Denzil Ford of MediaValet has contributed a feature article as part of our Improving DAM In 2017 series with the title Should DAM Be More Like Facebook?. In the piece, she considers how social media engages users (with particular reference to Facebook and Slack) and whether there are models …Continue reading »
Denzil Ford, who is a writer and content strategist for DAM vendor, MediaValet has contributed a feature article which we have published today: Snapshots Of The Past, Present & Future Of Social Media + DAM. The item considers the role of DAM within social media and asks …Continue reading »
As reported on David Riecks’ Controlled Vocabulary group (and elsewhere) the IPTC’s Embedded Metadata Manifesto Initiative has repeated a test it carried out of popular social media sites three years ago and found that many are still stripping embedded metadata from images uploaded to them. The Social Media Sites Photo …Continue reading »
Back in April of this year, we highlighted some research that was being carried out by Jessica Bushey of the University of British Columbia into Digital Photographs And Trustworthiness Of Social Media Platforms. Last week, Jessica emailed participants a copy of the survey summary report. The results are broadly in-line …Continue reading »
This was announced on David Riecks’ Controlled Vocabulary list and it should be of wider interest to others involved with Digital Asset Management also (especially those with a special interest in social media). Jessica Bushey of the University of British Columbia is conducting a survey as part of her Ph.D: …Continue reading »
DAM News contributing editor, Ralph Windsor, has written a special feature following on the DAM Value Chain subject which we have been examining this year: DAM Value Chain: Social Media. The article is split into two parts. The first of these deals with the use of Social Media techniques …Continue reading »
Michael Peckham writing on the Digital Landfill blog considers 8 methods for learning from the wisdom of crowds (if you subscribe to this theory):
- Learn to Tolerate Some Chaos, Within Reason.
- Mine your Data.
- Periodically Take Stock of the Best Organic, Ad Hoc Ways of Organizing and “Graduate” Them into
“Here we are, only 5 short years since Flickr was started and they have over 5 BILLION images online! An enormous archive but luckily for stock photography users, some of the …Continue reading »
Maria Ogneva of Attensity presents a video entitled “Making Sense Of Unstructured Social Media” on the Attensity blog where she also makes the point that text analysis will be crucial to larger businesses that want to get to grips with their Social Media data and leverage it to …Continue reading »
Legendary cryptographer and computer security expert, Bruce Schneier, developer of a number of widely used cryptography algorithms (such as Blowfish, Twofish etc) has recently written an article describing a taxonomy of social media data with specific reference to its privacy implications:
- Service data: the data you provide to use
In this article by Peggy Dau writing on the Mad Perspectives blog, Peggy discusses how DAM system can help maintain brand consistency when enterprises re-purpose their content for social media distribution:
“DAM systems can help companies manage these assets. Any Digital Asset Management solution provides the ability to …Continue reading »