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Picture Netiquette The Culture of Internet Images

Picture Netiquette

Picture Netiquette is the social code of sharing images in social networks. The culture of internet pictures.

Taking and sharing photographs is part of many networks and the basis of others. It is user generated content (UGC), Social Media.

Images have more meaning to users than status updates. Updates with images are more popular. Networks use them as a them.


A picture is worth a thousand words. This is a popular saying. In social media, A picture is worth a thousand views.

We like to view pictures. The general parameters of imagery on networks are decency and popularity. Images that get a lot of views have value.

Networks set the standards of decency. Offline social constraints play a major roll in personal standards, which are higher as a matter of netiquette.

The guidelines are the cultural norms of sharing images. The types of photographs, comments, and methods of sharing vary by network. There are conventions for doing it.

Pictures are uploaded from devices including smartphones, tablets, and desktops to networks. The type of comments user leave depend on the type of picture.

A picture from a mobile device is different than a picture from a Digital SLR Camera. Some devices have similar quality. Most do not.

Picture Networks

A picture network is a social media website that focuses on image sharing. Social Media is interactive UGC. It relies on content creators to find audiences.

The networks allow users to upload pictures to their domain specifically. They are shared with contacts.

Innovative interaction with imagery is provided by picture networks. Filters make them fun. Hashtags or other features allow association.

Audio Visual Video

Published on May 16, 2015 | 0:22 Seconds | Science and Technology

An introduction to Picture Netiquette. Keywords, graphics, and symbols.


David Chiles

Picture Network Netiquette

Published on April 13, 2013 | 1:26 Minutes | Science and Technology

Photos are popular. Online pictures have their own social networks. There are rules of netiquette for posting pics in an image gallery. All picture networks allow users to make a photo gallery. This video is about the rules of netiquette for using picture social networks.


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David Chiles

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