Instagram Video Vs. Vine

Instagram just launched video functionality. Glorious, 15-second, editable video functionality. Complete with image stabilization.

So what does this mean for Vine? In the end, the competition should give users plenty to be excited about, whether you’re a Vine loyalist or an Instagrammaholic. And both apps will likely continue to thrive, as I’ve stated a few times already. Where Instagram’s user base is mostly made up of people documenting their feet, coffees, and pets, Vine has attracted a group of users who are pleased by the challenges set forth in the app.

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Facebook developing social reader

Last week’s big Facebook media event was initially tipped to see a ‘Facebook Reader’ product launched, but instead it saw video introduced to Instagram. However, there’s no smoke without fire and it seems that the company is indeed working on a Reader of its own, according to a Wall Street Journal report.

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5 Creative Ways To Use LinkedIn

I’m not going to pretend that you have no idea that most people use LinkedIn for networking and job hunting. But if you think that’s all the “professional” social network is good for, you’re missing the boat.

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Protecting your photos online

You know what is a real possibility? Imagine driving down the freeway and seeing a photo that you took on vacation plastered across a billboard! That is a possibility! A very real one and has happened to people I know.  No one asked for their permission to use it, and they certainly haven’t received a check. How do we deal with that?

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