Instagram Direct Messages Web Version Being Tested

Those who love chatting on Instagram will appreciate that a web version of Direct messages is now being tested. This means that they will be able to send and receive messages on their computer. Instagram is reportedly testing the web version which allows users to chat without the app internally.


Instagram Investing Issue That Wiped Millions Of Followers From Accounts

Some of the most popular accounts on Instagram were taken by surprise when they appeared to have lost millions of followers for no apparent reason. The Facebook-owned company has taken notice of the matter and said that it’s now investigating the issue.


Facebook Allows Page Admins To Reply To Instagram DMs From FB Inbox

Amid reports that Facebook is looking to unify its messaging apps, and it owns the most popular ones, it has now allowed admins of Facebook Pages to respond to their Instagram Direct Messages right from the Page’s inbox. This would make it much easier for them to communicate with their audience spread across the two Facebook-owned platforms.


Instagram Testing Easier Way To Juggle Multiple Accounts

Instagram already allows users to handle multiple accounts from the main app. However the only problem is that you would need to remember the login and passwords of each and every one of those accounts, which can be a bit troublesome especially if you use different passwords for them.


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Self-Harm Images Will Be Hidden Behind ‘Sensitivity Screens’ On Instagram

Instagram wants to clamp down on images that depict suicide or self-harm. The Facebook-owned company has now decided to hide self-harm images behind “sensitivity screens.” This feature is going to blur the image until the user makes a decision to view it and taps on the image.


Hulu Teams Up With World Famous Egg For Mental Health Awareness

You may have heard that a stock image of a plain egg broke the record for the most liked picture on Instagram last month. It took away Kylie Jenner’s bragging rights for having the most liked picture on the popular social network. The account that achieved this incredible feat is now putting that reach to good use. Hulu has teamed up with the world famous egg to raise awareness about […]


Facebook’s Plan To Unify Its Messaging Services Might Not Be Realized This Year

Recently there was a report on how Facebook was planning on unifying its messenger platforms, where they would be updated to share the same underlying infrastructure. The report claims that Facebook had planned to get it done by this year, but it seems that may no longer be a possibility.


Facebook Wants To Unify Instagram, WhatsApp, Messenger

Companies like Apple tend to shut down the companies and services that they acquire and fold it into their own products and services. They did this with Workflow, Beats Music, and Texture, just to name a few. Facebook on the other hand seems to be more than happy to let their acquisitions continue operating as it is.


Instagram Denies They Are Limiting The Reach Of Posts

Recently some of you might have noticed how some of the people you follow on Instagram might have been sharing a photo that claims that Instagram has been limiting the reach of their posts. These posts claim that Instagram has limited it so that only 7% of their followers can see their posts.


Netflix Now Lets Users Share Show Titles To Instagram Stories

While Instagram was not the first to debut the Story feature, they certainly have had quite a bit of success with it where they managed to convince advertisers to start using it, and have been introducing a fair amount of new features for it too, such as polls, questions, and so on, turning it into a fairly robust tool.


Instagram Is Now Optimized For The iPhone XR, iPhone XS Max Again

A couple of weeks ago, Instagram issued an update that seemed to sort of “break” the app for iPhone XR and XS Max users. Basically due to some compatibility and crashing issues, Instagram had to roll back to an older version of Xcode that they used to compile the app, which turn meant that the app was on longer optimized for Apple’s larger iPhones.


The Most Liked Picture On Instagram Is Now An Egg

Kylie Jenner’s claim on having the most liked picture on Instagram has been poached by an unlikely contender. It’s not another celebrity that million of people follow. It’s a stock image of a plain egg. That image was uploaded with the sole purpose of taking this title and it has succeeded. The image has over 29 million likes as of this liking.


Instagram Now Lets Users Post To Multiple Accounts

Instagram allow users to have multiple accounts. For example a business owner might have one for their business, and another one for their personal use. This is pretty common practice. Now it seems that in an update to the app, Instagram will allow users to post to multiple accounts at the same time.


The IRS Wants To Use Facebook And Instagram To Catch Tax Evaders

Looking at the social media profile of famous “influencers” can sometimes make you feel envious. This is because it looks like all that person is doing is traveling around the world, eating nice food, being given free stuff, and basically enjoying life. How there are some influencers who warn that what you see might not necessarily tell the whole story, and that those are just snippets of their life.