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  • Twitter acquires Twitpic’s photo archive to keep it alive

    25 October 2014, 3:06 pm by: Owen Williams

    TwitPic announced today that it’s archive and domain will be acquired by Twitter after “quite the roller coaster ride over the last few months.” The company will be handing over the TwitPic domain and archive to Twitter so users are able to continue…
  • US retailers disabling NFC readers to block Apple Pay in favor of QR codes

    25 October 2014, 2:44 pm by: Owen Williams

    Retail heavyweights in the US are moving to block Apple Pay by simply disabling NFC readers in their Point of Sale terminals while working to release their own solution. A report by The Verge today showed that Wal-Mart, Best Buy, Rite Aid and CVS have moved to…
  • Google Skybox For Good gives non-profits access to real-time satellite imagery

    25 October 2014, 2:32 pm by: Owen Williams

    Real-time satellite imagery company Skybox, which was acquired by Google back in August, announced today that it will be making imagery available for some charities. In a blog post today, the company said that it will contribute imagery to projects that…
  • 23 seldom-used ideas for how to utilize Twitter lists

    25 October 2014, 2:30 pm by: Kevan Lee

    This post originally appeared on the Twitter tips, whether for experts, you’ve likely come across the common advice to use Twitter lists. Twitter lists are useful, helpful, and effective for managing and optimizing your Twitter experience. There’s also a…
  • 10 awesome beer label designs: Go party

    25 October 2014, 12:00 pm by: Doug Levy

    Doug Levy is staff copywriter and editor for the Shutterstock blog. This post was originally published on the Shutterstock blog and has been reprinted with permission. Here’s your challenge: Create the branding for a local brewery. Don’t know where to…
  • Do you think like an entrepreneur?

    25 October 2014, 10:00 am by: Ilya Pozin

    Ilya Pozin is a serial entrepreneur, writer, and investor. He is the founder of online video entertainment platform Pluto.TV, social greeting card company Open Me, and digital marketing agency Ciplex. Entrepreneurs are a breed of their own. While many…
  • Clueless about social media? Here are 17 clues for getting started

    25 October 2014, 7:00 am by: Barry Feldman

    Barry Feldman is a content marketing consultant, copywriter, social media advisor and more. This post has been adapted from an original version on his blog, Feldman Creative. Just four years ago, I felt like you do. Social media was another language.…
  • Bitly says links are no longer blocked, blames Google Safebrowsing

    25 October 2014, 6:44 am by: Paul Sawers

    Update: Bitly says that the root of the problem was Google Safebrowsing, a service provided by the internet giant to browsers such as Firefox and Chrome, that highlights URLs that contain malware or phishing content. It says that Bitlinks are now no longer…
  • Hailo Chairman: ‘Uber can spend money like drunken sailors’

    25 October 2014, 6:08 am by: Paul Sawers

    Hailo unfurled the white flag on its American adventure earlier this month, leaving Uber and Lyft to slug it out between themselves. Now, Hailo chairman Ron Zeghibe has said that Uber blocked potential investors by putting a caveat in their own investement…
  • The PS4 will soon let you share games with friends online, here’s how it works [video]

    25 October 2014, 5:35 am by: Paul Sawers

    The PS4 is getting a system software update (v2.00) next Tuesday (October 28), and Sony has given gamers a glimpse of one of the key new features. First revealed back in August, Share Play is what Sony refers to as a “virtual couch,” insofar as it lets you…

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