All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘tagging’

Facebook Now Lets You Tag Your Kids, Organize Their Photos in a Scrapbook

Accepting that its site is now at least 50 percent photos of kids, Facebook is finally letting you tag your kids in said photos. If you’re a parent, you’re likely well-aware of the protocol. You post a photo of your cute little guy, and you tag your partner or spouse in the photo. That way, the photo is tied to …

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Imgur Uses Tagging To Improve Search Experience

Imgur just announced some new search and discovery features, which pull what it says is the best and most relevant content out for each user on a personalized basis. Over 1.5 million images are uploaded to Imgur every day, so you can see why discovery tools would be helpful. CEO Alan Schaaf says, “We’ve grown so quickly, and it’s critical …

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You Can Now Tag People in Instagram Photos

You have always been able to tag users in Instagram posts, but two weeks ago Instagram announced that soon, you would be able to tag people in the photo itself. The feature, called “Photos of You,” was given a two-week long soft launch period in which users could opt-in if they so chose. Today it has been turned on for …

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Instagram Finally Gets People Tagging with ‘Photos of You’

Instagram is borrowing another feature from Facebook today, as they are rolling out true people tagging for both iOS and Android. With the updated apps, you’ll be able to add people to photos for the first time. All you have to do is snap your picture, apply your favorite filter, and in the publishing phase of the process you’ll see …

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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 has a different handle there than he does on Instagram. Then your tweet features a worthless @ mention that is …

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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 posts or photos is something that we all do every day. It’s really the only way to make sure that …

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Malware Is Now Going Around Posting Pictures Of You On Facebook

If you have a lot of friends and spend time with said friends, you are probably tagged a lot in their photos. Facebook, being the courteous social network that it is, sends you an email saying that your friend has tagged you in a photo. If you don’t allow pictures of yourself to be taken, you best remain cautious. It …

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Posting Someone’s Photo To Facebook Without Permission Is Rude, Says Majority

I’m sure plenty of you know the feeling: You wake up after a night of partying a little too hard and the first thing that you think (other than how much you need a glass of water) is “Man, I hope I didn’t do anything stupid last night.” And beyond that, “man, I hope nobody took a picture of it.” …

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