Are you trying too hard on Facebook? Do you tweet too often? Are you looking like a loser to all your 1,200 Instagram followers? Now there’s a program that will ‘delve into your online persona, crunch the numbers, and form a comprehensive quantitative summary of your effort level in social media’. If you’re ready to […]
There’s an Instagram account out on the web that’s called You did not eat that, and it’s exactly as it sounds. It’s a bunch of images – usually of very thin models and celebrities – tricking us into believing they’ve actually taken a bite out of something, or are just about to. For instance, the account shares a photo of Miss Jetsetter (a blogger) dangling a burger ever so close to her mouth.
“ENOUGH!” is about right when you hear another tidbit about Kimye’s OTT wedding but one extra nugget surely can’t hurt? So, do you know that the extremely orchestrated photograph of the very first wedding kiss between Kim Kardashian and Kanye West – yes, that one with the millions of flowers sacrificed for the pre-divorce ceremony – has more than 1.92 million likes on the bride’s Instagram page?
Is Instagram becoming the new online currency? In London, that was temporarily the case with a pop-up restaurant accepting payment in the form of Instagram snaps with a specific hashtag. Behind it was frozen food company Birds Eye, which wanted to promote a new line of products.
Or alternatively titled: ‘Pizzas that decided to hang out in places that are not my belly’. Los Angeles-based photographer Jonpaul Douglass’ ‘Pizza in the Wild’ photo series began after seeing a funny pizza graffiti near his home. He then decided to place real-life pepperoni pizzas on random objects and places, capturing the humorous scenes on his iPhone and posting them on Instagram with the hashtag #pizzainthewild.
Many Bothans dies to bring you this information: Star Wars have launched their Instragram account. From Darth Vader’s fencing double to the ‘high-tech’ storm trooper stunt equipment, these photographs from behind the scenes on the Return Of The Jedi will put any Star Wars fan over the moon. But wait… that’s no moon! Personally, as […]
The ice caves of Apostle Islands, Wisconsin have been inaccessable since 2009, and as of recently, you can reach then for the first time in 5 years by hiking across a frozen Lake Superior. These photos from Instagram photographers show the beauty of this frozen wonderland of needle-like icicles. This is next on our list […]
These men have not suffered a death in the family. They’re just the ‘miserable men’ of shoppers, waiting outside stores as their spouses, friends and family members shop ’til they drop this holiday season. And these men don’t take a shopping trip sitting down or standing up — as you can see from this hilarious […]
Associated Press photographer David Guttenfelder has been able to capture never-before-seen images of North Korea and share then on Instagram. Recently North Korea relaxed their laws surrounding the internet so foreigners are now allowed to carry their phones ‘with an activated 3G network’. Guttenfelder explains his motivation behind the snapshots: ‘Through social media, I’m trying […]
Last December 2, an awesome thing from a galaxy far, far away happened. Star Wars finally launched its own official Instagram account, to the delight of fans around the galaxy. In just two days since launch, it already has 86,801 followers.
Know what you could do with those Instagram photos of you and your ex? Have them printed on marshmallows and burn them on an open campfire! Then eat them with murderous delight! *Insert maniacal laugh* UK-based Boomf has created a way for Instagrammers to send them their photos via connect feature and have them printed on a 4cm x 4cm marshmallow.
Instagram can be a place that’s not only about selfies and what people had for dinner. Take for example what French art director, Thomas Jullien, did with 852 different photos from 852 different Instagram users. He created a crowdsourced short-film about stitched together Instagram clichés. It begins with an alarm clock going off then quickly […]
A new web app appropriately called ‘Feeling Cagey?’ is out where random Instagram selfies turn into the lovingly handsome face of Ghost Rider himself, Nicolas Cage! Created by Josh of the marketing company Gamaroff, the app was constructed using ‘OpenCV software, which performs facial recognition on a live feed of selfies’.
If you think you’ve got an Instagram pic worthy of wall space, pixeli.st might be for you. This company offers handmade oil paintings from your face Instagrams and photos, with the tagline ‘your pixels, our paint’. It’s really quite amazing how realistic their paintings are.
You’re either a fan of Instagram or you want nothing of it, but hey, it’s here to stay. And imagine if Instagram had been created years before, when historic events were taking place: the moon landing, the first Apple computer, Rosa Parks sitting on a bus seat. Imagine the classic captions caught at such moments! […]