Third Thursday 4: Appraising Social Media with DocNow

Apr. 20, 2017 -- Examining concepts of ownership, collecting strategies, and applicability of traditional appraisal practices for social media. #appraisethis


  1. This month, our Third Thursday chat on Twitter focused on issues of collecting social media and we welcomed Bergis Jules, Community Lead of DocNow to help navigate this conversation. Thanks also to Alexandra Dolan-Mescal, UX Designer for DocNow, who also tweeted in her thoughts.
  2. Q. 1 Based on the SAA glossary definition, how do you see traditional appraisal practices being used on social media content?
  3. Q. 2 How can our tools help us determine quality of social media content? What tool functionality would be useful to an archivist?