AR app brings portraits to life in new display celebrating black British achievement today

AR app brings portraits to life in new display celebrating black British achievement today

The National Portrait Gallery’s largest acquisition of portraits of Afro-Caribbean sitters has gone on public display for the first time in Black is the New Black: Portraits by Simon Frederick a new display at the Gallery. The display brings together exceptional figures from the world of politics, business, culture, religion and science, photographed by artist […]

Over 30% of Brits would let brands sponsor their photos on social media, according to OnBuy

Over 30% of Brits would let brands sponsor their photos on social media, according to OnBuy

Brand engagement with consumers has significantly evolved over time. The rapid rise of the internet and social media has facilitated companies with a growing variety of platforms to create more personalised interactions with their brand. This in turn has enabled brands to harvest loyal consumers who follow their every action and become early adopters of […]

Google evolves AMP with visually rich multimedia stories

Google evolves AMP with visually rich multimedia stories

 Google is advancing its Accelerated Mobile Pages to the next level with the release of an all new story format optimized to enable publishers to build and share content rich in visuals, video and animation. A far cry from the predominantly text-based content such as news and recipes associated with AMP in its earlier […]

Facebook offers Snapchat-style photo filters

Facebook offers Snapchat-style photo filters

Less than a week after borrowing one of Snapchat’s defining features for Instagram, Facebook has looked to its younger rival for inspiration once more. Limited to Canada and Brazil for the time being, Facebook has introduced new filters which can be used to jazz up photos in various ways, such as turning faces into animations. […]

Google puts search functions directly into mobile keyboard

Google puts search functions directly into mobile keyboard

Google has launched a new keyboard for iOS devices that directly integrates search functions, such as maps, GIFs or shopping results, into user’s messages. Called Gboard, the keyboard features a button on the upper left that lets users perform web searches, look for images or GIFs, or even search for emoji without ever leaving the […]