ABC News adds AR photo features for royal wedding

ABC News adds AR photo features for royal wedding

ABC News is bringing iconic symbols of the British royal family to mobile devices to help viewers celebrate the May 19 wedding of Prince Harry and Meghan Markle, according to a company announcement. The Royal Wedding AR Experience lets iPhone and iPad users see 3D models of the royal wedding carriage and a queen’s guard […]

Snap’s latest Spectacles can shoot photos as well as videos

Snap’s latest Spectacles can shoot photos as well as videos

Snap has launched a new version of its Spectacles that can take photos as well as shoot videos. The new models are also water-resistant and lighter. The temple area of the frame, which houses the bulk of the electronics, is around one third smaller, while the charging case is more than 20 per cent smaller. […]

Perrotin reveals its new Instagram strategy in collaboration with BETC Paris

Perrotin reveals its new Instagram strategy in collaboration with BETC Paris

Instagram is the social media meeting point for the art world: it’s where the public, galleries, museums and artists showcase their videos and pictures. All while rendering art more accessible and shareable, it has its limitations, offering masterpieces squeezed into tiny 1080px by 1080px. #BACKTOART is a controversial call to action from Perrotin – an […]

Minute Maid urges parents to share pictures that aren’t staged or “Instagram-ready” in social campaign

Minute Maid urges parents to share pictures that aren’t staged or “Instagram-ready” in social campaign

Parents today see picture-perfect families everywhere, especially in social media. Minute Maid’s new brand campaign is encouraging parents to embrace their perfectly imperfect family moments and show how even though it’s not always Instagram-ready, “this is GOOD.” To launch the new campaign, Minute Maid partnered with Edison Research to commission the “This is Good Parenting […]

Instagram now allows businesses to schedule their posts

Instagram now allows businesses to schedule their posts

Instagram has finally introduced the ability to schedule posts on its platform – though the feature only works for photos, is only available through third-party social media management platforms, and is only available for business profiles for the time being. The introduction of scheduling through third parties means businesses will have to pay for the […]

Instagram now supports GIFs in Stories

Instagram now supports GIFs in Stories

After months of rumors and limited rollouts, Instagram is officially adding GIF support to its Stories feature. You can now plaster dancing cats and flying cheeseburgers over your photos and videos. The options are endless with hundreds of thousands of moving stickers to choose from thanks to GIPHY integration. Instagram is also announcing an upcoming […]

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. […]

Polaroid Returns with Photography App

Polaroid Returns with Photography App

Photography brand Polaroid is attempting a digital rebirth with a new iOS app, Polaroid Swing, that enables people to create and share one second-long moving photos with a single tap. The free app, which launches today, is backed by some of the biggest names in tech and photography. “Human beings see the world in short […]