Hacking Instagram

This is a case study in accessible and dynamic content creation using Instagram’s API. A embedded feed of the Mansfield Library Archives and Special Collections’ most recent Instagram posts was created for their website’s home page. The process to harness Instagram’s API highlighted competing interests: web services’ desire to efficiently manage content, Archives staff’s investment in the the Instagram platform, and everyone’s institutional commitment to accessibility. The result? Simple, tailored, and fabulous.

Read the full journey through my presentation from the 2017 Netspeed Conference in Edmonton, AB, Canada.

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