3-Emoji Review: #ForceFriday Awakens, 96 Year-Old x The Great Slide, and Instagram Updates

Posted on: 09/04/15, 4:34pm

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#ForceFriday Awakens

Star Wars collectors are ecstatic. Today is the world’s first chance to own official product celebrating the next installment of the Star Wars saga, Star Wars: The Force Awakens. The new toys, collectibles and gadgets are now available on Amazon.com, at the Disney Store, at Disney Parks, Target and Toys “R” Us.  You can even sign-up for a chance to win a Star Wars Legendary Jedi Master Yoda, Collector Box Edition on Amazon’s Facebook Page. Are you really still reading this right now? Go sign up.

P.S. Check out the exclusive #StarWarsEmojis you can get on Twitter!

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96 year-old x The Great Slide

An adorable 96 year-old Minnesota woman named Jean Hazewinkel made international news this week when a video of her going down the Great Slide at the Minnesota State Fair went viral. That is pure joy, my friends!

Speaking of ‘grams…

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Instagram Supports Portrait and Landscape ‘Grams

If you’re one of those people that cut your friends out of photos and always felt like the square format was cramping your style, you’re in luck. Instagram now supports portrait and landscape ‘grams. But beware. You should still follow these v important Instagram Rules that the heiress to Bloomingdale’s posted on Vogue.com <insert face palm>.

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