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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.
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.
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Instagram will soon let you save stories as drafts
Instagram users will see a Discard Media warning window that shows three options: Discard, Cancel, and a new Save Draft button.
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A safer version of Instagram for kids under the age 13 is in development
Instagram is currently testing a version of its platform for kids under 13, aping Facebook which has a similar product called Messenger Kids.
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Instagram will restrict adults from messaging teens who don’t follow them
About 76 percent of American teens age 13-17 use Instagram. Hence, it…
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Instagram will curb fake news surrounding COVID-19 and vaccines
Instagram will start removing posts if they contain claims that violate its COVID-19 and vaccine policies.
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Facebook brings 2MB Instagram Lite app to 170 more countries
The Instagram Lite app retains the key features that people using entry-level devices want.
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Instagram is testing automatic video captioning for Stories
Instagram is internally experimenting with a new captions sticker that automatically adds captions to stories shared by users.
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As if Reels weren’t enough on Instagram, FB tests to share them in your News Feed
Instagram recently rolled out its TikTok-clone, Reels on the Lite app.
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Instagram chief admits hiding likes is a polarizing idea, but it ain’t going away
Instagram chief Mosseri says the company will offer private likes to users who find it useful, while users who don’t like the idea can avoid.
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Instagram’s new Live Rooms trick allows four souls to go live simultaneously
Live Rooms on Instagram will go live globally soon. Yes, there will be safety tools like ability to filter and block comments for the hosts.
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Instagram rolls out its TikTok-clone, Reels to the Lite app
Instagram Lite has been created to bring the core Instagram experience to people who are unfamiliar with the app.