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People are Forming Instagram ‘Pods' to Try and Beat the Big Bad Algorithm

One year ago   |   By Peta Pixel

There's a new Instagram fad in town, and it promises to bring you more followers, likes, comments, and exposure for your work. No, we're not talking about botting-that's already on its way out. We're talking about exclusive groups called “pods.”
As anyone who has ever spent time on a photo sharing platform knows, bots, like-for-like, and comment spamming runs rampant. 500px was notorious for not cracking down hard enough, and Flickr certainly isn't immune, but it's Instagram who has been hardest hit over the last year or so.
As the community has grown to over 600 million monthly active...
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Morning light on South Beach

Morning light on South Beach

Zuiderstrand met achtend lucht oil on canvas - 40 x 80 cm painted on location - Sunday 22 April 2018 € 675 Here you have the first summer like image of the beach I usually... Read more ...

Spotlight: Gert Wingårdh

Spotlight: Gert Wingårdh

Aula Medica. Image © Tord-Rikard Söderström One of Sweden's most esteemed living architects, Gert Wingårdh brought Swedish architecture out of the tradition of the... Read more ...

The Rolleiflex is Back: Say Hello to the Instant Kamera

The Rolleiflex is Back: Say Hello to the Instant Kamera

The legendary Rolleiflex twin-lens reflex camera is back... in a very different style. Rollei today announced the new Rolleiflex Instant Kamera , a TLR instant camera that... Read more ...

Dear Internet: Stop Placing Blame for Gentrification on an Architectural Style

Dear Internet: Stop Placing Blame for Gentrification on an Architectural Style

The AVA Ballard, market rate apartments in Seattle, Washington. Image © Wikimedia user Joe Mabel licensed under CC BY-SA 3.0 This article was originally published by Common... Read more ...

New Hotel From Reiulf Ramstad Arkitekter Nestles Gently Into the French Hillside

New Hotel From Reiulf Ramstad Arkitekter Nestles Gently Into the French Hillside

© Reiulf Ramstad Arkitekter, WSBY, Tejo Reiulf Ramstad Arkitekter has released images of a new hotel located in the northeast of France. Breitengach Landscape Hotel links the... Read more ...

Spotlight: Peter Zumthor

Spotlight: Peter Zumthor

The Therme Vals. Image © Fernando Guerra | FG+SG Known for his sensuous materiality and attention to place, 2009 Pritzker Laureate Peter Zumthor is one the most revered... Read more ...

Day 206 "Walk Light" 9 x 12 pen & ink

Day 206 "Walk Light" 9 x 12 pen & ink

I grabbed this image of people walking across the street at Boylston and St. Cecelia Streets. I love the bustle of people coming and going, sometimes alone, sometimes with... Read more ...

Mommy's Little Soldier: 1939

Mommy's Little Soldier: 1939

February 1939. "In a carrot pullers' camp, Imperial Valley, California, near Holtville. Women from Broken Bow, Oklahoma." Medium format negative by Dorothea Lange for the Farm... Read more ...

Village Lounge of Shangcun / SUP Atelier

Village Lounge of Shangcun / SUP Atelier

Night view. Image © Zhi Xia Architects: SUP Atelier Location: Jiapengxiang, Jixi, Xuancheng, Anhui, China Design Team: Yehao Song, Jingfen Sun, Yingnan Chu, Dan Xie, Xiaojuan... Read more ...

ADVOCACY NEEDED FOR SANDHILL CRANES

ADVOCACY NEEDED FOR SANDHILL CRANES

There probably isn't a critter I enjoy watching and photographing more than a Sandhill Crane. Yet, I've recently learned that a Michigan House of Representatives resolution... Read more ...