Episode 05: MetaData & Online Posting

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Show Notes

Metadata and online-posting best practices are the focus of this episode. What is metadata and why is important?  What are the ethics and etiquette of photo sharing? Maureen also answers a question, with a cool example, about lantern slides.

In this episode of Ask Maureen we answer the following:

  • Lantern Slides ~ What are they and what were they used for? And an example of lantern slides.
  • Metadata – What is metadata? How do we use it for photo organizing and preserving family history?
    • Keep a list of keywords
    • Electronic properties
  • Best practices and good behavior for posting and sharing photos online
    • Watermarking photos
    • Ethical photo sharing

(This episode first aired in May 2017)

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