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Instagram Stories Will Soon Take Over Your Entire Home Feed

Instagram has been testing a double row for Stories. That's insane. But the new interface is even crazier. Here's what the old interface they were...
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Hate Instagram Stories? This New Feature Will Double Your Dislike

Instagram is now focusing on Stories and a lot of efforts have been directed to this feature they cloned from Snapchat. A ton of features...
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Instagram Begins Testing Suggested Tab for Recommended Posts Within Your Main Feed

Instagram knows that now we're online scrolling through all the posts and swiping through all Stories od the people you follow and finally reaching...
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You’ll Need to Get Permission to Embed an Instagram Post on Your Website or Get Sued

In recent months they have been court cases surrounding Instagram, embedded posts and copyright licenses. In mid-April this year, Mashable won a copyright infringement court...
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Facebook to Acquire Giphy for $400m, Raises Privacy Concerns

Our online lives are about to get worse as Facebook is buying our popular source for gifs - Giphy. I guess the company has gotten...
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Instagram Begins Rolling Out New Privacy Controls

Instagram has been rolling out new features in the past few months with new ones being tested. We've seen the platform test features like...
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These Are The New Features Coming to Instagram

Instagram has been testing a couple of features with insiders and quickly rolling them out globally. Some of the features being tested don't become available...
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Here’s Why You’re Seeing Those Extra-Long Instagram Photos

If you're extremely on Instagram scrolling and lurking, you may have noticed something weird. People are posting extra-long photos on the Facebook-owned platform. Apparently, there is...
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Dark Mode for Facebook iOS App Imminent

Dark mode is everywhere on Facebook's family of apps that includes Instagram, WhatsApp and Messenger except the Facebook app. Even the website now has a dark mode...
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Instagram Begins Testing Account Memorialization

Instagram is joining Facebook with memorialized accounts at least according to reverse engineer Jane Manchun Wong. According to Facebook, memorialized accounts are a place for friends...

IGTV Set to Host Your Instagram Lives Long After They’ve Ended

With entertainment joints closed as people practice social distancing, a lot of people have started using Instagram Live as makeshift performance spaces to broadcast their...
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Facebook Begins Testing Stories That Last 3 Days

Facebook launched Stories in June 2017 to join Instagram Stories, Messenger Day and WhatsApp Status. Stories was an ephemeral feature they cloned from Snapchat,...
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You Can Now Access Your Instagram DMs on the Web

Accessing Instagram DMs on the web has been one of the most requested features among others and the giant Facebook-owned photo and video sharing...
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Kenyan DJs Are Going Live on Instagram to Keep You Entertained Amid The COVID-19 Pandemic

With the COVID-19 pandemic already in Kenya and the country now in curfew, it can get boring staying indoors so now Kenyan DJs are...
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[UPDATED] Impact of Coronavirus(COVID-19) on Tech Companies So Far

  Coronavirus(COVID-19) caused by SARS-CoV-2 has brought panic across the world. The viral outbreak occurred just before the Lunar New Year in China - a time...
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Huawei’s CEO Believes Facebook, Twitter and Instagram Will Come to App Gallery

Huawei is still on the United States entity list which bars it from transacting with American companies. This has forced them to release phones...
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Instagram Now Shows You Who to Unfollow

Tokimeki-unfollow but for Instagram. Well, Marie Kondo's KonMari method has now hit the Facebook-owned photo and video sharing platform. But first, let's rewind to...
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Instagram’s Partner Program to Soon Let IGTV Creators Start Earning Money From Ads

Finally, some money will soon start flowing into IGTV creators' accounts 18 months after launch. The giant photo and video sharing platform is testing an...
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Instagram Raked in More Revenue than YouTube in 2019

Tech companies like Google and Facebook make a bulk of their revenue from ads. They have been so good at turning their various assets...
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Snap CEO Evan Spiegel Is a Big Fan of TikTok and Thinks It Could Become Bigger Than Instagram

Evan Spiegel, the Chief Executive Officer of Snap Inc, a camera and a social media company that's responsible for tech products like  Spectacles, a...
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Instagram Stops Featuring the IGTV Homepage Button

Instagram did their best to promote IGTV, their new long-form video platform which launched in June 2018. The launch event had delays because of problems with...
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Instagram to Soon Bring DMs to the Desktop

If you literally live on your laptop or desktop and use Instagram a lot - then this latest news from the giant photo and...
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Instagram Rolls Out New Boomerang Effects as They Play Catch up With TikTok

Instagram is rolling new updates to Boomerang as it tries to catch up with TikTok in terms of creative effects for video. Boomerang was...
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[UPDATED] How to Secure Your Instagram Account

In recent years, Instagram has become a popular platform for sharing photos and videos with friends and family plus also being a platform to...
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Instagram Rolls out New Privacy Controls for Its Users

Instagram has begun rolling out new privacy controls for its users. The giant photo-sharing platform Facebook bought in 2012 for $1 billion will now...
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Compilation of the Best Memes When Facebook and Instagram Went Down

Facebook's most popular platforms, Facebook and Instagram went down last evening and the memes that followed took centre stage. Facebook's family of apps experienced...

Facebook Begins Testing Popular Photos, an Instagram Feed-Like Feature

With growing numbers on Instagram and dwindling Facebook numbers, Facebook is now trying to clone features from its popular platforms in a bid to...
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Instagram Experimental Test on Hiding Like Counts Has Gone Worldwide

In July this year, Instagram began testing hiding like counts on select countries such as Canada,  Ireland, Italy, Japan, Brazil, Australia, and New Zealand.  Early...
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Instagram Will Sponsor IGTV Creators Only If They Don’t Film Anything About Politics or Social Issues

Instagram really wants it long video platform, IGTV to succeed. It is now willing to cover the video production costs for IGTV creators but...
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Facebook Begins Deleting Accounts of NSO Group Employees on its Social Media Platforms

Early this week, Facebook sued Israeli-based spyware maker NSO Group. WhatsApp took the surveillance contractor to court blaming them for the silent call exploit....
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