All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘Photos’

Polaroid Wants to Free Your ‘Trapped’ Digital Photos with New Fotobar Stores

Polaroid is hoping that people have a desire for the revival of physical photos. Sure, having thousands of photos online is great (in fact, it’s amazing), but for those great photos, the ones that truly mean something – don’t you want to hold it in your hand or hang it on your wall? The company is thinking that answer may …

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Instagram Apologizes for Putting the Cart Before the Horse

Instagram is not going to sell your photos. Instagram was never going to sell your photos. Although tricky language added to the company’s terms of service spawned the misguided outrage we’ve all lived through over the past week, hysterical users used social media to grow it to epic proportions. We can learn a lot from this little dustup, as can …

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Kim Kardashian, Like Many, Totally Misunderstands Instagram’s Policy Changes

Now look what you did Instagram – you went and pissed off your most popular user. That’s right, the eternally-newsworthy Kim Kardashian is reportedly a little skittish following Instagram’s recent policy updates, or Instapocalypse 2012. TMZ reports that the socialite is telling all of her friends that she’s think about quitting the service unless Instagram does something to ease her …

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Instagram Is Not, Nor Were They Ever Going to Sell Your Photos

Instagram co-founder Kevin Systrom finally made a move to stop the bleeding with a blog post directed at users who feel betrayed by the company’s new privacy policy. “To be clear: it is not our intention to sell your photos. We are working on updated language in the terms to make sure this is clear,” said Systrom. In reality, Instagram …

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Instagram Is About to Make Pretty Little Ads Out of Your Photos

Instagram just updated its privacy policy to fall in line with Facebook’s updated data use policy allowing the transfer of user information back and forth across both services (or affiliates, as they call each other). That move was expected after Facebook recently adopted their own proposed policy changes after the third and final Site Governance vote failed to produce a …

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Everyone Should Probably Just Put a Dick on All Their Instagram Photos Now

UPDATE: Instagram Is Not, Nor Were They Ever Going to Sell Your Photos ORIGINAL ARTICLE: [Possibly NSFW drawing below] I know you’re mad about Instagram Facebook deciding that they wanted to make money from your favorite app. I know the fact that a free app may have to support itself via advertising is a total bummer. Nobody likes ads, no …

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Foursquare Improves iOS App with Better Location Pages

Last week, Foursquare released an update for their Android app that modified location pages to include more relevant information – putting large photos and pertinent places facts front and center. Today, they’ve released an iOS update that pretty much does the same thing, but with a slight addition. With today’s app update, iOS users will now see redesigned location pages …

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Facebook for iOS Gets Faster, Now Lets Users Choose a Photo Album When Uploading

iOS users who felt left out in the cold after Facebook announced that huge update for the Android app can now take comfort in the fact that the company hasn’t forgotten about them. In fact, Facebook gave them a speed boost as well. According to Facebook, the new version 5.3 of the iOS app features a “completely rebuilt Timeline” that …

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Foursquare Puts Location Photos, Info Front and Center

Foursquare has just released an update for their Android apps that they say will make both the experience of deciding where to go and deciding what to do when you arrive better. Location pages are now much more informative (and pretty, too). They’ve moved the photos to the top, and users can now swipe through a series of them to …

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New Twitter App (with Photo Filters) Finally Available on iOS

Twitter announced its latest app update for both iOS and Android late Monday, which brings the highly-anticipated Aviary-powered native photo filters to the service. Android users were able to snag the update immediately – but an undisclosed issue led to the iOS update being delayed. Now, that nearly-24-hour wait is over as iOS users can now download version 5.2 at …

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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 Depression Seventeen-W, described as a “tropical cyclone that developed during the 1996 Pacific typhoon season.” It comes from the U.S. …

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Twitter Launches Photo Filters Amid Instagram Battle

We’ve known they were coming for some time, and now Twitter has finally unveiled a native photo filtering product (just in time for the holidays). “Every day, millions of people come to Twitter to connect with the things they care about and find out what’s happening around the world. As one of the most compelling forms of self-expression, photos have …

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