How can I upload and share videos safely?

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How can I upload and share videos safely?

Let’s say that you want to upload your daughter’s ballet recital so that Grandma and Grandpa across the country can see that precious moment. This is a great thing to be able to do using technology. You just want to make sure you set it up appropriately. If you’re going to upload the video to a place like YouTube, you can either do it behind closed doors or you can set it up so you can turn off comments. When you upload videos to a place like YouTube, you have to understand that you’re going to get three kinds of attention. You’re going to get attention from people who say wonderful things, attention from people who have comments that aren’t so nice, and even potential predators. So make sure that you know what kind of attention you’re willing to receive. If it’s just from your family, and you can set it up so only they can see it, that’s going to be the safest way to go about it. You have websites like and that allow you to share those private moments with just the people you want them to see.
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Lori Getz, M.A.

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Since 2004 Lori has worked as an Instructional Technologist in Los Angeles, CA. She has a Master of Arts in Educational Technology from San Diego State University and is certified by as an Internet Safety Specialist. In September 2008 Lori founded Cyber Education Consultants and began speaking to students, parents, and educators about Internet safety, security and ethics.  Since that time Lori has reached out to Internet users across the world!  Her mission is simple- to help bridge the gap between a young generation of digital natives and their parents and teachers. 

Today, Cyber Education Consultants provides workshops, professional development and consulting services to more than 100 schools across the country.

Lori is an educator, mother, and Internet safety expert.  She has appeared on the "Dr. Phil Show," "Today," "HLN," “Dr. Drew” and several other local news and radio programs (including the Ryan Seacrest show on KIIS FM).  She often lectures live, speaking to parents, teachers and students. Lori has been published in several areas including as an online expert for and  Most recently was featured in Rachel Simmons’ new edition of “Odd Girl Out” and Lucie Hemmen’s, Ph.D “Parenting a Teen Girl.” She is currently working with the “I Have a Plan” series to develop a children’s book on online safety.  Her insight comes from both her professional and personal life working with children, tweens and teens.  


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