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Instagram Testing Putting Posts In Your Feed That You Might Like

12/12/2017, If you head on over to the Explore section of Instagram, you will discover a variety of posts that might seem random, but are actually based on posts that Instagram thinks you like based on posts that you’ve previously liked, or based on the people you...

Instagram Now Allows Users To Follow Hashtags

12/12/2017, Last month there was a report in which Instagram was said to be testing out a new feature where it allowed users to follow hashtags. The good news is that Instagram has decided to roll the feature out for its users. “Today we’re introducing the...

Instagram Testing ‘Direct’, A Standalone Messaging App

12/08/2017, As it stands, Instagram allows users to send direct messages to each other through the app. However it seems that just like Facebook, Instagram is now considering spinning off that messaging feature into its own app called Direct. This is according to a...

Instagram Now Lets Users Highlight And Archive Expired Stories

12/05/2017, Last week we reported that according to TNW, it seems that Instagram is testing out a handful of new and cool features. One of those features is the ability for users to archive their Stories, whereas before users could only choose to download them, as...

Instagram Will Alert Users To Posts That Show Harm To Wildlife

12/04/2017, These days taking photos and sharing them to social media to document our daily lives, adventures, and travel has become the norm. However sometimes we can be a bit careless with our posts, where what we think is acceptable might not be to someone else,...

Instagram Is Testing Out A Bunch Of Cool New Features

11/29/2017, For those who are new to Instagram or who don’t use it often, “regramming” is where you post on your Instagram something that was posted by someone else. Unfortunately this feature is not built into Instagram itself, but rather users had to rely on...

You Can Now Request To Join A Friend’s Instagram Live

11/21/2017, Last month Instagram announced a new feature in which it allowed users to invite their friends to join them on their Instagram Live video. However the invite only went one way, meaning that you could invite a friend, but they couldn’t make a request to...

You Can Now Add Photos To Instagram Stories From Mobile Web

11/16/2017, Instagram wants more people using its Stories feature, the same feature that it cloned from Snapchat and now boasts more users for. The Facebook-owned service today announced that users can now post photos to Instagram Stories from mobile web. They...

Instagram Testing Allowing Users To Follow Hashtags

11/10/2017, On Instagram you can follow other users and other users can follow you back. However it was recently discovered by Twitter user Pippa Akram (via TNW) that Instagram appears to be testing out a new feature that lets you follow hashtags instead. This means...

Instagram Stories Now Lets Users Upload Older Photos & Videos

11/08/2017, The idea behind Instagram Stories is that it is meant to be current, as in things that have happened recently or is happening right now. This is why when you try to upload photos or videos on Stories that are more than 24 hours old, you can’t, although...

Instagram Opens Its Paid Post Tools To More Users

11/07/2017, Companies paying celebrities to endorse products aren’t new, and with the rise of “influencers” in today’s social media age, sometimes those endorsements aren’t so obvious, and government agencies like the Federal Trade Commission in the US...

Instagram Stories & WhatsApp Status Boast 300M Daily Active Users

11/01/2017, Sometimes just because you are first to the market doesn’t mean that you will be successful. We’ve seen this happen many times where companies announce new groundbreaking features only to have them flop, but yet come to life again when someone else...

Instagram Now Supports More Right-To-Left Languages

10/31/2017, There are many languages around the world, but unfortunately even in this day and age, not all of them are supported when it comes to technology. This means that native speakers in certain languages will not get support when it comes to apps, websites,...