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Instagram Launches Private Messaging, Photos & Videos

on December 13, 2013 | Instagram | Comments (0)
Instagram Launches Private Messaging, Photos & Videos

Instagram have just announced a major update of their application to version 5.0, which now supports sending private messages, photos and videos to your friends. The latest update is flagged Instagram Direct. Kevin Systrom, Co-Founder of Instagram help a press event in Manhattan, New York today where he told reports further details about this latest […]

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Snapchat Hits 400 Million Photo Sends Per Day, 70% Of Users Being Female

on November 26, 2013 | Snapchat | Comments (0)
Snapchat Hits 400 Million Photo Sends Per Day, 70% Of Users Being Female

Self destructing photo app Snapchat, now sends 400 millions photos and videos per day on behalf of users. This is double the volume of sends from June when around 200 million photos and videos were sent each day. Earlier in the month we say Facebook make an offer of $3 Billion USD  to acquire Snapchat, which was […]

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Instagram Now Lets You Tag Friends, Brands And Other People In Your Photos

Instagram Now Lets You Tag Friends, Brands And Other People In Your Photos

Instagram has just announced a new update for their iOS and Android apps – allowing users to tag their friends, brands and other people in their photos. When you update to the latest version (v 3.5) you will now see another tab on your profile page where you can see photos in which you have […]

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Snapchat Now Sending 150 Million Messages Per Day

on April 18, 2013 | Social Media | Comments (0)
Snapchat Now Sending 150 Million Messages Per Day

Back in February 2013, Snapchat was sending around 60 million messages per day. This got the attention of social networks all around the world, particularly Facebook, who was rumored to be in talks to acquire Snapchat. That never happened and Facebook launched their own Snapchat rival, Facebook Poke. But that didn’t stop Snapchat, growth is […]

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Instagram Totally Disables Photo Viewing On Twitter

on December 10, 2012 | Instagram | Comments (0)
Instagram Totally Disables Photo Viewing On Twitter

Instagram has just rolled out a change to their Twitter integration which means users no longer can view Instagram photos on Twitter.com at all. When you share an Instagram photo to Twitter, it is now simply a link back to the Instagram.com website. Twitter has recently been making a whole load of changes to limit […]

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Brazilian Filmmaker Creates Short Film From Instagram Photos

on October 22, 2012 | Instagram | Comments (0)
Brazilian Filmmaker Creates Short Film From Instagram Photos

We came across this neat video by Brazilian Filmmaker, Fernando Sanches who made a short video entirely from his Instagram photos. This film is called Summer Eleven. This was made in mid 2011 but only recently uploaded to Vimeo. Fernando obviously shot all the photos from his iPhone in locations such as Berlin, Lisbon, and Amsterdam. Pretty remarkable […]

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Google+ shoving Instant Upload on us?

on February 16, 2012 | Google Plus | Comments (0)
Google+ shoving Instant Upload on us?

Google has rolled out an update to their Google Plus iPhone application, very prominently trying to get users to turn on Instant Upload. What is Instant Upload? Every time you take a photo or video on your phone this will be automatically uploaded to your Google Plus account when you open the Google+ app. Thankfully […]

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Facebook – 845 Million Users

on February 2, 2012 | Facebook | Comments (0)
Facebook - 845 Million Users

We have just reported that Facebook has filed their IPO. According to the SEC filing, Facebook has given us some new stats, which I’ll summarise: Facebook now has 845 million users signed up to the site – on track to 1 billion users this year?  483 million daily active users 2.7 billion Likes and Comments […]

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Top Five things you don’t want to see on Facebook

on January 24, 2012 | Facebook | Comments (2)
Top Five things you don't want to see on Facebook

Since writing the Phony Facebooking article I have been bombarded with specific examples of what people really don’t want you to share on Facebook. Whilst I’ve already covered Directed Posts, passive aggressive statuses and inappropriate over-sharing. Here are the Top Five social-networking behaviours that make you wish there was a ‘Dislike’ button. 1. Muscle cars as […]

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Google Plus December Updates

on December 20, 2011 | Google Plus | Comments (0)
Google Plus December Updates

Google has recently made a number of useful changes to their social networking site, Google+. Stream Control You may have various different circles in your Google+ account, eg Family, Friends, Colleagues, etc etc. You now have the option to decide how much of a particular circles updates get into your stream. Anything from ‘everything’, to […]

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