Although this may be the first time you’re using it, Snapchat is one of the most popular social networking platforms on mobile devices. Snapchat’s major differentiating factor is that photos or videos are sent out as what they call “Snaps” to either users you select or you can post them as stories so others can see what you’ve been up to.
However, one thing about the Snapchat is that if you’ve been a user of Facebook, Twitter, or Instagram, Snapchat’s interface isn’t the easiest to figure out. There are very few instructions in the app on how to use it, which makes it difficult to do simple things like upload a picture or [...]
Instagram is a pretty awesome online service. What started as just a way to share mobile photos online using some filters has quickly turned into a massive social networking app with one of the largest user bases on the market.
Unfortunately, due to the sheer amount of content sitting on Instagram, it has also become a massive time drain for many people leading many to want to delete their account. However, one of the biggest issues with Instagram is that while Instagram offers an easy way to temporarily disable your account, permanently deleting your account is a bit more tricky. If you’ve been wanting to delete your Instagram for a while and still haven’t [...]
As you probably know, there was a invitational stress test beta test weekend test for Overwatch, Blizzards new first person shooter featuring MOBA elements.
Unfortunately for me, I wasn’t invited, and I intend to write Blizzard a strongly worded letter some point. Hurt feelings aside, a friend was kind enough to let me use their account to play the beta for around 45 minutes or an hour… Or three days… I’m not good with time. The point being, I didn’t get to play as much as I’d have liked to, but I feel my experience was something I wanted to talk about.
I knew very little about Overwatch before [...]
Anybody tried to access Instagram within the past couple hours? Get a strange error?
According to a recent post over at Forbes, Amazon’s Elastic Compute Cloud in North Virginia went down at 11:21 PM EST yesterday due to inclement weather in the D.C. area, taking with it many of the world’s largest web services including Netflix, Pinterest, and Instagram.
Of the many services to go down, among the first to return was video streaming giant Netflix, who as of approximately 6 hours ago at ~1:15 AM EST, came back online. At the time, Pinterest and Instagram were [...]
Facebook recently sealed the deal on its purchase of Instagram today for a cool one billion dollars, transforming the two young founders of the popular smartphone app into millionaires in a single day.
Last week, Instagram just closed a $50 million funding deal from Venture Capital Firms. The company valued Instagram to be roughly worth a whopping $500 million. Soon afterwards, Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerburg contacted Instagram’s 28 year old CEO, Kelvin Sytrom, and offered to purchase the company. The deal was completed over the weekend. So, why did Facebook founder Mark Zuckerburg pay 1 billion for the company? Perhaps [...]