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The post-selfie scene

Marcela Garcia holds up her iPhone 4s and turns on the front-facing camera, adjusting a light at her desk. The twenty-eight-year-old editor from Alberta, Canada, wants the light to shine on her face so she can show off her red stained lips and blue eyeliner. After trying on a few smiles and snapping a few practice shots,

Insta-Love or Insta-Hate?

Photos of gourmet burgers, kittens, and famous internet memes are flooding Instagram as you read this. In fact, roughly two hundred million people a month are contributing to the popular application’s photo stream, according to data from Apple’s App Store. But some photos are too annoying to bear – did we really need to see eight

Instagrammers of SFSU

Words by: Erin Browner Maybe it’s San Francisco’s love for the fusion of technology and photography, but Instagram is becoming a favored sharing platform. Users don’t have to be photographers, techies, or smart phone geniuses to appreciate the zillions of photos to explore on Instagram. There’s nothing like riding Muni to school and scrolling through

Instafame: Bex Finch

Words: Barbara Szabo Instagram photos: Bex Finch On February 12, 2012, Bex Finch, watched as Justin Vernon (the frontman of critically-acclaimed indie outfit Bon Iver) won a Grammy award for Best New Artist. She had been a fan of his for a long time. Little did she know, he had her eye on her as