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Link: Could Instagram Have Become a Successful, Independent Business? →

Martin Bryant provides a few ways Instagram could have grown, but most of them sound pretty boring: in-app purchases, subscriptions, advertising, brand partnerships and data mining. I look at 500px and why it is so popular, and wonder if Instagram … Continue reading

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Link: Facebook Pushes Ads on Photos →

As pointed out by the Huffington Post: The new design moves caption, comments and advertisements to the right-hand side of the picture. Previously, users could view captions and post comments directly below the photo. I thought the new design puts … Continue reading

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Link: Automated Tagging via Physical Features →

The use of face detection software isn’t new, but the idea of using social media as a way to datamine these features seems scary: The software, called “suggested automatic tagging,” lets Facebook users assign digital name tags to people in … Continue reading

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