Archive for December, 2013

See on Scoop.itSocial Media | Apps, Tools and more…

Instagram is turning its successful photo and video-sharing service into a communication platform, with the introduction of private messaging. It’s called Instagram Direct, and will …

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Google is rolling out an update to its Google Play Books Android app that will finally see users able to upload their own books to the service.

Update 3.1.17 — which was discovered …

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See on Scoop.itThe Daily Infograph by Tomas Jansma

The selfie, a very modern phenomenon where users take pictures of themselves that they then submit to one or more social media sites, seems harmless enough. After all, what’s wrong with sharing a photo showing us off at our best?

And sharing selfies is something that many of us like to do: hundreds of millions of self-shots get sent and exchanged on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and Snapchat each and every day. But what if this is all indicative of something more troubling? What if the selfie overload points to a growing narcissism in our culture?

Check the infographic below for all the details, which comes courtesy of The Best Computer Science Schools.

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