☀☀☀☀ Canva: graphic design made easy. Starting as a yearbook-making technology, its founders have since broadened its purpose to appeal to all content creators. The free app provides templates and “easy-to-use”  tools for creating social media, event flyers and blog posts. Mobile version offers free designs only, whereas the desktop version provides a greater number at a fee of $1 each. The app also offers upgrade plans for those seeking more, such as custom fonts. Beneficial, especially to lifestyle journalists and bloggers working to boost media content and establish a personal brand. — Emily Taylor

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