Twitter Now Lets You Tag People in Tweets Without Using Any Characters

Twitter is growing up, and the latest new feature set includes the ability to tag up to 10 people in a photo as well as the ability to add up to four photos to a tweet. But—and this is big—those tags won't count towards the total character limit. Suddenly, tweets seem kind of big. » 3/26/14 5:10pm 3/26/14 5:10pm

9 Incredible Aerial Pics Of London, Seen From A Police Helicopter

London looks cool from street-level. London looks really, really cool from a helicopter—specifically from the Metropolitan Police Department's Air Support Unit, a fleet of three that flies around providing support to the ground-bound team below. In between felony-fighting duties, the officers manage to take some truly… » 3/21/14 6:40pm 3/21/14 6:40pm

How To Take a Perfect Food Photo

Immaculate Infatuation is a food blog run by some guys who aren't your average foodies. So they know that Instagrams of food are so overdone, which means they also know how to make them good. Just refer to their hunger-inducing Instagram account and their food pic hashtag, #EEEEEATS. Here's a guide to duplicating their … » 2/26/14 4:00pm 2/26/14 4:00pm

Cultural Stereotypes As Revealed By The Ultimate Collection Of Selfies

First came the Tumblrs, then the think pieces, then the distinction of being word of the year. What else could there possibly be for selfies? What about a huge data project analyzing how selfies around the world differ in everything from mood to mouthgape to head tilt? » 2/19/14 6:05pm 2/19/14 6:05pm

This Year's Top Instagram Trends Are Exactly What You'd Expect

Instagram and its many filters may be responsible for the wave of faux nostalgia, but now that the year's winding down, it's time for some actual nostalgia. Today, Instagram released their year-end review, and, well, it's pretty much exactly what you'd expect. But it's also a great excuse to post some gorgeous shots. » 12/13/13 10:48am 12/13/13 10:48am

Sexting Comes to Instagram

Instagram's private messaging service, Instagram Direct, is finally here. Why, though, with so many photo-messaging apps at our fingertips already, would you use a private channel for your filtered, edited, and enhanced brunches and sunsets? The same reason we do anything—sex. Dick pic, meet Kelvin. » 12/12/13 11:38am 12/12/13 11:38am

Instagram-Printed Marshmallows: Equal Parts Delicious and Adorable

There are countless online services that will turn your Instagram photos into everything from business cards, to flipbooks, to coffee mugs. But Boomf has taken a wholly original approach to making hard copies of your digital photos—except they're not hard at all. The website will print your shots onto gourmet… » 11/25/13 1:22pm 11/25/13 1:22pm

This Instagram movie proves that every Instagram picture is the same

So this is cool: Filmmaker Thomas Jullien created a pretty sweet short movie by weaving together random strangers' Instagram pictures to form a story. It starts with a bike ride to Paris and zaps you to New York and pretty much everywhere else in between. 852 Instagram pictures from 852 Instagram users come together… » 11/22/13 11:05pm 11/22/13 11:05pm