This week’s digital and social news includes one very big announcement that we’ll be keeping an eye on — Getty Images is opening the bulk of its photo collection for “free” (well, in exchange for an open embed program). Also, Facebook unveils its new News Feed redesign.
- Getty Sets 35 Million Images Free, But Who Can Use Them? – Getty Images, the world’s largest photo service, is opening the bulk of its photo collection for free for non-commercial use, allowing users to tweet, blog or otherwise post photos with Getty’s embed feature that will attach a credit and link to each image. What does that mean for content marketers? This article explores the implications of the “non-commercial use” policy as it relates to brands.
- Facebook Unveils News Feed Redesign, One Year Later – The new look includes subtle font changes and more prominent photos that span the entire news feed.
- 7 Tips for Igniting Your Content with Social Media – Some of the tips include: knowing your audience, make sure your content gives that audience something of value and make sure to know what success looks like and then measure it.
- A Sampling of the Sexiest Business Blogs on the Internet – A nice list of visually appealing and well organized B2B business blogs.