Daily Archives: June 12, 2014

Thoughts on way we look at old photographs

In terms of why people use social media to share historical photos, my experience has been thus: 1)Identity2)Connection –  with people locally/regionally or to a regional area (place they grew up) – old friends/family or to identify old friends/family3)Education (Learn about history)4)Nostalgia5)Research6)Organize the world/Understand humanity7)Art/Creative value (some of just like to look at photos) There is some research out there on viewing old photographs which ...

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