Why We Filter Our Photos and How It Impacts Engagement

  title={Why We Filter Our Photos and How It Impacts Engagement},
  author={Saeideh Bakhshi and David A. Shamma and Lyndon Kennedy and Eric Gilbert},
A variety of simple graphical filters are available to camera phone users to enhance their photos on the fly; these filters often stylize, saturate or age a photo. In this paper, we present a combination of large-scale data analysis and small scale in-depth interviews to understand filter-work. We look at producers’ practices of photo filtering and gain insights in the roles filters play in engaging photo consumers’ by driving their social interactions. We first interviewed 15 Flickr mobile app… CONTINUE READING
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