All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘Photos’

Photos Still King on Facebook, Make Up 93% of the Most Engaging Posts

If you’re a brand hoping to get the maximum amount of follower engagement from your Facebook posts, it’s best to think visually. That’s because in terms of user engagement, photos are king. And it’s not even close. The latest numbers comes from social media analytics company Socialbakers, who conducted a study of their brand clients. what they found was that …

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Facebook Rolling Out Photo Comments for Pages

A few weeks ago, Facebook made comment threads a lot more interesting – or a lot more annoying depending on who you ask. The social network gave users the ability to post images in comments – via an “attach a photo” button inside the comment box. Before this feature, Facebook users had to post bulky links inside comment in order …

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Astronaut Luca Parmitano’s Selfie Puts Your Selfies to Shame

I know that your hair looked super awesome when you decided to snap that selfie in the girl’s bathroom of your local Target. Yes, your face looks super cute – I love the way you pursed your lips. Brilliant. But your selfies suck compared to space selfies. This sure beats any “selfie” I’ve done up to now | Il migliore …

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Instagram Finally Lets You Embed Photos (and Videos, of Course)

Instagram has just announced that they are now allowing photo and video embeds – something that the service has needed for as long as it’s been around. Now, anyone wishing to embed a photo or video in an article for their blog or website will be able to do so with an automatically generated embed code, now available via a …

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Facebook Including Instagram Likes in Photo Like Totals

In what appears to be some new integration between Facebook and the Facebook-owned Instagram, it looks like Facebook is now including Instagram likes in the total like counts on Instagram photos posted to Facebook. The like totals look the same on Facebook. For instance, for the photo below, Facebook says that 9 people like the photo (me, three of my …

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The TSA Has an Instagram Account for Stuff They Took from People at Checkpoints

Whether or not you agree that the Transportation Security Administration routinely upholds its core values of integrity, innovation, and team spirit – let’s face it, the organization is a big part of our lives. And while TSA tactics aren’t always conducive what you and I would call “freedom” or exactly “constitutional,” you have to admit that their screenings have probably, …

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Yahoo Mail Gets New Flickr Integration

For those of you still getting adjusted to the new Yahoo Mail, Yahoo has a new feature for you, and it utilizes Fllickr, another product Yahoo recently redesigned. The new integration lets users share individual photos or sets right from Flickr from within Yahoo Mail. “Since you’re sending and receiving hundreds of millions of photos in Yahoo! Mail every single …

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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 of users have noticed that Twitter is showing small thumbnail image previews on the right-hand side of tweets inside the …

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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 app should arrive in the coming weeks. This is all coming significantly later than we expected. Last year, we were …

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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 so closely associated. The redesign showed that Imgur was truly interested in catering to its own community, regardless of whether …

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Yelp Matches Users’ Photos With Their Reviews, Displays Them Together

Yelp announced today that it will now display user-uploaded photos in-line with review text on business reviews. This will put imagery more directly in users’ faces, obviously. Yelp simply matches photos and reviews contributed by the same Yelp user for the same business, and displays them together on the business’ Yelp page. “We have always said that what sets Yelp …

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Cool Stop Motion Video Uses 1,556 Instagram Photos

Facebook is hosting a press event today, and there’s a rumor that the company is about to take on Vine by unveiling video on Instagram. There’s evidence to back up an imminent Instagram video launch, and when you think about it – it does seem like a logical step for the popular photo-sharing app. But who says you have to …

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