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This Nokia 9 photo has me hyped  THE VERGE · 8 hours
For a person that doesn’t actually work for Google, I spend an inordinate amount of time hyping up the Google Pixel’s camera.... more
Pinstagram? Instagram code reveals Public Collections feature  TechCrunch · 8 hours
Instagram is threatening to attack Pinterest just as it files to go public the same way the Facebook-owned app did to Snapchat. Code buried in Instagram for Android shows the company has prototyped an... more
Kim Kardashian West sues fashion company that keeps tagging her on Instagram  THE VERGE · 13 hours
Kim Kardashian West, celebrity, model, and makeup mogul, is suing Missguided, a fast fashion company, saying that the company’s Instagram tags and posts rely... more
Facebook Summoned by Parliamentary Panel Over Citizens' Rights Protection  Gadgets 360 · 20 hours
A parliamentary panel has summoned representatives of Facebook, its messaging services WhatsApp, and photo-sharing app Instagram to appear before it early next month. more
EU Countries Back Copyright Reforms Aimed at Google, Facebook  Gadgets 360 · 2 days
EU countries have endorsed an overhaul of copyright rules which would force Google and Facebook to pay publishers for news snippets and filter out copyright-protected content on YouTube or Instagram. more
Samsung Galaxy S10 comes with new Instagram mode video - CNET  CNET · 2 days
You can harness all of the power of the Galaxy S10's cameras when sharing photos to Instagram, Snapchat. more
Samsung’s Galaxy S10 has a built-in Instagram mode  TechCrunch · 2 days
After weeks of leaks, Samsung still managed to save some surprises for today’s event. One of the most interesting among them is a partnership with Instagram that brings Stories directly to the... more
The Galaxy S10 will have an Instagram mode built into its camera  THE VERGE · 2 days
Samsung is partnering with Instagram to add a new “Instagram mode” directly to the native camera app on the newly announced Galaxy S10. “We’ve... more
Instagram playgrounds: New business model builds on desire for selfies  CBC · 3 days
A growing number of companies are building their business models around the selfie, attracting people with... more
Instagram posts land former Trump confidant into deeper legal trouble  THE VERGE · 3 days
Last night, former Donald Trump adviser Roger Stone posted an image on Instagram of the federal... more
Roger Stone sorry for judge crosshair post  BBC · 4 days
An Instagram post featuring the image has since been taken down. more
Instagram Testing a Donation Sticker in Stories to Help With Fundraising: Report  Gadgets 360 · 4 days
Instagram is reportedly testing a donation sticker on its Stories feature that would offer fundraising and donation tools for charity or personal reasons. more
Instagram’s fundraiser stickers could lure credit card numbers  TechCrunch · 4 days
Mark Zuckerberg recently revealed that commerce is a huge part of the 2019 roadmap for Facebook’s family of apps. But before people can easily buy things from Instagram etc, Facebook needs their credit... more
Instagram is testing a donation sticker in Stories  THE VERGE · 4 days
Instagram is experimenting with a potential donation sticker for its Stories feature, as spotted by app researcher Jane Manchun Wong.... more
Emoji are showing up in court cases exponentially, and courts aren’t prepared  THE VERGE · 5 days
Bay Area prosecutors were trying to prove that a man arrested during a prostitution sting was guilty of pimping charges, and among the evidence... more
Enter to win* a streamer and DC Universe merch! - CNET  CNET · 1 week
One lucky Instagram follower will take home a Roku Express and a bunch of swag exclusive to DC Universe members. more
StayTuned Digital helps video creators publish and measure everywhere  TechCrunch · 1 week
If you’re a video creator in 2019, you’re probably thinking about a long list of publishing destinations: YouTube, of course, but also Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, Snapchat and more. StayTuned Digital... more
WATCH: Instagram addresses a glitch  ABC NEWS · 1 week
Plus, dating app scams are on the rise and the best comfort food for Valentine's Day. more
Instagram Glitch Causes Follower Counts to Drop by Millions for Some Users, Fix on the Way  Gadgets 360 · 1 week
Some Instagram users have been losing followers lately and the company claims it's a result of... more
Indonesia claims it got Instagram to pull a gay comics account  THE VERGE · 1 week
An Instagram account posting comics with gay characters disappeared this week after Indonesian officials... more
Instagram confirms that a bug is causing follower counts to change  TechCrunch · 1 week
Instagram confirmed today that an issue has been causing some accounts’ follower numbers to change. Users began noticing the bug about 10 hours ago and the... more
Instagram issue causes follower counts to drop by millions  THE VERGE · 1 week
Instagram is investigating an issue that’s causing some of its most popular accounts to appear to lose millions... more
Instagram Direct Messaging Feature for Web Spotted in Testing  Gadgets 360 · 1 week
Instagram has been spotted internally testing its direct messaging feature on the web. It will enable Instagram users to send private messages to other users via desktop and mobile web. more
Instagram removes gay Muslim comics after Indonesia warning  ABC NEWS · 1 week
Instagram has removed an account that published comic strips depicting the struggles of gay Muslims in Indonesia following a frenzy of moral outrage online in the world's biggest Muslim nation more
Instagram testing support for Direct messages on the web, including on iPad  9to5Mac · 1 week
Instagram is planning to bring direct message support to the web, helping make its web experience more app-like. According to a new report from... more
Instagram is now testing a web version of Direct messages  TechCrunch · 1 week
Insta-chat addicts, rejoice. You could soon be trading memes and emojis from your computer. Instagram is internally testing a web version of Instagram Direct messaging that lets people... more
Instagram is testing direct messages for the web  THE VERGE · 1 week
Instagram is testing its direct message feature for the web on mobile and on the desktop, according to app researcher... more
Cardi B disappears from Instagram after Grammys win - CNET  CNET · 2 weeks
After winning best rap album for Invasion of Privacy, Cardi B gets real private. more
Instagram Changes Rules on Self-Harm Postings After Suicide  Gadgets 360 · 2 weeks
Instagram chief Adam Mosseri said Thursday evening the platform is making a series of changes to its content rules. more
Instagram changes rules on self-harm postings  CBC · 2 weeks
Instagram has agreed to ban graphic images of self-harm after objections were raised in Britain following the suicide of a teen whose father said... more
Instagram changes rules on self-harm postings after suicide  ABC NEWS · 2 weeks
Instagram has agreed to ban graphic images of self-harm after objections were raised in Britain following the suicide of a teen whose father said the photo-sharing platform had contributed to her decision... more
Instagram Adds IGTV Video Previews to Main Feed  Gadgets 360 · 2 weeks
Instagram announced that previews of IGTV videos would now appear included in the main feeds on the home page. more
Revealed: How teen 'money mules' are being duped to launder cash  Sky News · 2 weeks
Fraudsters are able to operate with impunity on social media networks like Instagram and Snapchat, scamming users and running little risk of being caught, a Sky... more
Instagram thinks you want IGTV previews in your home feed  TechCrunch · 2 weeks
If you can’t beat or join them…force feed ’em? That appears to be Instagram’s latest strategy for IGTV, which is now being shoved right into Instagram’s main feed,... more
Instagram says it'll ban all graphic images of self-harm - CNET  CNET · 2 weeks
The social network will also prevent nongraphic self-harm content from appearing in search, hashtags and the explore tab, says Instagram head Adam Mosseri. more
Instagram and Facebook will start censoring ‘graphic images’ of self-harm  TechCrunch · 2 weeks
In light of a recent tragedy, Instagram is updating the way it handles pictures depicting self-harm. Instagram and Facebook announced changes to their policies around content depicting cutting... more
Instagram will now cram IGTV previews into your feed - CNET  CNET · 2 weeks
Your friends' and family's photos will compete with ads, featured hashtags -- and now promos from the company's mobile video platform. more
Instagram is putting IGTV previews in your main feed  THE VERGE · 2 weeks
Instagram today announced that IGTV previews will begin showing up in users’ main feeds starting today. Ideally, you... more
Instagram bans graphic images of self-harm  Sky News · 2 weeks
Instagram will not allow any graphic images of self-harm on its platform following pressure from parents of suicide victims. more
Instagram vows to remove all graphic self-harm images from site  BBC · 2 weeks
But some pictures - such as scars - will be allowed to remain, the head of the platform says. more
Instagram wants you watching IGTV, video previews coming to the main feed  9to5Mac · 2 weeks
Remember IGTV, Instagram’s long-form video feature and app? Neither does anyone else it seems. Instagram wants to fix that by putting more IGTV content... more
Self-harm, suicide and social media: Can you talk about them online safely?  BBC · 2 weeks
The boss of Instagram is meeting the government to talk about sensitive content on social media. more
The Instagram Egg Was Always Doomed  Gadgets 360 · 2 weeks
The story of the Instagram egg that set out to surpass Kylie Jenner's record for most-liked Instagram photo late last month proves the poet's warning. more
Instagram Rolls Out 'Sensitivity Screens' to Blur Self-Harming Content on App, Following Teen Suicide  Gadgets 360 · 2 weeks
Adam Mosseri, Head of Instagram, announced the rollout of "sensitivity screens" in an op-ed he wrote for The Telegraph, expressing... more
Instagram vows to clamp down on suicide content  Sky News · 2 weeks
Instagram has introduced new measures to reduce suicide and self-injury content being accessed by users, following pressure from parents of suicide victims who say it contributed to their children's deaths. more
WATCH: Tech Genius: Iddris Sandu closing the gap between technology and minorities  ABC NEWS · 2 weeks
The 21-year-old has coded for tech giants like Instagram and Uber, and now he's on a mission to level the playing field. more
Instagram's most-liked egg revealed as mental health advert  BBC · 3 weeks
The egg, Instagram's most-liked photo ever, is revealed to be part of a mental health campaign. more
Instagram Testing 'Main Account' Feature to Link Multiple Accounts in Single Login: Report  Gadgets 360 · 3 weeks
With the new feature, Instagram users will have to make their one account their 'main account' and logging in to that account... more
Instagram's most-liked egg is actually a mental health advert  BBC · 3 weeks
The image of an egg, which is Instagram's most liked photo ever, is part of a mental health campaign. more
Account linking could make Instagram the heir to Facebook Login  TechCrunch · 3 weeks
Teens’ aversion to Facebook jeopardizes not only the company’s feed ad revenue, but its dominance as an identity provider. The Facebook Login platform keeps people tied to the... more
Instagram testing new ‘Main Account’ feature to make managing multiple logins easier  9to5Mac · 3 weeks
Facebook is looking to further deepen user connection to Instagram with new login features. According to a report from TechCrunch, Instagram is prototyping a... more
YouTube expands test of its Instagram-like Explore tab to more devices  TechCrunch · 3 weeks
YouTube is expanding the test of its “Explore” feature, a new discovery tool it first introduced as an experiment within its iPhone app last year. Similar... more
Instagram’s Adam Mosseri to meet UK health secretary over suicide content concerns  TechCrunch · 3 weeks
The still fresh-in-post boss of Instagram, Adam Mosseri, has been asked to meet the UK’s health secretary, Matt Hancock, to discuss the social media... more
Instagram boss: We'll protect users from suicide and self-harm posts - CNET  CNET · 3 weeks
The social network is adjusting its policies to prevent the vulnerable, in particular, from being exposed to content glorifying self-harm and suicide. more
Instagram head admits platform has a problem policing self-harm posts  THE VERGE · 3 weeks
Instagram hasn’t effectively protected users from self-harm and suicidal content, Adam Mosseri, the head of the... more
Instagram boss to meet health secretary over self-harm content  BBC · 3 weeks
It comes after links between the suicide of teenager Molly Russell and distressing online content. more
This photo app turns strangers into perfect Instagram boyfriends  THE VERGE · 3 weeks
Unless you have an Instagram boyfriend who’s dedicated to taking flattering photos of you, you have to hope... more
Fuckjerry founder apologizes for stealing jokes and pledges to get creator permission  THE VERGE · 3 weeks
Elliot Tebele, founder of marketing firm Jerry Media and creator of the popular Fuckjerry Instagram account, said today that his company will no longer... more
Comedians are coming for one of Instagram’s biggest joke aggregators  THE VERGE · 3 weeks
Comedians have started a campaign to take down Fuckjerry, one of Instagram’s biggest joke aggregators. The... more
Super Bowl 2019: Are the wireless networks up to snuff? - CNET  CNET · 3 weeks
Carriers are working furiously to ensure your Instagram posts and livestreams don't jam on for the big game. more
How Libby got 'hooked' on self-harm images  BBC · 3 weeks
Libby's father says he reported disturbing content to Instagram, but the company did nothing. more
Facebook removes hundreds of accounts linked to fake news group in Indonesia  TechCrunch · 3 weeks
Facebook said today it has removed hundreds of Facebook and Instagram counts with links to an organization that peddled fake news. The world’s fourth... more
Saving my daughter from Instagram self-harm  BBC · 3 weeks
Ian said photos he saw on the social media platform were more graphic than things he had seen in the Army. more
How to permanently delete your WhatsApp account  9to5Mac · 3 weeks
If you’re stepping away from Facebook as much as possible you’ve probably deleted your Facebook and Instagram accounts already. Read on for... more
Facebook removes hundreds more pages linked to Iranian influence campaign  THE VERGE · 3 weeks
Today, Facebook removed nearly 800 accounts that were engaged in coordinated inauthentic behavior originating in Iran... more
Facebook just removed a new wave of suspicious activity linked to Iran  TechCrunch · 3 weeks
Facebook just announced its latest round of “coordinated inauthentic behavior,” this time out of Iran. The company took down 262 Pages, 356 accounts, three... more
Instagram: Girl tells how she was 'hooked' on self-harm images  BBC · 3 weeks
Libby's father says he reported disturbing content to Instagram, but the company did nothing. more
Facebook, WhatsApp, Instagram Unified Messaging Platform Won’t Arrive Until at Least 2020: Zuckerberg  Gadgets 360 · 3 weeks
Facebook said one of the major reasons why it wants to move forward with the integration is making end-to-end encryption default in... more
Facebook, WhatsApp, Instagram Unified Messaging Platform Won’t Arrive Until at Least 2020: Zuckberberg  Gadgets 360 · 3 weeks
Facebook said one of the major reasons why it wants to move forward with the integration is making end-to-end encryption default in... more
How to delete or temporarily disable your Instagram account  9to5Mac · 3 weeks
If you’re looking to cut all possible ties with Facebook and have already deleted your Facebook account, follow... more
Facebook plans new products as Instagram Stories hits 500M users/day  TechCrunch · 3 weeks
Roughly half of Instagram’s users 1 billion users now use Instagram Stories every day. That 500 million daily user count is up from 400 million in June 2018.... more
Facebook’s combined messaging system won’t arrive this year  THE VERGE · 3 weeks
Facebook is reportedly working to combine Messenger, WhatsApp, and Instagram messaging into a single, unified platform, but don’t expect that... more
Instagram Stories hits 500M daily users as Facebook plans new products  TechCrunch · 3 weeks
Roughly half of Instagram’s users 1 billion users now use Instagram Stories every day. That 500 million daily user count is up from 400 million in... more
Virtual creators aren’t AI — but AI is coming for them  THE VERGE · 3 weeks
One of Instagram’s hottest influencers is a 19-year-old intelligent robot. Lil Miquela’s 1.5 million... more
Facebook Warned by Irish Watchdog Over WhatsApp Integration  Gadgets 360 · 3 weeks
Irish Data Protection Commission (DPC) has warned Facebook over its planned integration of its chat services - WhatsApp, Messenger and photo-sharing app Instagram more
WhatsApp Web Picture-in-Picture Mode Gets Support for Facebook, Instagram, YouTube Links  Gadgets 360 · 4 weeks
This feature comes with the latest WhatsApp Web 0.3.2041 update, and the service should update automatically when you open it in your browser. more
Instagram outage forces millions to look directly at the world for nearly half an hour  TechCrunch · 4 weeks
Photo-sharing app and social network Instagram was briefly taken offline on Monday afternoon, causing nothing of consequence to... more
Ireland is questioning Facebook’s plan to merge Messenger, Instagram, and WhatsApp  THE VERGE · 4 weeks
Facebook’s plans to merge WhatsApp, Instagram, and Facebook Messenger are drawing the scrutiny of... more
Watchdog demands 'urgent briefing' with Facebook  Sky News · 4 weeks
Facebook has been called in for an "urgent briefing" by the Irish data protection commissioner after confirming plans to integrate the Facebook, WhatsApp and Instagram platforms. more
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