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Instagram Face Filters Go Live

05/16/2017, If you liked the augmented reality face filters that Snapchat offers then you’ll be glad to see them on Instagram too. The Facebook-owned photo-sharing service today announced that it has added face filters and more to its apps.

Facebook’s Flower Reaction Returns For Mother’s Day

05/14/2017, Facebook tested a temporary reaction in May last year to commemorate Mother’s Day. The temporary reaction, a purple flower, was the first that the social network added after reactions properly went live on Facebook. It was meant to enable users to...

Instagram Now Lets You Post Photos From Its Mobile Website

05/08/2017, If there is one shortcoming to Instagram it is that photos can only be uploaded via its mobile app. Now this isn’t to say that you can’t upload it from your computer as there are workarounds, but in terms of an official method, there isn’t one....

Instagram Reaches 700 Million Users

04/26/2017, Facebook already has a couple of products in its portfolio that have already reached the billion user milestone. Instagram has been lagging behind but the photo-sharing network has been seeing monumental growth over the past few years. Instagram today...

FTC Sends Advertising Warnings To Instagram ‘Influencers’

04/23/2017, Given how much time we spend on social media platforms like Instagram and considering how visual it is, it is not surprising that brands and companies are flocking to the platform and paying Instagrammers money to advertise their products. Dubbed...

Instagram Appears To Be Cracking Down On Fake Accounts

04/21/2017, Fake Instagram accounts aren’t new and if you are an avid Instagram user, you might notice that every now and then you might get these weird blank accounts or accounts advertising for porn or other products that start following you. There are also...

Instagram For Android Gets Offline Mode

04/18/2017, Have you ever browsed social media only to be disconnected suddenly due to your WiFi cutting out, or suddenly losing reception on your phone? It can be annoying and it most definitely interrupts your activity. The good news for Android users is that if...

Instagram Bookmarks Can Now Be Saved In Private Collections

04/17/2017, Instagram already allows you to bookmark a post if you want to view it later but it wasn’t possible to sort those bookmarks into different categories. The Facebook-owned photo-sharing service has announced today that users will now be able to...

Instagram Stories Now Has More Daily Users Than Snapchat

04/13/2017, Instagram has been copying some of Snapchat’s core features and the strategy appears to be paying off. The impact was immediate. Snapchat’s growth slowed down 82 percent after Instagram Stories was launched, which as the name suggests, is a...

Instagram Windows 10 App Allows Photo And Video Sharing Via DM

04/05/2017, Most Instagram users tend to use the photo sharing app on their smartphones but an app is available for Windows 10 users who would rather browse the Facebook-owned service on their PCs. A new updated has been rolled out for the Instagram for Windows app...

Snapchat’s April Fool’s Joke Is All Kinds Of Win

04/01/2017, With the launch of Facebook Stories, Instagram Stories, and WhatsApp Status, it seems that Facebook certainly had no qualms about copying one of Snapchat’s more prominent features. Given that the company had tried to acquire Snapchat years ago, we guess...

Instagram Will Start Blurring Some Sensitive Content

03/23/2017, Instagram continues to improve the tools that ensure that the community is kept safe from content that violates its guidelines. However, things are never black and white on the internet so services like Instagram are faced with a problem when they have to...