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 IPTC: The Use of Metadata

  • Date: June 2019
  • Author: IPTC

IPTC carried out a survey on the use of IPTC at the beginning of 2019 in collaboration with CEPIC.
First results of the survey were released at the IPTC Metadata Conference in Paris on 6 June 2019 and fully relased in July.

The full results on the use of metadata on the use of metadata are now available:
 IPTC Survey: The Use of Metadata

 State of the Image Metadata 2019

  • May 2019
  • Author: Imatag

This update of Survey 2019 focuses on “News sites”
 State of the Image Metadata 2019

 State of Image Metadata 2018

  • May 2018
  • Author: Imatag

This Survey on the state of image metadata covers news sites, social media and search engines
 State of the Image Metadata 2019

 Embedded Metadata Test of Social Media

  • Date: 2016
  • Author: IPTC

This test of various social media sites was carried out on 500pxx, Behance, DropBox, Facebook, Google etc.
 Social Media Test Results

The results include a comparaison with the test in 2013.

 IPTC/ CEPIC Metatadata Handbook

  • Date: 2011
  • Authors and contributors:
    Sarah Sanders (Electric Lane), Michael Steidl (IPTC), Paul Brown (CEPIC), Christian Donle, Nancy Wolff

 Download CEPIC-IPTC-ImageMetadataHandbook_1

  Embedded Metadata Manifesto


 Metadata Made Simple

  • Date: 2008
  • Author: Angela Murphy


 Metadata and Softwares (IPTC)

What is the best/ right software to embed metadata in a photograph?


  Medata and Social Media (IPTC)

Test images with embedded metadata were uploaded on selected social media websites. The IPTC research group then checked if any of the embedded values are displayed and if so, which ones. Results are available on the Embeddedmetadatamanifesto website.