Our Network

Tag Archives | instagram

Twenty20 raises $8M, removes the velvet rope on its crowdsourced stock photo platform

Twenty20 has long hinted at ambitions to reshape the way stock photography is sourced. But for the better part of its three years in operation, the company has looked, at least from the outside, more like a photo enthusiasts community, akin to early Instagram or VSCO today. If only we could have seen this duck’s [...]

Continue Reading

Can I Get an Instagram Shout-Out from a Celeb for My Birthday?

Across the vast and teeming wilds of the Instagram comment sections of popular celebrity accounts, certain questions echo: "Follow back?" "Like my pic?" "Can I eat your pussy?" For years, scholars and scientists of the celebrity Instagram have wondered: Are these requests ever fulfilled? Let’s find out. Read more… Continue Reading from the Source

Continue Reading

Cadillac goes white-out on social media as prelude to Oscars announcement [w/video]

Filed under: Marketing/Advertising, Videos, Cadillac, United States, Luxury Cadillac’s social media presence across the web is now blank, in preparation for the debut a new advertising campaign during the Oscars. Continue reading Cadillac goes white-out on social media as prelude to Oscars announcement [w/video] Cadillac goes white-out on social media as prelude to Oscars announcement [...]

Continue Reading

Stewart Butterfield: Was it a mistake to sell Flickr to Yahoo? It’s complicated…

For much of the 2000s, if you wanted to post a photo to the Internet, whether for a Craigslist ad or a blog post, Flickr was your first and last choice. Even Blogger lacked its own photo-uploading tool, instructing users to create a Flickr account to do so. When Stewart Butterfield, Flickr’s cofounder and tonight’s PandoMonthly guest, sold [...]

Continue Reading

Epoxy partners with top MCNs to makes multi-platform content management less of a pain

With the emergence of online video stars that rival traditional Hollywood celebrities in popularity and influence, it’s no surprise brands are turning to digital platforms to reach consumers. But with fans spread across YouTube, Instagram, Vine, Twitter, and Facebook, it’s harder than ever to manage and measure the impact of these brand messages. Epoxy is [...]

Continue Reading

Twitter doesn’t need to “beat” Instagram — and should feel no shame about telling people to stop using it

You probably wouldn’t hear Pepsi overtly tell customers to stop drinking Coca-Cola. They might make veiled attacks on a non-specific “competitor” in an advertisement. But without empirical evidence for why Pepsi is better than Coke, mentioning Coke by name would not only risk drawing undue attention to a product that is already more popular than Pepsi — it [...]

Continue Reading

Air Jordan Bandit Caught Through Instagram

Oklahoma City police arrested a man Thursday for robbery. 18 year old Steven Wallace set up a meeting with another man through Instagram to sell a pair of Air Jordan shoes for $200. Prior to the transaction being made, Wallace got into an altercation with the victim, ending withWallace taking off on-foot with the shoes. [...]

Continue Reading

Instagram bug allowed anyone to view “private” photos

Instagram has fixed a vulnerability which allowed anyone with access to an image’s URL to view the photo, even those shared by users whose accounts are set to “private.” A Quartz reporter discovered the problem while using Instagram’s API as a reporting tool. The problem is thought only to have applied to Instagram users who shared [...]

Continue Reading

If you’re over 20, you don’t get social. (But this kid can teach you)

Ask any founder or VC about the most important demographic for social products and you’ll invariably hear, “teens and young adults.” Not only are these users the most engaged, but they’re also the most difficult to reach and fickle once you do. The challenge is that getting into the psyche of today’s digital natives can [...]

Continue Reading

The reaction to the “Instagram Rapture” shows how narcissistic the service really is

Instagram recently decided to permanently delete many of the spam accounts it’s discovered on its service. The move was meant to help the network remain “authentic” because “it’s a place where real people share real moments,” Instagram said at the time. But apparently some of the users affected by this decision aren’t happy about its impact. [...]

Continue Reading

Designed by OhhWord Media