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  1. 1. Presentation by: Mike Mars
  2. 2. Menu <ul><li>Overview </li></ul><ul><li>History </li></ul><ul><li>Purpose </li></ul><ul><li>Content </li></ul><ul><li>Uses </li></ul><ul><li>Web 2.0 </li></ul><ul><li>Similar Sites </li></ul><ul><li>Research </li></ul><ul><li>Positives and Negatives </li></ul>
  3. 3. <ul><li>Share and stay in touch </li></ul><ul><li>Upload and organize </li></ul><ul><li>Crop, fix, and edit </li></ul><ul><li>Explore </li></ul>
  4. 4. History and Creators <ul><li>Created in 2004 </li></ul><ul><li>Created by Stewart Butterfield and Caterina Fake </li></ul><ul><li>Created for online game photo share </li></ul><ul><li>Game did not get developed but photo share stayed </li></ul><ul><li>Sold to Yahoo in 2005 </li></ul>
  5. 5. Purpose <ul><li>Made as a photo sharing site </li></ul><ul><li>Allows people to post photos </li></ul><ul><li>Allows comments and feedback </li></ul><ul><li>Allows use of photos by other people </li></ul>
  6. 6. Content <ul><li>Photos </li></ul><ul><li>Videos </li></ul><ul><li>Both professional and amateur </li></ul><ul><li>Uploaded by users </li></ul>
  7. 7. Uses <ul><li>Make portfolio for photography career </li></ul><ul><li>Promote places or products </li></ul><ul><li>Share photos online with friends and family </li></ul><ul><li>Visual aides </li></ul>
  8. 8. Web 2.0 <ul><li>Allows interaction between people </li></ul><ul><li>Upload photos that others can view and use </li></ul><ul><li>Comment on others and communicate </li></ul>
  9. 9. Similar Sites <ul><li>Smug Mug </li></ul><ul><li>Photobucket </li></ul><ul><li>Picasa </li></ul><ul><li>deviantArt </li></ul>
  10. 10. Research “ Flickr is another amazingly popular online photo sharing site, and easily earns our &quot;TopTenREVIEWS Silver Award&quot; with impressive features and simplicity. Flickr has some very compelling features, a large community of users, and is an overall great service. Flickr provides a place for people from all over the world to upload and share their photography. This photo sharing service provides various ways you can upload your photographs. With easy-to-use features and amazing flexibility, flickr is a great place to store, share, and showcase your photographs.” “ Flickr is one of the most popular photo storage and sharing sites around, and there's a good reason for that. It's free and easy to use, and it features various methods for sorting, categorizing and tagging images. The interface is attractive, and it's fun to browse. People can comment and rate pictures, and you can make all or just some photos private or only viewable by friends and family. Flickr is easily one of the best photo storage and sharing sites available. If nothing else, Flickr is useful as a private gallery to backup images off-site from your hard drive.”
  11. 11. Positives and Negatives <ul><li>Positives </li></ul><ul><li>Allows easy access to photos </li></ul><ul><li>Free </li></ul><ul><li>Large community </li></ul><ul><li>Sharing abilities </li></ul><ul><li>Negatives </li></ul><ul><li>Limited video time </li></ul><ul><li>Poor search engine </li></ul><ul><li>Hard to get noticed with so many other people </li></ul>