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Warning: Don’t Give Personal Info to World Cup Instagram Accounts

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With World Cup fever in full swing, EA is expecting buzz from the event to drive players back into its hit FIFA soccer game series. It’s also touting FIFA Ultimate Team, an online companion service that lets players build their own fantasy sports-style teams for use in the game. One thing it’s not doing to […]

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Instagram is Bringing Ads to the UK, Canada and Australia

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Instagram, the mobile photo service owned by Facebook Inc, is expanding its nascent advertising business beyond the United States and will begin showing ads to users in Britain, Canada and Australia, the company said on Monday. The ads will start to appear on versions of the service in the three countries later this year, Instagram […]

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Instagram and Vine’s Biggest Stars are Cashing In With Advertisers

Good thing social media did not exist during the era of “Mad Men.” It might have put Don and Peggy out of business. Brands and advertisers, looking for ways to reach audiences beyond television screens and magazine pages, are turning to people with many followers on social media and paying them to pitch products online. […]

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Instagram 6.0 Update Adds Photo Editing and New Photo Effects

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“People come to Instagram today to post their photos but haven’t come back to edit their photos” Instagram CEO Kevin Systrom tells me. So on Tuesday, Instagram added sliders to control 9 new photo effects and the intensity of its existing filters. These give everyone the power of desktop editing suites and photo apps like […]

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Adidas to Launch an App So You Can Decorate Sneakers With Instagram Shots

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In a move that gives Run-DMC’s My Adidas a present-day twist, Adidas now wants sneakerheads to personalize their shoes with their smartphones. Using the Adidas Photo Print app for the popular ZX Flux, which will see release this August, users will be able to snap photos a la Instagram and have them printed on their […]