Flickr was launched in 2004, was acquired by Yahoo in 2005, and is the world's most popular repository of images and photographs for online photo management. Flickr allows users to store up to 100MB of images per month for free and allows paid subscribers ($25 per year) unlimited storage.
Use for rallies & other association events & functions
Uses AA batteries
Great tool for an association
Get testimonials to post on YouTube
Get video of leadership for posting
A fun, low cost ($6 per month) tool to send out e-cards to members. Choose from hundreds of ecard, scrapbooking, and slideshow designs for every occasion. It can be used for invitations to association events, meetings, etc.
Safety When used appropriately, social networking sites can be a valuable, powerful tool for professional development, sharing of resources, and social interaction. But, be careful and thoughtful about the information you share, and with whom you share it. Most social networking sites have privacy settings to allow you to control who can see your profile, pictures, and content. Remember all postings with these tools are very “public” A few simple tips to encourage social networking safety: Think before you post Each time you post a photograph or information on the web, make sure you would gladly show it to the following people: Your mother Your students Your superintendent The editor of The New York Times
LAE and NEA are currently exploring ways in which we can use this exciting new concept. Second Life was started in 2003 as an online virtual world by Linden Labs in San Francisco. Membership is free as users create avatars — characters that are used to move around and interact in the virtual world. Second Life is a fast-growing digital world filled with people, entertainment, education venues, experiences and opportunity. Future of Social Media?
Three Important Concepts about Second Life for us:
For locals and state associations: Can save $$$ holding AR, field staff meetings, etc. on Second Life.
2. For locals and state associations: Exciting new technology used to build student membership and a tool for them to use for meetings as well.