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Facebook Restores That Nipple/Elbow Photo

Yesterday we told you about Facebook’s latest act of severe breast phobia, as the social network removed a photo that only appeared to depict bare breasts, but instead featured a woman’s elbow. The Facebook page that posted the photo, Theories of the deep understanding of things, admitted that they had posted the photo as a sort of “Facebook alertness test.” …

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Here’s a Road Trip Across America in 5000 Photos

America is beautiful, diverse, and all around awesome. That’s why there’s always been an allure to hopping in your car and driving a few thousand miles from one end to the other. I know it’s on my bucket list. Well, this guy did it – from San Francisco to New York. And luckily for us, he snapped 5,000 photos of …

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Instagram Launches Badges to Promote New Web Profiles

After seeing signs that it was on the way for a few months, Instagram finally launched web profiles for its growing user base. Accessible by going to Instagram.com/username, the web profiles feature your profile photo, bio, and all of your recent photos. Instagram also gives users the ability to like and comments on photos, as well as follow new users …

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Facebook Tests Photo Sync for iOS, Allowing Some Users to Auto-Upload Their Photos

Facebook is expanding a test that they began a couple of months ago with the Android app. The company is currently testing Photo Sync for iOS, which allows users to have their smartphone photos instantly uploaded to a private Facebook album as soon as they take them. TechCrunch confirmed with Facebook that they are indeed running the small test with …

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Twitter Reminds You to Upload a Header Photo with an Animation

Back in September, Twitter unveiled a pretty significant redesign of user profiles which gave you three different photos to worry about: your profile picture, your header photo, and your background image. The header photo is that giant new option that encompasses your profile pic, and the background image displays on the “whitespace” surrounding your stream. Once a user uploads these …

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Bing Lets You Download the Daily Homepage Photo

Bing is known for its cool photos that serve as the backdrop for the homepage. They change every day, and are mostly unrelated to any current news, anniversary, or holiday (with some exceptions). For the most part, they’re simply cool images that spruce up the search box. Bing says that users have been asking for a quick, easy way to …

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Instagram Was Twice as Busy as Normal When Obama Won

We know that Twitter had a huge election night. They announced over 31 million total election-related tweets, and a peak tweet-per-minute total of 327,452 (right as the networks began to call the race for President Obama). We also know that Facebook had a record-setting night, with 71.7 million U.S. election-related mentions and 88.7 global mentions on November 6th. But what …

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The Obamas’ Hug Becomes Most-Liked Photo in Facebook History

When it was becoming more clear that Barack Obama would be reelected and remain President of the United States, he tweeted and Facebooked the news to his millions of followers/fans. One photo update in particular resonated with people, and it has now become the most-liked photo in the history of the social network. You may have already seen the photo …

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Google+ Unveils New Reporting Mechanisms for Content, Hangouts

Google just announced some new privacy functions for Google+ that deal with how users report abusive content within the stream as well as abuse within Hangouts. Here are the changes, as announced by Google’s Pavni Diwanji on Google+: Reporting content in the stream You’ll now have more options when reporting bad posts, comments, profiles or photos. This will mean we …

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Facebook, Not Twitter, Adds Photo Filters to iOS App

On the same day that reports surfaced claiming that Twitter was working on native photo filtering for their mobile apps, Facebook went ahead and launched native photo filtering for their iOS app. Yesterday, the New York Times reported that anonymous sources insides the company told them that Twitter is currently working on adding photo filters to their mobile apps. Of …

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Instagram Launches Profiles For The Web

Instagram announced today that it will be rolling out profiles on the web over the next few days. The feature is long overdue, and seemed like only a matter of time. We’ve seen signs that it was coming. “Your web profile features a selection of your recently shared photographs just above your profile photo and bio, giving others a snapshot …

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Twitter Will Soon Add Native Photo Filtering [REPORT]

Across the entirety of Twitter, you’re likely to stumble upon plenty of tweets containing photos, and a large percentage of those photos will include some sort of filter. I mean, your lunch simply doesn’t look epic enough without a sepia tone to it. But if you see a filtered photo while browsing Twitter, it’s highly likely that it comes from …

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