Info graphic: using 2 million Instagram pics

Infographic: Using 2 Million Instagram Pics to Map a City’s Visual Signature
Liz Stinson,

How can Instagram data visualize the cultural patterns and trends of a city?

Safe Shepherd Protects Your Social Networks

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English: This image is an example of a blocking cluster in a social network. (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

Safe Shepherd Protects Your Social Networks, Keeps Your Data Off of Creepy People Search Engines
Alan Henry,

Safe Shepherd is a privacy protection service that already scrubs your personal data from creepy people search engines, but the service also now keeps tabs on your social networks like Twitter, Facebook, LinkedIn, and Instagram to make sure you’re…

Can Instagram bounce back after row?

Will the row over usage rights have long-term damage?

RT @BBCWorld: #Instagram RIP? Can Facebook’s photo-sharing site bounce back?

Can Instagram bounce back after row?

Klout and other ways to measure your influence

Beyond Klout: Better Ways To Measure Social Media Influence
Adam Popescu,

Mea­sur­ing social influ­ence online is becom­ing a more sophis­ti­cat­ed, refined and gran­u­lar process. While the much-maligned early leader in the mar­ket, Klout, has scooped up a lot of head­lines over the past few years, there’s a bet­ter…

The phone call is dead

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English: Flowers by the phone A closer look at the directories and flowers in Balmerino’s fabulous phone-box. (Photo credit: Wikipedia)


Hunch: Crowdsourcing our Tastes and Preferences

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Image via CrunchBase

The founder of Flickr has now moved on to create a new web service that will map tastes and recommendations.

What You Want: Flickr Creator Spins Addictive New Web Service | Wired Magazine |