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Racist GIF Forces Instagram And Snapchat To Remove Giphy Integration

03/11/2018, GIFs are very popular online which is why many social media apps have integrated with services that offer these stickers so that their users can easily insert them into their posts and conversations. However, both Instagram and Snapchat have pulled Giphy...

Instagram Could Be Developing Its Own Portrait Mode Feature

03/05/2018, One of the features we’re starting to see more companies introduce to their smartphone cameras is Portrait Mode. We suppose this was started when Apple introduced the iPhone 7 Plus where thanks to the use of dual cameras, it allowed users to achieve a...


Instagram Voice And Video Calling Icons Revealed

03/04/2018, It was reported back in January that the Instagram team was developing a video calling feature which may or may not be rolled out. It appears that the team’s work has progressed significantly since then and that we might get to see Instagram offer...

Instagram Direct Introduces New Privacy Controls

02/20/2018, With Instagram, users can send Stories privately to each other. Users can then replay the Story until it eventually disappears, which is considerably longer than what Snapchat allows its users to do where after a brief moment, it disappears (which was one...

Instagram Now Alerts People When You Screenshot Their Stories

02/11/2018, While Instagram Stories are meant to last 24 hours, taking a screenshot means that it will pretty much last forever, which sometimes isn’t what other people want and they will now know when you do it. Yup, it seems that Instagram is now alerting users...

Instagram Stories Get Text-Only Pages With ‘Type Mode’

02/01/2018, Instagram is adding the ability to post text-only pages to Stories with a new feature called “Type” mode. The feature enables users to share anything that’s on your mind with creative text styles and backgrounds. This eliminates the need...

Instagram Stories To Get Carousel Ads

02/01/2018, If you don’t like seeing ads in Instagram Stories, you’re not going to like the announcement the Facebook-owned company has made today. Instagram has introduced an update to Stories ads today which will enable publishers to utilize the...

Instagram Video Calling Might Arrive In The Future

01/31/2018, There was a time when Instagram was only used for sharing pictures that had been brushed up with filters. Ever since Facebook bought the company it has added new functionality to the app. It brought video to Instagram and added the Stories feature. It...

Instagram Now Allowing Businesses To Schedule Their Posts

01/31/2018, Having a social media account as a business is a valuable tool in one’s arsenal. This allows businesses to reach out to their customers on a wider scale, promote products, announcement promotions, events, and so on. In some ways it can be more effective...

Instagram Teams Up With GIPHY For GIF Stickers

01/23/2018, The other day we reported that Instagram appeared to be testing out the idea of allowing users to add GIFs into their Stories. It looks like the feature is now live, thanks to a post on Instagram in which they have confirmed it where in a team up with GIF...

Instagram Gets Support For Android’s Direct Share Menu

01/23/2018, Google introduced a direct share feature on Android with Marshmallow. The feature made it easy to share media or links from any app on an Android-powered smartphone. The feature works well in email and messaging apps as well as note-taking apps. However,...

Instagram Adding GIF Support To Stories

01/21/2018, If you’re digging the weird and wonderful world of animated GIFs, then you might be interested to learn that Instagram seems to be rolling out support for adding GIFs in its Stories. This is according to a report from The Verge in which some users from...