User Motivations for Contributing Tags and Local Knowledge to the Library of Congress Flickr Collection

Margaret Kipp, Inkyung Choi, Jihee Beak, Olga Buchel, Diane Rasmussen Pennington

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We surveyed a subset of participants in the LC Flickr Project to determine their motivations for contributing to LC's Flickr photosets. We discovered that many participants were motivated by a desire to share their knowledge of local history based on their affective reactions to the images and information provided.
Original languageEnglish (US)
StatePublished - Jan 1 2013
Externally publishedYes

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