Sorry to break the news, but in ten years all your smartphone photos are going to look like crap. That’s fine for those #webrunchhard Instagrams, not so much for your honeymoon in Corsica. Future-proof your memories—and take shots your iPhone can’t—with one of these three new cameras.
In an era in which we are accosted by the meals, vacations, parties, and sheer awesomeness of most everyone we know—thanks, Instagram and everyone else in Silicon Valley!—we’ve never been more aware of what we’re not doing. Which can occasionally lead to an anxiety disorder known as #FOMO—Fear of Missing Out. Will Welch identifies the symptoms and recommends a simple course of treatment.
Ladies, put on full makeup, fix your hair, put on a T-shirt with a large collar and “Flashdance” it off your shoulder, get in bed, and take a selfie like you just woke up. Write things like, “Ugh. So tired.” or “This is my exhausted look.” Add hashtags like #NoFilter or #BedHead. It really will lead people to believe you wake up looking good, and not like your usual bag of shit.
Our pal Jenny Johnson came up with some helpful tips to getting mad popular on some software on your phone. Following these simple instructions guarantees your life will appear much better than those of everyone who follows you—and isn’t that what life is all about? Of course it is.
Instagram video has only been out a day now, but unlike with Vine, everyone is on Instagram, and our feeds are already clogged with crap; it already feels like it’s time for a correction course. An etiquette guide of sorts. Here’s some rules to follow so you won’t be, ahem, unfollowed.
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When it comes to social media, share too much and you’re boring everyone with Instagrammed appetizers. But the opposite’s just as bad: Share too little and, as Mark Byrne found out, it’s really easy to look like a shallow, self-aggrandizing jerk.