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Instagram’s Zoom Function Rolling Out To Android

09/01/2016, Several days ago, Instagram announced a feature that we’re sure many thought was a long time coming: the ability to zoom into photos. Yes, a photo app for the past 4-5 years did not have the ability to zoom, which when you think about it is kind of...

iOS Users Can Now Zoom In On Instagram Photos

08/31/2016, Pinch-to-zoom is the go-to gesture for zooming into a picture on any device with a touchscreen, however, no matter what device you have this gesture has been useless on Instagram ever since the service was launched many years ago. That’s because...

Instagram’s ‘Stories’ Now Appear In The Explore Tab

08/29/2016, Instagram’s Stories feature was launched not too long ago, and basically it is more or less similar to Snapchat’s stories which some people have accused Instagram of pretty much copying, but we suppose that’s a debate for another day. So far Stories...

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...