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It’s hard not to be enamored with Projecteo, a mini-projector for your Instagram photos.

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Is it possible that some internet memories are so good that you can almost taste them? Well, Boomf — aka Magic Mallows — is banking on our need to consume memories in more ways than one.

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Every wonder what art history would’ve been like if Instagram was around for some pivotal moments?

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Leaving Comments for Propagandists

by An Xiao on September 12, 2013

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OAKLAND, Calif. — Part of what makes propaganda effective is the way it uses words that collectively sound like they mean something but ultimately signal very little.

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Samsung’s #LiveInTheMoment Instagram photo contest has been mired in controversy since a winning photograph was discovered to be the image of another photographer that was altered by flipping, cropping, and adding a filter.

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The relationship between the Israeli populace and the country’s military is vastly different than the equivalent here in the US. That may sound like an obvious statement, but it’s one that kept coming to mind when I read Hyperallergic staff writer Alicia Eler’s post last week about the Insta-aesthetics of war.

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When the Transportation Safety Administration (TSA) joined Instagram two weeks ago, the move prompted bemused and occasionally earnest reactions from the publications tasked with paying attention to these kinds of things.

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The Insta-Aesthetics of War

by Alicia Eler on July 10, 2013

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CHICAGO — Explosives blow up skies the world over. From our smartphone-enhanced filter bubbles, we learn to consume these explosive images on social sites like Instagram, where the Insta-aesthetics of war know no global boundaries. Instagram offers a space for mediating the chemical explosions, corporeal and ideological worlds, blending them into a scrolling stream on smartphones.

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20-year-old artist Jennifer Pawluck was arrested Wednesday morning at 10:30am after posting a picture of anti-police street art on her Instagram feed a few days before.

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PARIS — I met artist Andreas Kopp in early December, after a brisk pre-conference behind-the-scenes tour at LeWeb, in Paris. On my way out the door, rushing to catch my coat and the metro, I stumbled upon a group of German hipsters (They’re much more approachable that their American counterparts). Andreas and the Post It Art Creators team sprawled across giant sheets of paper, diligently sticking Post-it notes to a neatly organized grid.

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