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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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Wishlist: Features Instagram Should Have

Instagram has become a popular platform for sharing photos, videos, stories and had had very useful features it has copied from rival social media...

Instagram Threads App Shows Disappointing Download Numbers on the First Week

Instagram recently killed Direct, its standalone messaging app and now launched Threads to replace it but now with a focus on your close friends,...

Instagram to Add Direct Messaging Feature to its Web Interface

Instagram has mainly been focusing on upgrading features on its app and neglecting its web interface but that's about to change. The giant photo-sharing...
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Rooney’s Wife Uses Instagram’s Close Friends to Figure out a Snitch

This has to be one of the best ways I've seen to out a snitch, and it was done thanks to Instagram Stories. Coleen Rooney,...
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Instagram’s New Camera Design Makes it Look Snapchat-Like

Instagram Stories are indeed popular. Over 500 million people use that feature daily and Instagram keeps adding features to it to make it more...
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Dark Mode Comes to Instagram App on iOS 13 and Android 10

Just like Android 10, iOS 13 comes with system-wide dark mode and Instagram has updated its photo sharing app to use that dark mode...
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No More Creeping as Instagram Pulls the Plug on the Following Tab on Its App

Instagram is bididng goodbye to this controversial feature of its app: the Following Tab. This means users can stop creeping on each other. The...
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Instagram to Soon Bring GIF Story Replies, Group Stories And More Features

Instagram has been on a roll lately. The giant photo-sharing platform has been launching new features and quietly testing other features it plans to...
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Instagram for Android to Finally Get App Shortcuts

If you use a lot of app shortcuts, you'll notice that Instagram hasn't yet implemented them. But now that's about to change. Android has had...
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Instagram Begins Testing Dark Mode on its Android App

Dark mode is finally here for both Android 10 and iOS 13. Most apps have been quick to adopt this change but third party...

Twitter Mocks Instagram by Using Screenshots of Tweets to Troll It

Instagram is a really good place to find the best tweets. When posted on Twitter, the tweets can get lost and you'll never find...

Facebook Considering Hiding Like Counts on the News Feed Posts

Facebook is considering hiding the like counts on users posts found on the News Feed just as the social media giant did for Instagram....

Instagram to Soon Allow Users to Natively Crosspost Their IGTV Videos to Facebook and Facebook Watch

In Facebook's plan to integrate al its apps under one roof, Instagram will soon let users natively crosspost their IGTV videos to Facebook and...

[Update: It’s now official] Threads is Instagram’s Messaging App for its Close Friends Feature

UPDATE: Threads is now available for iOS and Android. Scroll to the bottom for more information. Instagram hasn't stopped coming up with new features to entice...
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Facebook Pressures Instagram to Double the Number of Ads Served to Users, Begins Testing Back to Back Ads in...

If you thought Instagram user experience is becoming annoying from the increasing number of ads served and the carousel photo issue, it's about to...
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Celebrities Are Falling for This Viral Instagram Hoax

There's a hoax going viral on Instagram. The post which people are reposting is a block of text claiming that Instagram is changing their...
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Facebook Launches “Off-Facebook Activity” Tool: Here’s Everything You Need to Know

Facebook has finally launched this feature they announced during last year's F8 conference. Clear History was set to launch soon after that announcement but...

Facebook Expands Its Third-Party Fact-Checking Program to Instagram

Facebook is expanding its third-party fact-checking program (3PFC) to Instagram so now you can report a suspicious post and certified fact-checkers will analyze its...
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You Can Now Create Your Own Instagram Filters as Facebook Opens up Spark AR Platform

When Facebook said it was going to open up its Spark AR platform and move it from its closed beta program for Instagram, it...
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This Instagram Trusted Partner Scraped Users Stories and Tracked Their Locations Courtesy of Its Sloppy Privacy Practices

Facebook is still failing to protect users privacy, especially on Instagram. Facebook still allows user data to be collected without their consent. A San Francisco...
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Facebook Working on a Way for Instagram Users to Communicate with Those Using Messenger

Early this year, Facebook announced that they are going to integrate its messaging services on Messenger, WhatsApp and Instagram. Facebook said it was going...
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Instagram Wants to Have a Better Relationship with Meme Accounts After Recently Purging Them with This New Hire

Instagram recently mass deleted popular meme accounts some with over tens of millions of followers while also suspending others. Most of these meme pages...
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Facebook Wants to Add its Name to Instagram and WhatsApp

Facebook acquired Instagram and WhatsApp in 2012 and 2014 respectively. They act like 'independent' entities under the Facebook ecosystem. If there is a person...
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Teens Are Now Switching Their Instagram Profiles to Business Accounts

Instagram is testing hiding likes in several countries and this feature will probably roll out globally in the coming months. The feature as Instagram...

How to Access Your Instagram DMs from the Web or the Desktop

Instagram really doesn't want you to leave the app at all costs especially since it began as app unlike its parent company Facebook which...

Instagram Began Testing Hidden Likes. People Are Loving Them and Yes, Influencers Will Do Just Fine.

Instagram has been testing hiding likes from posted photos after announcing it three months ago at this year's Facebook’s annual developer conference with a...

Chinese Drama Shows Now Shot Vertical from the Ground up for Smartphone Viewing

If you're looking to binge content made for vertical viewing on your device, look no further than Chinese drama shows that are made in...
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This Instagram Loophole Allowed Hackers to Access Accounts Within 10 Minutes

Any software or computer system is vulnerable to hacks. This is why companies pay to keep their systems secure or pay people who spot...

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