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Social media to watch pinterest april 2012


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Pinterest is one of the fastest growing social media sites. It has grown to over 103 million users and it has become one of the top 30 websites in the US within months of its debut. Join us to learn more about this exciting new site, including how to:

- Get started pinning
- Effectively use Pinterest as a tool for your library through ideas, best practices, and examples
- Discuss some of the copyright issues with Pinterest

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Social media to watch pinterest april 2012

  1. 1. Social Media to Watch:Presenter: Diana SilveiraNovare Library Services
  2. 2. Agenda Getting Started – what’s the fuss? Benefits for Professional Development Your Library on Pinterest Copyright issues on Pinterest
  3. 3. What is Pinterest A PUBLIC “Virtual Pinboard” to “organize and share all the beautiful things you find on the web.” A discovery and sharing tool for images
  4. 4. Adding Pins Browser buttons and Apps
  5. 5. Best Practices for Pinning:  Post from the original source  Pin from permalinks  Give credit and a thoughtful Pin descriptionTip- drag and drop images toGoogle Images to find originalsource Meme -
  6. 6. See something interesting? Repin (post it to your board) Comment (start a discussion) Like (like it )
  7. 7. Just how popular is Pinterest?
  8. 8. Professional Development Display Ideas Reading Find/Share Infographics
  9. 9. Share pictures  @ your libraryLibrary Uses  In Your Community  Archival
  10. 10.  What’s New  Book ListsShare Books  Recommended Reading  Book Club Selections
  11. 11. Create a Guide to Online Resources
  12. 12. Share Ideas with the world
  13. 13.  Collaborate with Users  Create a ContestCreating with Users  Gather pics from an event/user feedback  Create Community
  14. 14.  Virtual Brainstorms  Inspiration BoardsConnect with CoWorkers  Wish Lists  Share – Fav. Books, Resources, and more
  15. 15. Few Tips Analyze “Repins” “Likes” “Comments” , adjust according Space postings Set-up your libraries profile – and tie-it to other social media Write Descriptions – link back to your site, blog, flickr Add Pinterest to your overall Social Media Plan Play, Experiment and HAVE Fun
  16. 16. Copyright: Pinterest’s Biggest Issue Copyright Responsibility is the users Do you have the right to pin other people’s content? Protect Yourself:  Link to original sources  Post content you license or own
  17. 17. What are they doing to fix it? Updated Copyright Policy with information on how to have your content removed “NoPin” Code blocks images from being pinned Is “Kelly v Arriba Soft Corporation enough? (Thumbnail Case)
  18. 18. The Future Private Pinboards Official APIs Advertising? Competition – TheFancy,
  19. 19. Questions Need an invite? Contact me after the session
  20. 20. Diana Silveira