Geofeediaseminar2013

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How journalists can use Geofeedia. A quick introduction.

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Geofeediaseminar2013

  1. 1. GeofeediaA social media search by location toolBuffyAndrews
  2. 2. Why is it?• Geofeedia is a location-based search tool that allowsjournalists to aggregate publicly shared social media• Data sources = Twitter, Instagram, YouTube, Flickr, and Picasa• Content comes from GPS-enabled smartphone and digitalphotos with coordinates embedded in image file• Search area can be as large as a city, as small as a buildingBuffyAndrews
  3. 3. How to search• Type in specific address, city or zip code to have map take youexactly where you want to go• Type in a city or zip code to get to a general area and furtherdefine map via zooming and scrolling to specific location• Type in place name (ie. The White House, Yankee Stadium)and Geofeedia will search list of pre-drawn polygonsBuffyAndrews
  4. 4. Search by place name• Searched for “The White House”BuffyAndrews
  5. 5. Search by city• Searched for “York, Pa.”BuffyAndrews
  6. 6. Search by address• Searched for 1891 Loucks Road, York, Pa.BuffyAndrews
  7. 7. Sharing options• Storify• Twitter• Pinterest• Facebook• StumbleUpon• Email• Blogger• Tumblr• And moreBuffyAndrews
  8. 8. Uses: Breaking News• Boston BombingBuffyAndrews
  9. 9. Uses: Breaking news• Hurricane SandyBuffyAndrews
  10. 10. Uses: Breaking news• Empire State Building shootingBuffyAndrews
  11. 11. Uses: Breaking news• Found photos of local barn fireBuffyAndrews
  12. 12. Events: National/World• Award shows (Emmys, Grammys, Oscars, Golden Globes, etc.)• Sporting events (Olympics, Super Bowl)• Conventions (New York Comic Con)• Elections• Etc.BuffyAndrews
  13. 13. Uses: Local events• Concerts• Fairs• Car shows• Graduations• Tailgating• Sporting events• Parades• Etc.BuffyAndrews
  14. 14. Sporting eventsBuffyAndrews
  15. 15. ConcertsBuffyAndrews
  16. 16. High school graduations• You can’t cover all high school graduations, so why not curatevia GeofeediaBuffyAndrews
  17. 17. Local elections• Think outside the boxBuffyAndrews
  18. 18. Farm show• When you do find cool photos, you can ask permission to usein print. People usually say yes.BuffyAndrews
  19. 19. Re-enactments• Gettysburg re-enactment (Big one coming up this year.)BuffyAndrews
  20. 20. Marry content• Slideshows• Pinterest boards• Etc.BuffyAndrews
  21. 21. Create RSS feeds• Create a feed so folks can follow• State that it is a raw feed• I usually create RSS feeds for the venues I’m curating (ie.Gettysburg Battlefield)• I often do separate feeds for tweets,photos, videos• Feed is embeddable on website or blogBuffyAndrews
  22. 22. For more• Check out some of my geofeeds:http://www.yorkblog.com/buffy/geofeeds/• Quick tutorial:http://www.yorkblog.com/buffy/2012/06/14/mobile-media-lab-tutorial-• Tutorial on creating feeds:http://www.yorkblog.com/buffy/7364-2BuffyAndrews
  23. 23. Follow meBuffyAndrews• Buffy’s World:http://www.yorkblog.com/buffy/• Buffy’s Write Zone:http://buffyswritezone.blogspot.com/• Author website:www.authorbuffyandrews.com• Twitter: https://twitter.com/Buffyandrews• Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/buffy.andrews• Google+: https://plus.google.com/u/0/102646936236475852585/posts
  24. 24. Follow me• Pinterest: https://pinterest.com/buffyandrews/• Tumblr: http://www.tumblr.com/blog/buffyandrews• Storify: http://storify.com/buffyandrews• Instagram: buffyandrews• Linkedin: http://www.linkedin.com/profile/view?id=40047960• RebelMouse: https://www.rebelmouse.com/Buffyandrews• Goodreads:http://www.goodreads.com/user/show/7370309-buffy-andrewsBuffyAndrews
  25. 25. ContactBuffy AndrewsAssistant Managing EditorFeatures and Niche PubsSocial Media CoordinatorYork Daily RecordEmail: Buffy@ydrcomPhone: 717-771-2052BuffyAndrews

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