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Geofeediaseminar2013

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How journalists can use Geofeedia. A quick introduction.
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  • GeofeediaA social media search by location toolBuffyAndrews
  • Why is it? Geofeedia is a location-based search tool that allowsjournalists to aggregate publicly shared social media Data sources = Twitter, Instagram, YouTube, Flickr, and Picasa Content comes from GPS-enabled smartphone and digitalphotos with coordinates embedded in image file Search area can be as large as a city, as small as a buildingBuffyAndrews
  • How to search Type in specific address, city or zip code to have map take youexactly where you want to go Type in a city or zip code to get to a general area and furtherdefine map via zooming and scrolling to specific location Type in place name (ie. The White House, Yankee Stadium)and Geofeedia will search list of pre-drawn polygonsBuffyAndrews
  • Search by place name Searched for The White HouseBuffyAndrews
  • Search by city Searched for York, Pa.BuffyAndrews
  • Search by address Searched for 1891 Loucks Road, York, Pa.BuffyAndrews
  • Sharing options Storify Twitter Pinterest Facebook StumbleUpon Email Blogger Tumblr And moreBuffyAndrews
  • Uses: Breaking News Boston BombingBuffyAndrews
  • Uses: Breaking news Hurricane SandyBuffyAndrews
  • Uses: Breaking news Empire State Building shootingBuffyAndrews
  • Uses: Breaking news Found photos of local barn fireBuffyAndrews
  • Events: National/World Award shows (Emmys, Grammys, Oscars, Golden Globes, etc.) Sporting events (Olympics, Super Bowl) Conventions (New York Comic Con) Elections Etc.BuffyAndrews
  • Uses: Local events Concerts Fairs Car shows Graduations Tailgating Sporting events Parades Etc.BuffyAndrews
  • Sporting eventsBuffyAndrews
  • ConcertsBuffyAndrews
  • High school graduations You cant cover all high school graduations, so why not curatevia GeofeediaBuffyAndrews
  • Local elections Think outside the boxBuffyAndrews
  • Farm show When you do find cool photos, you can ask permission to usein print. People usually say yes.BuffyAndrews
  • Re-enactments Gettysburg re-enactment (Big one coming up this year.)BuffyAndrews
  • Marry content Slideshows Pinterest boards Etc.BuffyAndrews
  • Create RSS feeds Create a feed so folks can follow State that it is a raw feed I usually create RSS feeds for the venues Im curating (ie.Gettysburg Battlefield) I often do separate feeds for tweets,photos, videos Feed is embeddable on website or blogBuffyAndrews
  • For more Check out some of my geofeeds:http://www.yorkblog.com/buffy/geofeeds/ Quick tutorial:http://www.yorkblog.com/buffy/2012/06/14/mobile-media-lab-tutorial- Tutorial on creating feeds:http://www.yorkblog.com/buffy/7364-2BuffyAndrews
  • Follow meBuffyAndrews Buffys World:http://www.yorkblog.com/buffy/ Buffys Write Zone:http://buffyswritezone.blogspot.com/ Author website:www.authorbuffyandrews.com Twitter: https://twitter.com/Buffyandrews Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/buffy.andrews Google+: https://plus.google.com/u/0/102646936236475852585/posts
  • Follow me Pinterest: https://pinterest.com/buffyandrews/ Tumblr: http://www.tumblr.com/blog/buffyandrews Storify: http://storify.com/buffyandrews Instagram: buffyandrews Linkedin: http://www.linkedin.com/profile/view?id=40047960 RebelMouse: https://www.rebelmouse.com/Buffyandrews Goodreads:http://www.goodreads.com/user/show/7370309-buffy-andrewsBuffyAndrews
  • ContactBuffy AndrewsAssistant Managing EditorFeatures and Niche PubsSocial Media CoordinatorYork Daily RecordEmail: [email protected]: 717-771-2052BuffyAndrews
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