Tag: social media

15 Jun 2018

#DIY How To Disappear Online: A Step By Step Guide

Can you ever really disappear from a world where your face is plastered all over Facebook, your location is stamped all over Instagram, and your private messages are stored in a permanent cloud somewhere? There’s a handful of websites and apps, such as DeleteMe and JustDelete.Me, which can help you to disappear online by automatically […]

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24 Mar 2018

How to See What Data Facebook and Google Have About You

Excerpt via nymag.com By Madison Malone Kircher Have Silicon Valley’s biggest companies become too powerful? This series examines monopoly and power in the tech industry — and what, if anything, can be done. Facebook knows I wear glasses. I mean, it knows exactly what I look like, and can easily identify me in photos. It’s pretty sure […]

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18 Oct 2016

‘Official Fake’: The Vetements Approach to Entering a New Market

Glossy.co by HILARY MILNES OCT 18, 2016 Vetements knows how to start a fashion frenzy. The fashion brand led by Demna Gvasalia, also the creative director of Balenciaga, sprung up seemingly out of nowhere in the past year with its street-inspired take on luxury fashion. Its pared-down designs and reimaginations on classic American brands (Champion, Hanes and […]

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09 Sep 2016

#NYFW Day 1: #PositiveVibes @Desigual, @MalanBreton + Street Style Arrivals

“Positive Vibrations” seemed to be the theme both outside The Shows @ Moynihan Station –as seen in the creative and vibrant street style of attendees — and inside, where Desigual set the tone with optimistic and colorful designs presented in a James Turrell-esque light installation in The Arc. Desigual’s Spring 2017 collection paid homage to the ‘Global Traveler’ whose unique […]

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10 Aug 2016

Beyond ‘Pokemon Go’: New Start-ups Boosting Fortunes With AR, VR

There’s more to virtual and augmented reality — the emerging technology behind the wildly popular game “Pokemon Go” — than mesmerized mobile users wandering the streets in an attempt to “catch ’em all.” With the sector coming of age, a few start-ups are already trying to show the world that AR can be used for […]

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28 Jul 2016

#NerdGoggles: Facebook’s Really Big Plans For VR

In one way or another Mark Zuckerberg has thought about the rendering of reality for decades. “It’s something that I’ve dreamed about since I was a kid,” he says. “I remember in middle school I would just sit in my math class with my notebook and write code. I didn’t even have a computer in […]

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22 Jul 2016

#Doppelganger: Artlexachung Instagram Mashup

Instagram/artlexachung We love discovering artistic Instagram accounts, and the latest one to blow our minds is the brainchild of sisters Mara and Beatriz Valdovn. If mixing art and fashion seems like the perfect combo, you’d be right, and these side by sides are so fun to look at, partially because Alexa’s fashion choices have an […]

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13 Jul 2016

Prisma’s stunning art effects are coming to VR and video

What’s better than an app that turns selfies into instant art? After contacting the Russia-based developers behind the app, we confirmed, as noted on Sunday, that the app will soon move into video. The developers Prisma Labs sent Mashable a demonstration of what the video version of Prisma will look like and the result is […]

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29 Jun 2016

#InspirationSharing: Artist JPPM’s ‘Never-Ending Mood Board’

Pierre Marchal is the 27-year-old artist and creative director behind Instagram’s “never-ending mood board” account, JPPM. What began in 2014 as a way to synthesize and organize daily inspiration quickly grew to a following of more than 10,000 and a collaboration with names, like Tinashe and i-D. “It essentially makes sense of what I am,” he told BULLETT. […]

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08 Jun 2016

Digital Boneyard: 7 Old Celebrity MySpace Pages

Since the dawn of the screenshot, we’ve been warned that once something’s posted to the Internet, it’s there forever. Yes, we should all be thinking before we tweet/Tumble/Like/whathaveyou even if our profile is set to private. For somewhere out there is a human taking screenshots of profiles and maybe even developing a digital archive to […]

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