Face it: Instagram pictures with faces are more popular

Like them or not, there’s more proof that selfies aren’t going away any time soon. Georgia Institute of Technology and Yahoo Labs researchers looked at 1.1 million photos on Instagram and found that pictures with human faces are 38 percent more likely to receive likes than photos with no faces. They’re also 32 percent more likely to attract comments.

Dogs recognize other dogs on a computer screen

Dogs can pick out faces of other dogs on a computer screen, say researchers, irrespective of breed, showing they can recognize and categorize their own species by sight alone.

Facebook posts are more memorable than faces

Facebook posts are easier to remember than books or even faces - so much so that the difference in memory between posts and printed words is as big as the difference between normal people and amnesiacs.

Software animates online photos

Researchers at the University of Washington have created a way to take a collection of photos of a person and automatically turn them into an animation.