All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘Photos’

Twitter Lets You View Larger Photos Inside Profile Pages, Adds Videos to Media Galleries

Twitter has begun to roll out some nice changes to profile pages that have to deal with the media they contain. First off, Twitter is no longer making you leave the page to view photos when you click them from inside a profile page. Now, these photos should pop up in a lightbox. Another bonus to the new and improved …

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Twitter Expands Tweet Pages to Include More Replies (and Replies to Replies)

Twitter has just made an improvement to individual tweet pages that, to be honest, has been a long time coming. Now, users can scroll thorough every single reply made to a tweet, even if that tweet garnered dozens and dozens of replies. Before, any single tweet page would only contain a handful of replies – even if the tweet received …

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AMC Releases New Mad Men Season 6 Cast Photos (Premiere Date: April 7)

The best TV show about advertising of all time (to be fair, I haven’t seen many others) returns on April 7. AMC announced the news on Wednesday, and now, the network has released a handful of new cast photos from the upcoming season. (image) (image) (image) (image) It will be interesting to see if the show can generate another vial …

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It’s My Food and I’ll Instagram It If I Want to: A Defense of Amateur Food Photography

Apart from posting a copious amount of baby photos on Facebook (nobody cares and your kid isn’t even that cute anyway), and going overboard with the politically-charged rhetoric (nobody cares and your opinion is stupid anyway), there’s not really a social media faux pas more common and more annoying than the oversharing of food photography. Personally, I enjoy a well-shot, …

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Facebook for Android Updated with Faster Photos, Better Sharing, and Voice Messages

Facebook has just updated their Android app with a few new features – faster photo viewing, improved sharing, and voice messaging. First up is faster photos. Facebook says that this applies to when you open photos from the app, they should simply appear more quickly. Second, users now have the ability to share friends’ stories to Timelines, pages, and groups. …

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You Better Get Permission to Use Twitter Photos, Rules Judge

The idea that content made public on social media is fair game for anyone and everyone to use has received a major strike, as a U.S. District Judge has ruled that two news outlets were in the wrong when they republished a Twitter user’s photos without his permission. The case involves a photographer named Daniel Morel, who accused both the …

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Instagram’s New Privacy Policies Take Effect on Saturday

Just a friendly reminder: those new Instagram policies that caused such a ruckus back in December go into effect this Saturday, January 19th (but without the clause that caused most of the ruckus). The new privacy policy and terms of service documents add a few new elements such as affiliate sharing and new arbitration rules, but do not contain any …

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Beast Zuckerberg Turns Two, Gets a Birthday Bone

Beast, Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg’s cute Hungarian Sheepdog, just celebrated his second birthday – and we have the photo evidence to prove it. Beast was given a “delicious bone” complete with a “Happy Birthday” candle. “Beast” uploaded the photo late last night. (image) According to his about sections, Beast is “a Puli, which is a type of Hungarian Sheepdog. I …

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Ricky Gervais & Conan O’Brien Strip for Bathtub Twitpic Selfie [VIDEO]

Actor, comedian, and very popular Twitter personality Ricky Gervais stripped down to his underwear on Conan last night and took a selfie in a bathtub. Yes, Conan was also in his underwear and in the bathtub with Gervais. He then posted the photograph to Twitter. This alone would be enough to warrant you reading further, but some context is always …

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Google+ Gets Photo Zooming, Panning [#googleplusupdate]

Google has launched the ability to pan and zoom when viewing photos on Google+ from your desktop. To do so, simply open a large photo in the lightbox, then zoom in/out with your mouse wheel, and click and drag to pan right, left, up or down. Google’s Dave Cohen announced the feature in a Google+ post last night, which Google’s …

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Catmoji, a Pinterest for Cat Lovers, Launches in Beta

Is your Pinterest feed sorely lacking in cat pics? Too many recipes, perhaps? Is your Facebook news feed heavily populated by babies, but no cute felines to match? Is reddit simply not enough cat-oriented for your tastes? If any or all of this applies to you, you’re in luck. A new site has launched in beta as “a place for …

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Shutterfly Acquires Cloud Photo Service ThisLife

Shutterfly, the popular site for personalized photo products best known for their customizable photo books, has just announced the acquisition of ThisLife, a cloud-based photo storage and organizational site that allows users to compile all of their personal photos and videos into a unique timeline. Financial details of the purchase have yet to be made available. “Since 1999, Shutterfly has …

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