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New Flickr Brings Questions about the Visual Media Era

Geoff Livingston

New Flickr Interface image via Geeky Gadgets Flickr will unveil its much-needed new interface today, revamping one of the oldest and still prescient social networks. Flickr’s new interface seeks [.]. Mobile Photography Reality Social Media Andrew Keen Flickr infographics Instagram jess3 media mobile Pinterest portable social network Tumblr Visual YouTubeThis significant change comes to a network that features more than 3.5 million photos uploaded everyday, and one of the most popular APIs on the Internet.

Instagram Video Highlights YouTube Weaknesses

Geoff Livingston

YouTube may have the most to lose from Facebook’s response to Vine , 15 second format videos on Instagram. The following issues spell trouble for YouTube (and Google as a whole): Shorter video formats are increasingly desirable for mobile and tablet devices. These shifts in video consumption reveal fundamental weaknesses in YouTube’s current format.

Flickr adds Downloadable Video Sharing

The Way of the Web

It’s not often that there’s a new feature worth talking about at Flickr. And it seems to have been so long that Flickr’s marketing team dropping it into a particularly bare email, giving it just two lines. Flickr has now made it possible to allow you to share videos in the same way as you can allow people to download your photos. It’s useful in two ways.

YouTube, Rhetoric, Yusuf Al Khattab and Me

Waxing UnLyrical

Image: Vectorportal via Flickr, CC 2.0. At night, I watch YouTube. With great curiosity, I looked him up on YouTube and, as often happens, got lost in the rabbit hole of YouTube videos related to the searched subject. Why did YouTube’s market targeting dynamics think I was right for the ad? YouTube, Rhetoric, Yusuf Al Khattab and Me. I love language.

Tips for Creating a Profitable Trade Show Experience

Spin Sucks

Upload a video about the upcoming trade show to your YouTube and Vimeo channels. Share images of your booth (and a map highlighting your booth’s location) on Flickr and your other social networks. Check to see if they are using YouTube or Vimeo and add them. Today’s guest post is by Allen Mireles. Have tradeshows become obsolete? Or do we? It’s human nature. Plan, even.

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8 Basic Yet Necessary Tools or Plugins for your Site

Idaconcpts

YouTube Widget 4.0 : bastawhiz made it easy for anyone to include all of their favorite videos right on their blog or site without having to jump through hoops. Flickr Lightbox : Adding pictures to a website is made much easier for anyone who uses Flickr and downloads the Lightbox widget. Tools in Action. First, let’s see how effective a good widget or app can be.  Tweet This!

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Flickr Friday: The Content Grid

Firebelly

Digitalia | Indianapolis Social Media Marketing « 5 Helpful Social Search Articles | Main | Twitter announces #NewTwitter » September 10, 2010 Flickr Friday: The Content Grid A content marketing framework that plots type and channel across two dimensions: who should create it (a single owner or the entire staff) and how it should be distributed for maximum impact on the sales funnel.

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Flickr Friday: Sexist Profiling on Twitter

Firebelly

Digitalia | Indianapolis Social Media Marketing « Jakes Take: Fresh Logos, Fresher Coffee | Main | YouTube Tuesday: I Can Make You Go Viral! » June 04, 2010 Flickr Friday: Sexist Profiling on Twitter Heres an interesting look at a breakdown of the several different Twitter user types. Its kind of sexist really. Nevertheless, it still makes for an interesting read.

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Social media metrics: why, what and how to measure according to Jim Sterne

Social Email Marketing

Social media management Social media metrics and measurement Social media ROI blogging bookmarking consumer-generated content customer satisfaction David Berkowitz Delicious Digg Facebook Flickr Forums and message boards Jim Sterne key performance indicator KPI LinkedIn lower costs Marketers Studio marketing mix media sharing micro-blogging Ning raise revenue roi sentiment social media marketing Social Media Metrics social networks StumbleUpon YouTubeIn his book ‘Social Media Metrics’, Jim Sterne says: “The Internet has always been a social medium”.

The Social Media Landscape [Infographic]

Pamorama

Here are the best tools for attaining each of the four main goals of any online campaign: Customer communication: Facebook, Twitter, YouTube, Tumblr. Brand Exposure: Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, YouTube, Digg, Tumblr. SEO: Flickr, YouTube, Digg, StumbleUpon, Tumblr. The graphic has been updated to reflect the landscape in 2011. Traffic to site: Digg, StumbleUpon.

A Tale of 2 Vatican Videos

Ari Herzog

Pope Benedict XVI sent his first tweet this week to launch News.va , developed by the Vatican’s Pontifical Council for Social Communications, aggregating content and links from Twitter, Facebook, Flickr, and YouTube; along with radio, TV, print, and other media outlets. The first video shown here is the official piece from the Vatican’s YouTube channel.

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Understanding Social Media ROI Cycle

Mindjumpers

During the launch stage, almost all company’s focus on setting up the big four : LinkedIn , Facebook , Twitter and YouTube. Depending on the business needs they may focus on Flickr , e-newsletters, blogs, SlideShare and other social media platforms. Tweet On our blog, we have several times written about how to calculate ROI of your social media campaigns. Stage 1: Launch.

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Thumper’s Rule – Knowing When And How To Avoid An Online Argument

SocMed Sean

'Angry bird puts a lid on it' courtesy of etee on Flickr via Creative Commons license If you’re engaged in social media for either personal or professional purposes (and if you’re reading this, I’m betting you are), there’s an important skillset and rule that you might want to think about: The art of not replying. But don’t be a troll. Prove it. Cheers!

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Social Media Marketing Tips and Tricks for Facebook, Twitter, Google+, and More

Pamorama

The team at Vocus has researched the latest and greatest trends in marketing on Facebook, Twitter, Google+, Flickr, Pinterest, Instagram, Vine, LinkedIn, and YouTube. Cross-post between Google+ Hangouts and your normal YouTube videos — the video and any comments automatically show up in the Google+ news stream. Flickr. YouTube. Facebook users like photos.

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Facebook LinkedIn Twitter Flickr YouTube Blogging Blah Blah Blah: Knowing Why You Use Social Media is What Counts

Ari Herzog

Or, at the least, take a break as I did. -- Thank you for reading Facebook LinkedIn Twitter Flickr YouTube Blogging Blah Blah Blah: Knowing Why You Use Social Media is What Counts at AriWriter. This paragraph comprises the first words published on this blog since I asked for your opinions on blogging frequency seven days ago. Never before in the history of this blog (or, at least over the past 18 months) has a week transpired without new content. She owned her world. Those are powerful words. We use social networking sites for different reasons, but it is crucial to grasp the WHY.

YouTube Tuesday: Digital Ethnography

Firebelly

Digitalia | Indianapolis Social Media Marketing « 5 Social Marketing Stories You Need To Read This Week | Main | Social Media Bootcamp: Facebook For Business » March 02, 2010 YouTube Tuesday: Digital Ethnography A few years back, Dr. Michael Wesch, of Kansas State University,and his class decided to make the subject of their anthropology class for thesemester a study with ethnography.

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Youtube Tuesday: Lost Generation

Firebelly

Digitalia | Indianapolis Social Media Marketing « Social Media Weekly Roundup 1/18-1/22 | Main | Dentyne "Friend Request" Commercial: 60 Connections In Every Bottle » January 26, 2010 Youtube Tuesday: Lost Generation Way back in August2007, the AARP launched a YouTube video contest that asked youngergenerations to voice their concerns about aging. Please try again.

Over 100 Great Photos on Flickr

Koka Sexton

Koka Sexton dot Com Home About Koka Contact Twitter FULL RSS Over 100 Great Photos on Flickr I use Flickr as my online photo bucket. I was using ImageShack or something before but when I found Flickr, I was amazed. Some nights I spend an hour or more just surfing the Flickr highway finding new pictures. One of the reasons I love Flickr is it’s an online photo diary of people. In many of my posts, I am using pictures from people on Flickr. High quality and never a lack of content to pull from, Flickr is awesome. Leave a comment!

Public Relations Lessons From Jesus, The Apostles And The Bible

Waxing UnLyrical

Image: Martin LaBar via Flickr, Creative Commons And even many non-Christians will be relaxing, perhaps joining in the revelry (as many of my friends did when I was growing up in India). After all, in just a couple of weeks, the video has made it onto CNN and its views on YouTube are climbing by the second. Tomorrow Christians around the world will be celebrating the birth of Christ.

Learning via the Social Media Game

Bare Feet Studios

Flickr. YouTube. Aloha HowTo Social Media #SBOSM facebook flickr foursquare instragram linkedin smcjournal smcobserver twitter ustream youtubeTomorrow I am working with an esteemed group of coral reef scientists here in Hawaii to illustrate various ways to use social media. will be using a version of The Social Media Game , an interactive learning process originally developed by my darling colleague Beth Kantor a few years ago. I’ve updated it and added 12 more “tools&# – and am still missing a lot of those available to us today. Listening. Drupal.

Youtube Tuesday: ESCP Europe Human Experience

Firebelly

Digitalia | Indianapolis Social Media Marketing « Social Media Weekly Roundup 1/11-1/15 | Main | We Interrupt This Lifecast: Syndication Overload (Part 2) » January 19, 2010 Youtube Tuesday: ESCP Europe Human Experience Of the many YouTube videos I watched this past week, this is the one that deserves some special attention. This video was cleverly done. Please try again.

What's your social currency?

Akamai Marketing

Million users on YouTube. Maybe your clients are creative and visual so they like YouTube or Flickr better. By taracoomans – April 4, 2011 Posted in: Content , Featured , social media Photo credit: BaronBrian 97 Million  people use Twitter. 640 Million on Facebook. Ever ask yourself why they are there? Hold on. Here’s the answer. What do you have to offer? Wrong.

10 Surefire Ways For A Business To Fail At Social Media

SocMed Sean

photo courtesy of anitakhart on Flickr 2) Don’t allow commenting or don’t respond when comments are left – A recent, cross-industry study by socialbakers indicates that 95% of posts left on a Facebook page go unanswered. Or think about how YouTube might compliment your Facebook strategy by adding educational videos to your content. Want to fail at social media?

Audi Ireland Runs Risky Twitter Campaign

The Social Media Incubator

photo courtesy of Flickr. Audi Ireland did release a YouTube video explaining the campaign. In the Media Online marketing Online Reputation Management Public Relations Social Media Social Media for Business Social Media News Strategic Social Media Twitter YouTube audi ireland social media campaign women driversIf a woman wants to drive… don’t stand in her way! Nice job, lady!

Getting Started With Vlogging

Waxing UnLyrical

Image:  BenSpark  via Flickr,  CC 2.0. I say, “Yes!”. Once you publish, review it and then head to your YouTube channel (or Vimeo…or both) to load that puppy. Four Ways to Use YouTube to Your Advantage. They have Pixability University (free resources) and an amazing video grader that evaluates your website, your YouTube channel, and your blog for optimal video use.

YouTube Tuesday: Checking In With Facebook Places

Firebelly

Digitalia | Indianapolis Social Media Marketing « Firebelly at Blog Indiana | Main | 5 Helpful Facebook Places for Business Articles » August 24, 2010 YouTube Tuesday: Checking In With Facebook Places People are calling it a FourSquare killer. People are calling it a Facebook killer (due to privacy concerns). Im not calling it anything until Ive spent more time with it.

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YouTube Tuesday: I'm A Social Media Guru!

Firebelly

Digitalia | Indianapolis Social Media Marketing « How Grandma Reads Your Facebook Updates & 4 Other Social Media Stories | Main | BP Facebook Sentiment » May 25, 2010 YouTube Tuesday: Im A Social Media Guru! Today's YouTube Tuesday video gave me a good laugh and reminds me of some of the things they said they were told. " Do not call this guy! Please try again.

YouTube Tuesday: The Social Network Trailer

Firebelly

Digitalia | Indianapolis Social Media Marketing « Social Media News: Top 5 Stories of the Week | Main | 3 Stories That Rocked The Social Media World This Week » July 27, 2010 YouTube Tuesday: The Social Network Trailer The Social Network , aka "The Facebook Movie," hits theaters October 1st. Many have called the trailer "dark" and even "creepy." What do you think? Seriously?

Book Excerpt: The Death of Facebook

Geoff Livingston

Some stay relevant as leaders in their niches — YouTube, for example — and others drop into a second tier, or worse. Other examples include: Facebook Pictures competes with Flickr. Facebook Video competes with YouTube (this feature does as well as a McRib sandwich on market share). Who in their right mind would predict the death of Facebook, given its ever-increasing dominance?

Are You Addicted To Empire Avenue Yet?

Koka Sexton

Part game, part ratings system, Empire Avenue works by allowing users to create a ticker inked to their activity on various social media profiles like Facebook, Twitter, Flickr and YouTube. Empire Avenue is a stock market simulation social network game that allows users to buy and sell shares of people and websites. InsideView Empire Avenue. The Backstory on Empire Avenue.

Without Building Relationships, This Is All A Waste.

Myrland Marketing

Even easier than both of those is the always-kind RT, or ReTweet, on Twitter, or Share on LinkedIn, Facebook, YouTube and Google+, just to name a few. Building Blocks Photo credit: Holger Zscheyge on Flickr, Creative Commons License. BUILD RELATIONSHIPS, NOT THINGS. Paul and Carrie are right. IT’S VERY INTIMIDATING TO ME. admire her for sharing how she felt about all of this.

Social Networking Stats: LinkedIn Is Most Important Social Network for B2B Marketers, #RLTM Scoreboard

The Realtime Report

YouTube was significantly less popular with just 8%, and Google+ was most important for only 1% of B2B marketers. Other favorite social channels included YouTube, Flickr, Digg, Stumbleupon and Tumblr. The #RLTM Scoreboard:  Social Networking Stats for the Week. Facebook: 955 million active users. via  CNET. Twitter: over 500 million users. via  Twopcharts. via  TechCrunch.

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YouTube Tuesday: I Can Make You Go Viral!

Firebelly

Digitalia | Indianapolis Social Media Marketing « Flickr Friday: Sexist Profiling on Twitter | Main | United Way of Central Indiana Recognized for their Social Media Efforts » June 08, 2010 YouTube Tuesday: I Can Make You Go Viral! Brian, the " social media guru " is back. Good for a laugh, but, again, do not call this guy! Your comment has not yet been posted.

10 Words And Phrases Social Media Pros Should Help Their Clients Understand

SocMed Sean

Photo courtesy of EirikSo on Flickr. 8 ) Trolls – Trolls are tough. Blogs Facebook LinkedIn People Social Twitter Workplace YouTube best practices Enterprise Content Management intranet jargon social media social networking terms tipsBelow is a list of 10 terms that I think social media pros use or focus on that sometimes confuse our clients. Blogs are customer service channels.

YouTube Tuesday: What The HELL Is Social Media?

Firebelly

Digitalia | Indianapolis Social Media Marketing « Social Media Weekly: 5 Stories You Need to Read | Main | Jakes Take: A Slew of Social Network Ideas » June 22, 2010 YouTube Tuesday: What The HELL Is Social Media? great video that in 2 minutes shares 10 key reasons why brands should be aware of social media. Your comment has not yet been posted. Your comment could not be posted.

Toyota's "Sienna Family" YouTube Campaign

Firebelly

Fun idea and I had a few laughs, but (see update at the end of post) Toyota really should have included the YouTube URL at the end of the ads! They tell you "see how it unfolds on YouTube," but when I did a YouTube search for toyota sienna minivan commercial (and variations of that) I was presented with a lot of Sienna minivan commercials - none of them were what I was looking for, however.

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The Human Aspects And Definition Of Content

Conversionation

The posts on our blogs, the images we upload to Flickr, the videos we put on YouTube to engage an audience, the e-books we create and spread to create [.]. People often ask me to define what content is. One would be forgiven for considering this an obvious question. Don’t we all know what content is? Content marketing

3 Viral Marketing Lessons from the 2016 Super Bowl Commercials

Talkwalker SM

As the virality map below shows, the majority of the discussion of this video stayed on YouTube but there was still significant spread to other media types, particularly on forums and on Twitter. Super Bowl ads were getting millions of views on YouTube well before the game itself. Mountain Dew’s PuppyMonkeyBaby video collected over 9 million views on YouTube. Conclusion?

5 April Fools’ Day & Social Media Must-Reads

Firebelly

April Fools’ Day Classics: Top 10 Viral Pranks on YouTube. Whether it’s a gag product or a fake movie trailer, when an April Fools’ Day prank video is convincing enough, it has the potential to go viral on YouTube. Flickr’s April Fool’s Joke Gives Us A Whole New Appreciation for Megapixels. The Internet Has Killed April Fools’. April Fool’s!

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Top Ten Reasons You Know You’re a Social Media Expert [Humor]

PWB Marketing Blog

So we thought we’d compile the top ten reasons you know you’re a social media expert: You have more than 6 social profiles – Linkedin, Facebook, Twitter, YouTube, Google+, Flickr, FourSquare. How do you know if you’re a social media expert? Unlike Google AdWords, there isn’t any certification for social media. There’s not a test to take that’ll tell you how good you are. There’s a low barrier to entry. Create a free account and voila!, you’re on social media (on a side note, that’s why there’s a lot of costly mistakes made). You subscribe to Mashable. You have a blog.