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Instagram Crashed And It Caused A Global Food Crisis

It’s a lovely Sunday morning, with the rain and wind of the last few days having calmed down. Sounds like the perfect day for brunch with friends, right? Wrong. Instagram is down, and it’s causing a panic among aspiring food photographers. Just look at these poor lost souls.


This Is The First Instagram From Space

We see wonderful images from space all the time, but now you can expect them to come dripping in Hudson, Sierra or Toaster — because Instagram has finally made it into space.


Twitter Now Lets You Tag People In Tweets Without Using Any Characters

Twitter is growing up, and the latest new feature set includes the ability to tag up to 10 people in a photo, as well as the ability to add up to four photos to a tweet. But — and this is big — those tags won’t count towards the total character limit. Suddenly, tweets seem kind of big.


9 Incredible Aerial Pics Of London, Seen From A Police Helicopter

London looks cool from street-level. London looks really, really cool from a helicopter — specifically from the Metropolitan Police Department’s Air Support Unit, a fleet of three that flies around providing support to the ground-bound team below. In between felony-fighting duties, the officers manage to take some truly incredible urban shots.


Madonna Cosplaying As Daenerys Targaryen Is Actually Pretty Spot-On

Season four of Game Of Thrones is on the way, and everyone is starting to get into the spirit, even Madonna. Her attempt at cosplaying the Mother of Dragons, the great Daenerys Targaryen, is actually pretty great.


iOS 7.1 Is Here With More Australian Siri, Faster UI

iOS 7.1 is here! That means you’ve got a more Aussie-sounding Siri, faster animations and several UI tweaks. We made a little comparison between the two so you can hear the difference.


Dalai Lama Is Now On Instagram

After joining Twitter back in 2010, the Dalai Lama has now taken the plunge and signed up to Instagram. So why not follow him, lean back and peace out with your newly mindful Instagram feed? Here are some of our favourite recent posts by the big dude.


Cultural Stereotypes As Revealed By The Ultimate Collection Of Selfies

First came the Tumblrs, then the think pieces, then the distinction of being word of the year. What else could there possibly be for selfies? What about a huge data project analysing how selfies around the world differ in everything from mood to mouthgape to head tilt?


Instagram Would Have Been More Awesome In The '80s

We assume that all of the media we consume, and all of the social networks we obsess over, are only made possible by modern technology. But as this video demonstrates, even Instagram could have existed back in the 1980s — with only minor changes to how the service works today.


All Of Your Facebook Friends Are Probably Miserable

Beware the so-called “selfie”: all of your friends are probably miserable behind those forced smiles.