Weekly Recap: 6/20 – 6/26

The digital landscape is always evolving. With that in mind, we’ve rounded up our favorite stories from the previous week with potential to shake up our industry. Change is the name and staying up-to-date is our game – this is the Weekly Recap.

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Supreme Court makes gay marriage legal

We are so happy to kick off our weekend with the amazing news of marriage equality in the United States. This has been a long time coming riddled with many long-fought court battles. Way to go Supreme Court for recognizing the importance of equality. Bring on the weddings!






Gmail adds ‘undo send’ feature

Ever regret sending an email and felt the instant fear just knowing that your message is now sitting in someone else’s inbox? Gmail users rejoice! You can now enable the new ‘Undo Send’ feature and delay sending an email up to 30 seconds, giving you a chance to change your mind.







Latest Instagram update shifts spotlight to “Explore” page

With a much more visually appealing layout, Instagram has upgraded their Explore page. You can see a ribbon of the top trending tags, relevant posts and take a peek at suggestions from Instagram (like ancient ruins and extreme athletes). Honestly, this makes Instagram 10 times better. Let’s be real though, when can we expect some more updates for social media managers? Where’s the love?




InVision + Dribbble = YES

InVision, the app that turns mock-ups into interactive prototypes for multiple people to edit, now allows users to share their creations on Dribbble. What’s so cool about this, you may ask? Since Dribbble is pretty a show-and-tell for designers, the seamless sharing allows creatives to share work faster than ever.


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PR Lions awards takes over Cannes

Leave it to PR Week’s Editor-In-Chief Steve Barrett to get the lowdown on the PR Lions awards judging in Cannes, France this week. Barrett reports that, “Cannes 2015 has been a “breakthrough year” for PR in that of the record number of entries (1,969), 50 percent were from PR agencies, up from 40 percent in 2014.” All while there was a taxicab driver strike, mind you.