Picture This: Photos and social media<br />Mike Vigneux – August 9, 2010<br />
Our visual world<br /><ul><li>“A picture is worth a thousand words”</li></li></ul><li>Photo sharing<br /><ul><li>Publishin...
As of 2009:
4 billion photos hosted on Flickr
2.5 billion photos uploaded each month to Facebook
30 billion photos uploaded to Facebook/year</li></li></ul><li>Photo sharing sites<br />
Citizen journalists/police<br /><ul><li>Democratized means of production
User-generated content
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Picture This: Photos and Social Media

  1. 1. Picture This: Photos and social media<br />Mike Vigneux – August 9, 2010<br />
  2. 2. Our visual world<br /><ul><li>“A picture is worth a thousand words”</li></li></ul><li>Photo sharing<br /><ul><li>Publishing digital photos online/in communities and on photoblogs
  3. 3. As of 2009:
  4. 4. 4 billion photos hosted on Flickr
  5. 5. 2.5 billion photos uploaded each month to Facebook
  6. 6. 30 billion photos uploaded to Facebook/year</li></li></ul><li>Photo sharing sites<br />
  7. 7. Citizen journalists/police<br /><ul><li>Democratized means of production
  8. 8. User-generated content
  9. 9. Photos
  10. 10. Videos
  11. 11. Blogs
  12. 12. News & crime fighting – mobile devices</li></li></ul><li>Using photos in social media<br /><ul><li>Have a presence & know your audience
  13. 13. “Show” your business, company, organization(ex. Becker College)
  14. 14. Use groups of photos or slideshows
  15. 15. Interact with your audience
  16. 16. Have a policy</li></li></ul><li>A personal example<br />
  17. 17. Sources<br /><ul><li>How to Use Images Successfully on Social Media Sites
  18. 18. Android 101: Uploading images to social media channels
  19. 19. Photo sites see growth through social media
  20. 20. Photographers find unwitting success with social media
  21. 21. Internet 2009 in numbers
  22. 22. After Herald tip, MBTA turns to social media to help fight crime on trains</li></li></ul><li>Sources (continued)<br /><ul><li>Send it to 7 (WHDH)
  23. 23. Flickr, TwitPic, Picasa
  24. 24. Wikipedia:
  25. 25. Photo sharing
  26. 26. User-generated content
  27. 27. Photoblog</li>
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