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Using Flickr to Crowdsource Market Research
document Crowd Creativity, Distributed Knowledge

Try using Flickr to gather primary market research. It’s fast, free and extremely informative.

Archenette EvangelioJan 25, 2011 07:54 am GMT3652 views
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Using Flickr to Crowdsource Market Research
Flickr To Crowdsource Footage of Royal Wedding
document Crowd Creativity

According to a spokesperson, the People’s Royal Wedding Album is designed to be a counterpart to the official royal album, capturing “the people’s view” of the Royal Wedding. All are welcome to...

Rebecca GutierrezApr 23, 2011 04:27 am GMT3070 views
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Flickr To Crowdsource Footage of Royal Wedding
Situation Room Photo Shows Flickr Is Grown Up
document Crowd Creativity, Distributed Knowledge

The photo, taken by Pete Souza — the White House’s talented official photographer, was viewed 390,000 times on Flickr by 3:30 that afternoon. The number reached 600,000 pageviews by 5 p.m. And 25...

Rebecca GutierrezMay 05, 2011 05:08 am GMT2859 views
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Situation Room Photo Shows Flickr Is Grown Up
Flickr taps Nokia Maps to bring better geotagging to photos
document Tools

Flickr won’t be dropping its work with the Open Street Map (OSM) community – it will continue to reel in OSM map tiles for areas where full commercial map coverage isn’t available. “One...

Sebastian BlancaJun 30, 2012 12:43 am GMT940 views
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Flickr taps Nokia Maps to bring better geotagging to photos
Researchers Create 3-D Models With Flickr Photos
document Crowd Creativity

The new technique—developed by researchers at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and ETH Zurich—streamlines a complex process that previously required clusters of dozens of computers....

Archenette EvangelioDec 12, 2010 05:00 pm GMT5691 views
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Researchers Create 3-D Models With Flickr Photos
Flickr is Saving the Whales
document Distributed Knowledge

People are using pictures of whales, particularly pictures of their tails which have unique markings that can be used to identify individual whales, combined with the date and location information...

Claire MackayOct 30, 2011 02:09 am GMT977 views
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Flickr is Saving the Whales
A sign of the times: The UK government turns to Flickr to help catch £765m tax fugitives
document Distributed Knowledge

HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC) has posted to Flickr the photos of 20 individuals that have collectively defrauded the UK government of £765 million ($1.2 billion), BBC reports. If you’ve got a...

Tim SatterthwaiteAug 16, 2012 03:16 pm GMT683 views
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A sign of the times: The UK government turns to Flickr to help catch £765m tax fugitives
Exploring place through user-generated content: Using Flickr tags to describe city cores
document Crowd Creativity, Distributed Knowledge

This paper opened by setting out a number of examples of the uses of vernacular geography in examples of putative information systems, and argued that such geographies were not often captured by...

Tonya Van Dijk Sep 03, 2011 02:40 am GMT2249 views
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Exploring place through user-generated content: Using Flickr tags to describe city cores
This new species of insect was discovered on Flickr
document Crowd Creativity

This incident points to the power of image hosting services as image crowdsourcing. Guek took the photo in Malaysia, but didn't have the expertise to identify it as a new species. Winterton...

Jayne AnnAug 13, 2012 01:04 am GMT1053 views
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This new species of insect was discovered on Flickr
Crowdsourcing whale hunting - "Flickr and the Whale"
article Distributed Knowledge

If you weren’t convinced before that almost anything can be accomplished through crowdsourcing, this should more or less do it for you: finding an image on Flickr, a whale scientist was able to...

Akanksha MallOct 14, 2010 10:12 pm GMT1766 views
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Crowdsourcing whale hunting -
If Crowdsourcing is the Problem then Crowdfunding Maybe the Answer: Seeing the World Through a Photo Journalist Lens
Crowd Creativity

 

Internet spawned ventures like Flickr and iStockphoto providing stock photography at a fraction of the price of professional stock photography changed the paradigm as photo stock became available and affordable to the masses. So fundamental was the change that rather than be cannibalized, Getty Images, “the world’s leading creator and distributor of visual content”, cannibalized the cannibal, acquiring iStockphoto in February 2006.

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Cristina CaineJan 14, 2011 04:41 am GMT3027 views
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Google Images Labeler: Google's Challenge To Flickr?
document Crowd Creativity, Open Innovation

Image search has been tough for search engines. They can't easily tell what an image is about, since there's no good way to "see" the images and categorize them. Some...

Rebecca GutierrezMar 28, 2011 08:47 am GMT3425 views
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Google Images Labeler: Google's Challenge To Flickr?
VoicesTV: Featuring the Library of Congress' Flickr Strategy
video Crowd Creativity

The Library of Congress is one organization that's used Flickr effectively for historic photos. In fact, it was one of the first -- and most successful -- social media partnerships by a U.S....

Rebecca GutierrezAug 25, 2011 06:41 am GMT2417 views
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VoicesTV: Featuring the Library of Congress' Flickr Strategy
Shared Science: New Insect Discovered Through Flickr
video Distributed Knowledge

A scientist discovered a new species of insect while browsing bug photos on Flickr.

April SchmidtAug 18, 2012 08:57 pm GMT1149 views
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Shared Science: New Insect Discovered Through Flickr
New to Nature No 92: Semachrysa jade
article Distributed Knowledge

Hock Ping Guek is a professional photographer and citizen scientist who lives in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia and whose online nom de plume is Kurt Orionmystery. He photographed a particularly attractive...

Harshida PatelNov 25, 2012 01:35 pm GMT1418 views
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New to Nature No 92: Semachrysa jade
Crisis Info: Crowdsourcing the Filter
document Open Innovation, Tools

This is classic “crowdsourcing”, where the more people you have weighing in on any specific data point raises the probability of the finding the right answer.

Eric DavisDec 08, 2010 12:24 am GMT5347 views
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Crisis Info: Crowdsourcing the Filter
Cloud Shopper
site Distributed Knowledge / Opinion

Recently launched in December 15th, Cloud Shopper allows you to obtain suggestions from your Facebook friends in relation to making a purchasing decision. This site crowdsources your Facebook...

Benjamin FosselJan 01, 2011 01:07 pm GMT1781 views
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Cloud Shopper
Charting the Catastrophe: Map Matches Earthquake Videos to Location
document Crowd Creativity, Distributed Knowledge, Open Innovation

Esri came up with an addictive mashup of YouTube videos, Flickr photos, and tweets from the front lines of the disaster. Pinpoint where each quake and aftershock struck, then see the damage from...

Tim SatterthwaiteMar 13, 2011 10:25 pm GMT3961 views
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Charting the Catastrophe: Map Matches Earthquake Videos to Location
EPA Puts Out Global Call for Environment Photos
document Distributed Knowledge, Open Innovation

The EPA is calling on the masses to post their best photographs on Flickr. In the first week, about 100 images were posted to a special group page set up through the photo sharing network. The...

Benjamin FosselApr 28, 2011 05:27 am GMT2525 views
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EPA Puts Out Global Call for Environment Photos
Out of the ordinary: should we bar the public from this homage to Hoppé?
document Crowd Creativity, Distributed Knowledge

The NPG, having noted that many of Hoppé's locations remain familiar today – London Zoo, Hyde Park, the Savoy Hotel – invited the public to respond to Hoppé's street scenes with images of...

Luis Enrique MoralesMay 17, 2011 01:20 am GMT1746 views
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Out of the ordinary: should we bar the public from this homage to Hoppé?
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