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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 …

Flickr Offers Larger Photo Options, Low Compression Flickr Offers Larger Photo Options, Low Compression

Flickr is still one of the best stops on the Web for beautiful photos. You can view photos in their original massive sizes for the utmost beauty, but you’ll usually want to use a smaller size so that it will …

Facebook Bikini Pics Wind Up On Porn Sites…Again Facebook Bikini Pics Wind Up On Porn Sites…Again
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It appears that Facebook photos keep making unwilling porn stars out of people, as a Singapore mom is incensed after pictures she uploaded to the site wound up on pop-up ads advertising various porn and dating sites. One of the …

Imgur: iPhone, Android Apps Coming This Fall Imgur: iPhone, Android Apps Coming This Fall
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Imgur is a hugely popular image hosting service, used a great deal to share images on sites like reddit, Twitter, Facebook, Digg and various blogs, forums and message boards (especially reddit). The service has been around since early 2009 and …

Facebook Introduces Developer Updates For Photos Facebook Introduces Developer Updates For Photos

Every week, Facebook gives developers an update on the changes coming to the platform through their Operation Developer Love initiative. Some updates are big, while some are small. They are all important, however, as these changes impact the way developers …

Sharing Instagram Photos On Facebook May Get You Unfriended Sharing Instagram Photos On Facebook May Get You Unfriended

Facebook has an ongoing mission to convince all of us that sharing should be an unlimited, Borg-like activity we have no hesitations about. However, it turns out that over-sharing pictures you took using a photo app like Instagram or Hipstamatic …