Titter’s Twitter’s micro-video platform, Vine, has changed its user policy to prohibit pornographic content. The change, however, does not completely remove nudity. Vine users who don’t want to see porn can flag questionable content for review.
Users who violate the new policy risk the chance of being suspended from their Vine account. To help you understand the new policy, we’ve got examples below of what is acceptable materials as well as a list of things not to post.
Today’s free eBook, The Wanderess, is a story about love, heroism, and friendship between two vagabonds. It’s the fifth novel from Roman Payne, and we think you will enjoy it:
A gothic mystery novel and story of passion and romance set against the backdrop of a timeless Mediterranean landscape, The Wanderess tells of the notorious adventurer Saul and his passion for the beautiful Saskia, a mysterious young orphan girl whom he meets and vows to protect as his child. Read more
Socially awkward, nerdy types like me are always looking to squirrel my way out of unforeseeable social interactions. That’s why I was really excited to see the Tickle App – it’s an app that will send you a ticket to social freedom when you tickle your phone. I’m kidding, it’s obviously not real, but let’s be honest, we’ve all been there, right?
Waking up in the morning can be difficult – without bacon. At least, that’s the general consensus between Americans who consume an average of 18 pounds of the cured, smoked pork every year. So, why not use it to wake up?
Mobile satellite company, Iridium, has a new product on the market that could signal the demise of cell towers as we know it. Iridium Go! is a personal mobile hotspot that draws signal from satellite WiFi to bring you the internet wherever you go – globally. It’s like having a personal cell tower.
Activity trackers and health monitors often come as an additional wearable electronic, but that’s not always convenient or necessary. That’s why we like the concept behind the Wello iPhone case – a tricorder for health-conscious smartphone users. The device syncs up with your phone to bring you readings ranging from lung capacity to ECG waves from your heart.
Don’t like Indie films? There’s an app parody for that. There’s also celebrity endorsement bonus: Patton Oswald. Think of this app as the smartphone film filter that should never get realized: great for parodies, and commercially unsustainable.
This short originally screened at the 2014 Spirit Awards on IFC, but has been recently shared on You Tube. Thanks 5secondfilms!
This week’s recommended children’s app is Stack the States. It’s great for children or adults who wants to have a little fun while learning about the 50 states and their capital. The app consists of a game that tests your geographical knowledge, and lets you stack them until you reach the dotted line. Be prepared to answer questions about abbreviations, bordering states, nicknames and even flags. You can watch the video below for a demonstration.