Posts Tagged ‘Instagram’

Instagram “Pods” Are the New Bots

Posted by on Friday April 21, 2017 | Social Media/Web

Ever since Instagram moved its feed from a straightforward chronological posting scheme to an algorithmically sorted, Facebook-style presentation, users have been looking for ways to grow or even just maintain their engagement with their followers. Bots that scoured the network liking and commenting on a user’s behalf to drive up followers have a mixed reputation... More

Instagram Rolls Out New Collections Feature

Posted by on Monday April 17, 2017 | Social Media/Web

Instagram is becoming adept at finding popular features in other social networks and appropriating them for itself. The latest new feature, Instagram Collections, gives you the Pinterest-esque ability to save Instagram posts into personal collections. You already had the ability to save posts in Instagram starting last year. Collections is a way to organize those... More

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