instagram http://nhpr.org en 3.11.14: The Probablility Of A Miracle, Who Owns A Selfie & Measuring Personal Intelligence http://nhpr.org/post/31114-probablility-miracle-who-owns-selfie-measuring-personal-intelligence <p></p><p>We’ve all heard it all before: &nbsp;Lightning never strikes twice in the same place. That was a one in a million shot! It’s a miracle! But is there any truth behind these sayings?</p><p>Today on Word of Mouth: improbability…it’s more common than you think.</p><p>Plus, Ellen’s star-studded Oscar selfie has been retweeted over three <em>million</em> times, setting a new record for twitter shares. Ellen may have posted it, but Bradley Cooper snapped the photo. We’re going to look into who exactly owns the rights to the now iconic pic.</p><p><span style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Georgia, Times, serif; font-size: 15px; line-height: 22px;">Listen to the full show and click&nbsp;</span><strong style="margin: 0px; padding: 0px; border: 0px; font-size: 15px; vertical-align: baseline; color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Georgia, Times, serif; line-height: 22px;">Read More&nbsp;</strong><span style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Georgia, Times, serif; font-size: 15px; line-height: 22px;">for individual segments!</span></p><p> Tue, 11 Mar 2014 16:15:04 +0000 Word of Mouth 44855 at http://nhpr.org 3.11.14: The Probablility Of A Miracle, Who Owns A Selfie & Measuring Personal Intelligence Instagram: Hipster Photo Tool Turned Legal Gun Market http://nhpr.org/post/instagram-hipster-photo-tool-turned-legal-gun-market <p>As Instagram passes its third birthday, a small but growing community of users are beginning to utilize the website for the private exchange of goods. Two million of the site’s annual photo uploads are items being put up for sale, with the actual negotiations taking place via comment threads and private messages.</p><p>Among the many items being legally sold through Instagram are firearms. &nbsp;<strong>Brian Ries&nbsp;</strong>is Senior Social Media Editor at <em>The Daily Beast </em>and joins us to explain.</p><p> Tue, 29 Oct 2013 14:37:54 +0000 Taylor Quimby 37572 at http://nhpr.org Instagram: Hipster Photo Tool Turned Legal Gun Market Insta-Envy: Why Social Networking Is Depressing http://nhpr.org/post/insta-envy-why-social-networking-depressing <p>One in thirteen people on earth use Facebook. It’s a staggering number, and evidence of the human desire to connect with others through social media. Research at the Human-Computer Institute at Carnegie Mellon and other places have found that passively following the lives of others on Facebook can have the opposite effects, triggering feelings of depression, envy, and isolation. <strong>Jessica Winter </strong>is senior editor at Slate, and <a href="http://www.slate.com/articles/technology/technology/2013/07/instagram_and_self_esteem_why_the_photo_sharing_network_is_even_more_depressing.html" target="_blank">argues that the hipster-centric photo-filtering social network </a>Instagram, is even worse.</p><p></p><p></p><p> Wed, 07 Aug 2013 14:20:53 +0000 Virginia Prescott 32654 at http://nhpr.org Insta-Envy: Why Social Networking Is Depressing Instagram, De-Digitized. http://nhpr.org/post/instagram-de-digitized <p>A new start up called Snapstagram wants to print all those vintage-y photos you've been taking with Instagram.</p> Mon, 23 Apr 2012 14:57:50 +0000 Virginia Prescott 3374 at http://nhpr.org Instagram, De-Digitized.