Do you remember what the Internet of old was like? Back when your family gathered around one shared computer experience? A time before Google Search knew what you were searching for before you were done typing it in? Now the “Internet Of Things” is available in each of our pockets, reporting back to some company… Continue reading The Internet: Then Vs. Now [COMIC]
If you can’t buy it, build it. This seems to be the mentality behind one of Facebook’s latest developments, an ephemeral messaging app to rival that of Snapchat, according to the Financial Times. The app, labeled internally as “Slingshot,” will allow users to send each other photos and videos. The initiative is being overseen directly… Continue reading Is Facebook Building a Snapchat Killer?
WhatsApp may have reached over 500 million users last month, but Snapchat is still in the lead when it comes to generating mobile traffic. According to a recent report by network policy control provider Sandvine, Snapchat has become the leading third-party messaging service in terms of volume. And with the app’s recently added video calling… Continue reading Snapchat Tops WhatsApp, Others as Leading Third-Party Messaging Service in the US [REPORT]
Snapchat‘s ephemeral picture sharing service has taken the messaging world by storm. But it wasn’t until today that the hip app added what might be its most addictive feature yet: instant chat. The Snapchat team announced this morning that real-time text messaging and video calling is now available for all users. Chatting on Snapchat Now… Continue reading Now You Can Text and Video Call on Snapchat
While some fear the future of wearable technology, many look forward to the potential of GPS-enabled socks and more. But is it possible that one day our smartwatches may be smarter than us? Wouldn’t Candy Crush be much better if it was actually edible? Comic by Willa’s World Cartoons
Have you ever noticed how Etsy feels like a combination of Pinterest and eBay? There are a lot of similarities between websites today; for example, if you added Twitter and YouTube, you would come up with a service very similar to Vine. Even Tinder, one of the hottest online dating services, is basically like a… Continue reading 11 Internet Math Equations That Help Make Sense of the Web
What is social media really all about? Comic by The Joy of Tech