Transparency and privacy is not what is used to be. These terms have evolved as much as social media and the Internet has taken over daily human life. Paul Klein states in his Forbes article, Transparency: Social Media is Forcing You to Tell the Truth, “what transparency means to business has changed dramatically”, and in the old business world, only a “minimum degree of disclosure to which agreements, dealings, practices, and transactions are open to all for verification…” But in today’s free-flowing digital world, this simply isn’t enough.
Storify is a social media tool that allows users to create stories, streams or timelines that relays content from other social platforms such as Twitter, Instagram, Facebook, Pinterest, blogs, among many others. It is particularly useful when users want to curate a collection of content from various online sources and social platforms, especially when it is relating to a certain topic, demographic, or event.
In my previous entry, “Composing Images on Social Media and Smartphones”, I demonstrated the effectiveness about utilizing photo composition techniques for your social media images, and how important it is. Today I will be highlighting the perks of on-the-fly image editing. There are many useful mobile image editors out there for you to alter your photos just be using a web browser.
As an aspiring middle-weight content creator, it is very necessary to know the basics of coding, particularly with CSS and HTML. Now, you don’t have to be an expert on CSS or HTML, you don’t even have to be competent. But understanding how the coding works is the first step in digesting how the Internet works visually.
Facebook is King, Facebook is Queen, Facebook is on everyone’s screen! Using Slideshare, I have created a minimalistic and digestible presentation that breaks down the statistics and scope of the juggernaut of social media: Facebook. In the 11 years that Facebook has been around, it has sparked a shift in the zeitgeist that transformed the way we use computers and mobile phones. Other than Google, no website on the Internet has as much dominance, reach, and power as Facebook.
Images and visuals are the backbone of all creative and successful social media campaigns. The following are 15 images before and after they were edited using the following image editing applications: Whitagram, VSCOcam and Repix. I edited 5 images on each application, and also used 5 different photo compositions techniques throughout this entire process.
Anyone who uses social media will unavoidably come in contact with a marketer’s strategy on a daily basis. Everything we like has been capitalized from our online personas by converting our interests into dollars. But it seems that this is particularly true for corporate businesses, while non-profit and government agencies are severely lacking in the same level of prevalence.