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Photosharing, Privacy and Promises

Christina Gagnier | Posted 02.17.2013 | Technology
Christina Gagnier

Instagram's changes are numerous and seem fairly atrocious to those who care about and follow such matters. The message is also pretty user un-friendly: take it or leave it. Literally. Many did not know what to make of Facebook's acquisition of Instagram earlier this year. I guess now we do.

5 of the Best Websites for Fall Fashion Inspiration

Women & Co | Posted 11.14.2012 | Women
Women & Co

With fall just around the corner and longings for layers and scarves starting to creep in, I like to start my shopping by first gathering ideas on the Internet. Here are some of my favorite online destinations for inspiration.

Flickr Photo Helps Identify Gorgeous New Species

| Posted 08.13.2012 | Technology

by Sid Perkins Every starlet dreams of being discovered by talent agents leafing through her portfolio. If insects have such aspirations, consider ...

18-Year-Old Artist's Stunning Self-Portraits

Posted 06.18.2012 | Teen

For one year, 18-year-old photographer Brendon Burton from Myrtle Creek, Oregon is challenging himself to create one self-portrait every day as part o...

How Yahoo Killed Flickr And Lost The Internet

Gizmodo | Posted 07.15.2012 | Technology

Web startups are made out of two things: people and code. The people make the code, and the code makes the people rich. Code is like a poem; it has to...

Kaleidoscopic Tourist Photos

Posted 05.07.2012 | Arts

Many of the world's most treasured tourist attractions are more familiar to us as photographs than as real, physical forms. Yet these kaleidoscopic im...

FlickrFightr Pits Photos Against One Another, Lets You Be The Judge

Posted 02.28.2012 | Home

Let's face it; with the introduction of easy-to-use cameras and apps like Instagram, anyone can be a photographer and everyone thinks they are one. Ph...

Photographer Sheds Light On Homeless With Camera Lens | Posted 01.29.2012 | Impact

In 2008, accountant and amateur photographer Lee Jeffries was in London to run a marathon. On the day before the race, Jeffries thought he would wande...

The Year Of The Smartphone Photographer

Posted 12.27.2011 | Home

Forget that Nikon. It's all about the smartphone these days. A new study by NPD shows that the percent of photos taken with a smartphone grew from ...

The Most Stunning Photographs Of The Year

The Huffington Post | Ramona Emerson | Posted 12.22.2011 | Technology

Why is it that each year feels more momentous than the last? Perhaps it's that the increasing shareability of news keeps events in the collective cons...

Self Portraiture as a Creative Exercise (PHOTOS)

Jenny Bauman | Posted 01.21.2012 | Home
Jenny Bauman


Photographer Prints Out Every Flickr Photo In 24 Hours

Tara Kelly | Posted 11.14.2011 | Home

Thanks to Facebook and Flickr, there's no doubt photography is a hobby pursued by the masses. To visualize its ubiquity, artist Erik Kessels printe...

Ways To Give More Useful Feedback Online

John Paul Caponigro | Posted 01.09.2012 | Arts
John Paul Caponigro

There are as many ways to direct the kind of feedback you get as there are ways to give feedback. Here's a list of eleven different kinds of feedback and ways to ask for it.

Free Photo Sharing Service Has A New App

AP | By MICHAEL LIEDTKE | Posted 11.29.2011 | Technology

SAN FRANCISCO -- It isn't a pretty picture at Yahoo Inc. right now, but that's not stopping the beleaguered Internet company from touching up its popu...

This Hat Makes Me Sad

Posted 11.22.2011 | Comedy

Sometimes, things just don't work out the way you thought they would. Maybe it's a relationship that went sour after a few months of bliss. Maybe it'...

Romney May Want To Check His Flickr Page, Like Now (NSFW)

Posted 11.19.2011 | Comedy

UPDATE: Looks like Mittens removed the offending comment from his Flickr. But it's still screengrabbed here. So enjoy forever! EARLIER: Let's be cl...

Introducing Klout Squad: Measure Your Social Influence & Reach

Chris Rauschnot | Posted 10.15.2011 | Technology
Chris Rauschnot

Klout, a San Francisco-based Internet start-up with Joe Fernandez, CEO and co-founder, has recently integrated five new services for social media users and brands to measure influence and reach across their networks.

Police Use Flickr To ID London Riot Suspects

TheNextWeb | Posted 10.10.2011 | Technology

London has been the scene of utter chaos over the past few days, and last night it hit a new peak when it seemed many parts of the UK capital were und...

Google+ Tips: Where to Begin and How to Share Content Quickly While Mobile

Chris Rauschnot | Posted 09.27.2011 | Technology
Chris Rauschnot

Some say Google+ is a Facebook killer and others say, "what's Google plus?" After a few weeks, 20,000,000 people have signed up to be a part of Google's next social networking experiment.

13 Influential Women In Technology (PHOTOS)

Posted 09.10.2011 | Technology

Considering the pace at which technology is progressing, it’s important to highlight and recognize the key players in the field that keep innovation...

Is Apple Launching a Pre-emptive Strike Against Free Speech?

Timothy Karr | Posted 08.22.2011 | Technology
Timothy Karr

So you think you control your smartphone? Think again. Late last week reports uncovered a plan by Apple, manufacturer of the iPhone, to patent technology that can detect when people are using their phone cameras and shut them down.

Paul Needham

New Exhibit Gives 'Behind The Scenes' Look at Obama | Paul Needham | Posted 08.17.2011 | Arts

NEW YORK -- Everywhere President Barack Obama goes, the cameras are always watching -- whether it's a professional's camcorder or an amateur's cellpho...

Flickr Will Hold On To Your Photos After You Delete Them

The Huffington Post | Amy Lee | Posted 07.27.2011 | Technology

Regret deleting all the pictures from that disastrous birthday party? On Flickr, you now have three months to change your mind. Flickr just updated...

Faceless Fashion: Torsos Hot on Teen Tumblr

Daria Shualy | Posted 06.18.2011 | Style
Daria Shualy

The teen Fashion Tumblr scene is a fascinating cultural phenomenon. Mostly images, no texts needed, no explanations on what made the owner choose th...

The Most Popular Camera On Flickr Is...

The Huffington Post | Bianca Bosker | Posted 06.18.2011 | Technology

Smartphones like Apple's iPhone 4 helped put Cisco's Flip video camera out of business. Will point-and-shoot cameras be next? According to data fro...