Posts Tagged ‘Instagram’

Top Photo News Stories of 2016

Posted by on Tuesday December 27, 2016 | Copyright/Legal, Media, Photos In The News

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Copyright dispute, the continuing controversy over for-profit art schools, Richard Prince (again), First Amendment protections and the President-elect: We look back on the stories that attracted the most attention in 2016. 1- The President-Elect Objects to a News Photo Showing his Double Chin Just 59 days before the President-elect will take an oath to “preserve, protect... More

How Instagram Will Piggyback on the iPhone 7

Posted by on Thursday September 8, 2016 | Social Media/Web

Apps are only as powerful as the hardware that runs them. With the newly announced iPhone 7 and 7 Plus, photo apps can harness improved processing power, better optics and a wider color gamut display. And that’s just what Instagram plans to do. Instagram’s design head Ian Spalter shared the stage with Apple execs in the... More

Plugin Lets You Upload Images to Instagram from Lightroom

Posted by on Tuesday June 21, 2016 | Social Media/Web

Instagram’s genesis as a mobile app has meant that basic desktop functionality, like image uploading, is often lacking and falls to third parties to develop. While there are many third party desktop uploaders, a new Lightroom plugin integrates Instagram publishing deeper into many photographic workflows. Dubbed simply LR/Instagram, the free plugin lets you add Instagram to... More

Study: Instagram Interactions Are Plunging

Posted by on Friday June 17, 2016 | Social Media/Web

Interactions on Instagram–the numbers of likes and comments on photos and videos–have taken a massive hit this year, according to a new study released by research firm Quintly. Surveying over 13,000 Instagram profiles of varying sizes, Quintly found overall interaction rates have dropped 27 percent since last year for image posts and and 39 percent... More

What’s Next for Instagram: Facebook-Style Pay-for-Play

Posted by on Tuesday May 24, 2016 | Social Media/Web

Instagram’s evolution away from its care-free chronological feed into a tightly scripted, algorithmic money making machine continues apace. As predicted, Instagram is getting ready to roll out Facebook-style post “boosting” that will increase content visibility in exchange for cash. This and other new feature nuggets were unearthed by Elliott Murray. After decompiling the newest update, Murray... More

Meet the New Instagram

Posted by on Wednesday May 11, 2016 | Social Media/Web

Change is the only constant at Instagram. The social network revealed today a brand new design that aims to put the focus more squarely on its users’ content. Oh, and there’s a new logo too. “We stripped the color and noise from surfaces where people’s content should take center stage, and boosted color on other surfaces... More