In the wake of the launch of the iPhone 8, 8 Plus and X, a number of scammers are luring unsuspecting users into giving up their personal information with the promise of a free iPhone.
The social media company has seen an overall jump of more than 100 million users since April, and 200 million since January. It also reports more than two million advertisers, a 100% jump since March.
A user posted a screenshot of some hate mail that she had received onto her Instagram, a year later algorithms used this post as an advert which appeared in her sisters Facebook feed.
It may seem like a minor thing, but people like to know if their social media updates are being followed and who is getting them. In a new update, Instagram has made this information more accessible.
While it seems like news for Windows 10 Mobile usually pertains to decreasing market share or a discontinued app, fear not! As Instagram is actually updating the app for Windows devices and phones.
The Facebook-owned service has said in a statement that an API bug allowed attackers to procure personal information of several high-profile verified accounts, all of whom have been notified.
WhatsApp Status is now available for web. The only caveat with the implementation is that it's not possible to create your own status from the browser; instead, you'll have to do that from mobile.
Instagram has now added something quite basic with the introduction of comment threads. This will keep things more organized and will allow users to have a better experience when conversing.
The world's richest man has finally joined Instagram. But if you were expecting images and video of opulence, you're dead wrong. Instead, Bill Gates will be sharing his philanthropic efforts.
Facebook has begun testing its Snapchat Stories-based model for the desktop. After bringing the feature to mobile device a few months ago, it seems Facebook is interested in expanding its usage.
Instagram has surpassed Snapchat's daily usage, a year after it introduced its own version of Snapchat's Stories and copied most of its features like the ability to send disappearing photos.
Users of the popular social media platform Instagram can now activate an AI to filter through comments on their posts and block anything deemed to be too offensive or potential spam.
The popular social media platform has updated its iOS and Android apps to add the new functionality that allows you to hide the pictures you've shared on your profile; visible only to you.
Goldman Sachs and Conde Nast have issued the results from a recent survey they undertook amongst millennials and Gen Z'ers. The results show Snapchat and Instagram to be the most popular apps.
Instagram took six months to grow its monthly active user base from 500 million to 600 million. Now, it's grown to 700 million MAUs in the last four months, with 400 million daily users.
iOS and Android users have been able to use Instagram's new features for quite some time. Now, Windows 10 PC and Mobile users can enjoy an extended upload limit and ability to send temporary images.
Instagram today rolled out an update to its Android app, making it possible to use its service without access to the Internet. The company made the announcement at Facebook's Developer Conference.
An update to the Instagram mobile app for Android and iOS devices now gives users the ability to organise saved photos and videos by sorting them into folders, which Instagram calls "Collections".
A problem that blocked Virgin Media broadband customers from connecting to Facebook, Messenger and Instagram has now been fixed. The ISP said that it was caused by "an issue with Facebook's servers".
It was a blatant Snapchat rip-off when Instagram debuted its Stories feature several months. Now, Snapchat is borrowing from Instagram by debuting something new as part of its April Fools' joke.
Instagram is now rolling out a new feature that will blur photographs and videos that contain sensitive content. If your post is reported by enough users, Instagram will moderate your post.
Instagram appears to be testing out a new feature for Instagram Stories that allows users to post geostickers similar to Snapchat. At the moment, the feature is only available in select cities.
Instagram announced today that users can finally share up to 10 photos or videos in a single post to the Facebook-owned social network. The update is live now for iOS as well as Android.
Saved Posts feature that was introduced on iOS, Android in December last year is now available on Windows 10 Mobile allowing users to bookmark photos from their feeds for later viewing.
Instagram is finally delivering Live Videos to Windows 10 Mobile users. As stated by the company late last year, the feature would rollout in waves and some users are now reporting it is happening.
Microsoft is shutting down its @shotonmylumia Instagram account and merging it with the @MicrosoftLumia one so followers can "be part of our international, larger, Microsoft family".
Instagram Live Stories is currently being rolled out to users on Windows 10 PCs and Mobile. The new update is set to be introduced in waves, so it may take a while to show up on your device.
With Instagram Stories going head-to-head with Snapchat, users can now overlay their Stories with emoji & stickers, record video hands-free and save an entire story as a single video on iOS.
Melina DiMarco recently published an app that tries to get around Instagram's nudity rules by putting stickers on a woman's privates. However, Apple and Google removed it for being too offensive.
Instagram announced new features for its social network today, which includes live video in Stories, as well as disappearing photos and videos in the service's direct messages.
As promised, Facebook has released Instagram for Windows 10 PCs. The company announced plans to make the app available back in March, and you can download it through the Windows Store today.
A new image has surfaced on Microsoft's official Surface Instagram account, which possibly showcases the redesigned hinge of the upcoming Surface Book 2 - which is black in color.
After announcing that it would shut down its Facebook and Twitter accounts earlier this month, Lumia US has confirmed that it will be shutting down its Instagram account as well.
Instagram has announced that it now has over half a billion users around the world - over 80% of them outside of the United States - just a few weeks after its controversial branding update.
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Keeping the promise that the firm made earlier this week, Instagram has updated its Windows 10 Mobile app to include the new redesign that was included in the iOS and Android apps.
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Instagram has received a major update, including a new logo and a new app design. In fact, all four Instagram apps received updates with new logos. The Windows 10 app will be updated soon.
After almost two months of betas, Facebook is finally introducing its own Facebook, Messenger, and Instagram apps for Windows 10. Previously, the Facebook app was offered by Microsoft.
Microsoft has once again sent out a refresher of all the apps that will be coming in the Universal Windows App format in the near future, in addition to some new apps that were previously missing.