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This Cheat Sheet Has The Best Resolutions For Social Media Pictures

If you use social sites like Twitter or Facebook, you’ve probably had to upload a bajillion (that’s the scientific term) pictures — and some probably look crappy. This cheat sheet helps you nail down the right resolution.


SlidePick Manages Your Photo Collection With Tinder-Like Swipes

Android: You’ve got hundreds of photos you’ve collected over the years. You don’t want to pore through the pile picking out the good ones. Slidepick helps you get rid of the junk with a simple feed using Tinder-like gestures to swipe away photos you don’t want, and keep the ones you do.


A List Of More Than 30 Free Image Sites That Don't Look Stock

Finding decent, non-stock-y images that are free to use can sometimes be a frustrating search. This collection of over 30 image websites contains a mountain of photos that would look just as good in your project as they would as your computer’s wallpaper.


Pixelmator For iPad Is A Powerful Image Editor On The Go

iPad: Pixelmator is our favourite image editor on Mac, and now it’s available on the iPad with a lot of different editing features. The interface is easy to use, even if you’ve never really messed around with image editors before.


Spot A Touched-Up Photo By Looking At The Light

Recognising edited photos isn’t always easy, but one surefire way to tell is to look at the light sources and the direction that they’re coming from. Here’s how to tell.


Ask LH: How Can I Permanently Tag Names Onto Digital Photos?

Dear Lifehacker, I’m organising my family photos digitally and have a burning question — how can I tag people’s names for posterity? Picasa, iPhoto and the like can recognise faces and record names, but the names are stored in a separate database, not attached to the photo. How can I store this data for posterity, guarding against different programs and different operating systems for the next 50 years? What is the digital equivalent of writing a person’s name on the back of a photo?


Use Google+ To Selectively Back Up Local Folders

Android: Even if you’re not a fan of Google+, the company’s suite of photo software is pretty impressive. One handy but lesser known feature is the ability to selectively backup local folders.


How To Look Better In Photos Based On Your Body Type

Most of us don’t like to see ourselves in photographs, because we don’t like to see our imperfections. Here are a few tricks anyone can implement to look better when the shutter clicks.


Wayfare Shows You The World By Connecting You With People Far Away

Android/iOS: Travelling is a great way to expand your horizons and learn about the world beyond your doorstep, but you can’t travel all the time. Wayfare, a new mobile app, wants to help you explore far off places by connecting you with the people that live there. Here’s how it works.


This Graphic Shows How To Remove Embarrassing Photos From Social Media

Even if you think you’re sharing or storing photos privately online, there’s always a chance that your pictures could inadvertently get into the wrong hands. Here’s how to completely remove photos you don’t want shared from Facebook, Google, Instagram and Twitter.