Twitter has dumped backgrounds and customized wallpapers, much to the chagrin of its users (though many haven’t noticed at all).
Twitter has no explanation as to why, only stating, “We’re removing background images from home and notifications timelines on web for all users,” in a statement to The Telegraph.
Instagram has quickly become one of the most popular forms of social networking to date. Users want to share there photos across all platforms including facebook, twitter, and their own webpages. Let's take a look into using Instafeed.js to generate instagram images from a specific "tag" and display them onto a web page or article.
By now, I'm sure, we've all moved on to building our new sites with Bootstrap 3 even though Joomla! 3.x still has not :(.
This isn't normally a huge deal since we can use template overrides to set the styles we need—views in the Users component, however, make it a bit difficult to get Bootstrap 3-specific styles in the various forms.
Recently we had a client that wanted to share articles that they had found around the 'Net on their site. Now, normally we'd just set up some Weblinks categories and send them on their way—but they needed more.
Update (10.17.2014): I built an example plugin & installer for Joomla! 3.x.