Seeing the world through Google-coloured glasses

Yesterday a car did a burn-out in my street. It was noisy and disruptive and smelly and offensive. I could see the car doing it. I could read the registration number. And I thought: if I was wearing Google Glasses right now, I could record this. And then perhaps pass it onto the police for them to follow up. Or post to YouTube for the audiences … Continue reading Seeing the world through Google-coloured glasses

Instagram or Pinstagram? Who does it better?

So, Instagram has finally given users a way to view their photo feed on its official website. But why bother? I’m a big fan of Instagram and have been using it for a long time. I visit the app daily and share my own photos regularly. But the new site has disappointed me. Especially when I compare it to Pinstagram, a site which was developed … Continue reading Instagram or Pinstagram? Who does it better?

What you should know about your Facebook cover image

Facebook cover photos are the main visual device on Facebook pages, but did you know there are terms and conditions which govern their use? I was happy when covers were introduced along with the new Timeline, because they provide more visual real estate at the top of our pages, they’re eye-catching and give us an opportunity to be creative. But like a lot of things on … Continue reading What you should know about your Facebook cover image