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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 GMT4942 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 GMT3187 views
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Flickr To Crowdsource Footage of Royal Wedding
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 GMT1082 views
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Flickr taps Nokia Maps to bring better geotagging to photos
Situation Room Photo Shows Flickr Is Grown Up
document 

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 GMT2991 views
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Situation Room Photo Shows Flickr Is Grown Up
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 GMT1105 views
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Flickr is Saving the Whales
Using Twitter, Flickr, and More To Crowdsource a Wildlife Timelapse
article Distributed Knowledge

In September of 2013, a giant wildfire dubbed the "Morgan Fire" burned through Mount Diablo State Park in California. It left thousands of acres of bush and forest charred, but...

Samuel BennettMay 22, 2014 02:53 am GMT741 views
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Using Twitter, Flickr, and More To Crowdsource a Wildlife Timelapse
Researchers Create 3-D Models With Flickr Photos
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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 GMT7721 views
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Researchers Create 3-D Models With Flickr Photos
This new species of insect was discovered on Flickr
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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 GMT1153 views
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This new species of insect was discovered on Flickr
A sign of the times: The UK government turns to Flickr to help catch £765m tax fugitives
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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 GMT814 views
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A sign of the times: The UK government turns to Flickr to help catch £765m tax fugitives
Yahoo Uses Crowdsourcing To Teach GPS To Find Scenic Routes
article Distributed Knowledge

It inspired Yahoo researchers to parse through metadata of more than 5 million pictures in Flickr and Foursquare to capture which routes people find interesting and enjoyable, even if it took...

Harshida PatelJul 09, 2014 01:54 am GMT912 views
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Yahoo Uses Crowdsourcing To Teach GPS To Find Scenic Routes
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 GMT3469 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 GMT5273 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 GMT2499 views
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VoicesTV: Featuring the Library of Congress' Flickr Strategy
Exploring place through user-generated content: Using Flickr tags to describe city cores
document 

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 GMT4095 views
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Exploring place through user-generated content: Using Flickr tags to describe city cores
New to Nature No 92: Semachrysa jade
article 

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 GMT1575 views
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New to Nature No 92: Semachrysa jade
Crowdsourcing whale hunting - "Flickr and the Whale"
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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 GMT2870 views
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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 GMT7286 views
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Crisis Info: Crowdsourcing the Filter
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 GMT1859 views
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Out of the ordinary: should we bar the public from this homage to Hoppé?
Storytelling Through Photos
document Crowd Creativity, Open Innovation, Tools

Flickr enables artists to protect their work with copyrights. The user can then decide if he or she would like All Rights Reserved or Some Rights Reserved. If all rights are reserved, the...

Adam FrazerOct 17, 2011 01:54 pm GMT1919 views
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Storytelling Through Photos
Google+ leads to the publication of a photography book and $10,000 in limited edition sales
document Crowd Creativity, Crowdfunding

The Plus One Collection is the ultimate online collaboration. Submissions were accepted on Google+, with all decisions made collaboratively, proceeds will benefit microloan crowdsourcing site,...

Jason RobbinsMar 26, 2012 12:36 pm GMT2088 views
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Google+ leads to the publication of a photography book and $10,000 in limited edition sales
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