Viddler

What It Is:
Viddler is a business-based video platform where businesses can post and store their video content.

What It Does:
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Viddler is an online video platform intended for businesses. The user can send a file or record a new video from a webcam. Viddler ensures that the user’s video works on multiple platforms (i.e. desktop computers, mobile devices, and tablets). The user can also access a number of professional settings for their videos, including HD options, privacy controls and more. Viddler also includes a number of interactive features intended to help the user engage their audience.

Would My Child Want It?:
Your child probably won’t want or need Viddler, since its target audience is businesses.

Where Can It Be Used?:
Any type of device can access these videos, via computer or wireless device.

What Should I Watch Out For?:

  • For the most part this is a pretty safe service that businesses use to host their media, just make sure your child isn’t searching for anything specific that wouldn’t be age appropriate.

What Are The Positives?: 

  • Since this is a Video Platform, the biggest positive is if your child is searching for a specific video, they probably will be able to find it pretty quickly.

What Are The Negatives?:

  • Aside from the small potential of stumbling across something inappropriate, there are few negatives to Viddler.
  • It isn’t YouTube, which is where your child is probably going for video.

What We Think:
Viddler is a great monitored service for video content; just make sure your kids aren’t searching for anything out of their range of age-appropriateness – if they are, then you likely have bigger problems than a business-oriented video website.