It’s a Nice Day for a Hashtag Wedding

It's a nice day for a Hashtag Wedding

  This passed weekend two of my good friends got hitched on Vancouver Island in gorgeous Shawnigan Lake, a village just north of Victoria, BC.  Everything was perfect; the sun was shining, the lake was calm and good friends had gathered. The only imperfection was that I wasn’t there, well physically.  In the midst of […]

The ‘Instafamous’ Kids of Instagram

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Assuming most people who read this blog are hip to all forms of social media, I have a question for you: Have you ever looked at the Instagram featured photos on the explore page? I don’t know why I’m asking this, because I know you all have. It’s usually a nice mix of hot girls, […]

Santa’s Online

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As we get further into December, I get overwhelmed with nostalgia, thinking about how exciting it was to count down to Christmas morning. I’m sure most adults do. I think back to getting out my pencil and writing down a list of wants to send off to Santa: ‘A rocking horse, a, a gramophone, and […]

Instagram Grows With Ads on the Horizon

Instagram usage is 150m monthly

Instagram, the photo and video sharing social network, hit 150M monthly active users over the weekend, once again proving that the billion dollar acquisition of the app was well worth the cost to their parent company, Facebook. Only 2 months after introducing video for Instagram, monthly usage continued to grow with 16 billion photos shared […]

Embedding Instagram Photos and Videos Hits the Social Scene

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Bloggers and journalists, rejoice as Instagra­­­m now l­e­­­t’s users embed images AND videos! In a push for proper accreditation, Instagram has introduced Web Embeds, which allows viewers of content to embed an Instagram image or video into their blog or website which ensures that a proper link back to the original creator’s Instagram account, citing […]