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Why Do Social Networks Increase Stress?

Why Do Social Networks Increase Stress?

It's hard to remember life before social media. How did we ever know what our distant, high school friends' kids looked like? Or what they cooked their family for dinner? Or the fabulous places they visited on their (seemingly) bi-monthly tropical vacations? Although Facebook and Twitter feel almost ubiquitous today, ...

Facebook Hires Washington D.C. Liaison for Instagram

Facebook Hires Washington D.C. Liaison for Instagram

Politicians likely fall at the bottom of your list of must-follow personalities on Instagram, which perhaps explains why the Facebook-owned app for sharing photos and videos is looking to hire someone to assist these public figures with image-crafting techniques. The social network is hiring a "Political Outreach Manager" ...

Path, Vine, Flipboard, Hipstamatic Coming to Windows Phone 8; Instagram is M.I.A.

Path, Vine, Flipboard, Hipstamatic Coming to Windows Phone 8; Instagram is M.I.A.

As Nokia lifted the lid on its new Lumia 1020, a 41-megapixel beast of a smartphone, a number of app-related news nuggets piggy-backed on this announcement in New York earlier on Thursday. First up, Path – the private social network with a 150-friend limit – has revealed that due to uber-popular demand, it’s finally ...

Shelly Palmer Radio Report – July 11, 2013

Shelly Palmer Radio Report – July 11, 2013

Since Instagram launched its video feature, the team over at Vine has been working overtime to prove why the original micro-video app is the one that you want. Last week, Vine pushed out its biggest update yet. The Vine team has completely re-thought the service, and now allows you to mark uploads as public or private – ...

Instagram Adds Web Embedding via its Desktop Site

Instagram Adds Web Embedding via its Desktop Site

The real-time battle rages on. Instagram on Wednesday announced the latest in a string of recent updates, now allowing users to embed videos and photos taken with the photo-sharing application on site pages across the Web. Simply cut and paste the embed text from an Instagram page to your blog, and the video will appear on ...

Facebook’s Pending Patents Could Make Instagram a Whole Lot Better

Facebook’s Pending Patents Could Make Instagram a Whole Lot Better

Facial recognition, landmark detection, and even audio cues picked up through your phone’s microphone could let Instagram Video intelligently suggest a cover frame for mini-movies or even tag them, according to recent Facebook patents. The tech could route each video to the right people and put its best (motionless) foot ...

Vine Shares on Twitter Have Dropped 40% Since Instagram Video’s Launch

Vine Shares on Twitter Have Dropped 40% Since Instagram Video’s Launch

It’s now been a full week since Instagram added video recording to its popular camera app, and it’s already had a dramatic impact on its main competitor: Vine sharing on Twitter has tanked. We can use Topsy’s free analytics tool to compare how many times Twitter users have shared instagram.com links versus vine.co ...

Shelly Palmer Talks About Instagram vs. Vine on Good Day Wake Up

Shelly Palmer Talks About Instagram vs. Vine on Good Day Wake Up

Shelly Palmer chats with Juliet Huddy and Ben Simmoneau on Fox 5's Good Day Wake Up about Instagram vs. Vine and the recent additions to each. ...

Shelly Palmer Radio Report – June 25, 2013

Shelly Palmer Radio Report – June 25, 2013

As of last week, Instagram users can now record, edit and apply filters to videos up to fifteen seconds long. The move was aimed squarely at Vine, Twitter’s micro video-blogging app, which lets you record six second videos. Both apps let you hold your finger on the screen to capture picture and sound. Releasing your ...

Instagram’s Video Arrival Sends Vine Plummeting Down the Charts

Instagram’s Video Arrival Sends Vine Plummeting Down the Charts

Interestingly, Vine downloads seem to already have started sliding in several key markets just a few days after Instagram began attacking it directly. Last Thursday, Instagram added a notably Vine-like video recording feature that was met with plenty of interest from users but still put Wall Street to sleep. The popular, ...