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The art of Instagram: Why this app is breaking the boundaries of photography, Arts

The art of Instagram: Why this app is breaking the boundaries of photography

It’s true. You may not believe it, but in amongst the dreamily filtered snaps of pets, the blurry edged stir fry dinners, and the now all-too-acceptable “selfie”, there is actually some real art to be found on Instagram.

By | Arts, Notebook | Friday, 16 August 2013 at 4:00 am

Twitter launches Vine – a six second video sharing service, but is that really long enough?, Bytesize

Twitter launches Vine – a six second video sharing service, but is that really long enough?

Does Twitter’s Vine app have what it takes to become the Instagram of video? Or is six seconds just far too short?

By | Bytesize, Digital Digest, Science & Technology | Friday, 25 January 2013 at 2:28 pm

Twitter takes on Instagram with new integrated image filters, Digital Digest

Twitter takes on Instagram with new integrated image filters

Just days after Instagram announced that they had withdrawn support for Twitter’s card feature, Twitter have retaliated by rolling out their own built-in image filters.

By | Digital Digest | Tuesday, 11 December 2012 at 2:59 pm

Facebook announced updates. Did you get the email?, Digital Digest

Facebook announced updates. Did you get the email?

Last week Facebook sent out an email claiming to be updating in our best interests. . The email titled ‘Updates to Data Use Policy and Statement of Rights and Responsibilities’ was sent out regarding data use policy, in other words, what can Facebook do with our data

By | Digital Digest, Notebook | Tuesday, 27 November 2012 at 1:14 pm

Instagram begin rolling out web profiles for all users, Notebook

Instagram begin rolling out web profiles for all users

Throughout this week, Instagram will roll out web-based profiles for every one of its 100 million users, complete with ‘Facebook Timeline’ style layout and animated cover photos.

By | Notebook, Science & Technology | Tuesday, 6 November 2012 at 12:25 pm

How Completure could revolutionise citizen journalism, Science & Technology

How Completure could revolutionise citizen journalism

As an Airbus plummeted into the Hudson River in Manhattan, few realised that it would be the point of no return for journalism and social media. With this in mind, today sees the launch of Completure, an app which aims to capture these new opportunities that smart phones create for citizen journalists.

By | Science & Technology | Tuesday, 18 September 2012 at 6:28 pm

Twitter forces Tumblr to axe friend-finding feature, Notebook

Twitter forces Tumblr to axe friend-finding feature

Tumblr is the latest service to fall foul of Twitter’s recently updated ‘guidelines’, with support for ‘friend-finding’ via Twitter’s API being revoked as of today, but is Twitter cutting off its nose to spite its face?

By | Notebook, Science & Technology | Thursday, 23 August 2012 at 3:29 pm

The Photography Blog: Rise of the smartphone, but smart photography too?, Arts

The Photography Blog: Rise of the smartphone, but smart photography too?

Assuming Mark Zuckerberg hasn’t got his sums wrong, the market for smartphone photography is booming.

By | Arts | Sunday, 20 May 2012 at 12:00 am

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