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iPhone takes aim at DSLRs

Insights & Outlook

Monica Watson

iPhone takes aim at DSLRs

It used to be the way you take better pictures is you learn to be a better photographer. You get bigger cameras, bigger lenses, you learn about all the techniques of light meters and gels and filters, and you can spend your lifetime learning how to take advantage of this and make it work for Read more

Instagram Introduces Web Embeds

Insights & Outlook

Jay Park

Instagram Introduces Web Embeds

Living during the Visual Revolution, images are being shared every minute of every day; Instagram alone has over 160 million monthly active users with 45 million photos shared daily. Now, those 45 million photos can be embedded directly from Instagram. And today, Instagram announced web embeds–allowing users to now share nine vino bottle and puppy Read more

Chute News

Andy Kaufman

Chute Media Gallery App Goes Live in Echo’s App Ecosystem

Chute Media Gallery, a real time application that we collaborated with Echo to build and recently previewed for you, is now available in the Echo App Ecosystem. “People are producing visual content about brands every day,” said Khris Loux, Co-founder and CEO of Echo. “Chute Media Galleries provide an easy and efficient way to instantly Read more

Insights & Outlook

Andy Kaufman

The Stats Behind 2012 Election Night’s Visual Story

2012 Election Night marked the arrival of Instagram as a of mass-scale photo reporting tool as citizens shared their experience through photos posted on the service, giving us fascinating visual insight into the process. In order to harness this explosion in citizen journalism, NBC News used a site that we powered called ElectionGrams to collect Read more

Chute News

Andy Kaufman

Announcing Avatars.io – A Hosted User Avatar Service for your Apps and Sites

When we launched Chute, we were overwhelmed by the number of developers who were looking to implement their own custom avatars on our service. After researching solutions for this problem, it was clear that a lot of time was being spent solving this problem over and over again. We decided to build Avatars.io to help Read more