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Anzaldo franz 2017 ecn your daily weevil

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Slides of the presentation "#YourDailyWeevil - a story of modest but gratifying social media success", given at the 2017 Annual Meeting of the Entomological Collections Network, November 05, 2017, Denver, Colorado.

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Anzaldo franz 2017 ecn your daily weevil

  1. 1. #YourDailyWeevil: a story of modest but gratifying social media success Sal Anzaldo (@SalAnzaldo) & Nico Franz (@taxonbytes) Hasbrouck Insect Collection Arizona State University
  2. 2. #YourDailyWeevil: Origins
  3. 3. #YourDailyWeevil: Origins
  4. 4. Goals To share our joy for weevil diversity, morphology, and beauty
  5. 5. Reactions
  6. 6. Reactions
  7. 7. Reactions
  8. 8. Why do this? • Outreach – Easy access, doesn’t require social media skills
  9. 9. Why do this? • Outreach • Giving back to the collection that spawned my interest in weevils
  10. 10. Source Images • Weevils of North America project (WoNA)
  11. 11. Source Images • Weevils of North America project (WoNA) • Ongoing / recent research projects
  12. 12. Source Images • Weevils of North America project (WoNA) • Ongoing / recent research projects • Recent donations - ASUCOB
  13. 13. Source Collections >90% images
  14. 14. 700+ #YourDailyWeevil posts
  15. 15. 0 20 40 60 80 100 120 140 160 180 200 1 15 29 43 57 71 85 99 113 127 141 155 169 183 197 211 225 239 253 267 281 295 309 323 337 351 365 379 393 407 421 435 449 463 477 491 505 519 533 547 561 575 589 603 617 631 645 659 673 687 701 Retweet Like Results May, 2014 June, 2017
  16. 16. Results • Spikey = good • Colorful = good • Shiny = good • Patterned = good
  17. 17. Best of: #YourDailyWeevil
  18. 18. Best of: #YourDailyWeevil #10
  19. 19. Best of: #YourDailyWeevil #9
  20. 20. Best of: #YourDailyWeevil #8
  21. 21. Best of: #YourDailyWeevil #7
  22. 22. Best of: #YourDailyWeevil #6
  23. 23. Best of: #YourDailyWeevil #5
  24. 24. Best of: #YourDailyWeevil #4
  25. 25. #3 Best of: #YourDailyWeevil
  26. 26. Best of: #YourDailyWeevil #2
  27. 27. Best of: #YourDailyWeevil #1
  28. 28. Outlook • #YDW, to be continued
  29. 29. Outlook • #YDW, to be continued • 64,000 described species of Curculionoidea
  30. 30. Outlook • #YDW, to be continued • 64,000 described species of Curculionoidea – ...at least 175 more years of #YourDailyWeevil
  31. 31. Acknowledgements • Charlie and Lois O’Brien • Sangmi Lee • Photographers that have contributed to #YDW: Lisa Hoefler Naomi Pier Soon Flynn Michael Schillingburg Andrew Jansen Ashton Smith Lin Pan Chelsey Tellez Joshua Persson Kevin Wang • Frequent retweeters: Olivier Missa @olimissa Sydney Brannoch @skbrannoch Christoph Benisch @kerbtierDE Jader O. @jdr_oliviera FORBIX @weevil_forbix Ruth Bastardo @BastardoRuth Víctor López Mtz @VictorLPezMtz Judá Isaí Martínez U @JIMU96who Ainsley S @americanbeetles Siobhan @SiobhanLeachman Tod Robbins @todrobbins Ummat @ummat_s Diego Pádua @PaduaDG Mark Gurney @MarkGurn Oliver Keller @drfirefly ...and many others!!

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