Instagram #ParentPartnership #KeepingUpWithKids

Remember the themes of our partnership:

  • Create a Common Culture
  • Stay Informed
  • Start the Conversation

Definition of social networking: “The use of a dedicated Web site to communicate informally with other members of the site, by posting messages, photographs, etc.” (From Google)

  • Profile- and connections-based – Facebook, Google+, LinkedIn
  • Media sharing – Flickr, Instagram, YouTube, Vimeo, Pinterest
  • Blogging – long posts – Blogger, WordPress
  • Microblogging – short posts – Twitter, Tumblr
  • Forums – interest-based
  • MMO (Massively Multiplayer Online) Games – World of Warcraft

Instagram.

  • Take pictures and apply different effects
  • Automatic sharing to Facebook, Twitter, etc.
  • Picture sharing
  • Captions with Hashtags

Hashtag: word or phrase after the “#” sign. Meant as a way to tag posts so that you can search the stream. For example:

#Timbers #ftw #ilovepdx

  • You can follow people
  • You can comment on or like (heart) their pictures

Platforms

  • iOS (iPad, iPod, iPhone) App
  • Statigr.am

Setting restrictions on an iOS device #parentalcontrols

Instagram TOS (terms of service)

  • Must be 13
  • App is 12+
  • Just bought by Facebook

Great opportunities with Instagram

Challenges

  • Privacy of pictures
  • Posting statuses using a picture
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