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OWS photographers, please use Flickr
By Dave Winer on Sunday, October 23, 2011 at 1:38 PM.

A picture named 2unnel.gifIf you're photographing OWS events, please use a photo service that supports RSS with tagging. This means we can build new apps off their flow. Your photos have a life outside of Flickr.  #

As far as I know, Flickr has the most complete API of any of the free photo hosting services. (And I know Flickr isn't free above a certain level of use.) #

For example, we can tap into their flow of occupyboston photos through this feed. #

http://api.flickr.com/services/feeds/photos_public.gne?tags=occupyboston #

If you know of another photo-sharing service that has that feature, let me know and I will recommend its use as well and will hook it into the occupyweb.org photo flow. To qualify it must have a URL like the one above, and not require an API key, or any programming beyond accessing an RSS feed.  #

Note that we are creating an archive of these photos, so there is an incentive to a service to support this. Their photos cannot be part of the archive until they do. #

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