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The Facebook Beast Ingests 500+ TB of Data Every Day The Facebook Beast Ingests 500+ TB of Data Every Day

If Facebook’s underperforming stock value has made you think that the social media giant is withering away into nothingness, think again. The network is still a well-oiled machine, a beast of data processing that has some impressive numbers to back …

Skype Adds Photo Sharing To iPhone, iPad Apps Skype Adds Photo Sharing To iPhone, iPad Apps
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Skype announced today that it has added a highly requested photo sharing feature to its iPhone and iPad apps with a new update. “The new Photo Share feature will let you send photos you’ve shot on your iPad or iPhone …

iPhone 5 Parody Promo Takes Photo Obsession to its Logical Conclusion iPhone 5 Parody Promo Takes Photo Obsession to its Logical Conclusion

With all of the rumors, leaked designs, and general posturing about Apple’s new iPhone, I’m happy to report that it can all come to an end. That’s because the internet has given us the official leaked iPhone 5 promo video. …

Your Deleted Drunken Facebook Photos Are Now Truly Deleted in a Timely Fashion Your Deleted Drunken Facebook Photos Are Now Truly Deleted in a Timely Fashion

Have you ever woken up after a night of too many Irish car bombs, only to find that you may have played a little fast and loose with your iPhone camera and your Facebook app? Yes, embarrassing photos happen to …

Instagram 3.0 Brings Photo Maps, Slicker UI Instagram 3.0 Brings Photo Maps, Slicker UI

Instagram has just released version 3.0 of their app on both iOS and Android, and it comes with some significant changes. If previous updates to the app were about speed, or bringing new filters to the experience, this update is …

Facebook Adds Thumbnails To Photo-Related Notifications Facebook Adds Thumbnails To Photo-Related Notifications

Facebook is testing a new feature that adds a litte bit more context to your notifications. Some users are now seeing thumbnail photos within their notifications, when that notification has to do with a photo. For instance, if you were …

Facebook Launches Artsier Timeline Photo Section Facebook Launches Artsier Timeline Photo Section
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Today, Facebook announced that your photo section on your Timeline is about to get a makeover – one which they say will make the photo-viewing experience more enjoyable. When you access the photos tab at the top of the Timeline, …

Instagram Is Now At 80 Million Users (Who Have Shared 4 Billion Photos) Instagram Is Now At 80 Million Users (Who Have Shared 4 Billion Photos)

Facebook released its first earnings report as a public company today. In that, the company provided its latest user count – 955 million active users. As you may recall, Facebook announced that it would acquire Instagram earlier this year, and …

Is Instagram Moving Toward A True Web Experience? Is Instagram Moving Toward A True Web Experience?

Instagram is and has always been a mobile platform. Their iOS and Android apps, though incredibly popular, are really the only ways for users to interact with the network. Basically, what I’m saying is if you rely too much on …

Rich Kids of Instagram: Here’s What X-Pro II Does to a Bottle of Cristal Rich Kids of Instagram: Here’s What X-Pro II Does to a Bottle of Cristal

“They have more money than you and this is what they do.” Call them lucky, call them crazy, call them douchebag showoffs who parade their fortune around like they earned it but obviously lack even the talent to make a …

Lady Gaga Starts Taking Self-Shots on Instagram, Already Fitting in Nicely Lady Gaga Starts Taking Self-Shots on Instagram, Already Fitting in Nicely
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The undisputed Queen of Twitter with over 26.6 million followers, Lady Gaga is making her way into another social medium – the filtered world of Instagram. She actually posted her first photo, a self-shot, about two weeks ago. But after …

World’s Most Abstract Visual Dictionary Defines Words By Their Top Google Image Result World’s Most Abstract Visual Dictionary Defines Words By Their Top Google Image Result
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The idea of a visual dictionary isn’t new. Hell, I can still remember exactly how my first dictionary looked, felt, and even smelled. It was a kid’s dictionary and contained a lot of pictures – enough to help a young, …

Women Use Facebook To Be Callous and Vindictive To Each Other, Sky Also Found To Be Blue Women Use Facebook To Be Callous and Vindictive To Each Other, Sky Also Found To Be Blue
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“Boys f*ck things up. Girls are f*cked up.” – Louis C.K. Girls can be really mean. And no, I don’t mean that girls are mean to guys – because guys are also really mean to girls, so that’s a wash. …

Instagram On The Web Isn’t So Worthless Anymore Instagram On The Web Isn’t So Worthless Anymore

Finally, there is actually a point to clicking on your friends’ Instagram pictures that they cross-post to Facebook, Twitter and other social realms. That’s because Instagram has finally given users something to do when they land on the photo page. …

Facebook, Instagram Lose A Little More Friction Facebook, Instagram Lose A Little More Friction

It has just become a little bit easier to share your favorite sepia-toned mini masterpieces with your adoring Facebook friends, as Instagram users now have a new way to share photos across the platform. Monday’s version 2.5 update gives users …

Yahoo Mail Is Suddenly Much More About Photography Yahoo Mail Is Suddenly Much More About Photography
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Yahoo has rolled out a new Yahoo Mail app called “Photos,” which lets users easily find all their photos within Yahoo Mail, email or upload them to Flickr, locate emails photos were originally sent with, and sort/filter photos by sender/date/size/file …

Shared Photo Streams: Apple’s Little Social Network Inside iOS 6 Shared Photo Streams: Apple’s Little Social Network Inside iOS 6

One of Apple’s more impressive uses of their iCloud is the Photo Stream, unveiled with iOS 5 last fall. Simply, if enabled, any photo you take on one device is automatically pushed to all your other Apple devices – no …

Facebook Rolls Out New Photo Layouts Facebook Rolls Out New Photo Layouts
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Facebook is the world’s largest photo-sharing site, and it’s not even close. Every single day, users upload 250 million photos. Seriously, pause and think about that number for bit. Now imagine how many photos are uploaded in a week…a month…a …

Facebook News Feed Redesign Puts More Emphasis On Photos Facebook News Feed Redesign Puts More Emphasis On Photos

Last month, Facebook updated the news feed on their iOS and Android apps to give photos more prominence. The mobile news feed now boasts photos that are three times larger than they were before, as well as larger text accompanying …

Transfer Photos From Your Phone To Desktop With A Quick Bump Transfer Photos From Your Phone To Desktop With A Quick Bump

Popular iOS/Android app Bump just got a new update, allowing users to bump photos from their phone to their computer. “It’s as easy as it sounds,” a representative for Bump tells WebProNews. “Starting today, everyone who uses Bump can go …

Imgur Hits 2 Billion Page Views Per Month Imgur Hits 2 Billion Page Views Per Month

If you’ve ever been on reddit for more than about five minutes, you’ve heard of Imgur. The site ( which is pronounced “imager,” not “im-gur”) is easily reddit’s favorite image hosting service. Of course, Imgur’s popularity doesn’t just come from …