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[Update: More] Watch Google’s entrancing design videos for Pixel 3, Nest Hub  9to5Google · 2 days
Over the past several days, Made by Google on Twitter and Instagram has released a series of design videos that focus on the materials... more
Girl, 12, flooded with beauty ads on Instagram  BBC · 6 days
The ads were displayed to the young user despite Instagram's policies saying some should not be shown to her. more
iPhones to get 5G in 2020? Instagram combatting hacked accounts video - CNET  CNET · 6 days
Today's major tech stories include predictions about Apple's 2020 iPhones, Huawei's revenue forecasting taking a hit and Instagram rolling out new security... more
Instagram boss Adam Mosseri: 'We can't solve bullying on our own'  BBC · 6 days
The company's boss Adam Mosseri tells Radio 1 Newsbeat he wants Instagram to be "less pressurised". more
Instagram Testing an Easier Way of Recovering Hacked Accounts  Gadgets 360 · 1 week
Instagram is testing a new in-app account recovery process. To control cases where the hackers alter username and contact data linked to the accounts, Instagram would prevent any username from... more
Instagram account recovery getting easier, and username hijacks less likely  9to5Google · 1 week
Instagram account recovery will be a much easier process thanks to a new in-app process announced... more
Instagram account recovery getting easier, and username hijacks less likely  9to5Mac · 1 week
Instagram account recovery will be a much easier process thanks to a new in-app process announced... more
Instagram is making it easier to get your account back from hackers - CNET  CNET · 1 week
You can now recover your hacked Instagram accounts even if the attackers changed the email address and phone numbers needed... more
Amazon Spark Shuts Down, the Online Retailer's Shopping Social Network  Gadgets 360 · 1 week
Amazon Spark, a shopping social network that could be thought to essentially be a competitor to Instagram, has shut down less than two years since after its launch... more
Amazon Spark, the retailer’s two-year-old Instagram competitor, has shut down  TechCrunch · 1 week
Amazon’s two-year-old Instagram competitor, Amazon Spark, is no more. Hoping to capitalize on the social shopping trend and tap into the power of online influencers, Amazon in 2017... more
Selena Gomez: Instagram 'would make me depressed'  BBC · 1 week
The singer says she had to delete social media from her phone as it made her feel bad about herself. more
Instagram, PlayStation Hit With Outages, Services Now Restored  Gadgets 360 · 1 week
An Instagram outage on Thursday left users of the photo-sharing network flocking to Twitter to vent frustration. Some users trying to access PlayStation Network (PSN) also met with errors. more
Instagram is back after outage - CNET  CNET · 2 weeks
Update: Instagram appears to be back up and running after being down for over an hour. more
Facebook will not remove fake Zuckerberg video  Sky News · 2 weeks
Facebook will not be removing a fake video of Mark Zuckerberg appearing to revel in knowing social media users' secrets, after it was uploaded to Instagram by artists. more
We’re all going to die — what happens to our Facebook accounts?  THE VERGE · 2 weeks
This week on Why’d You Push That Button?, Kaitlyn Tiffany and I think about death. This slightly dark episode marks the start of our... more
Facebook lets deepfake Zuckerberg video stay on Instagram  BBC · 2 weeks
The social network says it will not remove a fake video of its founder created with AI software. more
Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg’s Fake Video to Stay on Instagram  Gadgets 360 · 2 weeks
Instagram will refrain from taking down an ultra-realistic "deepfake video" of Facebook's CEO bragging about controlling billions of people's "stolen" personal data. more
Facebook will not remove deepfakes of Mark Zuckerberg, Kim Kardashian and others from Instagram  TechCrunch · 2 weeks
Facebook will not remove the faked videos featuring Mark Zuckerberg, Kim Kardashian and President Donald Trump from Instagram, the company... more
Instagram will leave up deepfake video of Mark Zuckerberg  THE VERGE · 2 weeks
A deepfake video of Mark Zuckerberg was uploaded to Instagram earlier this week, as first reported by Motherboard,... more
Poshmark is moving beyond fashion to sell home goods  THE VERGE · 2 weeks
Commerce platform Poshmark is launching a new Home market today, allowing users to sell home decor products like... more
YouTube creators can’t escape questionable sponsorship controversies  THE VERGE · 2 weeks
Felix “PewDiePie” Kjellberg published a video last week sponsored by a strange social media app called Nimses, kicking off a renewed debate... more
Instagram Rolls Out Lyrics Feature in Music Stories to Rival TikTok  Gadgets 360 · 2 weeks
This feature has been introduced to compete better with lip-syncing app TikTok, which has gained immense popularity among the young population. more
Facebook is stopping Huawei from pre-installing its apps  THE VERGE · 2 weeks
Facebook won’t allow Huawei to pre-install its apps on smartphones anymore, Reuters is reporting. It’s the latest example of Western... more
Instagram one-ups TikTok with karaoke lyrics  TechCrunch · 3 weeks
Lip-syncing jumpstarted TikTok’s rise to the center of teen culture, arguably displacing Instagram . Now the Facebook-owned app is striking back with a new feature that lets you displays lyrics on your video Story synced to... more
YouTube banning supremacist and hoax videos, Amazon unveils new Prime drone video - CNET  CNET · 3 weeks
Today's major tech stories include YouTube's new banning policy on supremacist and hoax videos, Netflix tries out an Instagram-style feed... more
Netflix Tests Instagram-Like ‘Extras’ Scrollable Feed on Android, iOS  Gadgets 360 · 3 weeks
Netflix is testing a new “Extras” tab in its mobile app on Android and iOS, which features an Instagram-like scrollable feed of its original series and movies. more
Netflix tests an Instagram Stories-like feed called ‘Extras’ in its app  TechCrunch · 3 weeks
Netflix is testing a new way to help users find something to watch and stay connected with favorite shows with the introduction of an “Extras” tab... more
Would quitting Instagram make us happier?  THE VERGE · 3 weeks
This week on Why’d You Push That Button?, we try to find happiness. Kaitlyn Tiffany deactivates her Instagram, I support her, and then we... more
Senator calls for FTC investigation into ‘dangerous detox teas’ on social media  THE VERGE · 3 weeks
On Tuesday, Sen. Richard Blumenthal (D-CT) wrote to the FTC requesting a federal investigation into the sale of “detox teas” on social media that... more
Facebook and Messenger apps for Windows phone retiring June 30 (update)  Windows Central · 3 weeks
Instagram isn't the only Facebook-owned app bidding adieu on June 30. What you need to know Facebook is dropping support for its slate of Windows Phone... more
US antitrust enforcement is coming back from the dead  THE VERGE · 3 weeks
As tech companies acquired billions of users, and competition has withered, the United States paid only passing interest... more
Instagram Outage Hits Users Across the Globe  Gadgets 360 · 3 weeks
Instagram suffered a major global outage that hindered app logins, page refreshes, commenting on posts and uploading content on the platform. more
Protesters Strip Outside Facebook Office Against Nudity Censorship  Gadgets 360 · 3 weeks
About a 100 people stripped naked in front of Facebook's New York headquarters as part of a protest against what they view as censorship regarding Facebook and Instagram's policies around artistic nudity. more
#VacuumChallenge Is the Latest Viral Trend to Take Internet by Storm  Gadgets 360 · 3 weeks
After the Kiki challenge, the 'Bin bag challenge' or 'Vacuum challenge' has resurfaced on the Internet as a new craze among users on Twitter and Instagram. more
iTunes Death Imminent as Apple Clears Out App’s Facebook, Instagram Pages  Gadgets 360 · 3 weeks
Apple is said to be discontinuing iTunes after 18 years. Fresh evidence pertaining to the impending death of iTunes has emerged ahead of WWDC 2019. more
Apple has cleared out its Facebook and Instagram pages for iTunes  THE VERGE · 3 weeks
It’s looking more and more likely that iTunes’ days are numbered. MacRumors and Redditors... more
FlexTime lets you pretend you’re friends with Post Malone and Kim Kardashian  THE VERGE · 3 weeks
FlexTime wants to help people seem cooler than they are by tricking others into believing they’re friends with celebrities like Post Malone and Billie... more
Snapchat Reportedly Working on Letting Users Add Music to Posts  Gadgets 360 · 4 weeks
Competing with the likes of Instagram, photo-messaging app Snapchat is planning to let users add music to their posts on the platform. more
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