Month: April 2014

What will the Google Plus employees who worked on imaging do now?

Techcrunch reports that many of the workers who formerly worked on Google Plus will be doing things in other parts of google. The techcrunch author states that perhaps other parts of Google will benefit from the people who worked on the imaging on Google Plus: …there are a ton of really interesting things going on …

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Why Mashable is wrong about user-generated content

Mashable is reports that “Millennials trust user-generated content 50% more than other media.” Sounds reasonable, right? However, in that article Mashable makes a false claim, “User-generated content (UGC) is media created by your peers.” Whoa. Mashable. Hold it there. Be careful with this report. Mashable is blending together the terms “user-generated content” with content made by your …

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Flickr is for quality photos, Instagram is for bad photos

How is it that Flickr is now the place for quality photos? Isn’t that Instagram’s realm? Not quite. Here’s what has happened between the two services in the past few years. With the rise of Instagram in 2011, many photographers left Flickr. Instagram became THE photo app for mobile, while Flickr sat undeveloped since Yahoo …

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