The recent uproar over Instagram’s planned changes to the Terms of Service has reminded me once more why I like Flickr so much. Despite all it’s woes I think it is still the best photo sharing platform for non-profits. In addition, the new mobile app makes it easier to (re)discover Flickr from your smart phone.
A photographer is suing AFP and Getty Images for 120 million US Dollars over photos that he had taken in Haiti after the earthquake and which he had shared on Twitter.
Many non-profits, NGOs and International Organizations are of two minds when it comes to sharing photos on the internet. On the one hand, they want their material to be shared as widely as possible, on the other hand they want to have total control. The decision matrix in this blog post will help you decide which photos to share and how.
I have been using Flickr for about two years to increase visibility of the work of Red Cross Red Crescent. Today, I’d like to share some of the lessons I’ve learned.
I know many NGOs who produce feature-length advocacy films to state their case against e.g. climate change, human trafficking, dragnet-fishing etc. And I am certain that many of them could be greatly enhanced by an approach like “Us Now”.
TED is a non-profit organization that invites interesting people to talk about interesting things. But what really makes their site stand out is how well they understand video presentation online.
As many of you have probably heard, the Associated Press (AP) expects not only to be paid when substantial parts or all of it’s content is being reused but even when you quote a headline and link back to them. Here are my two cents worth of opinion.