Posts Tagged ‘social media’

Why Instagram Is Changing (Spoiler Alert: Money)

Posted by on Thursday March 17, 2016 | Social Media/Web

Photographers have reacted harshly to Instagram’s decision to uproot chronological posting in favor of an algorithmically sorted feed. This sucks @instagram Company Will Change the Way You See Posts @pdnonline #Instagram #SocialMediaMarketing — Kyrani Kanavaros (@Klikphoto) March 16, 2016 @pdnonline not a single positive comment on Instagram’s official Tumblr post. This is a bad,... More

AppAction Promises to Boost Your Instagram Followers – No Ifs, Ands or Bots

Posted by on Wednesday March 2, 2016 | Social Media/Web

Growing followers on Instagram can be something of a dark art. Photographers in our PhotoPlus Expo panel on the subject, for instance, were more apt to talk about authenticity and earnestness than about the ideal number of hashtags (it’s three) and optimal posting times. Still, a new service from a former Facebook and Instagram employees dubbed... More

Founders of Everyday Feeds Launch @EverydayEverywhere, “Family of Man for the Modern Age”

Posted by on Tuesday October 7, 2014 | Media, Social Media/Web

Two years after photographer Peter DiCampo and writer Austin Merrill launched Everyday Africa to share images that defy stereotypes about the continent, the popular Instagram feed has spawned multiple imitations, including Everyday Asia, Everyday Middle East, Everyday Iran, Everyday Sri Lanka, and Everyday USA. Now photographers behind 11 of the feeds have launched @EverydayEverywhere and... More

Facebook’s Teru Kuwayama on How To Use Social Media for Documentary Storytelling

Posted by on Friday February 28, 2014 | Media, Photojournalism, Social Media/Web

Long before he went to work for Facebook as the social media giant’s liaison to the photo community, photographer Teru Kuwuyama saw social media as a tool for photographers “to eliminate the gatekeepers and the editors, and to be our own operators,” he told a standing-room-only crowd at the Aperture Gallery in New York on... More

PPE 2013: The Good, the Bad and the Ugly of Social Media

Posted by on Friday October 25, 2013 | Uncategorized

The theme of Thursday’s PhotoPlus Expo panel “Practicing Safe Social Media” seemed to be that social media is a necessary evil in today’s photography industry so photographers need to be smart about how they use it. The ASMP-sponsored panel had a variety of speakers who each brought a unique viewpoint to the discussion. Covering the... More

Your Cellphone Is Not Your Friend, and Other Security Tips For Conflict Zones

Posted by on Monday July 2, 2012 | Photojournalism

The surveillance of journalists covering Syria has heightened concern about the risks journalists face in relying on mobile communications and cellphones. In February, journalists Remi Ochlick and Marie Colvin were killed when shells struck the press center that they and other journalists were using to transmit their stories; the Syrian army may have used satellite... More