Why use social media
for reporting?
Wrong Answers
• Because it’s cool
• Because my boss wants us to improve our
Facebook presence
• Because it will bring more...
Correct answer:
Because it can help
improve my reporting
Better question:
Will my reporting improve
if I use social media
for this story?
Don’t use social media
because “everyone’s doing it.”
Use social media
when it can help you.
Tweetdeck.com
Janneter.net
https://twitter.com/search-advanced
Searching from an eyewitness point-of-view
storify.com
tineye.com
images.google.com
exifdata.com
• Landmarks
• Accents
• Time of day
• Weather
• Similar footage
Other topics suggested today
• Why not Google+?
• Social network analysis: My FB friends
• Hashtag research: topsy.com
• K...
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  1. 1. Why use social media for reporting?
  2. 2. Wrong Answers • Because it’s cool • Because my boss wants us to improve our Facebook presence • Because it will bring more traffic to our site • Because our competitors are using it
  3. 3. Correct answer: Because it can help improve my reporting
  4. 4. Better question: Will my reporting improve if I use social media for this story?
  5. 5. Don’t use social media because “everyone’s doing it.” Use social media when it can help you.
  6. 6. Tweetdeck.com
  7. 7. Janneter.net
  8. 8. https://twitter.com/search-advanced
  9. 9. Searching from an eyewitness point-of-view
  10. 10. storify.com
  11. 11. tineye.com images.google.com
  12. 12. exifdata.com
  13. 13. • Landmarks • Accents • Time of day • Weather • Similar footage
  14. 14. Other topics suggested today • Why not Google+? • Social network analysis: My FB friends • Hashtag research: topsy.com • Klout.com: useful? • Deep searching Twitter users: snapbird.org • Your Twitter archive: Twitter Settings • Mapping: trendsmap.com, onemilliontweetmap.com
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