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Life (as Told by 873 Stock Photos)

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Stock photos are notable mostly for their weirdness and second-mostly for their blandness. They exist to capture, in the most benign and/or striking and/or hilarious way possible, the most universal features of life: love, adventure, joy, heartbreak, sickness, stress. Their depictions are often trivial. They are often trite. And...
Life (as Told by 873 Stock Photos)

This Crowdsourced Wedding Website Will Put Your Album to Shame

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For all the time it takes to plan them, weddings come and go too quickly. So we're always looking for new and better ways to document them. For most couples, that means shelling out for a really great photographer -- or hiring a really great videographer -- or creating a really...
This Crowdsourced Wedding Website Will Put Your Album to Shame

Groovideo Launches Mobile App To Easily Create Awesome Group Videos

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The mobile video space is heating up, as a number of startups have launched to help users create and share interesting videos with one another. To date, most have been limited to individual users uploading videos and posting them to other social networks like Twitter and Facebook. Maybe they can...
Groovideo Launches Mobile App To Easily Create Awesome Group Videos

Jedi in Scotland may soon perform marriages

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Scotland's government could bestow a new ability upon Jedi never seen before in the Star Wars saga: the power to officiate weddings. [Read more]...
Jedi in Scotland may soon perform marriages

HoneyBook is the Prezi of weddings with service aimed at helping share your special day photos

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A couple’s wedding day is perhaps one of the most important days of anyone’s life, and finding ways to share that happy occasion with as many friends and family members as one has is really important. Presentation and design are really important and need to stand out. HoneyBook, an UpWest...
HoneyBook is the Prezi of weddings with service aimed at helping share your special day photos

Former Yobongo team to launch mobile-first photobook service for Mixbook

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In March, social discovery app Yobongo announced that it was shutting down and joining photo book creation company Mixbook. Six months later, the team is ready to pull back the curtain (a little bit, at least) on what it’s been up to since the acquisition. On Friday, Mixbook is set...
Former Yobongo team to launch mobile-first photobook service for Mixbook

Will Any Photo-Sharing Startup Stick Around? Just A Few Months In, Social Photo Scrapbook Irrive Hits The Deadpool

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Sometimes startups shut down fast, and in the case of new online scrapbooking maker Irrive, which only launched this past September, the company had barely even gotten started before closing up shop. According to CEO Steven Cohn, who sold his last startup to LivingSocial, he made the decision to quickly...
Will Any Photo-Sharing Startup Stick Around? Just A Few Months In, Social Photo Scrapbook Irrive Hits The Deadpool

Science's HelloSociety Is A Full-Fledged Online Marketing Agency For Pinterest

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Last Fall, LA-based startup builder Science debuted HelloInsights.com, a Pinterest influencer analytics platform that enabled brands to monitor company growth, track popular items, and connect with potential brand ambassadors on Pinterest. Today the company is announcing a considerable expansion of its services, launching as HelloSociety, turning the analytics engine into...
Science's HelloSociety Is A Full-Fledged Online Marketing Agency For Pinterest

Tastebuds Scores $600K To Help You Meet People Who Share Your Musical Taste, U.S. Launch Imminent

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Tastebuds, the London-based startup that matches people based on their musical tastes, has been kicking around for a while now. A graduate of the accelerator Springboard (now TechStars London) back in 2011, the company has ploughed along bootstrapped ever since — garnering a not-too-shabby 100,000 registered users along the way....
Tastebuds Scores $600K To Help You Meet People Who Share Your Musical Taste, U.S. Launch Imminent

Weddings & What Have You's

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Weddings & What Have You's

Facebook highlights weddings with new feature

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As the social network debuts its redesigned Events page, it tops it off with another feature that displays friends' weddings and engagements alongside birthday announcements. [Read more]...
Facebook highlights weddings with new feature

Crowdtilt, a Group Funding Service, Raises Funds of Its Own

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A new crowdfunding start-up lets friends band together to pool their money to pay for group outings, like vacation rentals, party buses and even weddings. Just a few months old, the service has convinced an impressive roster of investors to open their wallets to back the young company....
Crowdtilt, a Group Funding Service, Raises Funds of Its Own

Wedding Startup Appy Couple Has A Wait List 7,000-Strong And It’s Still In Beta

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Your wedding day is supposed to be the biggest day of your life — but it’s also the hardest. Planning a wedding can be one of the most stressful processes known to man, especially known to woman, so it only makes sense that someone would build an app for...
Wedding Startup Appy Couple Has A Wait List 7,000-Strong And It’s Still In Beta

Pinterest adds new categories and is rolling out a redesigned repinning process

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Pinterest, the massive social “pinboard” for pictures of things like cute animals, fashion and decor, has just added new categories and appears to be rolling out a redesigned version of its repinning feature, reports Kairay Media. The new categories are Quotes, Tattoos, and Weddings, and were likely added as an effort to further curate...
Pinterest adds new categories and is rolling out a redesigned repinning process
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Crave Ep. 114: Meet Zoe, a virtual talking head with emotions

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Researchers at Cambridge University have created a virtual talking head that expresses emotions and someday might be your personal assistant and a shoulder to cry on. Scotland may pass a law allowing Jedi to officiate at weddings. And the Image Toaster prints pictures from the headlines on your toast, making...
Crave Ep. 114: Meet Zoe, a virtual talking head with emotions

Two Slim Digital Cameras Worth Considering – Even With Your Smartphone

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Let’s face it: Smartphones, with their ever-improving cameras and ability to instantly share photos, are munching away at the digital camera market. But some consumers still appreciate the features that a more powerful camera can provide, especially when it comes to shooting photos at weddings, on vacation or in situations...
Two Slim Digital Cameras Worth Considering – Even With Your Smartphone

Yapp Launches Roll-Your-Own Mobile App Maker

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People who want to make simple mobile apps for their own weddings, reunions and teams may not have the patience to wait in long lines to get their iOS apps approved, or the skills to make something custom. App-maker Yapp, which was previously in private beta, is going live to...
Yapp Launches Roll-Your-Own Mobile App Maker
Volkswagen Bus lovingly restored as a mobile photo booth

The Unspoken Etiquette of Facebook Photo Tagging

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That afternoon, the Facebook notifications just kept rolling in, one after the other. You've been tagged in a photo, the social giant eagerly announced via email, again and again. The subject of many of those photographs - we'll call her Stacey, as she has requested anonymity - was not expecting...
The Unspoken Etiquette of Facebook Photo Tagging

Why Launch An Airbnb For Event Spaces? Venues Just The “Tip Of The Spear” Says Eventup CEO

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LA-based, Science-backed startup Eventup launched this morning, providing people who want to rent or rent out spaces for events like parties and conferences with an easy-to-use platform from which to do so. In the same space as Venuetastic, but with a wider array of venue options that go beyond...
Why Launch An Airbnb For Event Spaces? Venues Just The “Tip Of The Spear” Says Eventup CEO

Sorry, Facebook – on breastfeeding you seem rather confused | Belinda Phipps

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Facebook's response to a Guardian challenge over their photo policy won't do. Let parents show what breastfeeding looks likeAlong with all the photos of special events, weddings, birthdays, balls, sports triumphs and prizegivings, mums and dads are putting photos of their babies on Facebook. Sometimes their baby is eating when...
Sorry, Facebook – on breastfeeding you seem rather confused | Belinda Phipps

Betaworks Unveils Swirl, A Mobile App That Turns Hashtags Into Photo Albums

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People share a lot of pictures on Twitter and Instagram, which are often followed by a relevant hashtag. Dennis Crowley, for example, tweets "#FatDennys" anytime he eats something unhealthy. He does this so often, Foursquare named its cafeteria after the hashtag. But even with the frequently used hashtags, photos shared...
Betaworks Unveils Swirl, A Mobile App That Turns Hashtags Into Photo Albums
Pixar-Crazed Programmer Builds His Own Wall-E

Zuck: There's An Opportunity To Bring More Commerce To Facebook; Gifts Is The First Step

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On Facebook’s earnings call today, CEO and founder Mark Zuckerberg talked mobile, gaming and more. He touched upon Gifts, the company’s big move into commerce. Gifts incorporates user data into suggestions for gifts to buy for friends for birthdays and other events. Facebook earns a percentage of sales when you...
Zuck: There's An Opportunity To Bring More Commerce To Facebook; Gifts Is The First Step

Facebook Just Went Heavy Into E-Commerce (FB)

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In May, Facebook spent $80 million on one of its largest acquisitions yet, Karma. Karma was a gift buying startup that used Facebook to alert you of major upcoming dates in your friends' lives (birthdays, weddings, graduations, etc). Today, Facebook's use for Karma was made clear as it dove head-first...
Facebook Just Went Heavy Into E-Commerce (FB)

Getting Married? Wedding Party Collects Photos From Guests' Phones To Create Beautiful Online Albums

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Many of the startups targeting the weddings space today are focused on offering better services for the bride and/or the couple, but with a new mobile application called Wedding Party, that model has been flipped on its head. Wedding Party wants to offer a better wedding experience for the guests...
Getting Married? Wedding Party Collects Photos From Guests' Phones To Create Beautiful Online Albums
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mary and leo – married 60 years « Jose Villa | Fine Art Weddings

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mary and leo – married 60 years « Jose Villa | Fine Art Weddings

Facebook Gifts swaps virtual trinkets for real life goods

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Remember the Facebook Gift Shop, that place where you could pick up virtual Troll dolls and send them to your friends? Well, it died. But, a phoenix has arisen from its ashes -- Facebook Gifts -- which will allow you to send real Troll dolls to your friends. You'll...
Facebook Gifts swaps virtual trinkets for real life goods
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