Fyre Festival perfectly demonstrates the delicious schadenfreude of our modern world

April 30, 2017

… price. Many packages included chartered airfare and “glamping” accommodations. There was even a $400,000 package that offered a house on the “VIP island” that included “dinner with a performer.” It’s an attractive offer to people who follow Instagram stars and imagine the lives behind their sunset-on-the-beach photographs. Think: less music festival, more a millennial version of those fantasy rock-and-roll camps. Gracias @jackiegallardophoto y …

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‘Prison bae’ explains why beauty isn’t everything in first ever interview

April 27, 2017

… has since landed a modelling contract with White Cross Management and recently made his NYFW debut. Meeks shared a preview of the cover shoot on his Instagram two weeks ago, stating it was “THE WORLD EXCLUSIVE. THE FIRST EDITORIAL. THE FIRST COVER. THE FIRST INTERVIEW.” Image: man about town magazine In the interview, Meeks told Laura Albert that being “handsome” has never solved his problems in life. “I heard all my life, youre so handsome, you have the most …

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Prince Harry and Prince William are royals for the millennial generation

April 26, 2017

… audience. SEE ALSO: William and Harry tell Kate what it was really like after they lost their mum Over the past decade, the royal family has gradually stepped up its online presence, establishing large followings on Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, YouTube and Flickr. But it’s Prince William’s and Prince Harry’s use of social media to talk candidly about their lives that’s appealing to younger audiences. Prince Harry and Prince William have grabbed headlines in the past …

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Kim Zolciak’s Son Bitten By Dog ‘Traumatic Injuries’ Require Operation And Hospital Stay

April 24, 2017

This is so awful! News is just coming in that Kim posted a pic to her Instagram account a couple hours ago (below) explaining the incident and Kash’s touch-and-go recovery from the horrific event: I don’t know where to start. The last 14hrs of our lives has been a living nightmare. My sweet @kashbiermann was bit by a dog and had very traumatic injuries. I’ve never prayed so hard, or been so scared in my life. My husband, our daughters, Kj, Tracey, his nanny, Michael …

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‘Touching my dreams’: Designer turns ideas into surreal images

April 24, 2017

(CNN)Hseyin ahin is a graphic designer and art director, but the Turkish artist could be best described as a dream catcher. ahin uses photography, illustrations and photoshop to create surreal images inspired by his dreams and imagination. He then posts his fantastical works to Instagram, where he has accumulated a large and dedicated following of over 87,000 people. On his Instagram profile, each photo collage is more mystical than the next: in one, a blue whale swims with mermaids …

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The secret Instagram ‘pods’ fighting the new algorithm one like at a time

April 20, 2017

Image: vicky leta / mashable You scratch my back and I’ll scratch yours. That’s the vibe in Instagram “pods” secret communities trying to fight the platform’s algorithmic timeline, one like at a time. SEE ALSO: Your Instagram feed will never be the same again In June 2016, Instagram began rolling out its new algorithmic timeline which changed the order of posts in people’s feeds, favouring popular posts over chronology. Instagram bloggers have been …

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Instagram killing Snapchat? Don’t count on it

April 19, 2017

Image: Mashable Last week, Facebook announced that Instagram Stories had reached 200 million daily active users (DAUs). People were quick to pounce on that significant number and declare that finally, Mark Zuckerberg had “officially crushed Snapchat” and Facebook and Instagram were winning some imaginary war. Many tweeted things like, “RIP Snap,” “Is Snapchat already dead?,” “Snapchat is dead fam. Instagram stories came and ended her.” SEE …

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Adriana Lima strips down for steamy Easter Sunday shoot

April 18, 2017

… 7:52am PDT VICTORIA’S SECRET ANGEL ADRIANA LIMA: ‘THE CHURCH IS IN ME’ However, the veteran Victorias Secret Angel didnt just show off her famous assets during the holiday. The mother of two also posted photos on Instagram celebrating with her daughters, 7-year-old Valentina and 4-year-old Sienna. Happy Easter A post shared by Adriana Lima (@adrianalima) on Apr 16, 2017 at 11:10am PDT A post shared by Adriana Lima (@adrianalima) on Apr 16, 2017 at 12:13pm PDT …

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Drake accuses country club of racial profiling during Coachella trip

April 18, 2017

Drake is fuming after a recent stay at La Quinta, Californias Madison Club. The most offensive place I have ever stayed at in my life with staff who pick and choose who they are going to accommodate based on racial profiling #Coachella, the rapper, 30, wrote in a since-deleted post on Instagram early Monday with a snapshot of the facilitys logo. JENNIFER DATING A-ROD AFTER DRAKE SPLIT? Drakes fans are also voicing their concerns in the comments of the post many tagging the club, whose account …

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A Look Back At 6 Seasons Of Perfect ‘Girls’ Quotes

April 17, 2017

… no to sh*t you hate. Hannah ** I have a job to do now. Im trying to focus. Im not here to fill up your life with f**king stories for your f**king Twitter. Adam Ill have a bunch of party pictures that I can post to Instagram. Because I know he checks it … He f**king checks it. Marnie ** Theyre both white? Marnie By the way, TMI is such an outdated concept. Theres no such thing as too much information, this is the information age! Hannah ** Your voice is great. …

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This Starbucks barista’s coffee cup caricatures will put a huge smile on your face

April 17, 2017

… Tocewicz’s Instagram: The Flash Cup doodle #flash#dccomics #wb #starbucks #starbucks #springcups #starbuckscup #starbuckscanada #starbuckscoffee #coffeecup #coffeecupart #doodle #doodles #doodling #fun #fanart #sbux #sbux4803 #scarbux #scarborough #toronto #barista #ToBeAPartner A post shared by Mustachio (@jasontocewicz) on Apr 14, 2017 at 10:17am PDT Mickey Mouse Cup doodle #sbux #sbux4803 #scarbux #scarborough #toronto #mickeymouse #disney #disneyxd #disneyland …

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Indians promise to #UninstallSnapchat after an alleged terrible comment from Snap’s CEO

April 16, 2017

… #UninstallSnapchat, users in India are sharing the reasons why they’re getting rid of the app. And the #Snapchat loses another 100million Indian users #uninstallsnapchat PS: I never installed it on the the first place. Sarthak (@sarthaktw) April 15, 2017 Dear #Snapchat, a “poor” country like India doesn’t need you. We have @Instagram and filter apps.#uninstallsnapchat Ananya Das (@onnonaa) April 15, 2017 …

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Watch out kids, your parents totally understand emoji (except maybe that eggplant one)

April 16, 2017

… emoji, commonly used to refer to a butt, fared a little worse with 42 percent thinking it meant “feeling peachy” and 35 percent thinking it was just a general fruit. This would help explain any texts from the parents who doesn’t love peach ice cream, after all? The eggplant emoji, on the other hand, is apparently in need of a PR push. SEE ALSO: Instagram won’t let us interact with the eggplant emoji Sixty-nice percent (insert obligatory “nice”) believed …

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Abigail Breslin opens up about sexual assault

April 13, 2017

In honor of Sexual Assault Awareness Month, Abigail Breslin opened up about her own personal experience. The 20-year-old actress shared an image via Instagram on Tuesday, simply writing that she knew her assailant. It is the first time Breslin has spoken about being a victim.  i knew my assailant. #SexualAssaultAwarenessMonth #breakthesilence A post shared by Abigail Breslin (@abbienormal9) on Apr 10, 2017 at 10:47pm PDT FOLLOW US ON FACEBOOK FOR MORE ENTERTAINMENT NEWS The …

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When Heroin Almost Took My Life, My Phone Saved It

April 11, 2017

… our community. It was also the beginning of my recovery advocacy. After the convention, and the 2016 election, I realized the tremendous influence that social media could have on how people talked, thought, acted, and even voted. I saw a way for us to transform the recovery movement into a campaign one so big that it couldnt be ignored or silenced. So I started a Facebook page, then added Twitterand Instagram. Up front, I decided these accounts would never be about me. The point was always to …

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How to photograph Hanoi like the city’s Instagram stars

April 6, 2017

(CNN)From food-fueled itineraries to quiet cultural corners, Hanoi is a photographer’s dream destination. With a penchant for side streets and quiet lakes, these Instagram stars explore the city’s rooftops, coffee shops and the French colonial Old Quarter. The night owl #MyHanoi: Photojournalist Linh Pham “In Vietnam, life happens on the streets — just walking around provides you with glimpses about how people are and have always been …

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Facebook’s new News Feed: Your go-to destination for spam, probably

April 5, 2017

… think the popular Search & Explore on Instagram should they be so inclined. “We show the popular stories that we consider to be most relevant to each person, which is based on the type of content you tend to engage with in your News Feed,” the spokesperson continued. “The types of popular content in this feed is based on the amount of likes, comments and shares it has on Facebook.” Blast off to fresh content! Image: STAN SCHROEDER/MASHABLE But why? Why is …

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Brooklyn Beckham got a tattoo and people have a lot of questions about it

April 4, 2017

Image: John Phillips/Getty Images Brooklyn Beckham got his first tattoo over the weekend and the internet has a lot to say about it. SEE ALSO: Brooklyn Beckham scores a Vogue cover, Victoria is super proud The 18-year-old who’s the eldest child of Victoria and David Beckham posted a series of Instagram snaps of the work-in-progress on his forearm as he was being tattooed by his dad’s friend, tattoo artist Mark Mahoney. But not everyone was enamoured with Beckham’s choice of …

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Vanessa White on life after The Saturdays – BBC News

April 4, 2017

Inside, Vanessa’s producers are ready and waiting, sorting through various tracks they’re hoping she might choose for her forthcoming EP. But first, the singer has a confession: “I’ve got a sore throat and I’m a bit hung over.” It doesn’t seem to matter. If anything, the consensus is that a husky voice is better for the material – a sultry and sumptuous serving of downtempo R&B; all heavy breathing and soaring harmonies. Image copyright …

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In defense of Snapchat, a manifesto

April 1, 2017

… access to, if you let them. There’s more about that here. It’s nothing new. Snapchat’s faced down a full-on assault for your attention from Facebook-owned properties, in the forms of Instagram Stories, Messenger Day and WhatsApp Stories, each trying to replicate the very things that make Snapchat, well, Snapchat, but under a different, Facebook-owned app. Instagram Stories is, thus far, the big winner, with everyone from the network’s most influential creators to its most …

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HEALTHY AF VEGAN RAMEN // 3 MIN RECIPE

March 30, 2017

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Snapchat turns to sponsored geofilters as it pushes to compete with Facebook, Instagram

March 28, 2017

… billion valuation and impress Wall Street. But it’s a way to convince investors and advertisers that Snapchat has a reach into small, mid-sized and large businesses, just like other social networking and tech giants. Instagram announced last week it has reached 1 million monthly active advertisers. Facebook has 4 million. Snapchat only has a few hundred businesses, large and small, signed up for annual deals. The product was released in December, so Instagram and Facebook do have the older …

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Foursquare, a SXSW darling, brought the most fun to SXSW 2017

March 27, 2017

Image: justin breton of foursquare SXSW is 10 days of fun. Many of colleagues (I see you Brett Williams) teased me (on Slack) for having a “great time with all the work down there.” But, hey, it’s actually work. Attending panel after panel, speaking on your own panels, BBQ after BBQ, happy hour after happy hour isn’t easy no matter how fun it looks from everyone’s Snapchat (or Instagram, Messenger, WhatsApp, Facebook) Stories. SEE ALSO: Ride-hailing in Austin: …

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Hoverboard fires are still a problem, so here’s another product recall to remind you

March 26, 2017

… #smartbalanceboard #christmaspresent #christmasshopping #birthdaypresents #birthdaygift #christmasgifts #giftshop #freegift #swag #airwheel #smartbalance #smartscooter #fun #instafollow #awesome #cool #lifestyle #vecarolifestyle A post shared by Vecaro Lifestyle (@vecarolifestyle) on Nov 15, 2016 at 1:01pm PST Just a few months ago, the company showed film and music star Jamie Foxx using one of its hoverboards in a splash across several social media sites including Twitter and Instagram. So …

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