Posts tagged with ‘UGC’

Readers Capture the Complexity of the US-Mexican Border

fjp-latinamerica:

What does life look like along the 2,000 miles of the US-Mexico border?

The New York Times crowdsourced reader photos, from the intimate to the aerial, to tell the visual story. 

FJP: One of the best crowdsourced interactive features we’ve seen in a long time. Yet, you will need more than a thousand pictures to really grasp what exactly is going on along the US-Mexico border, one of the busiest in the world. And, as you most certainly know, it is not only about Tijuana anymore, but about a long series of bordertowns than span all the way East until the Rio Grande Valley.

H/T: Propublica.

In 2011, 1 Trillion Videos Were Watched on YouTube.
That’s a lot of kittehs.
Or, as the YouTube Blog calculates it, about 140 views for every person on earth.
The blog has top 10 lists and the details.

In 2011, 1 Trillion Videos Were Watched on YouTube.

That’s a lot of kittehs.

Or, as the YouTube Blog calculates it, about 140 views for every person on earth.

The blog has top 10 lists and the details.

Yahoo Ups its Citizen Journalism Game →

A new Yahoo initiative on Monday encourages users to submit their first-person news reports, advice and gossipy items for publication on the Web portal. The Yahoo Contributor Network is intended to add a more personal touch to the existing articles in Yahoo’s news, finance and entertainment areas.

The network is an offshoot of Associated Content, the citizen journalism site that Yahoo acquired earlier this year.