It's common sense to not post pictures on social media that may convey an irresponsible lifestyle to current or future employers. But there's a subtler dynamic at play we should consider, especially today, National Camera Day, before we upload that beautiful Hawaiian sunset.
If you ever want to know what the kids are up to these days, head over to Imgur. The 6-year-old image-sharing and hosting community is home to millions of images, […]
CANNES, France—Thanks to its photo filters, Instagram is known for empowering the common social-media user with a touch of artistry. But the mobile-social platform recently challenged users to show off their discriminating tastes with real attempts at art, asking them to remake iconic photos and post their interpretations with the hashtag #recreatedclassic.
When you're an online stock photography company whose collection boasts more than 50 million iconic images and videos, there's really no excuse for a stodgy office. Not to disappoint, New […]
Images account for nearly 50 percent of the average Facebook News Feed’s content. Assuming Facebook is a proxy for the entire Internet, then roughly half the pixels on the Internet are black boxes to ad targeters.
As more of the Internet’s real estate becomes populated with pictures, companies are racing to develop computer vision technology that can pick out objects in an image and convert them into data to be used for ad targeting, among other possibilities.
Let’s officially call 2012 the Year of the Imagesphere. To review: Facebook says its users upload more than 300 million photos per day (up from 31 million in 2009). To support this massive interest in photo sharing, the company acquired Instagram in April for $1 billion.
Last month The New York Post sought to spice up the post-Christmas doldrums by reporting that Facebook-owned photo-sharing service Instagram was bleeding users after announcing some controversial
Throughout its short history, Facebook has encountered flare-ups over its users’ privacy. People have complained about their wall posts being published for all (their friends) to see in the then-new News Feed. There's been moaning about brands promoting to their friends that they like brand X (info those friends would already be able to see).
While most users have come to accept Facebook running ads featuring their faces, names and/or comments, many were in an