In today’s day and age and with the progress our technology has made, sharing intimate family moments with friends and family has become more innovative than ever! Almost every person you come in touch with has a social media network and those are the best ways to get in touch with family and friends.
Here are a seven ways to share your important family moments with friends and relatives.
Facebook, Twitter and Instagram are the most interactive ways to share your memories and moments and the best part is these social networks are free to join! While most people have access to these networks on their mobile devices, you can send photos, videos and small animation clips easily with your computer.
· Facebook is the most convenient way to share moments and also the most common. With their updated site, it’s easy to upload videos and photos to your profile and share them with specific people (you can adjust the privacy settings to ensure that your precious memories aren’t shared with everyone). The coolest part of doing this, is that you can specifically tag each person that either is present in the videos/pictures or you can tag people that you want to view your content.
· Twitter, just like Facebook, is another way to upload and share your moments online. The only downside to Twitter is that there isn’t much privacy in sharing your media. And for some people, it might not be that easy to navigate.
· Instagram is another social media site that you can upload your photographs and small videos using Apps like Pic-Play-Post and InstaCollage. These Apps and many others make it easy to edit your pictures so that you can post multiples at once, or if you want to post a small video of your family in action! Most people are becoming even more tech savvy with the use of video editing programs.
· YouTube is another social site that has become insanely popular over the years. It’s become very easy for anyone with a simple microphone and camera to point, shoot, and upload their content online as a video. What makes this even easier is that there’s a direct link provided for you to share your video on either of the social networking sites mentioned above and more!
Kids nowadays are becoming more tech savvy and would love to have their memories published on their own personal blog. There are many sites online that you can use to blog, for example LiveJournal is one site, which is free to join. You can choose many templates for your site and easily upload your content with a verbal entry and description. A few other freebies include WordPress and Blogger. Add photos and stories that are important to your family. Even if you aren’t a Photoshop wiz, you can use free photo editors, such as PicMonkey.
A popular trend to have kids involved in capturing live memories is to have them ‘vlog’ it. Almost everyone has a phone that captures video. Some people even invest in a camera and literally ‘vlog’ their daily activities and post them online onto YouTube, or share them with friends.
Online Photo Albums
If you’re worried about privacy and protecting your personal moments, then a site like PhotoBucket is an online photo album, which you can keep protected. Once you’ve uploaded your photos, it’s easy to link them in emails and or messages to your loved ones. You can make special albums and slideshows, such as a separate album for Christmas family pictures, when the holiday season rolls around.
How do you share your family moments?
All in all, there are many new ways for kids, families and friends to share their moments with one another or publicly with our new technology. The Internet is a vast library of ways to create, edit and share your memories! It’s up to you, what you want to choose and how creative you want to make it!