Instagram snaps turned into physical mail for inmates

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The problem with long-term incarceration is that prisoners become isolated from the technology that everyone now uses to communicate with each other. While the outside society is using Facebook, Twitter and Instagram, inmates are restricted to letters and telephone calls. Created by a former prisoner, Pigeonly aims to make it easier for digital natives to communicate with friends and family behind bars by automatically turning smartphone snaps into printed photographs and sending them through the post. The company's FotoPigeon service enables users to simply upload photos direct from Facebook, Instagram or their mobile device. After selecting a photo, users can…

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