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User Manual: Don’t Instagram Natural Disasters
By Sam Biddle
Instagram is a nice thing. It’s fun to peek at the lives of others, and it’s fun to make our photos look fun. But there’s nothing fun about a hurricane people are dying in, and scenes from a horrific crisis don’t deserve to be drenched in your sepia.
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I beg to differ. You don’t need to apply filters. So what if you do though? It’s not hurting anyone and in fact provides a way of documenting the process. Would you tell people not to take videos or pictures of 9/11? Of course not.

gizmodocom:

User Manual: Don’t Instagram Natural Disasters

By Sam Biddle

Instagram is a nice thing. It’s fun to peek at the lives of others, and it’s fun to make our photos look fun. But there’s nothing fun about a hurricane people are dying in, and scenes from a horrific crisis don’t deserve to be drenched in your sepia.

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I beg to differ. You don’t need to apply filters. So what if you do though? It’s not hurting anyone and in fact provides a way of documenting the process. Would you tell people not to take videos or pictures of 9/11? Of course not.

  1. spacegrainelevator reblogged this from bandipur and added:
    Important.
  2. bandipur reblogged this from bandipur and added:
    Well written and well said.
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    I won’t defend Gizmodo, because GIzmodo will always be Gizmodo (btw, Gizmodo is no tech site; they’re more a tech...
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    Agreed. As much as social media might seem fleeting, the internet is pretty good at documentary proof. These images will...
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    photo matter? There’s absolutely nothing wrong...using technology to document history. In...
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    what if you do though? It’s not hurting anyone...in fact provides
  13. fragilechaos reblogged this from gizmodocom and added:
    Not really true in my opinion. Instagram USED to be standalone before it went social with its own dedicated feed. Its...
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    I can’t say I agree with this article...sensationalize events in
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    I’ve posted about this before, but why is it that publications, especially online publications, have to dictate how we...
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