There are two methods of importing videos to the site. One is to upload from your own computer, the other to embed a link from an external website (for instance from youtube). You can put up a video in a reply to someone or you can add one to a blog or discussion you author.
IMPORTANT NOTE: Adding videos to personal blogs/discussions can only be done if they are published in a specific location (e.g. in the Conversations area of the site or in a group like Picture, Video & Quote Sharing.)
If you don't see the video icon below, you're in an area of the site where videos are not permitted. Also, if you are replying on someone's content you must actually be IN the content (not simply responding from your inbox area). So be sure to click on the blog title so that it's centered at the top of your screen. If you see the words "back to inbox" you'll know that you're responding from your inbox.
Click the forward arrow icon to insert a video.
To put a video up from youtube select EMBED A VIDEO in the Select a Video Source box
Then scroll down and select Video, Embed a clip to share.
You will then be presented with the "Select a Video Source" box as shown above. Select your source then click the red Import button. Give it a title, then say a few words.
If you are responding on someone's blog the Publish Location box will be empty and you will have to determine where you want it published by browsing for a place.
If you are responding on someone's Discussion, the location will automatically be in Conversations.
Be mindful of copyrighted content: Copyrighted Content, Solicitation and Attributions on EX