Over the centuries, the self-portrait has lived in the world as a clear portrayal of self-expression. From Frida Kahlo, who painted endless portraits of herself, to Chuck Close, who used photography of his visage, to now Kim Kardashian, who has published a rather large photo book of only Selfies— people have created their own narratives and sense-of-self through this form of visual representation. Even cave men drew pictures on their walls of themselves in action, expressing their daily life.
PlayStation 4 has been officially out more than one year now. In addition to new console design and higher hardware specification, the PlayStation 4 also has various new features which improve the users’ gaming experience. Continue reading
Available today for free in the iTunes App Store, the iOS app GLTCH streamlines the creation of glitch art. Turn any image or GIF into a beautiful mistake with GLTCH. Getting started is easy – simply upload a picture or animated GIF or grab one from the search gallery. Choose a GLTCH and then save your creation to your phone or share it to your favorite social networks.
There are two things wrong with the image above, which is the first screen you’ll see when you fire up the Highlight iOS app. The first is the logo, but I’ll let someone with some design experience tackle that one. The second and more important thing is the Facebook login. This is something I’ve been seeing more and more often. This blog post was inspired by seeing this screen and by Mullen’s Election Protection campaign for JetBlue. I was checking it out when it asked me to log in with my Facebook and offered no alternatives (although since the contest is over now, you can’t see for yourself). So here we are. Continue reading
As marketers, we all know that Facebook, along with other social media outlets, has allowed marketers to engage in two-way conversations with consumers. This has created the potential to foster meaningful, two-way conversations with consumers on a regular basis. But, is something missing? Continue reading
The concept of identity on the Internet has shifted drastically since its early days. Back in the first years of its inception, the Internet was dominated by anonymous discourse, an ever-changing landscape of chat logs and static webpages filled with animated GIFs. That world, for the most part, has largely disappeared, giving way to “the social web.” However, I believe that name is a bit misleading – the web has always been a social medium. Social media wasn’t invented, it merely gained a household name. In this blog, I’ll look at some of the ways the concepts of identity and communication over the Internet have shifted and evolved since the advent of widespread “social media.” Continue reading
Pinterest is a new platform for sharing pictures among your friends. It is a fun, new, and innovative way to share pictures, videos, recipes, and other interests with your friends or strangers. The social network has been a hot topic in the news lately, so I put together a tutorial for new users. Continue reading