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Boomer Phelps’ Instagram is the best thing about social media these days

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Instagram reality vs Instagram expectation.Image: mashable composite: boomerrphelps/instagram If social media usage ever becomes an Olympic sport which is truly not that unthinkable at the rate were moving there will be but one participant worthy of a gold medal: Boomer Phelps. The one-year-old son of Olympic legend Michael Phelps and his wife,Nicole, first captured the hearts of America while cheering on his dad from the stands of the 2016 Rio Olympics in a massive pair of patriotic protective earmuffs. Since then hes learned to walk, mastered the art of eating solid foods, and amassed an impressive 785K followers on Instagram, bringing […]

This week in apps: Twitter’s DM buttons, Instagram’s archive feature, and more news

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The app world got some new updates this week.Image: lili sams/mashable It’s possible that you couldn’t keep up with the latest and greatest app updates this week considering all the internet buzz around Jeff Session’s testimony. If that’s the case, take a chill pill. We’ve kept up for you. SEE ALSO: 10 classic apps Apple is killing with iOS 11 Each week we round up the most important app news along with some of the coolest new and updated apps to help you stay in the loop with everything you need on your phone. Here’s what caught our eye this […]

Instagram finally accepts branded content with official tool

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Listen up, Kardashian Klan and all you wannabe models and socialites shilling products on Instagram. SEE ALSO: Get ready to see less #ad and #spon on Instagram The Facebook-owned app released a tool Wednesday for disclosing sponsored content. Now, when you’re getting paid to take a photo with a Volvo XC90, for example, you can include a tag at the top of the post that reads “Paid partnership with volvocarusa” or insert whatever the Instagram account name of the sponsor is. Here’s what it looks like as a traditional Instagram post and as a post in an Instagram Story, featuring […]

Snapchat releases new research that says its for close friends

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Image: snap inc. Snap’s got a message for their haters, naysayers, and short-sellers pointing to their supposedly slowing growth: New users are overrated (especially when our existing users are so engaged). At a time when Snap’s stock is hovering at a disappointingly low $18 while Facebook rolls out copycat product after copycat product, Snap released two new studies on Monday showing who’s using Snapchat, and why that is. SEE ALSO: Beware Snapchatters: Apple’s iOS 11 makes it much, much easier to record snaps Snap’s new research shows that engagement on the app’s high, and influential, tooamong other ways they demonstrate […]

Amber Rose’s ‘fire ass feminist post’ about pubic hair too hot for Instagram

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Amber Rose wanted to use a provocative Instagram post to make a point about pubic hair. Image: Stephen Lovekin/REX/Shutterstock Amber Rose wants to #bringbackthebush. So naturally, the activist and star posted a very NSFW photo of her pubic hair to Instagram on Friday night. SEE ALSO: J.K. Rowling just dropped a searing feminist tweetstorm everyone should read Wearing her signature shades, a black coat, black bikini top, and no bottoms, Rose reclined against a set of stairs and let the world glimpse her bush. I’m so done with ya’ll Lol #baldheadscallywag #bringbackthebush https://t.co/OnFryRUpph Amber Rose (@DaRealAmberRose) June 10, 2017 But […]