Category Social Media

My first animated GIF

I’ve been wanting to learn how to make GIFs for a while now. I see them being used by Archives and Libraries to animate their collections all the time on Tumblr, and I wanted to do something similar with the archival materials available at work. So tonight, I decided to sit down and learn how […]

Why Bother with Twitter?

For a very long time, I did not see the point of Twitter. When it first came out, it just seemed like an even more pointless version of Facebook that limited posts to status updates of 140 characters or less. For the most part, I thought people only used Twitter to comment on the minute […]

Social Media and Museums

Social Media is a double-edged sword when it comes to the museum experience—it can either distract or add to the experience. Based on the above video, we can see that it can be hard to stay present when we are attached to social media on our phones. The contrast between the art the girl in […]