Instagram
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.
NEDA
Tiktok, Instagram, Pinterest add features to support those with eating disorders
Story Pins will also be used to generate awareness on Pinterest.
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Instagram will disable accounts that repeatedly send abusive messages
Instagram has today announced a few updated guidelines governing abusive behavior and…
Instagram
Instagram won’t promote watermarked Reels, a move obviously targeting TikTok
Instagram says these changes are being made because the aforementioned red flags make the Reels experience less satisfying.
Instagram
Instagram is working on Vertical TikTok-like Stories feed
It isn’t rolling out to public yet.
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Instagram’s hacker-proof ‘Recently Deleted’ tool gives you more control over your memories
All content such as reels, photos, videos, and stories go directly to the Recently Deleted folder when users delete it for the first time.
Instagram
Instagram’s carousel view for Stories on desktop goes live
Up until now, browsing Stories from your desktop hasn’t been ideal.
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Facebook and Instagram suspend Donald Trump indefinitely
Instagram chief Adam Mosseri has mentioned that the suspension of Trump’s account will remain in place for at least the next two weeks.
Instagram Stories on desktop
Instagram is testing carousel view for Stories on desktop
The navigation remains the same.
Instagram
Instagram Lite debuts in India
Download it if you want to get rid of Reels and the recent changes to the layout.
Facebook
FTC sues Facebook over monopolistic conduct, seeks to undo WhatsApp and Instagram deals
Facebook claims that the US FTC lawsuit disregards settled law or the consequences by claiming it got it wrong and seeking a do-over.
Apple
Pocketnow Daily: EVERYTHING Apple Didn’t Announce, Now Has a Date? (video)
On today’s Pocketnow Daily, we talk about the new Apple products that we may get next year, Instagram changes and more.
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Disappearing messages will soon be a part of Messenger and Instagram
It is already available on Messenger in the US and a handful of other countries.
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Instagram REALLY wants you to watch Reels and Shop on its app
While two new buttons come to the navigation bar, Instagram is moving the notification button and ‘add new media’ button at the top of the screen.
Instagram Messenger API
Instagram DMs get customer service chats with Messenger API
It will allow businesses to handle Instagram messages through third-party apps.
Instagram Reels
Instagram Reels gets more like TikTok with new audio features
Instagram has been testing new features lately and really pushing Reels.
Instagram Threads
Instagram Threads is getting an update, and no one knows why
It affects all four users of the app.
Instagram chat update brings cross-platform messaging experience with Messenger
Instagram now lets you share disappearing messages, reply to a specific message in a conversation and forward messages to up to 5 people.
Facebook’s new Accounts Center will let you cross-share posts and stories on Instagram
The Facebook Accounts Center will also let users enter their Facebook Pay information only once and automatically carry it over to Instagram.
Instagram
Instagram Reels update brings longer videos, new edit features
Now, users can create 30-second videos and extend the timer to 10 seconds while they are recording.
Facebook is giving creators more control over the usage of their images
Creators can choose to monitor the usage of their images, block it or attribute the right credit via an ownership link on the post.
Instagram Stories now show up on Facebook for some users as part of a test
Facebook has confirmed that only those who follow you on Instagram can view your Instagram Story on Facebook.
Facebook
Man selling fake Instagram likes gets sued by Facebook
Facebook has also sued MobiBurn, a developer that used malicious software to collect Facebook data from users.
Instagram Suggested Posts
Instagram wants you to scroll forever as it now shows posts from strangers in your feed
Dear Instagram, please STOP ruining my experience on the app.
Instagram’s QR codes feature is rolling out globally
These QR codes can be scanned by any camera app.