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Instagram Hits 1 Billion Milestone On Google Play Store

08/22/2016, There are only a handful of applications that have hit the one billion downloads milestone on the Google Play Store. A couple of them belong to Google and some others to Facebook. Another Facebook-owned service now sees its app hit one billion downloads...

Instagram Introduces New ‘Events’ Channel On Explore

08/18/2016, Instagram used to be home to only photos, although in more recent times, the company has introduced video. In fact the company even extended the length of a video on Instagram, meaning that instead of mere snippets, users could upload and share longer...

Instagram Starts Rolling Out Business Profiles

08/15/2016, Instagram plays home not just to regular users looking to share photos of their food, but also to businesses that use the platform to advertise their products, share announcements, updates, and whatnot. So far businesses have existed on Instagram as a...

Chrome Extension Lets You View Instagram Stories On Your Browser

08/11/2016, A couple of weeks ago, Instagram launched a new feature called Stories. This was meant to be a competitor to Snapchat’s Stories, but so far initial reviews and feedback have found that more people seem to like this better than Snapchat’s. That being...

Instagram Testing A ‘Save Draft’ Feature

08/10/2016, Have an Instagram post that you’re writing halfway but need to do something else? Unfortunately for Instagram users, this meant either posting it as it is, or discarding it and having to redo it all again later. Thankfully it looks like Instagram has...

Instagram Will Soon Lets Users Filter Comments On Their Own

07/29/2016, If you use Instagram, chances are you might have stumbled across photos with troll-ish, rude, and inappropriate comments. Unfortunately this is the reality of the internet and social media where people think that it’s OK to say anything to anyone, but...

Instagram Brings Comment Moderation To Business Pages

07/07/2016, Instagram allows comment moderation to a certain degree. Users are able to delete comments posted on their photos and report certain comments as well that they find offensive. However this is a manual task meaning that if you’re the type that has...

US Customs Could Soon Be Asking For Your Social Media Handles

06/25/2016, You know when you travel overseas to foreign countries, you typically have to fill out forms that require you to leave your name, home address, passport number, address of where you’ll be staying in the country, and so on. For the most part this is...

Instagram Adding A Translation Feature To Its Platform

06/22/2016, Instagram is a photo sharing social media platform used around the world. This means that from time to time, users will come across posts that aren’t in their native language, although we suppose you could argue that a picture speaks a thousand words....

Instagram Crosses 500 Million Users

06/21/2016, Instagram has reached a major milestone. It has announced today that the milestone of 500 million monthly active users has been reached with 100 million of those monthly users being from the United States. The number itself doesn’t reveal how many...

Instagram Extension Now Available For iOS Photos App

06/07/2016, One of the features of iOS which is also available on other smartphone platforms, is the ability to share what you’re viewing directly with other apps. For example you could share a link in Safari via Messages, or you could email a photo directly while...