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Moment.me: Giving Social Media Content A Context

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It’s been said that content is king, but we’re rapidly approaching a stage where the sheer amount of content available is becoming so overwhelming that it becomes increasingly difficult to find the content that is relevant to you. Even the content that seems obviously relevant to us – content we ourselves or our friends and family have posted – is hopelessly scattered across the internet, appearing on multiple social media networks, apps, and platforms. In order to see the complete online version of any of your real-life experiences, currently you need to waste time and energy checking multiple feeds. While ... Read More »

Digisocial – Photo Sharing Goes Vocal on iOS

digisocial

They say a picture is worth a thousand words, but there’s no reason you can’t add just a few more. Meet Digisocial, a new social sharing app from Digisocial, Inc., which offers users some new wrinkles on content-sharing, including the ability to attach audio recordings to their shared photos. Digisocial users can post their photos and offer observations and commentary in their own unique voice – literally – using the audio feature, appropriately named “VoicePhotos.” Adding a vocal caption to a picture is the obvious use of VoicePhotos, but Digisocial suggests that users are likely to find other unique ways ... Read More »

The History of Photos (From First Photo to Digital to Instagram, and Beyond)

The History of Photos

I thought you might be interested in this infographic from Overgram, the new, free app that allows users to place text over their photos. The infographic provides insights on the history of photography from the first photo, to the first high speed photos, to color pictures, to the advent of digital photography, to Facebook and Instagram and photo sharing. Stats from the infographic include: The first photograph required an eight hour exposure More than 3.5 trillion photos have been taken since the first photo 70% of all Facebook activity is based on photos 300 million photos are uploaded to Facebook ... Read More »

Picture Perfect: How to Start a Photo Blog

Many people have taken their love for taking pictures and turned it into a site for all to see. And yes, I mean site. Photo blogging is the latest craze, and these sites are popping up all over the Internet. If you love taking pictures, and you want to showcase your photos to the world, you should create a photo blog, and the following information will teach you how. Choose Your Platform. As with regular blogging, you will first need to choose which platform you want to use for your photo blog. There are plenty of free options available that ... Read More »

Are the Recent Facebook Acquisitions of Instagram and Face.com a Good Move?

Facebook Acquisitions of Instagram and Face.com

Facebook’s plan to dominate the smartphone photo capturing and uploading market seems inevitable with its most recent acquisition of Face.com. The fledgling Israeli business that incorporates facial recognition technology for smartphone photos, has accepted Facebook’s offer, speculated to be between $80 and $100 million. Coupled with the acquisition of Instagram, a deal which is yet to go through and has come under scrutiny by the Office of Fair Trading, Mark Zuckerberg appears to be acquiring all the tools necessary for facial tagging and auto-suggestions for the smartphone market. There have been concerns over Facebook’s privacy and how it users’ data ... Read More »