Should restaurants ban “food stagrammers”?

What’s wrong with this picture? According to some, the fact that it was taken of my meal in a restaurant means it is an affront to proper dining. Lately there’s been a debate raging on the appropriateness of “foodstagramming” — taking pictures of your food and sharing them on Instagram, Facebook, Twitter, G+ or other…

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Instagram clarifies T&Cs, but is it enough?

There was an uproar this week when Instagram announced new terms and conditions that seemed to give itself the ability to sell users’ photographs and use their user profiles and likenesses. Would the company be grabbing our pictures and using them against ads or — even worse — FOR ads, without compensating us or even…

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Blog Talk with Typecast: Lightbox, Technorati and more…

Is it May already?  April seemed to pass by in the blink of an eye, didn’t it?  Here are a few more tech links that I’ve found for you in the parent blogging world and beyond. Don’t forget to tweet me a link if you see anything around the World Wide Web that you think…

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Facebook buys Instagram: good thing or bad thing?

I confess, my first reaction to news that Facebook has bought Instagram was “Yay! Now all those friends who I’ve been trying to convince to join Instagram will finally join and we can all ride off into the Amaro-tinted sunset, sharing images.” My second reaction was: “Oh no! Now everyone will be using it.” It’s…

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How to use Instagram: one fan’s advice

Tim Malbon of Made by Many is a prolific Instagram user (malbonster), sharing pictures of landscapes, interesting architecture, city scenes and the occasional cat that are compulsively enjoyable. Instagram is the iPhone app that lets you take pictures, add cool filters to tweak the look, then add it to your Instagram feed, your Facebook page and…

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