Instagram’s Lux feature — the little sun icon that when enabled acts as a sort of combo brightness/contrast/exposure/saturation booster — has been tweaked in the app’s latest iOS update, adding a greater degree of control.
After Tinder was tweaked to stop utilizing a user’s specific latitude and longitude to determine proximity, a security expert discovered that the new location identifier shared enough precise data to easily triangulate the exact location of a potential match’s last known whereabouts.
While VSCO Cam’s Grid has offered users a way to share their photo masterpieces since last summer, the darkroom and imaging app has taken a step toward becoming more social in its latest update. Now in version 3.0, VSCO Cam + VSCO Grid adds a number of improvements, not the least of which is the ability to easily follow friends and fellow photographers.
Snapchat users are once again reporting what appears to be an instance of mass spam as the result of compromised user accounts. Snapchat is once again denying that their historically dodgy app has anything to do with it. What’s the real story?
Yet another security vulnerability has been uncovered in the popular photo and video messaging app Snapchat. Researchers have discovered a flaw that makes it possible for hackers to perform denial-of-service type attacks on any number of individual users, rendering their smartphone momentarily unusable.
The 1980′s were an amazing and weird time, full of floppy disks, pixellated images, butt-rock and of course, mullets. The 80′s were really the birth of our electronic device addiction, with the creation of the microprocessor opening up the door for a whole new ages of electronics, especially the home computer and eventually, Instagram. Makes us wonder..what would Instagram look like if it existed in the 80′s? A new YouTube video explains just that.
The video from YouTube user SquirrelMonkeyCom hops into the DeLorean, revs that baby up to 88 and takes us back in time to an alternate 80′s where Instagram actually existed. It was a bit more of a pain though. Users would snap pictures on film, get them printed then send them in to Instagram via mail. (WTF is that?) Instagram would then digitize the photos, sending them back to their creator on either a floppy disk or a state-of-the-art cassette. Talk about innovation!
Facebook’s magazine-style Paper app, the one that dresses up your Facebook feed with gorgeous photos and throws in newsreader functionality to boot, is available today for download. Meanwhile, the CEO of FiftyThree, the company behind the refined drawing app Paper, is asking big social media to think of the little guys.
Facebook has announced a new app for iOS dubbed Paper. Paper is Mark Zuckerberg and company’s attempt at a visually appealing newsreader app, much in the same vein as Flipboard. Of course, it keeps its Facebook roots with access to social content from a user’s newsfeed.