Since the creation of GIFs back in 1987, they have become incredibly popular and are now common on sites like Tumblr, Reddit and Google+. The internet is full of these quirky animations. Now a new software program by Colin Burger called Loop Findr wants to help people create GIFs more easily. The application scans through… Continue reading Loop Findr Helps You Isolate the Most GIF-Able Moments of a Video
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What Is Tumblr?
Tumblr is everywhere on the web. But what is this Tumblr? Some say it’s a social blogging platform, but there are others out there who believe Tumblr is a computer-generated dream world built to keep us under control in order to change a human being into a “poorly drawn anime dragon.” via Twitter: The Comic
Katie Couric Is Making the Newsroom Interactive for Her First Interview as Yahoo News Global Anchor
Katie Couric introduced herself this morning as the global anchor for Yahoo News, and she wants you to join her on her journey. Besides launching her new Tumblr, Couric announced the subject of her next interview and asked readers to help her build something new. On Friday, March 14, Couric will interview former New York… Continue reading Katie Couric Is Making the Newsroom Interactive for Her First Interview as Yahoo News Global Anchor
The Day the Internet Supposedly Fought Back
Yesterday was going to be the Day We Fight Back against the online data governments are collecting on us. Modeled after the successful Stop Online Privacy Act protests a few years back, the campaign urged us to call or email our representatives in Congress. The Day We Fight Back also encouraged webmasters to add action… Continue reading The Day the Internet Supposedly Fought Back
6 Ways to Fight Back against the NSA and Mass Surveillance on February 11
Remember how citizens and entities of the internet all came together last year to save us from SOPA and PIPA, which could have damaged the way we use the Web? The internet used to be a network of information and anonymity, but it’s not so much the latter anymore due to the prying eyes of… Continue reading 6 Ways to Fight Back against the NSA and Mass Surveillance on February 11
One Lord of the Rings-Inspired Ad Campaign to Rule Them All
What if J.R.R. Tolkien worked in advertising? That’s exactly what Miami Ad School, Berlin student Valerio Amaro was wondering when he created these Lord of the Rings-inspired ads for brands like Skype, Nike and Rolex. Amaro knew the acclaimed author of the Lord of the Rings series had a natural penchant for marketing and turning… Continue reading One Lord of the Rings-Inspired Ad Campaign to Rule Them All
The Math Behind Social Networks [COMIC]
Have you ever been on Google+ and felt like it was just like Facebook but minus your friends? It turns out there are some simple mathematical equations you can use to calculate any social network. Take Instagram for example, which equates to Flickr + food. Or how Quora is like Yahoo Answers by people with… Continue reading The Math Behind Social Networks [COMIC]
Pinteresting GIFs Could Be Coming to a Pinboard Near You
You probably think of GIFs as either the best or worst thing that’s ever happened to the internet. GIFs are a great way to precisely express emotions and to remember timeless pop culture moments. They’re also a great thing to waste time on online. Perhaps this is why Tumblr recently launched a GIF maker for… Continue reading Pinteresting GIFs Could Be Coming to a Pinboard Near You