I teach a course called Cultural Perspectives, which is basically an introduction to critical theory for creative media students. As part of the assessment, students are asked to create some media content that explores one of the critical themes covered in the syllabus and then publish their media content online. This is a list I curated for my students. It features online locations where you can publish and share creative content. Suggestions or additions are welcome.
Instructables is a place that lets you explore, document, and share your DIY creations and 'how to make' instructions.
Anyone can create a community on nearly any topic imaginable. Each community is independently moderated by volunteer users. Community members can share content including stories, links, and images.
SoundCloud is an audio platform that lets you listen to what you love and share the sounds you create.
ISSUU is a digital publishing platform and features 1000s of quality magazines and books which can be read online for free.
Enjoy the videos and music you love, upload original content, and share it all with friends, family, and the world on YouTube.
Create your eBooks, Photo albums, Comics, Magazines, Fanzines, CV, Brochures, Books... When you're done, publish and share your ebook full of photos, video, audio with friends, family, and the world.
What are you working on? Dribbble is a community of designers answering that question each day. Web designers, graphic designers, illustrators, icon artists, typographers, logo designers, and other creative types share small screenshots (shots) that show their work, process, and current projects. Dribbble is a place to show and tell, promote, discover, and explore design.
The best place to write, read and share wonderful stories
20lines is a community of writers, readers and dreamers.
Our goal is to connect talented writers with passionate readers through wonderful short stories. You can browse among thousands of stories of any genre or topic. The only limit is that stories can’t be longer than 240 lines (about 3,400 words), so they are perfect every time you have 5 spare minutes.
itch.io is a simple way to find, download and distribute indie games online. Whether you're a developer looking to upload your game or just someone looking for something new to play itch.io has you covered.
The home for all your photos. Upload, access, organize, edit, and share your photos from any device, from anywhere in the world. Get 1,000GB of photo storage free.
Discover. Get inspired. Repeat. Hack things for the better. Learn and grow from the example of others. Pass it on by showing off your own hardware adventures. Hackaday.io provides hosting space for documenting hardware and software projects and has grown into a social network of over 100,000 members creating projects which cover a wide range of topics that appeal to the DIY mindset.
Tumblr is a microblogging platform and social networking website that allows users to post multimedia and other content to a short-form blog.
Discover, Share, and Present presentations and infographics with the world’s largest professional content sharing community.
In alliance with premiere publisher IDW, Comics Experience Publishing offers opportunity for new talent to reach a broader audience with creator-owned work.
Showcase and discover illustrations, graphic design, web design and more on the world's leading online platform for creative industries.
Join the web’s most supportive community of creators and get high-quality tools for hosting, sharing, and streaming videos in gorgeous HD with no ads.
Create stories using social media. Turn what people post on social media into compelling stories. Collect the best photos, video, tweets and more to publish them as simple, beautiful stories that can be embedded anywhere.
The global digital comics service platform, LINE WEBTOON offers daily updated over 200 online comics for free. Publish your work and enjoy your favorite comics on your iPhone, iPad, Kindle Fire, Android, Windows, browser and more.
Clyp is the easiest way to record, upload and share audio. No account required.
Speaker Deck is the best way to share presentations online. Simply upload your slides as a PDF, and we’ll turn them into a beautiful online experience. View them on SpeakerDeck.com, or share them on any website with an embed code.
DeviantArt is the world's largest online social community for artists and art enthusiasts, allowing people to connect through the creation and sharing of art.
Blend is a collaboration network for music creators. Share in-progress projects and discover tutorials, plugins and sample packs from other producers.
Sign up for Splice, the cloud platform for music creation, collaboration and sharing. Collaboration, backup and project file sharing with producers around the world. Support for Ableton Live, Logic and FL Studio.
Tribe of Noise is a music community that connects artists, fans and professionals. The music is uploaded by independent artists under a Creative Commons 4.0 by-share alike license in MP3 format. All music may be freely and lawfully shared.
The Matboard is a social bookmarking tool for creatives to explore, share and inspire all forms of creative work: Graphic design, print design, collateral materials, posters, ads, packaging, stationery, logos, magazine design, infographics, outdoor advertising, direct marketing, illustration, typography, vintage design, application and iOS design, web design, and photography.
Ello is The Creators Network, a socially-powered publishing and collaboration platform supporting a global community of artists. Founded in 2013 by a small group of art & design professionals, Ello provides a creative oasis for artists and their fans while empowering artist x brand collaboration via our Artist Invites program. Our goal as both product and brand has always been, and remains, to deliver creators visibility, influence and opportunity.
Publishing platform for digital magazines, interactive publications and online catalogs. Convert documents to beautiful publications and share them worldwide
GitHub is a development platform inspired by the way you work. From open source to business, you can host and review code, manage projects, and build software alongside millions of other developers.
The Loop is a career network for creative talent. Get your creative portfolio online and in front of the best employers.