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Everyone loves a good instagram, but even better than one instagram is a whole account full of them, especially if they make DC look good. These accounts have perfected the art of the Insta in the District. Click through to learn about out favorites (and don't forget to follow @GofGDC!):
After the tragedy at the Boston Marathon, celebrities flooded Twitter with prayers for the victims and their families, praise for the first responders, and comments on the safety of America. New Kids on the Block singer Joey McIntyre and Olympian Summer Sanders participated in the race but both walked away unharmed.
McIntyre’s early tweets were enthusiastic about participating in the days activities. “There was an explosion by the finish line about 5 minutes after I finished,” McIntyre tweeted after the event. “I’m ok but I’m sure there are many hurt.” More»
On Marathon Monday, a day typically full of city-wide celebrations, two bombs exploded near the Copley Square finish line of the Boston Marathon, leaving behind a bloody scene of destruction. Today, we take a look at the strength of those Americans who gathered to help out during this horrific tragedy. We've rounded up 12 of the most powerful images from #PrayForBoston. More»
You know the weekend is getting near when your Instagram feed becomes full of black-and-white, grainy uploads from the pre-digital camera era. No one can resist a good throwback to our cuter, if not dorkier, years - even celebrities and fashion mavericks. If you think your Throwback Thursday of the week was cute, wait until you see some our favorite Guest of a Guest regulars. Click through our slideshow to take a peek into their not-so-glamorous pasts.
We're all guilty of smacking a friend's hand away when they reach for that first bite of their perfectly presented dinner, eager to snap a photo before he/she digs in. Food-stagraming has become such a phenomenon that NYC restaurants have begun instituting a ban against photographing your food, according to The New York Times. If you're one of the many people who love to eat with your eyes, then take a look at our picks for the 10 favorite Foodie Instagrams you should be following! More»
Social Media Week is in full-force, bringing you some of the most innovative entrepreneurs, social media directors, writers, speakers, and enthusiasts in the digital era. With over 200 events in NYC this week, it'll be impossible to attend all the panels and parties, but we've made things easier by rounding up the ones that we're most excited to attend. Click through to find out which Social Media Week events you don't want to miss this week in NYC! More»
The last 10 days have been full of scandals and there's no better place for celeb banter than on Twitter. This week, we took a look at some Twitter reactions to Manti Te'O's imaginary girlfriend, Lance Armstrong's interview with Oprah, and the Sundance chaos. We even found out about a rapper getting kicked off stage at an Inauguration party last night in DC. So, take a look at what everyone is talking about in this edition of Best Tweets of the Week! More»
This week was filled with all kinds of award season madness. It kicked off with Oscar Nominations and was followed by the People's Choice Awards and the Critic's Choice Awards. But the show we're looking forward to the most is the Golden Globes this weekend. Hosts Amy Poehler and Tina Fey promise that this Sunday's show will be "the sloppiest, best ever." To find out what Hollywood has to say about all of this, check out our roundup of the best tweets of the week. More»
If there's anyone who knows how to be funny in 140 letters, it's these guys. From election night tweets to harmless pranks, check out some of the standout tweets of 2012 to get you through the day.
[Michael Kors, Anna Wintour] [Kris Jenner] [Beyonce] [Taylor Swift]
2012 was the year of Instagram and Throwback Thursday became the hashtag all users, including Jay Z, Michael Kors, and Taylor Swift, got in on. I mean, who doesn't want to see Jay-Z and Beyonce at every age on your Instagram feed? Check out our favorite #TBT Instagrams from this year... as well as some from the GofG team.
When it comes to navigating the world wide web, wit has been known to work wonders, especially when you're limited to 140 characters. We took a look at our Twitter feeds and, after a few good laughs, compiled a list of our favorite Twitter parody profiles. Among the best in the brevity biosphere are accounts parodying leaders in pop culture, technology, and politics. Log onto Twitter ASAP and get ready to follow these no-authentication-necessary profiles! More»
Saturday, May 25
We sat down with Anne Pasternak for a few questions about Creative Time's past and future, as well as the importance of having an awareness about public art in the city.