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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 …

Oooh Pretty! It’s #LongExposureThursday on Google+ Oooh Pretty! It’s #LongExposureThursday on Google+

One of Google+’s biggest draws is photography. Unlike any other social network, photographers have taken to Google+ to showcase their art, and Google+ users are more than happy to share it across the platform. If there’s something that’s going to …

Think the New Twitter Profile Looks Like Facebook? You’re Not Alone Think the New Twitter Profile Looks Like Facebook? You’re Not Alone
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Today, Twitter unveiled a brand new design for user profile pages that includes an all new header photo that takes up a large portion of the web view and an even larger portion of the iPad, iPhone, and Android view. …

Google+ Celebrates #TreeTuesday with Wonderful Wood Google+ Celebrates #TreeTuesday with Wonderful Wood

For fans of Google+, the network is setting itself apart with photography. And you can see evidence of this in the various trending topics that emerge throughout the week. Take for instance #MacroMonday, which showcases magnificent close-up photography, or #FloralFriday, …

Twitter Unveils New Look For Profiles Twitter Unveils New Look For Profiles

Twitter CEO Dick Costolo went on the Today Show this morning to talk about the company, and ended up unveiling an all new look for Twitter profile pages. And because he was on the Today Show, the various NBC personalities …

#MacroMonday: Google+ Showcases Larger Than Life Photography #MacroMonday: Google+ Showcases Larger Than Life Photography

Today is Monday (I know, I know, grumble grumble grumble). And that can only mean one thing: No, not football, silly. I’m talking about #MacroMonday on Google+. #MacroMonday is currently trending on the social network (and it’s not the first …

Steve Wozniak Hopes the iPhone 5 Takes Better Photos Steve Wozniak Hopes the iPhone 5 Takes Better Photos

Apple co-founder and longtime iPhone enthusiast Steve Wozniak has weighed in on the big iPhone 5 reveal, at least preliminarily. Speaking in Shanghai, the Woz said that he likes to use a product for himself before he passes judgement, but …

Over Half of Online Adults Post Pictures and Videos Over Half of Online Adults Post Pictures and Videos
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Pew Research says that photos and videos have become “key social currencies,” and they have some new figures to back that up. According to a recent report from their Internet & American Life Project, 56% of adult internet users posts …

iPhone 5 Camera Improves on iPhone 4S iPhone 5 Camera Improves on iPhone 4S
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At today’s Apple event, the company just unveiled the all new iPhone 5. Like many predicted, it sports a 4-inch 16:9 screen, 4G LTE, and a faster A6 processor. The iPhone 5 is also much thinner and lighter – coming …

Facebook Helps Ichthyologist Crowdsource His Research Facebook Helps Ichthyologist Crowdsource His Research

Facebook has just released the second installment of their “Facebook Stories” initiative, and this one involves an ichthyologist and how he got by with a little help from his Facebook friends (many of whom are also ichthyologists). Tagging people in …

Bing Makes Searching, Browsing Facebook Photos Much Easier Bing Makes Searching, Browsing Facebook Photos Much Easier
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Bing is expanding its Facebook integration to hopefully help users have a better photo experience across the site. Today, they are launching a new feature that allows Facebook users to browse and perform specific searches for all of their friends’ …

New Malware Comes Dressed as Facebook Photo Tag Email Notification New Malware Comes Dressed as Facebook Photo Tag Email Notification
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If you receive an email that looks like it’s from Facebook and says that you’ve been tagged in a photo, you may want to scour it for abnormalities. That’s because the latest malware on the loose involves a common Facebook …

New McAfee App Shields Your Facebook Photos from Prying Eyes New McAfee App Shields Your Facebook Photos from Prying Eyes
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For some Facebook users, I guess it’s a constant battle between wanting to share things like photos with the community and being a bit afraid of losing control of those photos to the web at large. If you’re looking for …

Facebook for Android Update Brings Faster Photo Uploading Facebook for Android Update Brings Faster Photo Uploading
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Let’s face it – Facebook isn’t known for their ability to craft superbly functioning mobile apps. Both iOS and Android users have similar complaints when it comes to accessing Facebook via the official apps (although you hear it more from …