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July’s #MashPics show how our community is surviving summer

Posted by admin - August 1, 2015 - Mashable
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At the end of each month, we round up our favorite photos from the rapidly growing #MashPics collection. Your July Instagram pics featured the most beautiful outdoor weddings, day trips to the shore, cold treats and all of the other things that make summertime so great. See also: Colorful, captivating and creative #MashPics from the [...]

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9 hashtags that champion body positivity for all

Posted by admin - August 1, 2015 - Mashable
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We could all use more radical self-love in our lives. But when it comes to body acceptance, that can be difficult — especially for people who have bodies existing outside the “socially acceptable” norm. See also: Love the skin you’re in: 9 uplifting body-positive blogs Whether it’s skin color, size or disability, body appearance can [...]

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Illustrate a concept in Instagram’s square frames for our photo challenge

Posted by admin - July 30, 2015 - Mashable
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For this week’s photo challenge, go beyond a simply beautiful photograph and aim to illustrate an idea in your square frames. Conceptual photography is the art of getting a concept across to your audience by using just the contents of a photo. Be it a literal depiction of the phrase walking on clouds or a [...]

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Illustrate a concept in Instagram’s square frames for our photo challenge

Posted by admin - July 30, 2015 - Mashable
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For this week’s photo challenge, go beyond a simply beautiful photograph and aim to illustrate an idea in your square frames. Conceptual photography is the art of getting a concept across to your audience by using just the contents of a photo. Be it a literal depiction of the phrase walking on clouds or a [...]

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Would you quit your job to Periscope full-time? This guy did.

Posted by admin - July 30, 2015 - Mashable
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It’s not hard to see why Periscope appealed to Jon Jacques, a 20-something who worked for a video marketing company in New York City — the app that gives you instant access to a captive global audience. So a few months ago, he decided to give it a try during his free time after work and [...]

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Would you quit your job to Periscope full-time? This guy did.

Posted by admin - July 30, 2015 - Mashable
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It’s not hard to see why Periscope appealed to Jon Jacques, a 20-something who worked for a video marketing company in New York City — the app that gives you instant access to a captive global audience. So a few months ago, he decided to give it a try during his free time after work and [...]

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Twitter finally has a decent Windows app

Posted by admin - July 30, 2015 - Mashable
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Microsoft users upgrading to Windows 10 will get an extra bonus: a Twitter app that doesn’t suck. Twitter rolled out a new universal Windows app Wednesday that finally brings the Twitter experience on Windows up to the same level as its apps on other platforms. See also: The 10 best features of Windows 10, in [...]

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Twitter finally has a decent Windows app

Posted by admin - July 30, 2015 - Mashable
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Microsoft users upgrading to Windows 10 will get an extra bonus: a Twitter app that doesn’t suck. Twitter rolled out a new universal Windows app Wednesday that finally brings the Twitter experience on Windows up to the same level as its apps on other platforms. See also: The 10 best features of Windows 10, in [...]

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Twitter introduces Safety Center: It’s all about taking down trolls

Posted by admin - July 28, 2015 - Mashable
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Saying Twitter has a problem with trolls is like saying botoxing your scalp is a bad idea. Everyone knows it already. Now Twitter is taking more anti-troll steps by rolling out a Safety Center that gives users access to resources, tips and policies that could improve the service’s experience. Much of the content isn’t actually [...]

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#Curvy forced Instagram to rethink how it polices hashtags

Posted by admin - July 26, 2015 - Mashable
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Curvy girls are no longer banned from Instagram, thanks to new technology implemented by the social media platform. After the hashtag “curvy” was banned earlier this month from being searched on the site, Instagram is using new, automated systems designed to keep the hashtag “clean” of porn and nudity, a spokesperson told Mashable. “We’re unblocking [...]

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