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‘Marlboro Mascot’ Yields a Funny Google Search Result Thanks to John Oliver

‘Marlboro Mascot’ Yields a Funny Google Search Result Thanks to John Oliver

By Josh Wolford February 18, 2015

If you search for “Marlboro Mascot’ right now in Google, the first result you’ll see is an cartoon diseased lung smoking a cigarette. That’s Jeff, and according to HBO’s John Oliver, he should be the new Marlboro mascot. Oliver spent …

Gmail Starts Showing Images Automatically Gmail Starts Showing Images Automatically

It’s the dawn of a new era. Gmail will now show images in emails automatically. As Google explains in a blog post, Gmail has historically asked users if they want images to be displayed in emails as a precautionary measure, …

Facebook Looks To Boost Your Click-Through Rates With Bigger Pictures Facebook Looks To Boost Your Click-Through Rates With Bigger Pictures
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Facebook quietly announced last week that it has rolled out larger images for link shares in a move that it says will help boost click-through rates. The company made the announcement on its Facebook + Journalists page: Post by Facebook …

Norman Chan’s Massive Comic-Con Cosplay Gallery Is Something To Behold Norman Chan’s Massive Comic-Con Cosplay Gallery Is Something To Behold
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In case you aren’t aware, Norman Chad is a consumer electronic reporter for Tested.com, the site created by Mythbusters hosts, Jamie Hyneman and Adam Savage. Needless to say, Comic-Con 2013 was something the Tested crew was not going to miss, …

Imgur Launches New Meme Generator Imgur Launches New Meme Generator

It’s been a big week for Imgur, the popular social image sharing service. The company finally launched its first mobile app over a year after hinting that apps were on the way (don’t worry, iOS is on the way), and …

Twitter Tests Thumbnail Image Previews Inside Tweets Twitter Tests Thumbnail Image Previews Inside Tweets

It appears that Twitter is looking to give users more context about the photos others share in tweets – or at least make it easier to determine whether or not “clicking to expand” is worth their time. A small number …

Imgur CEO Talks New Mobile App, Relationship With Reddit Imgur CEO Talks New Mobile App, Relationship With Reddit

On Monday, image sharing service Imgur finally released its first mobile app, launching on Android first. It turns out it’s not that they just wanted to start with Android, however. They’ve run into some issues with Apple, but the iOS …

Google SafeSearch Changes Finally Hit Germany, France, and Other Non-English Speaking Countries Google SafeSearch Changes Finally Hit Germany, France, and Other Non-English Speaking Countries

Back in December, Google made some subtle changes to their Image search. To make a long story short, Google made it so that users in the U.S. could no longer disable SafeSearch altogether. At first glance, it appeared as though …

Imgur Finally Launches Mobile App, Starts With Android Imgur Finally Launches Mobile App, Starts With Android

Last year, Imgur told us we could expect mobile apps in the fall, but that never happend. They did, however, launch a major site redesign, which appeared to set Imgur apart a bit from reddit with which it has become …

BuzzFeed Sued For Millions Over 1/30 Of One Of Its Photo Compilations BuzzFeed Sued For Millions Over 1/30 Of One Of Its Photo Compilations
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A photographer is suing popular viral content site Buzzfeed over a photograph it used in a collection back in 2010. The photographer is seeking $3.6 million in damages. The plaintiff, Kai Eiselein of Idaho, posted the photo to Flickr back …

Play Atari’s Breakout in Google Image Search with This Awesome Easter Egg Play Atari’s Breakout in Google Image Search with This Awesome Easter Egg
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If you were planning on getting any more work done today, well, cancel those plans. Go to Google Image search and type “atari breakout.” Are you doing it yet? What you’ll find is a wonderful little Easter Egg from Google, …

Facebook Adds Separate Feeds For Music, Images And More In News Feed Facebook Adds Separate Feeds For Music, Images And More In News Feed
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Facebook unveiled a new News Feed design today that places more of an emphasis on the things users care about. Before the unveiling, there were rumors that the design would feature separate feeds for things like music, images and more. …

Imgur Boasts 364 Billion Image Views in 2012, Reveals Top Image Imgur Boasts 364 Billion Image Views in 2012, Reveals Top Image

Image-hosting powerhouse Imgur has just unveiled their year-end statistics, including the top 12 images of 2012. Why 12? Well, Imgur started this wrap-up in 2010 with the year’s top 10 images. Last year it was the top 11 images of …

There Are Now Over 15 Million Media Files In Wikimedia Commons There Are Now Over 15 Million Media Files In Wikimedia Commons

The WIkimedia Foundation announced that on December 4, Wikimedia Commons, the organization’s free media repository, hit a 15 million media file milestone. There are now over 15 million pictures, videos and audio files, and the 15 millionth one shows Tropical …

Imgur Launches Major Update, Looks To Rely Less On Sites Like Reddit Imgur Launches Major Update, Looks To Rely Less On Sites Like Reddit
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Imgur has unveiled its biggest update to date, seeking to make Imgur more of a destination site and less of just a place where people upload photos to share elsewhere (though this shouldn’t be a problem either). “The upgrade means …

Being a Booth Babe Can Be Tedious
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As many regular convention attendee will attest, booth babes are as common as winter colds, but for most males (and some females, undoubtedly) in the crowd, their presence makes the showroom floor a much more enjoyable experience. But sometimes, being …

Wreck-It Ralph Looks Like Disney’s ‘Who Framed Roger Rabbit’ But With Video Games
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In 1988, a movie released which helped to spark mainstream interest in animation again, the movie was titled ‘Who Framed Roger Rabbit‘. All sorts of various studios across the medium banded together to provide cameos for various animated characters, who …