July 4, 2013 |
It used to be we all had to wait for our high school reunions to make people jealous. And even then there was so much pressure. You wouldn't dare bother showing up without being skinny, dating (or hiring) a sexy boyfriend and having created Post-Its. Thank God they invented Instagram. Now you don't need anything but an iPhone to make others feel bad about their own lives - and you can do so all year round . Here are some tips on how to make your acquaintances want to give up and move somewhere Verizon doesn't service.
January 30, 2014 |
Hi Anna, I started dating this guy, and though we weren't "official," it bothered me that one of his female Instagram followers was obsessed with him. He claims they've never met, but she put his full name with a heart in her profile. He won't block her either; am I wrong to be upset?--Social Media Ruins Lives A friend and I were talking not too long ago about how Instagram is the least annoying social media site. Facebook is overrun with racist comments and pictures of your friends' fetuses.
June 10, 2013 |
Popularity on social networks, like Instagram, can get you more than a few “likes” and internet fame. With the creation of social currency platform Popular Pays, digital-saavy Chicagoans can now leverage their volume of followers for goods and services at a variety of local businesses including Bang Bang Pie Shop, Antique Taco, Skydive Chicago and more. “We believe in the power of influence and the fact that everyone is their own media channel,” said Allan Holmes, co-founder of Popular Pays . The...
October 11, 2012 |
Think you have (Instagram) photo skills? Prove it. To celebrate our 10th birthday this month, we're challenging our most creative Instagram followers to incorporate RedEye into their visions of Chicago. And, in turn, we'll give the best five Insta-photographers their own prints of their images. Here's how the contest works: -Take a photo of anything you'd like, as long as it incorporates RedEye in some way--it can be a glimpse of a newsstand, a newspaper, a keychain, anything.
January 9, 2014 |
I first discovered digital artist Calum Jones while scrolling through my Instagram feed. As I'm always on the lookout for cool Star Wars -related images, Jones' gallery tickled me with the way he took SW action figures and re-created scenes from the movies. In some cases, he went "off the screen" and depicted events that never took place in the films, and yet one could imagine happening. After "liking" most of his photos, I reached out to the London-based artist to ask him some questions.
January 17, 2014 |
In honor of its new series "#RichKids of Beverly Hills," E! is sharing the wealth with Chicagoans. The new reality series, debuting at 9 p.m. Jan. 19, takes viewers inside the closets of wealthy 20-somethings. To promote the show, E! has launched the "Finders Keepers" promotion in which fans can win five luxury items in Chicago and other participating cities. E!'s "#RichKids" Team will be plant five items around the city for you to find on Jan. 19. Fans can check Instagram - the show's sign is @RichKidsOfBH - for visual...