Travel with social media

Who doesn’t love sharing pictures on social media? Everyone takes a lot of photos when travelling.  On a one week vacation, you might come away with over 1,000 photos at least. How do you sort, save and share all of that content? Thankfully, there are a lot of tools for travellers so that they can share their travel photos (and stories too)

Travel with social media

Using Instagram and twitter.

Services like Instagram are found everywhere with the ability to snap a picture on just about every device, you can also share that moment with a few extra clicks. You may not even know this but Polaroid film was one of first photo sharing networks. Even though it took approximately three minutes, it was much quicker than most others cameras

Now things have changed. You can use your phone to take a photo and within seconds you can upload it to any social media platform.

 

Travel with social media

Instagram allows users to instantly add filters and share their photos as soon as the photo is taken. Because so many social networks are also interconnected, publishing a photo to Instagram could easily be automatically sent to your Facebook.

Twitter Networks. So, a quick snap taken by you becomes available to all the people you are connected to online. Instead of having to sit with your friends to show them an album.  They will receive updates in real time.

Microblogging platforms, such as Tumblr and Posterous, allow users to quickly upload pictures that are then available to their friends, family ect. With social media increasingly dependent on live updates, social media platforms (including Twitter) is a great way to tell your friends and family about your travels with your travel photos. They also provide room for comments.

 

Travel with social media