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  • Hyperlapse, Instagram’s New App, Is Like a $15,000 Video Setup in Your Hand

    Using clever algorithm processing, the app makes it easy to use your phone to create professional-quality tracking shots and fast, time-lapse videos, making what was once only possible with a Steadicam or a $15,000 tracking rig now possible on your iPhone, for free.

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  • The Secret to Making Anything Go Viral

    Creating a viral video is like setting out to produce an Oscar-winning film. You can look back at some of the most-shared videos, trying to fathom some sort of recipe for success, but if you try to replicate those vital ingredients your video will most likely feel flat and formulaic.

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  • Deconstructing the Viral Hashtag

    Hashtags may be a product of the modern social media era, but the best ones obey the age-old principles of good marketing by making a strong emotional appeal.

  • Virgin Holidays Unveils New Digital Magazine

    Unleashed, a free digital magazine for iOS and Android devices, provides avid travelers with an insight into the best places to visit around the globe. The magazine is interactive — for instance, it allows readers to build up their beach-to-bar outfits and also find the best places pizzerias in NYC by slicing away at the digital pizza featured in the app.

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  • Tell an Airline How Much You Hate It and Get 8,000 Free Miles

    With its new promotion, Spirit Airlines seems to be fully embracing its reviled status as the Most Hated Airline in the U.S. According to the terms of the deal, anyone with a Spirit Airlines frequent flier account can go to, spew some ill will, and then collect 8,000 free miles. The obvious downside, of course, is that participants are receiving those miles to use on an airline that they presumably hate.

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