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Twitter Founder Turned Down $500m Facebook Bid →

I’m intrigued by Biz Stone’s book too…

Introducing New Creative Tools on Instagram →

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Today, we’re delighted to bring you a set of new creative tools on Instagram with the ability to adjust brightness, contrast, saturation, warmth and more.

Inspiring creativity is incredibly important to us—and as the Instagram community grows, we’ve been excited to hear requests for more ways to…

As someone who’s been using Vscocam for a while now to edit my iPhone photography it’s great to see more advanced settings coming to Instagram for me edit my pictures on the go. Will it become the only photo app I use? It already is really.

England legends take on assault course!
All in aid of the start of the LV= County Championship this weekend. I’ve been playing around with a few gifs at work so stay tuned for a few more over the coming weeks - There will be loads on ecb.co.uk, I promise!
Watch the full episode below

England legends take on assault course!

All in aid of the start of the LV= County Championship this weekend. I’ve been playing around with a few gifs at work so stay tuned for a few more over the coming weeks - There will be loads on ecb.co.uk, I promise!

Watch the full episode below

LV= County Championship Div 1 gif
Bringing gifs to cricket the only way I know how!

LV= County Championship Div 1 gif

Bringing gifs to cricket the only way I know how!

Twitter Experiments With Removing @ Replies →

A fascinating move if Twitter do end up going this way. You can already see it happening though if you deal with Twitter regularly. It’s more obvious in hashtags element of the business, @replies is slightly more complicated.

Trending topics is where I first noticed it. Once a place for the best hashtags of the day, trending topics started to include searchable terms not too long ago. Similarly when I ask Twitter for stats on use of hashtags, recently, they’ve provided me with stats that include the number of times a phrase was searched on Twitter too. Twitter is becoming a search engine of it’s own.

A closer look at Google's gorgeous smartwatches →

It’s taken a while, but at last someone other than a concept artist has made a smartwatch that actually looks like a cool watch I’d want to wear!

Well done Google.

Update: Google have released a couple of videos showing Android Wear in action in the real world.

The developer preview video is pretty sweet too

Exciting!

Vox - a website you should keep an eye on

Vox is published by Vox Media, a growing modern publishing house, with six other awesome sites you should already be reading: SB NationThe VergePolygonCurbedEater, and Racked.

Each of the sites listed above are sites I admire from how well they write, but more than that, the way they construct articles and pieces of news for the modern reader. Vox Media is one of the few organisations I’ve seen that’s got their finger on the pulse when it comes to pushing the boundaries of how we consume news on the internet today.

I, for one, am very excited by this new site, I think you should be too.

Facebook goes back to basics with latest News Feed redesign →

And here it is…

Very similar to what we have now…

It’s seemingly not so easy to “move fast and break things” when you have 1.2 billion users.

It would seem so.

WhatsApp is the only app we’ve ever seen with higher engagement than Facebook itself

 - Mark Zuckerberg

Says it all really.

My best score is 22… Argh!

The time of the most frustrating, yet addictive game to ever grace app stores everywhere (well, this week anyway) has come to an end as Dong Nguyen, the games creator, has pulled Flappy Bird off our virtual shelves.

If you’re one of the lucky ones like me you’ll still have the game on your phone so no doubt have plenty more sleepless nights to come as you tirelessly strive for that perfect rhythmic finger motion, the one that those pipes dread.

If you’re still struggling, I suggest you watch the above tutorial. It really works…