is an image hosting and video hosting website, and web services suite that was created by Ludicorp in 2004 and acquired by Yahoo in 2005…used to share and embed personal photographs,…also widely used by photo researchers and by bloggers to host images that they embed in blogs and social media.
online mobile photo-sharing, video-sharing and social networking service that enables its users to take pictures and videos, apply digital filters to them, and share them on a variety of social networking services, such as Facebook, Twitter, Tumblr and Flickr.
advantages of sites for a library:
cost effective as it is free
- promoting its archives, activities
- To provide a way for the general public to contribute information and knowledge
- ad hoc broadcast channels for instructional and promotional content sharing, such as interviews with Library published authors, presentation slides and ‘how to use the Library’s services’ screencasts.