All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘Photos’

Google+ Adds a New Search Filter for Photos

Google+ search has just gotten a little more useful. Now, when searching anything within the social network, you can filter the results to only show photos. Just search for whatever you’re looking for, and hit the drop-down menu at the top of the results. The option to filter by photos joins the other filtering options: everything, people and pages, communities, …

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Ah Yes, the Ol’ Imaginary Friend Photo Prank [VIDEO]

Sometimes, the ability to trick someone has less to do with the trick itself and more to do with the presentation. Here, we see a very simple trick that should have been figured out by at least 90% of the victims. But, as you may have guessed, everyone falls for it. Otherwise, we wouldn’t have a video to show you, …

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‘Capture’ All of Your Hangout Antics with New Google+ App

Google is making it easier for you to capture all of your Hangout shenanigans with the launch of a new app inside the popular Google+ feature. It’s called Hangouts Capture. “Google+ Hangouts bring people together, and when they do, all sorts of awesome can unfold,” says Google’s Jeremy Ng. “The challenge, oftentimes, is capturing your favorite moments as they happen, …

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Browse Facebook for Old Photos to Improve Your Mood. No, Seriously.

According to a study from the University of Portsmouth, using Facebook as a gateway for a trip down memory lane may be the most positive thing you can do with the service. For starters, the study’s makeup looks like this: 54% male, 80% of which own a smartphone and 94% who always carry that phone on them. 86% of the …

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Flickr for iOS Adds Hashtag Support

The new version of Flickr for iOS bringss the photo-sharing app a little more in line with similar social apps Instagram and Twitter. Now, when you take a no filter, beach picture in the middle of summer, you can post it on Flickr’s iOS app as a #nofilter picture of the #beach in #summer. Yep, Flickr for iOS now has …

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Stolen iPad Pictures Lead To Some Fun For Victim

Allen Engstrom left his iPad on a plane, where it was apparently stolen (unless you belong to the “finders keepers” camp). He still doesn’t have the device in his possession, but he’s gaining plenty of entertainment value from it. The person who Engstrom believes has the iPad has been taking photos of herself, and they’ve been appearing in his iCloud …

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Facebook’s New News Feed Puts Visuals Front and Center

Today, at Facebook’s big new news feed event, Facebook unveiled a brand new news feed. And it’s all about photos and other visuals that makes for a much more media-rich experience. “Our mission is to make the world more open and connected,” said CEO Mark Zuckerberg, and the “news feed is one of the most important services that we build.” …

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Facebook’s New News Feed Will Sport Content-Specific Feeds (Photos & Music), Bigger Images and Ads [REPORT]

On Thursday, Facebook will hold a big event to unveil a “new look for the news feed.” Facebook’s news feed, the core part of the site’s experience, last received a major change in 2011. According to a report at TechCrunch, Facebook will debut new content-specific news feeds, as well as tweak image sizes and add image-based ads. “Multiple sources” confirm …

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Swiss Nurse Posts Corpse Photos on Facebook

Every week, it seems like somebody is making the news for forgetting that Facebook is a public forum and that people can actually see the things they post. A lot of the time, this lesson is learned in the form of a questionable photo that either gets the poster fired, arrested, or otherwise seriously embarrassed. This story takes that formula …

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Flickr for iOS Gets Faster Uploading, Tagging, and More

Flickr’s iOS app has just received an update that includes an array of new features as well as the general “making it faster” claim. First up, Flickr photo uploading is now faster: Uploads from the Flickr app are much faster. We did some magic to optimize uploads, but also start uploading in the background while you think about the photo’s …

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Bing Gives ‘Friends’ Photos’ Facebook Feature A Makeover

Bing announced that it has made some adjustments to the Friends’ Photos social search feature it launched last year. Updates include a new look and interface and a new “slideshow mode”. “You may be familiar with the modern user interface design principles that serve as the foundation for Windows 8, Windows Phone and Xbox Live,” says Bing Social program manager …

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Instagram Finally Has a True Web Presence, Minus Photo Uploads

After taking baby steps for the past year, Instagram has finally realized its potential as a real website. The company has just launched web feeds for all users, which means that interacting with Instagram on the web produces nearly the same experience as interacting with Instagram on the mobile app. Almost. But we’ll get back to that. The Facebook-owned photo-sharing …

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