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A Short History of the Gif 

Ever wonder how the Gif involved into the go-to medium for motion based graphics? Gifs have transformed the photo industry into a medium that intersects photo with video. Chronicling the history of Gifs, in association with Glaceau, Tumblr, Milk, Made and Paddle, is a fun video that showcases its evolution, use and future. 

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Do These Mars Curiosity Images Show UFOs?

While most of us were admiring photos from Mars Curiosity, one group was combing through them pixel by pixel. Alien Disclosure Group posted a video to YouTube highlighting four small spots. Could they be UFOs?

Scientists Accidentally Discover New Bug Species in Flickr Gallery

Wildlife photographer Hock Ping Guek posted a gallery to photo sharing site Flickr of a delicate-looking lacewing fly. A couple months later, entomologist Shaun Winterton saw the gallery and realized Guek had snapped an entirely new species.

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Instagram’s Twitter Sharing Growth Explodes
Instagram’s success has everyone yapping; it is one of the hottest mobile apps and has been acquired by Facebook. Sharing via twitter has doubled in 2 months and its YoY photo sharing growth has grown by nearly 20x. Some attribute it’s success coming from its recent launch on the Android, expanding its cross-platform accessibility. However, the trend chart speaks otherwise. It may have been due to added functionality/ improved service. How Facebook’s acquisition will impact its growth plan is yet to be known. 
Instagram’s Twitter Sharing Growth Explodes
Instagram’s success has everyone yapping; it is one of the hottest mobile apps and has been acquired by Facebook. Sharing via twitter has doubled in 2 months and its YoY photo sharing growth has grown by nearly 20x. Some attribute it’s success coming from its recent launch on the Android, expanding its cross-platform accessibility. However, the trend chart speaks otherwise. It may have been due to added functionality/ improved service. How Facebook’s acquisition will impact its growth plan is yet to be known. 

Instagram’s Twitter Sharing Growth Explodes

Instagram’s success has everyone yapping; it is one of the hottest mobile apps and has been acquired by Facebook. Sharing via twitter has doubled in 2 months and its YoY photo sharing growth has grown by nearly 20x. Some attribute it’s success coming from its recent launch on the Android, expanding its cross-platform accessibility. However, the trend chart speaks otherwise. It may have been due to added functionality/ improved service. How Facebook’s acquisition will impact its growth plan is yet to be known. 

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Slow down Facebook: Here comes Fotobook

We don’t know yet how the Facebook Instagram will work itself out in terms of Instagram integrating into Facebook. Some claim its a ploy to eliminate competition; others claim its a plain vanilla strategic move that will benefit their mobile team. 

In the end, photo mobile apps wont simply disappear to this acquisition. Fotobook, a new photo is one of those apps to vocally condemn Facebook’s photo sharing capabilities, claiming they are faster and have less clutter. Worth a shot? You decide.