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Instagram’s Moral Imperative: Let Users Disable Embedding

The past few years have made it abundantly clear that platforms hold disproportionate power in the online sphere – from Uber to Grubhub to Amazon. Online success is predicated on building both utility as well as a critical mass of users, and for that, platforms should be congratulated.

You Can Finally Schedule Posts on Instagram Now (Kinda)

Instagram has announced that you can now schedule posts on the social network, provided you are signed up as a business account and using an approved third-party scheduling service. This new automation will streamline the Instagram workflow for those who are using the image-sharing app.

Shootlr Lets You Request Live Photos from Others

Shootlr is a new iOS and Android app that turns selfies and photo taking into a social experience that you do with friends and family. Instead of shooting and sharing selfies and snaps yourself, you can use the app to request pictures from others.

Photo Essay: The Dog Savior

Dogs are said to be man's best friend. But they are often neglected and left to die by their owners in places around the world.

The New Newburgh

When nine photographers from as far away as India, Hong Kong and Croatia descend upon Newburgh along the Hudson River, 60 miles north of New York City, the question asked most by Newburghers and our friends and family was, "why Newburgh?" The short answer is we are documenting a historic town on the cusp of a revival.

500px Redesigns its iOS App to be Sleek, Simple, and More Social

It looks like 500px is putting its recent $13M in funding to good use: the company today announced a redesigned app for iOS that focuses on simplicity, personalization, and social. The company's goal is to showcase user photographs better and to make them more discoverable for other users on iPhones and iPads.

KFC’s New Tray Liners Let You Take ‘Fakation’ Photos

KFC Romania wants to help you make your life appear more exciting on social media. The restaurant chain's new 'Fakation' campaign features new tray liners that display photos from vacation spots around the world. You're supposed to use the photos as backgrounds to create fake vacation photos for sharing online.