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Vimeo

Company History Vimeo was founded in 2004 by College Humor employees Jakob Lodwick and Zach Klein, who created the service as a side project. Unlike YouTube, Vimeo focuses on uploading rather than viewing, champions high quality content rather than high…

YouTube: Us Cultured Folk

THE YOUTUBE STORY

 YouTube is both a content publishing site and social media platform, whose interactive appeal and visual nature make it one of the most visited applications on the web. YouTube was founded on Valentine’s Day 2005 by former…

Archives Now!

The past two weeks we’ve covered archives. I thought I’d provide some links that are discussing the latest in digital trends for archives SNAC – Social Networks and Archival Context This is a relatively recent international collaboration in the States…

Sina WEIBO: A Social Platform from China

  1. What’s Sina Weibo? Weibo is a social media platform which provide blog-like service invented by Sina.com. “Weibo” (微博) is the Chinese word for “microblog”.It was launched by Sina Corporation on 14 August 2009. By the third quarter of…

Facebook

Facebook With 1.86 billion monthly users as of 2016, Facebook is the most used social media platform on the internet. It is a versatile site that allows users to share text, images, videos and to interact through ‘pages’ and ‘events’.…

Twitter … It’s what’s happening

Twitter Twitter is an online news and social networking service where users post and interact with messages, or “tweets,” which are restricted to 140 characters. It has many uses including news and politics, sports, popular culture, publicity, influencers and utility.…

Flickr

Organization Flickr is a cross platform photo and video sharing site. Their focus is on making original content secure and accessible. Their goals are to make it easy for users to upload original content and to then have control over that content.…

Pinterest: The World’s Catalog of Ideas

PINTEREST: THE WORLD’S CATALOG OF IDEAS Idit Kohan-Harpaz & Mia Torres Pinterest is an application that brings the idea of the “inspiration board” to the digital world. Before Pinterest, one might physically pin things like magazine and newspaper clippings, photographs…

Instagram Inside the Institution

Instagram is a social media platform that allows users to upload and edit photos on mobile devices. Users have private or public accounts that attract followings. Businesses, institutions and organizations have adopted the Instagram model to connect with an online…

Blog Assignment

Ryerson University The Yeates School of Graduate Studies PP8107 Digital Applications for Collections Management Winter 2017   Assignment: Course Blog: Wired – Collections in the 21st Century Due: Assigned Weekly Document Date: January 13, 2017 Document Link: https://docs.google.com/document/d/15PIREkSYj5jKYWEf3jIWyyBcGt93pSggYGpZeV7Fm70/edit?usp=sharing    Overview…