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Instagram Direct’s 85M Users Can Now Reply With Photos In Snapchat-Style Visual Convos

technewsi.altervista.org — Instagram Direct felt half-baked when the in-app chat feature launched without the ability to send photo replies in December 2013. Still, the private group messaging feature built an audience of 85 million monthly users, and now it's gettin...

Instagram Direct’s 85M Users Can Now Reply With Photos In Snapchat-Style Visual Convos

techcrunch.com — Instagram Direct felt half-baked when the in-app chat feature launched without the ability to send photo replies in December 2015. Still, the private group messaging feature built an audience of 85 million monthly users, and now it's getting upgrades that make it a true visual communication tool to rival Snapchat.
Sep 01, 2015

I use Direct at a mild, steady clip. My friends & family don't have big social presence, but they all have Instagram techcrunch.com/2015/09/01/sna…

Ride This One-Wheeled Gyro Skate They Call A “Hoverboard”

technewsi.altervista.org — The mad scientist who started Hoverboard Technologies calls his vehicle an "earned experience." That means it's hard to ride. Despite the name, this hoverboard* doesn't levitate. Instead, it uses gyroscopes like a Segway t...

Ride This One-Wheeled Gyro Skate They Call A “Hoverboard”

techcrunch.com — The mad scientist who started Hoverboard Technologies calls his vehicle an "earned experience". That means it's hard to ride. Despite the name, this Hoverboard* doesn't levitate. Instead, it uses gyroscopes like a Segway to help you balance with your feet on either side of one giant rollerblade-style wheel in the center.

Eatsa, A Futuristic Restaurant Where Robot Cubbies Serve Quinoa

technewsi.altervista.org — Eatsa has no lines because it has no cashiers. You order on an iPad, your name comes up on a transparent LCD screen box, and you pull out a bowl of quinoa. Opening today in San Francisco at 121 Spear St, Eatsa is a new restaurant designed around ...

Eatsa, A Futuristic Restaurant Where Robot Cubbies Serve Quinoa

techcrunch.com — Eatsa has no lines because it has no cashiers. You order on an iPad, your name comes up on a transparent LCD screen box, and you pull out a bowl of quinoa. Opening today in San Francisco at 121 Spear St, Eatsa is a new restaurant designed around technology.
Aug 31, 2015

RT @TechCrunch: Eatsa, A Futuristic Restaurant Where Robot Cubbies Serve Quinoa tcrn.ch/1FcsnNT by @joshconstine pic.twitter.com/DqBLmOhqJo

Aug 31, 2015

A restaurant where robots serve you quinoa. Just when you thought Frisco couldn't get any more Frisco. techcrunch.com/2015/08/31/eat…

Aug 31, 2015

can’t wait to use postmates to get my hi-tech quinoa delivered before I get in my uber techcrunch.com/2015/08/31/eat…

Aug 31, 2015

"Eventually, Eatsa hopes its combination of tech and quinoa can change the way we eat." tcrn.ch/1Jx7WPQ

Giffiti Jazzes Up Photos With GIFs

technewsi.altervista.org — In the ever-escalating social media arms race, GIFs are the best way to get attention. Static photos are so 2013. But a new app called Giffiti (like graffiti with GIFs) lets you enhance your pics by overlaying animations. Announced by ...

Giffiti Jazzes Up Photos With GIFs

techcrunch.com — In the ever-escalating social media arms race, GIFs are the best way to get attention. Static photos are so 2013. But a new app called Giffiti (like graffiti with GIFs) lets you enhance your pics by overlaying animations. Announced by Nalin Mittal this month with a simple post on Reddit, Giffiti rocketed to the front page and hit #14 amongst U.S.
Aug 30, 2015

Giffiti Jazzes Up Photos With GIFs tcrn.ch/1MWyI6r The ever-escalating social media arms race pic.twitter.com/5xWwqsqK21

Instagram Thinks Outside The Square, Now Allows Landscape And Portrait Photos And Videos

technewsi.altervista.org — One in five photos or videos on Instagram show up with annoying whitespace around them because people use other apps to letterbox their landscape or portrait imagery to fit in Instagram's square cropping. So today, Instagram for iOS and And...

Instagram Thinks Outside The Square, Now Allows Landscape And Portrait Photos And Videos

techcrunch.com — One in five photos or videos on Instagram show up with annoying whitespace around them because people use other apps to letterbox their landscape or portrait imagery to fit in Instagram's square cropping. So today, Instagram for iOS and Android is dropping the requirement that all photos and videos be squares.
Aug 27, 2015

Instagram courts fashion photogs (don't crop out the shoes!) and filmmakers by dropping square crop requirement techcrunch.com/2015/08/27/don…

Aug 27, 2015

Why does allowing portrait & landscape matter for Instagram? It makes posts more shareable to other social nets techcrunch.com/2015/08/27/don…

Aug 27, 2015

RT @TechCrunch: Instagram Now Allows Landscape And Portrait Photos And Videos tcrn.ch/1KnrUyc by @joshconstine pic.twitter.com/PioUlWuiZ7

Aug 27, 2015

#Instagram Thinks Outside The Square, Now Allows Landscape And Portrait Photos And Videos on.tcrn.ch/l/rdcU via #sociamedia #tech

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Aug 30, 2015

Giffiti Jazzes Up Photos With GIFs tcrn.ch/1MWyI6r The ever-escalating social media arms race pic.twitter.com/5xWwqsqK21

Aug 30, 2015

Can't wait. These women have such character: rebel lead singer, the snarky bassist, & the spunky kid sister on keys twitter.com/zanelowe/statu…

Aug 30, 2015

PR practitioners: Don't send journalists client names/images you're not approved to share, then call insisting to have them removed. xoxo

Aug 30, 2015

@douglaspurdy features that directly drive growth, community, and reengagement are good uses of time.

Aug 30, 2015

Facebook should be smart enough to recognize Instagram handles and deep link to them pic.twitter.com/6o8J1x9deW

Aug 29, 2015

@semil could you elaborate on A16z and first round as platforms?

Aug 29, 2015

RT @davecraige: "In the future you might see a FB ad with an M button that you can push to begin chatting with that store immediately" - @JoshConstine

Aug 29, 2015

Kanye speaks out against rampant homophobia in hip-hop...in 2005 facebook.com/djboothnet/vid… he may be flawed, but hating him makes no sense


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