Daily Archives: June 15, 2012

Beautiful People: Miranda Kerr – Victoria’s Secret Fashion Show 2012 – Video

Summer Swimwear 2012 – Video

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If You Make Less Than $500,000 …

If you make less than $500,000 a year, you have no reason to vote Republican!

-A Man On The Street, Name Unknown-

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A Snapshot Of Mobile Photography – Infographic

Many of the photo filters on Instagram evoke a sort of instant nostalgia. Pretty soon, though, mobile photos will be just about all we have to be nostalgic for.

You’ve probably noticed the trend in your own photo streams and news feeds. Mobile is rapidly edging out analog and even digital photography. In fact, the popularity of analog shooting has dropped a whopping 98% since 2000. And while it might have been all the rage a couple hundred years back, we’re now snapping as many photos every two minutes as humanity as a whole did in the 1800s. Take that, Belle Époque!

Here’s a shocker: 3,500 photos are uploaded to Facebook each second, adding to its behemoth collection of 140 billion photos…Read More

Source: Mashable.com, HighTable.com

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What Influence Does Social Media Have On Our Relationships? – Infographic

There’s no doubt social media enables us to organize our real-world relationships, and even meet new people outside the digital realm — both of which can be great, life-enhancing things.

But could social networking have an adverse effect on our quality of life?

Consider this: 24% of respondents to one survey said they’ve missed out on enjoying special moments in person because — ironically enough — they were too busy trying to document their experiences for online sharing. Many of us have had to remind ourselves to “live in the now” — instead of worry about composing the perfect tweet or angling for just the right Instagram shot.

Worldwide, Facebook users spend 10.5 billion minutes each day surfing the site — and that doesn’t even include mobile use, according to the company’s IPO filing. Collectively, that’s nearly 20 years per day that people spend living online instead of offline.

Facebook users in India, the United States, France, the United Kingdom, Australia, New Zealand and Singapore all spend an average of more than 20 minutes on-site every day. In Singapore, the figure is a whopping 38 minutes…Read More

Source: Mashable.com, Thumbnail image courtesy of iStockphoto, LeoGrand