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Facebook could change its name this month
The change could come as soon as this week.
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Instagram is worried about losing its teenage users, revealed by internal memo
Instagram started worrying about losing its users, and it started spending hundreds of millions a year to encourage young people to use the service.
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Instagram will now let you know when it suffered an outage
Instagram wants to come clean whenever it goes down again.
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Instagram “Take a Break” feature coming to protect teenagers from harmful content
A week after the whistleblower interview, Facebook says it will add ‘take a break’ feature to Instagram for protecting teenagers from harmful content.
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You’re not alone: Instagram is down in many parts of the world
Instagram is down again in many parts of the world, just a few days after it went down for over 6 hours.
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Mark Zuckerberg denies whistleblower claims, says they ‘don’t make any sense’
“The argument that we deliberately push content that makes people angry for profit is deeply illogical.”
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Telegram says over 70M signed up for its service during Facebook outage
Signal also says it saw “millions” of people signing up on its service.
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What we really think about the Facebook, Instagram, and WhatsApp outage
In this piece, our team has penned down their thoughts about what they think about the Facebook, WhatsApp, & Instagram outage.
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Facebook explains why its services were down for hours
“We have no evidence that user data was compromised”
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Sorry, bad news folks: Instagram has no plans of launching an iPad app anytime soon
“It would be nice to do, but there’s a lot to do,” Instagram CEO Adam Mosseri said.
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You might soon be able to upload photos to Instagram on the web
Uploading images to Instagram from the web required extra steps in the past, this seems to be changing as Instagram adds official support to web uploads.
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Instagram could further ruin your feeds soon. Here’s how
The new feature could allow Instagram to keep its users on the app for a longer duration. However, some people (like me) might be annoyed.
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The wait is over: you can finally enjoy ads on Instagram Reels
Instagram Reels is a TikTok clone that allows you to create and share short videos with easy-to-use tools.
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Hide Instagram and Facebook likes, and how popular you are. Like you have the guts!
Facebook – and Instagram – want you to focus more on the content rather than the number of likes it has garnered on each platform.
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Instagram could soon pay you a bonus to use its TikTok-clone
Instagram is tipped to be working on delivering a ‘Bonus’ to users who use its TikTok-clone, Reels.
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Facebook will send codes via WhatsApp so you can use Instagram
Instagram might soon allow users to receive two factor authentication (2FA) codes for identity verification on their WhatsApp account.
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US Authorities to Facebook: We Can’t Trust You with “Instagram for Kids”
A bipartisan coalition of 44 attorneys general have written to Facebook and urged it to drop the ‘Instagram for Kids’ project.
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I divorced WhatsApp and all of Facebook, so my friends threatened to divorce me [Update]
Update: As I said I would, here’s the receipt for those who…
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Instagram Live gets new features that essentially turn it into an audio chatroom
Instagram Live will let participants of a live broadcast to turn off the mic or kill their video feed if they so desire.
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Instagram creators will soon be able to make more money
Instagram is working on a range of tools including Creator Shops, affiliate commerce, and a “branded content marketplace” to help creators make more money.
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Instagram testing full-screen ads in Reels, Sticker ads coming to Facebook Stories
Just like the Reels themselves, these ads will be full-screen and will last up to 30 seconds with scope for audience engagement.
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Instagram will hide message requests with hateful content before you see them
Instagram will let you filter out certain words, phrase, and emojis that are deemed offensive using a new Hidden Words control.
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Instagram will let users decide if they want to show or hide like counts
Instagram is not the only platform that is experimenting with hidden likes, as parent company Facebook is also running a similar test.
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TikTok gets auto captions – A feature Instagram is already busy replicating
Automatic captions on TikTok currently support English and Japanese only, but more languages will be added to the list in the coming months.
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Instagram clones another viral TikTok feature for Reels, which itself is a copycat
The new Instagram trick is called Remix. You can Remix your own Reel, but you can’t download a Remix someone else has created with your Reel.