Friday, December 16, 2011
High School Students: Why You Must Show Caution While Using YouTube
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Author Resource: Martin Staufenberg. hosted exchange Article provided by - Published-Articles.com
Are you a high school student who enjoys using YouTube? You might not only enjoy watching video clips on YouTube, but you may also love to make and share your own video clips. Even if you are in high school, you can do so with YouTube, as YouTube allows those thirteen and older to share their videos. While this are able to be fun to do, you need to display some caution when making your YouTube videos.
Display caution when making your YouTube video clips? If you are wondering why you need to do so, aside from the understandable safety concerns, you could be wondering why all the worry. What you may not realize is that your online content, including your YouTube videos, possibly will be watched by those who are associated with your school. Those views could come from your pals, other classmates, or even school officials. That is why it is extremely important that you thoroughly examine your YouTube video content and make sure that no harm can come to you later on.
When it comes to YouTube video contents that you ought to stay away from, mainly if you are a high school student, the most clear is illegal activities. You do not want to have video of yourself or your friends drinking immature, doing drugs, or committing another crime, no matter how slight it may seem. As it was beforehand pointed out, you in no way actually know who will come across your video clips. With the way that high schools and gossip works these days, if one of your classmates found a video of yours on YouTube it is likely that they wouldn’t keep that video to themselves; they will almost always share it with others that they know.
One more type of video contents that you possibly will want to keep away from is contents that is offensive to other students at your school. This type of contents most commonly comes up in video blogs. Many internet users use video blogs to vent their frustrations or talk about their day. If you are a high school student, there is a good chance that you possibly will want to discuss school, your friends, or your classmates. While this is more than possible to do, you will want to refrain from sounding too negative or even threatening. Although you could just be joking, “I’m so mad I could kill her,” could be taken out of context by someone viewing your YouTube video, whether it is a video blog or not.
As it was beforehand mentioned, one of the many individuals who could end up viewing your YouTube videos are your classmates or even school officials. While we would all love to believe that our classmates are cool, not all of them are. be supposed to one of your classmates find a video on YouTube that they found offensive or poor in taste, they may report it to your school. Speaking of your school, your school officials possibly will even come across your YouTube videos, as many schools are now using the internet, namely social networking sites, to monitor their students and their activities. Having unlawful activities documented in your YouTube videos could spell trouble for you, in more ways than one.
When it comes to YouTube video clips with illegal activities or threats documented in them, the consequences that you suffer, if any, will all depend on the school district in question. It is not uncommon for school districts to suspend students that they find doing prohibited activities, even if those activities were not committed on school properties. should you participate in extra circular activities, including sports, you have find yourself suspended from all sports teams or other school sponsored organizations, temporarily or even permanently. In serious situations, be fond of where threats against other students have been documented, it is not uncommon for the authorities to be contacted.
As you are able to see, there are serious consequences to not thinking before making and sharing your videos on YouTube. All high school students, including you, are urged to think about your future, before using YouTube as a source of fun entertainment.
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