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This section covers:

How to find images and video from a specific location:

  • Direct from Twitter, Instagram and other social media sites
  • Using free and paid tools
  • The ethics and crediting of eyewitness media

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Ethics and crediting

I’m putting this first because it’s important…

Image: Ryan McGuire, Gratisography

This section covers:

  • Advanced search on Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, LinkedIn and Reddit to find interviewees, story ideas and for research
  • Tracking people down via their social media accounts

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✳️ Facebook Signal

Update: Facebook Signal has closed down, so these links no longer work unfortunately…

Cordelia Hebblethwaite

Commissioning editor for @bbcideas — short films for curious minds. Via @BBCNewsnight, @JSKStanford, @BBCTrending and more. Wrote www.socialmediareporter.org

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