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Here’s a Road Trip Across America in 5000 Photos
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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, …

Instagram Launches Badges to Promote New Web Profiles 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 …

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

Twitter Reminds You to Upload a Header Photo with an Animation Twitter Reminds You to Upload a Header Photo with an Animation
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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 …

Bing Lets You Download the Daily Homepage Photo Bing Lets You Download the Daily Homepage Photo
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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 …

Instagram Was Twice as Busy as Normal When Obama Won Instagram Was Twice as Busy as Normal When Obama Won
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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 …

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

Google+ Unveils New Reporting Mechanisms for Content, Hangouts 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 …

Facebook, Not Twitter, Adds Photo Filters to iOS App Facebook, Not Twitter, Adds Photo Filters to iOS App
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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 …

Instagram Launches Profiles For The Web 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 …

Twitter Will Soon Add Native Photo Filtering [REPORT] 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 …

Amazon Launches Cloud Drive Photos On Android Amazon Launches Cloud Drive Photos On Android
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Despite some confusion as to what the cloud actually is, many Americans are turning to it for all their storage needs. There’s big money to be had for the players in the cloud storage business and Amazon is one of …

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 …

Tumblr Android App Gets Some Improvements Tumblr Android App Gets Some Improvements
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Tumblr announced a new update for its Android app, complete with improved notifications, photo sharing, zoom, image loading, post screens, and more. The blog notifications are now clearer, Tumblr says, adding, “Now you can see exactly which post was liked, …

Instagram Now Converts @ Mentions to the Correct Twitter Handle Instagram Now Converts @ Mentions to the Correct Twitter Handle

Instagram has just solved an ultimate first world problem. But first world or not, it was pretty annoying and this is an excellent fix. What if you @mention your friend on Instagram and cross-post it to Twitter, but your friend …

Facebook for Android Gets Some Photo-Related Updates Facebook for Android Gets Some Photo-Related Updates

Facebook has just unveiled an update to their Android app, and it focuses entirely on photos. Android users now have faster photo tagging inside the app and they have also gained the ability to choose a specific album when uploading …

Google Opens Up Its Data Centers for the First Time [PHOTOS] Google Opens Up Its Data Centers for the First Time [PHOTOS]

If you ever wanted to look inside the guts of Google, its data centers, to see “where the internet lives,” here’s your chance. For the first time, Google is giving us a look inside their data hubs with some pretty …

Awesome Visualizations Show How Photos Go Viral on Facebook Awesome Visualizations Show How Photos Go Viral on Facebook

How does “going viral” actually look? That’s what Facebook Stories tries to show us with three amazing visualizations. Using three different photos from social media superstar George Takei, Facebook shows how one particular piece of content travels when shared by …

Facebook’s 1 Billion Users Have Uploaded 219 Billion Photos Facebook’s 1 Billion Users Have Uploaded 219 Billion Photos
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On Thursday, Facebook announced that it surpassed the 1 billion user milestone last month. The company celebrated with a new TV commercial comparing Facebook to chairs (which has drawn plenty of Clint Eastwood-related jokes out of the social media universe). …

Google+ Parades Picturesque Peaks for #MountainMonday Google+ Parades Picturesque Peaks for #MountainMonday

If you hop onto Google+ on any given day, there’s a good chance that users will be trending a highly impressive collection of photography, whether it be their own or curated from other users on the network. That’s because Google+ …

It’s a #FloralFriday on Google+ It’s a #FloralFriday on Google+

Google+ and photography. They fit together like Cinderella and her slipper. Hall & Oates. Facebook and annoying baby posts. Every day, Google+ trends a photography-related hashtag. Yesterday, we oooo’ed and aaaahh’ed over #LongExposureThursday. Other weekday photo showcases include #MacroMonday, #TreeTuesday …