What happened In 60 seconds on social networks in 2012 [Infographic]

Something transpires in social media every minute. Whether that is a new like, a new connection, a tweet, or social networks gaining unique visitors, we are spending a lot of our minutes socializing in various forms on an array of social sites. 2012 showed us that we prefer to share images and our location, and that Facebook and Twitter both still remain leaders in the social media world.

 

 

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Did Yahoo kill Flickr?

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Flickr’s tag line used to read “almost certainly the best online photo management and sharing application in the world.”

Flickr was something that had never been done before on the internet and it changed the shape of the internet as we know it today.  But along came Yahoo who bought Flickr and “murdered it and screwed itself out of relevance along the way.”

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Father and son recreate shuttle launch photo taken 30 years earlier

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These two photos were taken thirty years apart at the first and last space shuttle launches.

The first space shuttle launched into space thirty years ago. Chris Bray and his father Kenneth were theye to watch the first launch — and took a picture. Then the shuttle Atlantis took its final trip last Friday. Again, the father and son were there. And again, the two snapped a photo to capture the moment. (Pics)

 

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Amazing maps show where Twitter and Flickr are used around the world

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Europe and North America are the brightest spots, indicating the most concentrated use of Twitter and Flickr.

Last year photographer Eric Fischer turned a lot of heads with his Flickr set that used the site’s geotags to map various cities. Now he has posted a new set on his Flickr stream that illustrates where in the United States, Europe, and the world people tend to use Twitter, and where they tend to use Flickr.  (Pics)

 

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A Dad Who Creatively Captures His Kids in Photos

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 Jason Lee,  a wedding photographer by trade, turns his magic with a camera onto his daughters.

If there was a prize that could be given out to the most creative father, I’d hope that it was awarded to Jason Lee. A wedding photographer by trade, he’s used to capturing some of the most important moments in a couples’ lives. As a longtime fan of Jason’s photos on Flickr however, I think the real magic happens when he turns the camera onto his daughters. (Pics)

 

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Is It Safe To Post Your Children’s Photos To Online Photo Sharing Sites?

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For Jessica Gwozdz, a professional photographer and mother of two, Flickr was a blessing. It allowed her to share photos of her children, Grace and Henry, with distant, tech-averse relatives for whom a username and password would have been too great an obstacle. It even allowed potential clients to freely browse her gallery.

Then a friend sent her an e-mail message with the kind of subject line no parent cares to read: “Oh no — it’s Gracie.”

 

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Eye-Fi SD Cards Add Twitter, Flickr, RSS Support

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More than meets the Eye-Fi

In a market saturated by indistinguishable flash memory competitors, Eye-Fi has managed time and time again to smartly separate itself from its memory card doppelgangers… first, simply by slapping a Wi-Fi transmitter and built-in geotracking into an SD card, and now – even neater – with built-in Flickr and Twitter support.

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