A Journo’s toolbox
Some of the social media tools of the trade
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Social media tools
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• Facebook
• Google+
• Linkedin
• Pinterest
• Geofeedia
• NewHive
• RebelMouse
• ScribbleL...
Twitter
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What is Twitter?
• Micro-blogging service
• Enables users to send and read text-based messages of up to
140 characters
• G...
Twitter
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Twitter
• Research and find relevant Twitter handles to include in
tweet
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Twitter tips
• Engagement better when post is handwritten as opposed to
automatic.
• You can schedule handwritten posts us...
Twitter tools: Topsy
• Only service that allows you to search through every tweet
ever posted.
• Use to find tweets from a...
Twitter tools: Tame.it
• Quick look at most mentioned people, most used hashtags
and most shared links from the people you...
Twitter tools: Advance search
• Find tweets by location or sentiment.
• Search by words, exact phrases, hashtags, etc.
• S...
Twitter tools: Twazzup
• Real-time monitoring and analytics
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Twitter tools: Tweroid
• Analyzes your account and based on your followers tells you
when the best time to tweet is.
•
Buf...
Twitter tools: Hashtracking
• This tool gives you a free report of any Twitter hashtag.
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Twitter tools: Tweetstats
• Enter Twitter username and get a bunch of cool stats.
• Also will show you your tweet cloud an...
Twitter tools: Followerwonk
• Tool used to find, analyze and optimize for social growth.
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Twitter tools: Twiangulate
• Tool used to graph/compare Twitter networks.
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twXplorer
• Enter search term
• Will return snapshot of most common terms, hashtags and
links to explore further
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Tweepdash
• Provides quick overview of your Twitter community
Who I follow, but doesn’t follow me back (Celebs)
Who follow...
WeFollow
• Directory of prominent people organized by interests.
• Designed to recognize the most prominent voices speakin...
The Tweeted Times
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• Curates tweets
• Can create a newspaper for any topic of your interest (ie. Jeff
Koons)
• Great way of getting snapshot ...
SocialMention
• Social media search engine
• Search for any term and get links to mentions on blogs,
comments, bookmarks, ...
Facebook
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What is Facebook?
• Social networking site
• Connect with friends, family, businesses, etc.
• Share news, photos, videos a...
Facebook
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Google+
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What is Google+?
• Similar to Facebook
• News feed based on status updates and shared content
• Share with specific sets o...
Google+
• Research and find relevant hashtags to include
• Type “#SUBJECT”
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Google+
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Google+
• Research and find relevant Google+ accounts to tag
• Type “@NAME” to locate accounts
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Linkedin
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What is Linkedin?
• Social networking site for professionals
• Users create profile, build network of connections
• Used f...
Linkedin
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Geofeedia
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What is Geofeedia?
• Geofeedia is a location-based search tool that allows
journalists to aggregate publicly shared social...
Search by place name
• Searched for “The White House”
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Search by city
• Searched for “York, Pa.”
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Search by address
• Searched for 1891 Loucks Road, York, Pa.
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Search anywhere in the
world
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The White House
• Searched for “The White House”
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Central York High School
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Central York High School
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Central York High School
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Uses: Breaking News
• Boston bombing
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Uses: Breaking news
• Hurricane Sandy
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Uses: Breaking news
• Empire State Building shooting
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Uses: Breaking news
• Found photos of local barn fire
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Events: National/World
• Award shows (Emmys, Grammys, Oscars, Golden Globes, etc.)
• Sporting events (Olympics, Super Bowl...
Uses: Local events
• Concerts
• Fairs
• Car shows
• Graduations
• Tailgating
• Sporting events
• Parades
• Etc.
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Sporting events
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Concerts
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High school graduations
• You can’t cover all high school graduations, so why not curate
via Geofeedia
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Local elections
• Think outside the box
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Farm show
• When you do find cool photos, you can ask permission to use
in print. People usually say yes.
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Re-enactments
• Gettysburg re-enactment (Big one coming up this year.)
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Geofeeds
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Geostreamer
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Geostreamer
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• Share geostream via url
Marry content
• Slideshows
• Pinterest boards
• Etc.
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Pinterest
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What is it?
• Social media tool that enables users to "pin" images, videos
and other objects to boards
• Includes social n...
Why use it?
• Great way to collect and organize content
• Has staying power
• Builds new audience
• Generates interest in ...
Ways to use it
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• Showcase user-generated content
• Use for news stories
• Use for local events
• Showcase loc...
Showcase UGC
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• Readers love sharing photos
News stories
• Weather photos make visually appealing boards
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News: Most Wanted
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Events
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• Gettysburg re-enactment
Events
• York Fair
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Events
• Parades, car shows and more
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Highlight local goods
• Products made locally
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Showcase places
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• Museums
• Libraries
• Parks
• Attractions
• Turn into a visual travel guide
Storify
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What is Storify?
• Social network that allows journos to curate stories using
social media, such as Twitter, Facebook, Ins...
Storify: Default
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Storify: Slideshow
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Storify: Grid
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RebelMouse
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What is RebelMouse?
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• Your social media aggregator
• Connect social networks and hashtags to page
• Populates...
RebelMouse: York Fair
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RebelMouse: Gettysburg
150th
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Flipboard
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Flipboard
• ‘Social news magazine’ (RSS reader)
• Personal curation tool
• Also public functionality via magazines
• You c...
Flipboard
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NewHive
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What is NewHive?
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• Start with blank page
• Create and share web pages, call Expressions
• Combination of mult...
NewHive
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Tout
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What is Tout?
• Record 15-second video clips and share on social sites
• Use to promote content
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Tout
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Tout
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Tout
• Build Tout widgets to embed on blog or website
• Populate widget with Touts from users or hashtags that you
choose
...
Tout
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Meograph
• Able to map a story and provide an audio narration
• Works well for stories that take place across different
lo...
Dipity
• Create and share digital timelines
• Can customize look (default below)
• Embeddable
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Dipidy
• Flipbook design
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Dipidy
• List
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Dipidy
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Dipity
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TimelineJS
• Free
• Build rich, interactive timelines
• Use Google spreadsheet
• Intuitive
• Can pull sources from Wikiped...
TimelineJS
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SoundCite
• Add inline audio to your story
• Provides context and emotion
• Reader never has to look away from text to go ...
SoundCite
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Blogs
• Journos often have
blogs that stem from
their beats (Cram
Session, Belief &
Beyond)
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Blogs: Police beat
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Blogs: High school sports
beat
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Blogs: Health beat
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Blogs: Tips
• Understand your community
• Be conversational. Ask questions; respond to comments
• Provide plenty of links....
Instagram
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Instagram
• Online photo-sharing, video-sharing and social networking
service
• Users take pictures and videos, apply digi...
Snapwidget
• Free Instagram widget
• Allows you to build a customized widget , filtering by
username or hashtag.
• Choose ...
Snapwidget: Grid
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Snapwidget: Map
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YouTube
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YouTube
• 20 hours of video uploaded every minute
• Find YouTube clips uploaded by individuals as part of a news
story (ie...
ScribbleLIVE
• Real-time engagement platform
• Real-time content creation, publication, and syndication
• Use for live cov...
Spundge
• Tool used to curate content
• Can collaborate
• Create stories, publish to web
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Spundge: Create notebooks
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The Moment Keeper
Notebook
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Spundge: Follow notebooks
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Polldaddy
• Web application
• Surveys
• Quizzes
• Polls
• Ratings
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Polldaddy
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• Sports Dept. uses this for
Athlete of the week. Prefer it
because they can go back and
edit witho...
Playbuzz
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• Quizzes
• Lists
• Polls
• Embed on your site
Playbuzz
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• Fourth of July quiz
Polls
• Twiigs
• ProConIt
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Twiigs
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Google maps
• Interactive maps
• Many uses
• Vacation with YDR
Click the pins to see
where neighbors
have visited
• Christ...
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ThingLink
• Engaging experience
that helps tell story
• Point and click to add
link or media
• Augment images to
use as ex...
ThingLink: Ways to share
• Url
• Embed code
• Pinterest
• Google+
• Tumblr
• Edmondo
• Email
• Can also create app
for Fac...
Easel.ly
• Simple drag-and-drop way to make beautiful and snazzy
infographics.
• Good if you aren’t Illustrator-savvy or a...
Easel.ly
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Now combine them
• Journos are combining ThingLink and Easel.ly to create
interactive infographics.
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Piktochart
• Infographic design app
• Tons of themes,
templates
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StoryMapJS
• Enables you to illustrate
your work with photos,
videos, sound, tweets and
more.
• Use to map museums,
entert...
Layar
• AR or Augmented Reality
(vision based)
• Add digital content to print
media
• Use free smartphone app to
scan prin...
Layar
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Layar
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Layar: Promote content
• Call to action
• Connects to author via
email, phone, Twitter,
Facebook
• Links author’s blog
• L...
Layar
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Listly
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Listly
• Allows you to curate, crowdsource and engage readers via
embedded list
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Liiist
• Curation tool
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Other tools
• FourSquare
• Tumblr
• Spotify
• Soundcloud
• Meograph
• Timeline JS
• Etc.
We learn about new tools every da...
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• Buffy’s Write Zone:
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• Storify: ht...
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  1. 1. A Journo’s toolbox Some of the social media tools of the trade BuffyAndrews
  2. 2. Social media tools BuffyAndrews • Facebook • Google+ • Linkedin • Pinterest • Geofeedia • NewHive • RebelMouse • ScribbleLive • Tout • Blogger • Wordpress • Etc.
  3. 3. Twitter BuffyAndrews
  4. 4. What is Twitter? • Micro-blogging service • Enables users to send and read text-based messages of up to 140 characters • Get real-time stories, photos, videos, conversations • Follow friends, celebs, breaking news accounts and more • Follow specific content (ie. Food, health, fiction) BuffyAndrews
  5. 5. Twitter BuffyAndrews
  6. 6. Twitter • Research and find relevant Twitter handles to include in tweet BuffyAndrews
  7. 7. Twitter tips • Engagement better when post is handwritten as opposed to automatic. • You can schedule handwritten posts using Tweetdeck or Hootsuite. BuffyAndrews
  8. 8. Twitter tools: Topsy • Only service that allows you to search through every tweet ever posted. • Use to find tweets from a specific time or on a specific topic. • Use to gauge sentiment around a Twitter hashtag • Can search links, tweets, photos, videos • Can search influencers, voices reaching the most people on Twitter. BuffyAndrews
  9. 9. Twitter tools: Tame.it • Quick look at most mentioned people, most used hashtags and most shared links from the people you follow on Twitter, your Twitter lists, or based on a search term. • Results are updated live. BuffyAndrews
  10. 10. Twitter tools: Advance search • Find tweets by location or sentiment. • Search by words, exact phrases, hashtags, etc. • Search by people (ie. @buffyandrews) • Search by dates (from X date to X date) BuffyAndrews
  11. 11. Twitter tools: Twazzup • Real-time monitoring and analytics BuffyAndrews
  12. 12. Twitter tools: Tweroid • Analyzes your account and based on your followers tells you when the best time to tweet is. • BuffyAndrews
  13. 13. Twitter tools: Hashtracking • This tool gives you a free report of any Twitter hashtag. BuffyAndrews
  14. 14. Twitter tools: Tweetstats • Enter Twitter username and get a bunch of cool stats. • Also will show you your tweet cloud and hash cloud, just for fun:) BuffyAndrews
  15. 15. Twitter tools: Followerwonk • Tool used to find, analyze and optimize for social growth. BuffyAndrews
  16. 16. Twitter tools: Twiangulate • Tool used to graph/compare Twitter networks. BuffyAndrews
  17. 17. twXplorer • Enter search term • Will return snapshot of most common terms, hashtags and links to explore further BuffyAndrews
  18. 18. Tweepdash • Provides quick overview of your Twitter community Who I follow, but doesn’t follow me back (Celebs) Who follows me, but I don’t follow back (Fans) Who I follow and follows me back (Friends) • Add and remove users easily from your Twitter account BuffyAndrews
  19. 19. WeFollow • Directory of prominent people organized by interests. • Designed to recognize the most prominent voices speaking on a given topic. • Use to constructing a “beat” of people to follow. • Can sign up if you want to be acknowledged as an expert on a given topic. • Looks at Twitter, Facebook, Instagram and Linkedin BuffyAndrews
  20. 20. The Tweeted Times BuffyAndrews
  21. 21. • Curates tweets • Can create a newspaper for any topic of your interest (ie. Jeff Koons) • Great way of getting snapshot of topic at any given moment of time on Twitter BuffyAndrews
  22. 22. SocialMention • Social media search engine • Search for any term and get links to mentions on blogs, comments, bookmarks, events, news, videos and more. • Lots of networks, from Photobucket to Facebook. BuffyAndrews
  23. 23. Facebook BuffyAndrews
  24. 24. What is Facebook? • Social networking site • Connect with friends, family, businesses, etc. • Share news, photos, videos and more • Think when you post: how would you tell this story to a friend? BuffyAndrews
  25. 25. Facebook BuffyAndrews
  26. 26. BuffyAndrews
  27. 27. Google+ BuffyAndrews
  28. 28. What is Google+? • Similar to Facebook • News feed based on status updates and shared content • Share with specific sets of people, called circles, as opposed to posting on your wall for everyone to see • SEO benefits. By sharing pages from website on your Google+ page, you rank higher in Google Search Engine. • The higher you rank in Google Search Engine, the better chance of getting in front of your target audience BuffyAndrews
  29. 29. Google+ • Research and find relevant hashtags to include • Type “#SUBJECT” BuffyAndrews
  30. 30. Google+ BuffyAndrews
  31. 31. Google+ • Research and find relevant Google+ accounts to tag • Type “@NAME” to locate accounts BuffyAndrews
  32. 32. Linkedin BuffyAndrews
  33. 33. What is Linkedin? • Social networking site for professionals • Users create profile, build network of connections • Used for networking, job searching, hiring, company research, etc. BuffyAndrews
  34. 34. Linkedin BuffyAndrews
  35. 35. Geofeedia BuffyAndrews
  36. 36. What is Geofeedia? • Geofeedia is a location-based search tool that allows journalists to aggregate publicly shared social media • Data sources = Twitter, Instagram, YouTube, Flickr, and Picasa • Content comes from GPS-enabled smartphone and digital photos with coordinates embedded in image file • Search area can be as large as a city, as small as a building BuffyAndrews
  37. 37. Search by place name • Searched for “The White House” BuffyAndrews
  38. 38. Search by city • Searched for “York, Pa.” BuffyAndrews
  39. 39. Search by address • Searched for 1891 Loucks Road, York, Pa. BuffyAndrews
  40. 40. Search anywhere in the world BuffyAndrews
  41. 41. The White House • Searched for “The White House” BuffyAndrews
  42. 42. Central York High School BuffyAndrews
  43. 43. Central York High School BuffyAndrews
  44. 44. Central York High School BuffyAndrews
  45. 45. Uses: Breaking News • Boston bombing BuffyAndrews
  46. 46. Uses: Breaking news • Hurricane Sandy BuffyAndrews
  47. 47. Uses: Breaking news • Empire State Building shooting BuffyAndrews
  48. 48. Uses: Breaking news • Found photos of local barn fire BuffyAndrews
  49. 49. Events: National/World • Award shows (Emmys, Grammys, Oscars, Golden Globes, etc.) • Sporting events (Olympics, Super Bowl) • Conventions (New York Comic Con) • Elections • Etc. BuffyAndrews
  50. 50. Uses: Local events • Concerts • Fairs • Car shows • Graduations • Tailgating • Sporting events • Parades • Etc. BuffyAndrews
  51. 51. Sporting events BuffyAndrews
  52. 52. Concerts BuffyAndrews
  53. 53. High school graduations • You can’t cover all high school graduations, so why not curate via Geofeedia BuffyAndrews
  54. 54. Local elections • Think outside the box BuffyAndrews
  55. 55. Farm show • When you do find cool photos, you can ask permission to use in print. People usually say yes. BuffyAndrews
  56. 56. Re-enactments • Gettysburg re-enactment (Big one coming up this year.) BuffyAndrews
  57. 57. Geofeeds BuffyAndrews
  58. 58. Geostreamer BuffyAndrews
  59. 59. Geostreamer BuffyAndrews • Share geostream via url
  60. 60. Marry content • Slideshows • Pinterest boards • Etc. BuffyAndrews
  61. 61. Pinterest BuffyAndrews
  62. 62. What is it? • Social media tool that enables users to "pin" images, videos and other objects to boards • Includes social networking features BuffyAndrews
  63. 63. Why use it? • Great way to collect and organize content • Has staying power • Builds new audience • Generates interest in content • Extends shelf life of stories • Creates visual archive BuffyAndrews
  64. 64. Ways to use it BuffyAndrews • Showcase user-generated content • Use for news stories • Use for local events • Showcase local places • Showcase local products • Feature contest entries • Promote content • Contact board • Contests • Think outside the box
  65. 65. Showcase UGC BuffyAndrews • Readers love sharing photos
  66. 66. News stories • Weather photos make visually appealing boards BuffyAndrews
  67. 67. News: Most Wanted BuffyAndrews
  68. 68. Events BuffyAndrews • Gettysburg re-enactment
  69. 69. Events • York Fair BuffyAndrews
  70. 70. Events • Parades, car shows and more BuffyAndrews
  71. 71. Highlight local goods • Products made locally BuffyAndrews
  72. 72. Showcase places BuffyAndrews • Museums • Libraries • Parks • Attractions • Turn into a visual travel guide
  73. 73. Storify BuffyAndrews
  74. 74. What is Storify? • Social network that allows journos to curate stories using social media, such as Twitter, Facebook, Instagram, etc. BuffyAndrews
  75. 75. Storify: Default BuffyAndrews
  76. 76. Storify: Slideshow BuffyAndrews
  77. 77. Storify: Grid BuffyAndrews
  78. 78. RebelMouse BuffyAndrews
  79. 79. What is RebelMouse? BuffyAndrews • Your social media aggregator • Connect social networks and hashtags to page • Populates website with images, videos, headlines etc. from chosen accounts and hashtags • Can embed • Curate around topic (Gettysburg 150th , Hurricane Sandy)
  80. 80. RebelMouse: York Fair BuffyAndrews
  81. 81. RebelMouse: Gettysburg 150th BuffyAndrews
  82. 82. Flipboard BuffyAndrews
  83. 83. Flipboard • ‘Social news magazine’ (RSS reader) • Personal curation tool • Also public functionality via magazines • You create Flipboad magazine by going to https://editor.flipboard.com. • Add articles to your magazine by clicking on + icon next to any article in the Flipboard app (which you can also use to create a new magazine) or by using browser bookmarklet • Can share your magazine via email, Twitter, Facebook, Google+ BuffyAndrews
  84. 84. Flipboard BuffyAndrews
  85. 85. NewHive BuffyAndrews
  86. 86. What is NewHive? BuffyAndrews • Start with blank page • Create and share web pages, call Expressions • Combination of multimedia (videos, text boxes, audio clips, etc.)
  87. 87. NewHive BuffyAndrews
  88. 88. Tout BuffyAndrews
  89. 89. What is Tout? • Record 15-second video clips and share on social sites • Use to promote content BuffyAndrews
  90. 90. Tout BuffyAndrews
  91. 91. Tout BuffyAndrews
  92. 92. Tout • Build Tout widgets to embed on blog or website • Populate widget with Touts from users or hashtags that you choose BuffyAndrews
  93. 93. Tout BuffyAndrews
  94. 94. Meograph • Able to map a story and provide an audio narration • Works well for stories that take place across different locations • Best used where movement between place is important • Users add images, video and text to story BuffyAndrews
  95. 95. Dipity • Create and share digital timelines • Can customize look (default below) • Embeddable BuffyAndrews
  96. 96. Dipidy • Flipbook design BuffyAndrews
  97. 97. Dipidy • List BuffyAndrews
  98. 98. Dipidy BuffyAndrews
  99. 99. Dipity BuffyAndrews
  100. 100. TimelineJS • Free • Build rich, interactive timelines • Use Google spreadsheet • Intuitive • Can pull sources from Wikipedia, Instagram, Twitter, Flickr, Google Maps, YouTube, Vimeo, SoundCloud, etc. BuffyAndrews
  101. 101. TimelineJS BuffyAndrews
  102. 102. SoundCite • Add inline audio to your story • Provides context and emotion • Reader never has to look away from text to go to player located elsewhere on page • Source is Soundcloud, but working to expand this BuffyAndrews
  103. 103. SoundCite BuffyAndrews
  104. 104. Blogs • Journos often have blogs that stem from their beats (Cram Session, Belief & Beyond) BuffyAndrews
  105. 105. Blogs: Police beat BuffyAndrews
  106. 106. Blogs: High school sports beat BuffyAndrews
  107. 107. Blogs: Health beat BuffyAndrews
  108. 108. Blogs: Tips • Understand your community • Be conversational. Ask questions; respond to comments • Provide plenty of links. Links help grow audience and they provide attribution, context and authority • Don’t forget visual elements, such as photos, videos, slideshows, polls, embedded tweets, graphics, maps, source documents, etc. • The most successful bloggers are those most passionate about it. BuffyAndrews
  109. 109. Instagram BuffyAndrews
  110. 110. Instagram • Online photo-sharing, video-sharing and social networking service • Users take pictures and videos, apply digital filters (if they choose) and share them via social networking services, such as Facebook, Twitter, Tumblr and Flickr. • Drawback = confined to a square shape • Journalists use Instagram to curate content , find sources, stories, et BuffyAndrews
  111. 111. Snapwidget • Free Instagram widget • Allows you to build a customized widget , filtering by username or hashtag. • Choose to share what you’ve created via an embeddable grid, slideshow or photo map. BuffyAndrews
  112. 112. Snapwidget: Grid BuffyAndrews
  113. 113. Snapwidget: Map BuffyAndrews
  114. 114. YouTube BuffyAndrews
  115. 115. YouTube • 20 hours of video uploaded every minute • Find YouTube clips uploaded by individuals as part of a news story (ie. Bus going through water during flood) • Find story sources BuffyAndrews
  116. 116. ScribbleLIVE • Real-time engagement platform • Real-time content creation, publication, and syndication • Use for live coverage of news and events (ie. Olympics) • Able to publish content as an event unfolds and share information instantaneously as it happens • Automatically updates • Content can include tweets, videos, photos, etc. BuffyAndrews
  117. 117. Spundge • Tool used to curate content • Can collaborate • Create stories, publish to web BuffyAndrews
  118. 118. Spundge: Create notebooks BuffyAndrews
  119. 119. The Moment Keeper Notebook BuffyAndrews
  120. 120. Spundge: Follow notebooks BuffyAndrews
  121. 121. Polldaddy • Web application • Surveys • Quizzes • Polls • Ratings BuffyAndrews
  122. 122. Polldaddy BuffyAndrews • Sports Dept. uses this for Athlete of the week. Prefer it because they can go back and edit without losing all the poll votes.
  123. 123. Playbuzz BuffyAndrews • Quizzes • Lists • Polls • Embed on your site
  124. 124. Playbuzz BuffyAndrews • Fourth of July quiz
  125. 125. Polls • Twiigs • ProConIt BuffyAndrews
  126. 126. Twiigs BuffyAndrews
  127. 127. Google maps • Interactive maps • Many uses • Vacation with YDR Click the pins to see where neighbors have visited • Christmas lights • Soldiers serving BuffyAndrews
  128. 128. BuffyAndrews
  129. 129. ThingLink • Engaging experience that helps tell story • Point and click to add link or media • Augment images to use as explanatory tool • Adds layer of depth to online reporting or storytelling. BuffyAndrews
  130. 130. ThingLink: Ways to share • Url • Embed code • Pinterest • Google+ • Tumblr • Edmondo • Email • Can also create app for Facebook page BuffyAndrews
  131. 131. Easel.ly • Simple drag-and-drop way to make beautiful and snazzy infographics. • Good if you aren’t Illustrator-savvy or are in a time crunch. BuffyAndrews
  132. 132. Easel.ly BuffyAndrews
  133. 133. Now combine them • Journos are combining ThingLink and Easel.ly to create interactive infographics. BuffyAndrews
  134. 134. Piktochart • Infographic design app • Tons of themes, templates BuffyAndrews
  135. 135. StoryMapJS • Enables you to illustrate your work with photos, videos, sound, tweets and more. • Use to map museums, entertainment venues, travel hot spots, places in a news story. BuffyAndrews
  136. 136. Layar • AR or Augmented Reality (vision based) • Add digital content to print media • Use free smartphone app to scan print for enhanced content • Makes “print world clickable” BuffyAndrews
  137. 137. Layar BuffyAndrews
  138. 138. Layar BuffyAndrews
  139. 139. Layar: Promote content • Call to action • Connects to author via email, phone, Twitter, Facebook • Links author’s blog • Links related app • Allows reader to share via Facebook, email, Twitter • Also supports QR codes BuffyAndrews
  140. 140. Layar BuffyAndrews
  141. 141. Listly BuffyAndrews
  142. 142. Listly • Allows you to curate, crowdsource and engage readers via embedded list BuffyAndrews
  143. 143. Liiist • Curation tool BuffyAndrews
  144. 144. Other tools • FourSquare • Tumblr • Spotify • Soundcloud • Meograph • Timeline JS • Etc. We learn about new tools every day. Try what you can. Keep what works for you. Share successes with others. BuffyAndrews
  145. 145. Follow me BuffyAndrews • 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/0/10264693623 6475852585/posts
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  147. 147. Contact Buffy Andrews Assistant Managing Editor Features and Niche Pubs Social Media Coordinator York Daily Record Email: Buffy@ydrcom Phone: 717-771-2052 BuffyAndrews

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