Instagram Has Come Up With A New Way To Tackle Phishing Scams

More often than not, you come across popular Instagrammers who might have their accounts hacked and taken over. This can happen in many ways, one of which involves phishing scams where an email, supposedly from Instagram, is sent to the victim, where they might fall for it and give away their login details.


Instagram For iOS Updated With Dark Mode Support

One of the main changes that Apple has brought to iOS 13 is dark mode. While dark mode isn’t a new thing, it seems to be gaining in popularity in the recent years where we’ve started to see more developers introducing dark mode as one of the options that users can choose from. If you’re a fan of dark mode, then you might be interested in Instagram’s latest update.


Instagram’s Controversial ‘Following’ Activity Tab Is Now Gone

One of the features Instagram has had for quite a while now is the Following activity tab. Basically, this allows users to see what the people they’re following is up to, which includes likes, follow activity, and even comments. This has been a somewhat controversial feature as it can be used as a tool to spy on others.


Facebook’s Dead ‘Group Stories’ Finds A New Home On Instagram

group storiesBack in 2018, Facebook launched a feature for its platform in the form of Group Stories, where users could post Stories that would be only available in Groups. However, the feature must not have been particularly well-received because just last month, Facebook announced that they would be killing off the feature.


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Instagram To Use AR To Help Boost Its Shopping Platform

Instagram had initially started as a platform for users to share photos with each other, but it has since grown to become more than just that. It has become a platform where businesses can use it to announce upcoming products or services, and in some instances, even allow users to shop on it.


Instagram’s ‘Restrict’ Feature Will Help Users Fight Against Bullies

Online harassment is a real problem that social media platforms have been trying to fight against to protect their users. It looks like Instagram could have a potential solution because the company has announced that they will be rolling out a new feature for its platform in the form of “Restrict”.


Instagram Launches New ‘Threads’ Messaging App

Earlier this year, Instagram decided to kill off its Direct messaging app. In case you didn’t know, Direct was a standalone app designed for users to message each other through the platform. However, following the discontinuation of the app, we heard reports that Instagram had a new messaging app in the works called Threads.


How To Download Photos From Instagram

See a photo that you like on Instagram that you would like to save? Here are several methods that you can use to actually download and save Instagram photos.


Instagram To Block Content Promoting Diet And Cosmetics For Users Under 18

Instagram is a quite popular image sharing platform. However, the content we are exposed to influences us – makes us happy or sad for some reason. So, it is important to regulate the content on Instagram, especially for the users under the age of 18.BuzzFeed reported that on Wednesday Instagram announced a new policy that will regulate the content for users under 18. The restriction is completely aimed at posts […]


Your Private Instagram Posts And Stories Might Not Be So Private

The reason some people set their Instagram accounts to private is because they don’t want any random stranger to view their posts. The only way you can view a private account is if the owner grants you access to it, or at least that’s how it was supposed to be. According to a recent discovery by BuzzFeed News, it turns out your private Instagram posts might not be so private […]


Music From Pandora Can Now be Shared In Instagram Stories

Last year, Instagram announced integration with Spotify where if users wanted, they would be able to add music from Spotify into their Instagram Stories. If you don’t use Spotify but would still like to take advantage of the feature, you’re in luck because Pandora has also announced support for Instagram Stories.


Instagram Could Be Developing A New Messaging App ‘Threads’

A couple of years ago, Instagram launched a standalone app for messaging called Direct. Instagram already has a direct messaging feature built into its app, but decided that apparently the feature needed a standalone version.  However, it turns out that it wasn’t the best idea and the company killed it off earlier this year.


An Old Instagram Hoax Is Back And Is Making Its Rounds Again

There have been many hoaxes over the years, and you would think that after a few times, we would eventually become “immune” or knowledgeable to their existence where we can safely ignore them. However, it seems that an old Instagram hoax is back and is making its rounds, fooling several celebrities and politicians in the process.


Instagram Testing New Features For Boomerang And Stories

If you use Instagram quite a bit, then you might be interested to learn that the company is testing out a bunch of new features for some of its existing features, such as Boomerang and also Layout for Stories, just to name a few, at least that’s according to researcher Jane Manchun Wong.