Archive for the photo Tag


Matching Up Profile and Cover Photos in Facebook

I have been seeing a lot of mismatched cover and profile photos on pages where they owner wants the two images to integrate and wanted to review this as it has been some time since I have done that in an article called Facebook Image Measurements. Lets start with a template. You can achieve this by doing a screen grab.
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Made In Canada: BlackBerry 10 Uses Slate for Interface

The recent highly publicized launch of the new BlackBerry 10 smartphones has put Canada front and centre on the world stage, and even managed to generate an outpouring of national pride at home. And for Canadian graphic designers there is another component of the new phone that merits a little extra attention. The typeface used throughout the new BlackBerry interface
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A New Look on an Old Media Format

The New York Public Library LabsĀ  has developed an interesting tool for transforming historical stereographs from The New York Public Library and other participating organizations into shareable 3D web formats called the Stereogranimator. The site posts stereographs which you can then choose from (pick one at random or search by a keyword). Its best to choose one that will give
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Dragging Out the Drag and Drop

Facebook finally added a feature that is way over due. Drag and drop photos. How long since that feature was active on YouTube for videos? A year, maybe more? This feature also allows to upload more than one, delete them from the post and have a preview. I do wish that the next roll out would see that the photo
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Instagram uses a stylized version of the Brownie in it's app icon. Maybe the two circles in Flickr's logo were inspired by the Brownie as well.

Settle Down: Instagram Not to Use User Photos in Ads

  SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Instagram, the popular mobile photo-sharing service now owned by Facebook, said Tuesday that it will remove language from its new terms of service suggesting that users’ photos could appear in advertisements. The language in question had appeared in updated policies announced Monday and scheduled to take effect Jan. 16. After an outcry on social media
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Real World Share Code

Straight from, Here is some share code. Why did I ‘share’ this with you? Look at the first link – the one for facebook. That will show you how to not only share, but prescribe the link image and the copy rather than having Facebook randomly select incomplete copy or text. Especially important if your page is all video
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Quick Tip: Make a Photo POP on Facebook Timeline

  Be it your own, or on a page you manage, use the highlight tool in the top right corner to bring more attention to a photo. So the above becomes this:   This also has a big impact in an album or your main photo page: When Highlighted, it becomes powerful. And kinda nice to look at:   See
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Facebook Face Recognition

I am not sure when this came about, but noticed in photos, that Facebook recognizes faces for you to tag. In this photo, the tag square came up on most of the faces on mouse over, but not the fellow with what looks like someone’s finger up his nose. For him you can click and tag. Might I suggest Devil
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Facebook Photo Update

Facebook has recently updated the photo tools. The first thing one notices is that the number of photos of you (where you have been tagged), the total number you have loaded and the number of albums are all listed together. Facebook actually took some time to pull together a quick visual representation of the updates. I like how the create
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Facebook Shares the Summer

Maybe it is the amount of friends I have on Facebook, or the increased penetration of people using smart phones, or both. This summer I have noticed a larger amount of people sharing photos from their summer adventures on Facebook than in past years. Of course it could be both reasons. I find the ability to see other peoples fun
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