Snapchat redesign adds colorful text, while all users can mute specific chats

Users with Snapchat's user interface redesign will soon have more text options. Meanwhile, users without the update can find a new hidden feature called Do Not Disturb to stop notifications.

Don't fake it in Instagram! Shoot real retro with our favorite instant cameras

Instant film photography has had its ups and downs, but now it's enjoying a revival. To help you find the best instant camera for your needs, we’ve rounded up a few of our favorites, from basic to extraordinary.

Google unlocks the Pixel 2’s HDR+ skills in third-party apps like Instagram

The Google Pixel 2 HDR+ capabilities will soon extend to third-party apps with the activation of the existing Pixel Visual Chip. The chip makes it possible to automatically process HDR images in the background using less power.

Get a drone’s-eye view with these images from Skypixel’s photo contest

Ready to see the world from a new angle? The Skypixel drone photography contest is the largest of its kind and unveiled the 2017 winners. The top prize goes to a colorful overhead shot in the artic.

The latest high-speed Phantom camera takes slow-mo to the next level

Vision Research continues to push the boundaries of high-speed cameras with its latest camera, the Phantom v2640. Its sensor might only be 4MP, but at full-resolution it can capture 6,600 frames per second.

Got A.I? Facial recognition now works on cows, with goal of better milk

A camera system could be all dairy farmers need to monitor the health of the herd using a new system that recognizes and tracks each individual cow. The A.I. system is designed to spot health problems early.

Advertisers can soon slide three images inside Instagram Stories

Instagram Stories ads are expanding from one slot inside your Stories reel to as many as three, Instagram announced. A new carousel ad format allows businesses to place up to three images or videos inside Stories.
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Here’s how to go live on Facebook with your Android or iOS device

Facebook Live makes it easier than ever to stream live video directly from your mobile device, whether it be an Android or iOS offering. Here, we show you how to go live on Facebook and how to make the most of it.
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How to use Instagram Stories: Everything you need to know

Instagram is taking on Snapchat's Stories feature with Instagram Stories, which lets you show pics and videos from the last 24 hours. Here's how to use Instagram Stories, and how to publish one your friends will envy.

Our favorite budget-friendly GoPro alternatives that won’t leave you broke

Looking for an action cam but don’t want to shell out the big bucks for a high-end GoPro? Check out these great GoPro alternatives, including some 4K-capable cameras, that won’t leave you broke.

Sony CEO Kaz Hirai decides to step down after six-year tenure

Sony's CEO Kaz Hirai has stepped down from his role, and current CFO Kenichiro Yoshida will take on the position in April. Hirai will remain as chairman of Sony, as Yoshida prepares to shape the company's direction for the coming year.

This slick new 360 format choreographs the video with the viewer’s movements

Look right, and the action unfolds -- look left and watch the sequence in reverse. PanoMoments is a new 360-video format that plays the action as the viewers change their perspective.