Category Archives: Social media

Using Quick Picture Tools to combine images

A friend turned me on to Quick Picture Tools for combining photos (think mug shots, real estate properties, etc.) without all of the setup needed in Photoshop. I used it to create an image combining four items available in my … Continue reading

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ContentTools: Can you guess format

I’m playing with ContentTools. This particular tools allows me to add a sponsorship ad (In this case I added an image with my author website url and linked it to my website) as well as social follow buttons. I can … Continue reading

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Flipboard: Create a magazine to share

View my Flipboard Magazine. I’ve used Flipboard in the past to curate news I care about. If you aren’t familiar with Flipboard, it’s basically an RSS reader that presents content in a beautiful digital magazine format. But there is also … Continue reading

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Katy Perry ‘Roar’ video uses social media creatively

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Look what I’ve been up to on RebelMouse

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Churnalism compares news articles with press releases

This is interesting tool. You can use Churnalism to determine if an article takes quotes out of context, etc. Also, works with content behind paywalls. Learn more from Sunlight Foundation.

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Using Layar or augmented reality to enhance print content

I’m totally geekin’ out here. I used Layar (augmented reality) to enhance this image and make it interactive. I love having the ability to marry the print and digital worlds. Download the FREE Layar Reality Browser app (Android, Apple) on your … Continue reading

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Digital journalists innovate and discover alternate uses for social media tools

As a multiplatform journalist, I’m constantly discovering new tools. I’m always looking for ways I can use a tool to help me do better journalism. A lot of times, the uses I find for a particular tool were never imagined … Continue reading

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I used Jux to create this Central Market slideshow

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What’s inside today’s journalist’s toolbox?

Here is a peek at some of the digital tools today’s journalists use. Journotoolbox2013 from Buffy Andrews

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