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John Herrman / The Awl:
Doctors share and discuss anonymous photos of patients with Instagram-like app Figure 1   —  The Uncanny Language of Medical Instagram  —  A few months ago I came across an old story about an app called Figure 1.  It was billed as “Medicine's Answer to Instagram,” and had apparently just raised a couple million dollars.
Oct 20, 2014, 5:50 AMIn context
Wall Street Journal:
How marketing firms scan logos and emotions on services like Instagram for research and targeting customers   —  Smile!  Marketing Firms Are Mining Your Selfies  —  Photo-Sharing Sites Are Being Scanned to Find Brands, Target Ads  —  Most users of popular photo-sharing sites like Instagram …
Oct 10, 2014, 7:25 PMIn context
Hayley Tsukayama / Washington Post:
Facebook names Joel Kaplan VP of Global Policy, as Marne Levin moves to Instagram as COO   —  Facebook taps D.C. office head to manage global policy  —  Facebook's D.C. office head, Joel Kaplan, will become the company's global VP of public policy.  (Photo by: Eric Thayer/Reuters)
Oct 7, 2014, 6:35 AMIn context
Erin Griffith / Fortune:
With new $400 million fund, Thrive Capital, which has invested in Kickstarter, Spotify, Twitch, and Instagram, is New York's quietest success story   —  With new $400 million fund, Thrive Capital is New York's quietest success story  —  Unlike just about every venture capital firm, Thrive Capital doesn't tweet.
Oct 6, 2014, 1:20 PMIn context
David Ruddock / Android Police:
Cyanogen Inc seeking funding at a $1B valuation after spurning Google buyout offer, plans phone with Indian OEM Micromax   —  The Information: Cyanogen Inc. Turned Down Buyout From Google, Seeking Funding On $1 Billion Valuation  —  In the seemingly never-ending saga of companies believing that …
Oct 2, 2014, 5:00 PMIn context
Laura Lorenzetti / Fortune:
Instagram founder Kevin Systrom joins Wal-Mart's board   —  Instagram co-founder Kevin Systrom will join Wal-Mart's board of directors as its 15th member, effective Monday.  —  He won't be the lone tech executive either: Systrom joins Yahoo YHOO CEO Marissa Mayer as a board member of the world's largest retailer.
Sep 29, 2014, 11:35 AMIn context
Ryan Vlastelica / Reuters:
Instagram reportedly blocked in China amid Hong Kong protests   —  (Reuters) - Instagram, the popular photo-sharing service owned by Facebook Inc (FB.O), has been blocked in China, according to numerous reports, including from Hong Kong-based reporters with the New York Times.
Sep 28, 2014, 6:45 PMIn context
Nick Summers / The Next Web:
Vine for Android gets advanced editing tools and the option to import videos   —  After launching an improved camera experience and advanced editing tools for its iOS app, Vine is giving its Android version the same treatment.  —  The biggest addition by far is the option to import videos.
Sep 26, 2014, 3:40 PMIn context
Josh Constine / TechCrunch:
Instagram Lets You #Selfielapse By Adding Front-Facing Camera Option To Hyperlapse   —  Instagram's first update to its timelapse app Hyperlapse will let you create mini-travelogues of your face hurtling through the world.  Hyperlapse now lets you capture timelapses with the front-facing camera …
Sep 25, 2014, 7:40 PMIn context
New York Times:
The evolution of propaganda: how ISIS uses Twitter, Instagram, WhatsApp, SoundCloud, and more   —  ISIS Displaying a Deft Command of Varied Media  —  The extremists who have seized large parts of Syria and Iraq have riveted the world's attention with their military prowess and unrestrained brutality.
Aug 31, 2014, 1:55 AMIn context

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