At the end of the day, people do what they want to do…and clearly people enjoy the interaction of connecting and sharing with others online. Oneupweb’s The Bloody Truth about Social Media points out that people are spending more time engaging with video content than any other type of content online. “The average person spends 15 minutes a day on YouTube—that’s five to ten times as long as most people spend on your website.”
Video offers the benefit of stimulating all our senses, and it’s not difficult to come across folks on YouTube who share the same joys, frustrations and experiences that we can relate to.
For example, ever feel like you’re trying to do your best and all forces are against you? When trying to take a couple of minutes out of your busy day to help our environment and recycle, it can backfire on you like it did for this guy here.
Through online video, we can find inspiration through learning about others’ personal experiences that have motivated them to become more than they thought they could be, like in this athlete’s story
Online video can be a venue to voice thought-provoking material about things that matter http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Fnh9q_cQcUE.
So at the end of the day, what is it that you want to do? What things matter most and how can you connect with others to make a difference and affect positive change? There’s a universe out there waiting to watch and connect with you!