No, Instagram isn't becoming Snapchat (at least, not yet), but the service and social network is more deeply embracing user-to-user communication. "Photos, when they are transmitted, become communication," Instagram cofounder and CEO Kevin Systrom said at the event. That communication gets more sophisticated with Instagram Direct.
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Instagram Direct is now available for iOS and Android, and we've spent some time using the new features and figuring out some of its nuances, especially when it comes to sending messages to users you don't follow or don't follow you. Below, we break down what the service is useful for and how it works Read more...More about How To, Photos, Faq, Instagram, and Tech
It's the most wonderful time of the year—a magical period filled with talking snow men, flying elk, and uncannily long-lasting oil lamps. While these holiday tales may not have been invented directly by stoners, after pulling a few tubes, even the 5 billionth airing of How the Grinch Stole Christmas can be just as wondrous as the first. Here are six spectacularly stony gifts for the toker on your wishlist.
As the domestic arm of Bloomberg Television undergoes a realignment of sorts, there is international expansion for the network on the horizon: Bloomberg TV will partner with Encorp Group to launch the first business news channel in Malaysia next year.
The channel will have state-of-the-art studios in Encorp Strand Mall and seek to “fill a gap in the marketplace for high-quality, market-moving business news, where updates on the country’s economic and business performance will be potentially seen by 340 million homes worldwide,” Bloomberg TV Malaysia CEO Michael Chan said in a statement.
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