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Oreo Wins At Super Bowl With Instagram Campaign

After celebrating its 100th birthday last year, Oreo kicked off 2013 by marking another milestone–the debut of the brand’s first-ever Super Bowl commercial and the launch of their Instagram account. Before their Super Bowl commercial aired, Oreo had around 2,200 followers. Shortly after, their following climbed…

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My Take – Instagram TOS Rights Update

  There are a few areas of concern with the updated TOS from Instagram/Facebook that have got the web up in arms. I am no lawyer but tried to view this through an advertising/photographer lens   PARAGRAPH 1 – The first section draws concern by…

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10 Tips for Your Brand or Business to Get Started on Instagram

REPOST: Originally wrote and published this on BlogWorld October 31, 2012. Photo-sharing app Instagram isn’t the first service to help brands and businesses share pictures from a mobile device to your community and it definitely won’t be the last. Instagram, fresh from finalizing its acquisition…

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Top 5 Instagram Filters Used By Brands

Choosing a filter on the photo-sharing app Instagram can be a tough decision. But a new study released yesterday by SimplyMeasured reveals the most popular filters used by top U.S. brands, including MTV, Starbucks and Nike, all of whom have more than 500,000 followers on…

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Time Magazine Turns to Instagram for Hurricane Sandy Coverage

If there was still any debate about whether serious photojournalism can take place in the context of camera phones and hipster retro filters, it’s over now. In an interview on Foliomag, Time magazine photography director Kira Pollack explains how she mobilized staff on Instagram because…

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Fashion Brand Moss Creates Lookbook With Das Racist On Instagram

As Instagram continues to see explosive growth, we have been noticing more and more brands within fashion invest resources onto the photo sharing app to not only publish engaging exclusive images but also release their lookbooks as well. Back in August, Paper Denim Cloth was…

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Instagram May or May Not Be Coming to Blackberry 10

If there is one thing for sure about rumors around Facebook adding Instagram to the Blackberry 10, people love talking about it. In a post by Jennifer Van Grove on VentureBeat who was told by sources closes to the matter, Facebook has “zero plans to build or…

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Cheat Sheet List for New Facebook Emoticons

Facebook has quietly rolled out the ability to add emoticons to comments this week. I saw them popping up all over my stream this week and I couldn’t help but use them. Smileys and hearts emoticons everywhere! I noticed that I can only use them…

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NCAA Bans Instagram Photo Filters

UPDATE: A day after this post on the apparent ban on Instagram photos being sent to recruits, the NCAA altered the wording of the education column referenced in the article below and issued a statement late Thursday afternoon clarifying its position. “There is no NCAA ban…

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Manga-Camera is Like Instagram for Japanese Comic Lovers

Just came across a new camera app for iPhone, Manga-Camera, that has been getting quite a bit of buzz.  It has been downloaded over a million times in just the past week, and is currently the number one most popular app in the Japanese App Store….

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