Many educators, artists, and writers work hard to create slides and images that can be used to spread ideas and initiate important dialogue. Many people also share their work on the internet through a variety of methods. This is important as the sharing of ideas can result in “intellectual collisions” (C. Christensen) that can not only create some change but also improve upon ideas once they have been shared.
One thing I have noticed is that many of us share and use this work without reference to the original creator. When we share an image (or a quote) in a tweet, and we do not give a reference to the artist or author, are we are “stealing” images?
Sadly, I have been guilty of this with one of the images Chris even links to!