Archiving social media accounts at SFO Museum – Take three

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These third-party services that we use offer many benefits but too often we forget that they are not necessarily built for for longevity. Importantly it’s not necessarily their responsibility either. So long as there is a way for SFO Museum to export the things that it posts on a service we can and should take on some of the burden of preserving those efforts for posterity. That is, after all, the business of museums and libraries and archives.

This is a blog post by aaron cope. It was published on May 04, 2022 and tagged twitter, instagram, golang, socialmedia and tools.