, to say the least.

How can I improve it? Well, I can annotate the video. YouTube now allows video annotations and here is how it works.

(1) Upload your video (2) Wait for it to be processed and live (3) Go to my videos (4) Click on "edit annotations" button on the right hand side of the video listing and you should see:

YouTube Video Annotations

(5) Use the interface to make your annotations (timing, balloons, etc):

YouTube Video Annotations

(6) Preview, adjust, preview, adjust and so on (7) Then publish.

Whala, my new video:

More information on YouTube video annotations over here.

Forum discussion at WebmasterWorld.

This post was written last week and scheduled to go live today.

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