Like it or not, social media plays an integral role in many of our lives, providing a platform to connect with others across cultures and time zones. For artists, it's also a place to conduct business, attract an audience and sell their work. What happens to artists though whose work incorporates nudity, something which social media sites Instagram especially are wont to remove with impunity? One answer is Buttrcup, a new social media platform that takes its cue from Instagram as a space for predominantly image sharing, but without all the censorship that comes along with Instagram. We spoke with its founders, Molly Murphy and Michael Edwards, to learn more about the future of a social media world that doesn't restrict content at will and that provides easier ways for artists to monetize their work.
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For a lot of us, the 0nly reason you even snap a photo in the first place is so you can share it with family and friends. This can make sharing personal photos a little more difficult. Here are a handful of apps that help mitigate that problem by making it easier to share more selectively. Designed specifically for sharing photos of your young children with a small circle of family and friends, 23Snaps looks good, works well, and can be accessed from the web as well as your mobile devices. Pictures can be easily grouped and captioned and then shared with a list of particular people who can then add their own comments on top. The app is pretty flexible too. Free for Android and iOS.
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If you've ever sent or received a sext, you're not alone. That number may even be higher now, as the study came out just as Snapchat, then an ephemeral multimedia messaging platform built around disappearing photos and video, was taking off. This is a judgment-free zone. If you want to send a nude and have a willing participant , then send a nude.
Why bother? Well, if you are a photographer that sometimes works with nude models, it allows you to show your portfolio to people with a serious interest Seriously, though, the line between art and porn is sometimes a thin one, but there are legitimate photo sharing sites that specialize in nudes. We look at what the camera offers and who it might make sense for.