On Instagram, different filters work for different types of shots . But if what you want is interactions and not art, then data shows there is a certain hierarchy. Marketing analytics firm TrackHaven found that Mayfair and Inkwell work best, along with no filters at all. Read more… Continue Reading from the Source
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Snoop Dogg recently announced an EDM project that he’s calling LA Party Machine via Instagram. He captioned it, “Comin soon. My new group !!!!!!! Edm meets hip hop!! La party machine !!” Following the announcement, he posted a preview called “Despicable” that we’re assuming will be one of the upcoming tracks from the group. Standby [...]
Digital signage is hardly an industry that screams for startup attention. Yes, the category hasn’t had much innovation in the decade plus that it’s been in existence, but it’s not like the dentist offices, restaurants, and casinos that host these screens are clamoring for technology. If anything, these signs are often an afterthought. Culver City-based [...]
Breakout mobile photo sensation Frontback is an app that almost never happened. It’s a fact that seems mind-boggling given that the company raced past its one millionth download in late March and has now doubled its user based in the last eight weeks and tripled the number of photos uploaded and viewed monthly since the beginning [...]
It’s a springtime Saturday, with the weather finally warming up for a lot of folks. Sounds like the perfect day for brunch with friends, right? Wrong. Instagram is down, and it’s causing a panic among aspiring food photographers. Just look at these poor lost souls. Read more… Continue Reading from the Source
Instagram seems to be having some technical difficulties updating its feeds right now. Guess you’ll just have to share your brunch pictures sans filter. [Instagram] Read more… Continue Reading from the Source
We see wonderful images from space all the time, but now you can expect them to come dripping in Hudson, Sierra or Toaster—because Instagram has finally made it into space. Read more… Continue Reading from the Source
When you like a photo on Instagram, your friends on Facebook will see that you liked it. If you’d like to turn this behavior off, you can do so with the flick of a switch. Read more… Continue Reading from the Source
Admit it: there’s someone you dislike who you follow on Instagram not in spite of your disdain, but because of it. Who is it? Spill. This is a safe space. Read more… Continue Reading from the Source
Maybe it was a shot of a sunset under the tint of an X Pro II filter. Or perhaps it was a school pic from back when you had braces and headgear with a Valencia tint and a very special #tbt tag. Whatever it is, show us your most popular Instagram post. Read more… Continue [...]
The market is trying to save Facebook from itself. The company’s stock is down today — just under 7 percent and it’s recovered a tiny bit of that in after hour trading. And Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg loves to emphasize how much he doesn’t care about that stuff. But still the drop — however modest or shortlived it [...]
Twitter is growing up, and the latest new feature set includes the ability to tag up to 10 people in a photo as well as the ability to add up to four photos to a tweet. But—and this is big—those tags won’t count towards the total character limit. Suddenly, tweets seem kind of big. Read [...]
London looks cool from street-level. London looks really, really cool from a helicopter—specifically from the Metropolitan Police Department’s Air Support Unit, a fleet of three that flies around providing support to the ground-bound team below. In between felony-fighting duties, the officers manage to take some truly incredible urban shots. Read more… Continue Reading from the [...]
Trevor Owens, founder of Javelin (formerly Lean Startup Machine), has a bleak– but simple — prescription for big companies: Act more like a startup or enjoy a long slide into irrelevance and creative destruction. He’s a proponent of the lean startup methodology made famous by Eric Ries and Steve Blank, which employ rapid, data-driven experimentation [...]
iPhone: We all have a few people we’re friends with on social networks who we just don’t want to ever see in real life. Cloak is an app that makes avoiding those people a little easier. Read more…
Instagram’s Lux control—that little sun icon that tweaks brightness and contrast—is no longer a binary option. In the iOS app, it now has a slider, so you can vary the amount of the effect you apply.
New Skillex. Dope as can be! Pretty sure this was the track we heard him rocking out to in his Instagram video a few months ago.
Facebook and Instagram announced on Wednesday that they would tighten policies to make it more difficult to buy and trade illegal guns on their websites. It’s about time
It’s about to get a lot harder to find firearms on Facebook or Instagram. Facebook today announced that it will issue warnings to users who sell guns on its network, make groups include legal warnings on their profiles, and introduce “special in-app education” to Instagram users searching for guns. Facebook says it will “not permit people to post offers…
After joining Twitter back in 2010, the Dalai Lama has now taken the plunge and signed up to Instagram. So why not follow him, lean back and peace out with your newly mindful Instagram feed? Here are some of our favourite recent posts by the big dude….