Foodie Frenzy

New Portable ‘Food Photobooth’ Will Take Brunch Photography To The Next Level

The #dinnercam in all its glory. (Screengrab: YouTube)

Ever since Instagram fell into the app store from the heavens above, diners been dutifully dedicating the first few moments after the arrival of their sushi and molten chocolate lava cakes to snapping photos and choosing the perfect filters.

But some amateur photographers won’t be forced to settle for the low-quality iPhone food porn any longer.

A South African internet provider called MWEB created the #dinnercam, a machine seeking to “take social media food shots to the next level,” Gothamist reported. Read More

Jesus died for our selfies

Science Says The More You Post on Instagram, The Fewer Likes You Get

SELFIE (Photo: Celebuzz)

This is it. The fact we’ve all been avoiding, something we’ve all known to be true since the dawn of the Rise filter, has officially been confirmed by Science.

A recent study found that Instagram users who post too much or too often see less interaction from their followers, the New York Daily News reports. And that’s regardless of how many hordes of followers they have. Read More

Selfie Nation

‘Selfie Police’ Will Make You Pay to Post That Duck Face Mirror Shot

Selfie Police! Amanda Bynes, you are definitely under arrest. (Facebook)

Let us all rejoice, because kids are finally using their wide-eyed pouting powers for good and not evil.

As the Huffington Post reported, two Brigham Young University students have created a project called the Selfie Police, wherein participants are encouraged to donate a dollar for every selfie they take. One-hundred percent of the proceeds go to Vittana, a charity that helps low-income kids afford a college education. Read More

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Booting Up: Looking At BlackBerry’s Earnings Report Is a Neat Way to Feel Depressed

Foursquare's Dennis Crowley. (Photo: Sound Ctrl)

BlackBerry’s Q3 earnings are atrocious: it racked up a $4.4 billion net loss with a 50 percent decrease in phones shipped. It’s now refocusing its efforts to selling phones in Indonesia. [BI]

Foursquare secured $35 million in fresh funding because collecting badges is cool. [Verge]

Instagram says its ads are going great and everybody loves them. [AdWeek]

WhatsApp has garnered 400 million monthly users without spending a dime on advertising. [CNet]

Wall Street Journal might be getting rid of AllThingsD, but it’s keeping the D. Its new tech section will be called “WSJD,” which um… [BuzzFeed]