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    Disney’s Dream Big Princess Photo Campaign Celebrates Women and Girls Being Totally Awesome

    Disney has arguably never seen better days than these — their animated and live-action features are consistently hits, and they’ve got easy box office gold in Marvel and Star Wars movies. But, they’ve still got an image problem to overcome. For much of their history, Disney Princesses were in need of saving, and while more recent […]

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    Apple Finally Has Their Own Instagram Account

    If you don’t follow Apple super closely, you’d be forgiven for not thinking much of the news that the company has opened up an Instagram account. Well, OK, it’s not big news regardless, but for the Apple faithful, it is kind of interesting — after all, Apple has had very limited involvement with social media over […]

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    Black Charcoal Lattes are Trying to Counter the Unicorn Trend

    That Lisa Frank movie better come out soon. The unicorn kick on Instagram is under attack — lawsuits are the least magical things we can think of, and now the counter-color all-black backlash is gaining steam. Maybe we can blame Apple for this trend, too. Sooooo this is charcoal latte #latteart #blackandwhite #charcoallatte 😌 A post […]

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    There’s Now an Unofficial Mermaid Frappuccino at Starbucks

    Well, considering their logo, you’d think this would have been first out of the gate. Word’s getting out about an unofficial mermaid frappuccino that a Starbucks employee has concocted, and while it’s not going to show up on the official menu (yet), the recipe is out there for you to inflict on your local barista. […]

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    Black Ice Cream is Here to Put Out That Unicorn Rainbow

    Every good trend deserves a counter-trend. Apparently, the craze over the sugary-sweet unicorn frappuccino at Starbucks was the last straw for some ice cream makers, and they’ve officially launched a counter-offensive against the rainbow brigade. Get ready for black ice cream. Like all good Instagram trends, black ice cream was a thing way before the […]

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    24 Mermaid Toast Ideas For a Magical Sunday Morning Breakfast

    We can’t really explain this phenomenon. Like many things that spring forth from Instagram, it just is. Mermaid toast is a way to dress up boring old dry bread with beautiful colors of a mermaid fantasy world and bring a little magic into your life. Here are the 25 best pieces of evidence we could […]

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    Instagram Finally Allows Users To Disable Comments

    Instagram is detailing their plans to help users prevent online harassment today, announcing a set of new account and commenting tools that will soon be available to all users. According to a blog post, the features should roll out to users over the next few weeks in an app update. Until now, it was only […]

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    New Instagram Update Brings Live Video and Disappearing Photos and Video

    Today, Instagram is pushing out an update with more features that compete directly with both Snapchat and Twitter’s Periscope. Instagram users can now stream live video to followers or individual friends, adding to the Instagram Stories feature that was released in August. Instagram is also adding disappearing photos and videos, their most direct challenge to […]

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    Pumpkin Spice Hair is the Latest Hair Craze

    It’s really happened. We have reached full Pumpkin Spice saturation. We thought it was bad enough when they came out with Pumpkin Spice-flavored Cheerios, English Muffins and M&M’s. Things also seemed to have gone too far when McDonald’s made their PSL beverages available in mid-August. But none of that compares to this. Guess what is the new hair […]

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    Drafts Could Be Coming to Instagram Very Soon

    A simple but very significant change might be coming to Instagram soon, and for a change, it’ll be one that users actually like. Multiple users have reported that the Instagram app is allowing them to save edited photos as drafts before posting. Say goodbye to ill-conceived ‘grams and hello to filtered to perfection. Before this […]

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    Facebook Takes on Snapchat By Way of Instagram Stories

    It’s easy to forget sometimes, but Instagram belongs to Facebook thanks to a what now seems low $1 billion acquisition in 2012. To his credit, Mark Zuckerberg has stayed fairly hands-off, although Instagram’s changes to their feed this year suggests that may no longer be the case. Here’s the latest hint that Facebook might be taking […]

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    Instagram Now Has 500 Million Active Users

    Well, it’s official — if the account:person ratio is 1:1 (we know, it’s not), then a good one-fifteenth of the world’s population can tell you their favorite filter if you ask them. Even if the real number of people in the world with Instagram accounts is far lower, there’s no denying that today’s milestone for Instagram […]

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    Instagram Extends Videos to 60 Seconds

    Instagram Video is moving from art form to the mainstream today, with the announcement that Instagram will extend the maximum runtime of videos from 15 seconds to one minute. The change will roll out of the next few months, first to iOS and Android users. The move signals a partial end to the short-form video […]

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    Uplet Lets You Upload Instagram Photos from Your Mac

    Not being able to upload photos from a desktop has been a long-simmering complaint about Instagram. You can understand it from their point of view — Instagram is supposed to be about spontaneous pictures, shared to capture a moment and include your friends in it. It’s not really supposed to be a photo album. That’s […]

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    If Disney Princesses Had Instagram Accounts

    Mirror, mirror, on the wall… forget the fairest! Who is the selfiest of them all? I’ve often daydreamed about how interesting Instagram would be with the Disney Princesses to follow — luckily, we no longer have to imagine! Artists Simona Bonafini and Belinda Tan put together a realistic, magical glimpse into our favorite princesses and company […]