Long live the #foodgram! Time Out New York is crowdsourcing a cover via Instagram. 

"All these people [at Google] were telling me that it was a bad idea and it would fail. But I didn’t really care, I thought they were all wrong and tried it anyway—and it worked."

With nearly half a billion users, Gmail is the world’s largest email service and considered an essential for many of us. This is the story about how Gmail almost never was. (via fastcompany)

(via fastcompany)

staff:

Tumblr Tuesday: Shorty Award’s Tumblr of the Year
The Shorty AwardsHonoring the best of social media. Quite possibly the only place on the Internet where a bear can win an award.
PizzaDon’t be fooled by the URL, this blog doesn’t make sense any way you slice it.
Smart Girls at the PartySmart Girl Amy Poehler started a movement aimed at girls to spread a simple but often forgotten point: you can change the world by being yourself.
Quantified BreakupFeelings are gross, bar graphs are cool. One user documents their divorce with graphs and calculations. 
The Worst RoomIs the worst room you can imagine a bathroom that makes you choose between using the toilet and closing the door? Because that exists.
Photo via The Shorty Awards

staff:

Tumblr Tuesday: Shorty Award’s Tumblr of the Year

The Shorty Awards
Honoring the best of social media. Quite possibly the only place on the Internet where a bear can win an award.

Pizza
Don’t be fooled by the URL, this blog doesn’t make sense any way you slice it.

Smart Girls at the Party
Smart Girl Amy Poehler started a movement aimed at girls to spread a simple but often forgotten point: you can change the world by being yourself.

Quantified Breakup
Feelings are gross, bar graphs are cool. One user documents their divorce with graphs and calculations. 

The Worst Room
Is the worst room you can imagine a bathroom that makes you choose between using the toilet and closing the door? Because that exists.

Photo via The Shorty Awards

The agency for the Toronto Silent Film Festival created a Charlie Chaplin timeline via Instagram feed. An original, refreshing way to use the platform. Nice.

Read the full story via The Verge http://ow.ly/tV2Hh

The Guardian explains the doge meme. Such interesting. Wow.

Read here: http://ow.ly/tLwKe

The Guardian explains the doge meme. Such interesting. Wow.

Read here: http://ow.ly/tLwKe

Facebook have taken a look at what happens when we move from courtship to being in a relationship.

Take a closer look at their findings here.

Facebook have taken a look at what happens when we move from courtship to being in a relationship.

Take a closer look at their findings here.

Is this the future of journaling?

From the guy who helped design the Facebook Timeline, comes this slick looking app called Reporter. It’s all about YOU and the life you live. 

It gathers data by buzzing you several times a day asking you simple questions. View infographics about what you’ve been up to and you can also export the data and view the stats.

Interesting. For the full story via The Verge click here.

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