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Facebook Still Hosting New Zealand Mosque Shooting Videos: Report  Gadgets 360 · 1 day
According to a report in Motherboard on Friday, certain videos on Facebook and Instagram show sections of the raw attack footage. more
More than a month later, Facebook, Instagram host New Zealand shooting videos - CNET  CNET · 2 days
Some clips of the massacre merely include warnings they may contain “violent or graphic content," according to Motherboard. more
Instagram Spotted Testing Co-Watching Feature on App  Gadgets 360 · 2 days
Instagram is testing a new feature that would let users co-watch on-platform video content with friends. more
Facebook Says It Stored 'Millions' of Unencrypted Instagram Passwords  Gadgets 360 · 2 days
"Millions" of Instagram users had their passwords stored in unencrypted form on internal servers, Facebook said Thursday, raising its original estimate of tens of thousands. more
Instagram Could Hide the Like Count on Photos  MacRumors · 3 days
Instagram has considered hiding the like count on images uploaded to the social network, which would prevent people from seeing... more
Deirdre O’Brien joins Instagram to share photos from global Apple Store tour  9to5Mac · 3 days
Twitter has long been the social network of choice for Apple executives to post updates on, but newly appointed SVP of Retail + People... more
Instagram might hide how many likes you get - CNET  CNET · 3 days
It would shift the focus to content being shared, rather than how popular it is, the company reportedly said. more
Instagram considering change that would hide the number of likes on posts  9to5Mac · 3 days
Instagram is seemingly considering a major shift in functionality. According to code found within the Instagram app, the company has considered hiding the number... more
Instagram hides Like counts in leaked design prototype  TechCrunch · 3 days
“We want your followers to focus on what you share, not how many likes your posts get. During this test, only the person who share a post will see the total number... more
Instagram has considered hiding the like count on people’s photos  THE VERGE · 3 days
Instagram has considered hiding the like count on photos, so audiences can’t see how many people... more
Facebook says more Instagram passwords exposed than thought  ABC NEWS · 3 days
Millions more Instagram users were affected by a password security lapse than parent company Facebook had acknowledged nearly four weeks ago more
Facebook stored millions of Instagram passwords in plain text  THE VERGE · 3 days
Facebook says it stored millions of Instagram users’ passwords in plain text, leaving them exposed to people with... more
Add Craigslist to the tech platforms Russians used to manipulate the 2016 election  TechCrunch · 3 days
In one of the weirder revelations to come out of the Mueller report released this morning, it seems that Craigslist was yet... more
Facebook now says its password leak affected ‘millions’ of Instagram users  TechCrunch · 3 days
Facebook has confirmed its password-related security incident last month now affects “millions” of Instagram users, not “tens of thousands” as first thought. The social media giant... more
Quip toothbrush review: Is it better than brushes twice the price? - CNET  CNET · 4 days
To The Test: I spent 6 weeks trying this Instagram-famous toothbrush to see if it's as good as a Sonicare or an... more
Quip electric toothbrush review: Is it better than brushes twice the price? - CNET  CNET · 4 days
To The Test: I spent 6 weeks trying this Instagram-famous toothbrush to see if it's as good as a Sonicare... more
Help TechCrunch find the best startup growth marketing agencies  TechCrunch · 4 days
While billions of people are now online, thousands of companies large and small are using every channel they can to reach them. Companies like Slack, Airbnb, Pinterest, Instagram, and Dropbox... more
We finally know why the Instagram founders really quit  THE VERGE · 4 days
Last year, in an effort to give shape to The Interface’s coverage area, I posted a public list... more
Under-18s face 'like' and 'streaks' limits on social media  BBC · 6 days
The UK's data watchdog proposes restrictions on Facebook, Instagram and Snapchat among others. more
Facebook tests merging its News Feed and Stories into a single interface  THE VERGE · 6 days
Facebook is testing a radically redesigned interface for its app, which sees the News Feed and Stories feature combined into a single feed that... more
Under-18s face 'like' and 'streaks' bans on social media  BBC · 6 days
The UK's data watchdog proposes restrictions on Facebook, Instagram and Snapchat among others. more
Facebook, WhatsApp, Instagram Working Again After Outages on Sunday  Gadgets 360 · 6 days
Facebook and Instagram were inaccessible on Sunday morning for several hours, while messages were unable to be sent or received in WhatsApp or the Messenger app. more
Facebook, Instagram and WhatsApp suffer outages  BBC · 7 days
Users said the sites, and messaging service WhatsApp, were unavailable for more than three hours. more
Facebook, Instagram, WhatsApp back up after outage across U.S. and Europe  Global News · 7 days
All three social media platforms, including Facebook Messenger, were not loading as of early Sunday morning. more
Facebook, Instagram and WhatsApp outages resolved  Sky News · 1 week
Facebook, Instagram and WhatsApp all experienced significant outages on Saturday, with users worldwide reporting issues. more
Facebook, Instagram, WhatsApp back up after widespread outages  CBC · 1 week
Facebook, Instagram and WhatsApp were temporarily down early Sunday. All three social media platforms, including Facebook Messenger, were affected by... more
Facebook, Instagram, and WhatsApp were down for more than two hours  THE VERGE · 1 week
Facebook, Instagram, and WhatsApp were all experiencing issues this morning for users worldwide. Facebook... more
Facebook, Instagram, WhatsApp down across U.S. and Europe  Global News · 1 week
All three social media platforms, including Facebook Messenger, were not loading as of early Sunday morning. more
Facebook, Instagram, WhatsApp experiencing widespread outages  CBC · 1 week
Facebook, Instagram and WhatsApp are down. All three social media platforms, including Facebook Messenger, were not loading as of early Sunday morning. more
Facebook, Instagram and WhatsApp experiencing outages  Sky News · 1 week
Facebook, Instagram and WhatsApp are all experiencing outages, with users across Europe and Asia reporting issues. more
Facebook, Instagram, and WhatsApp are down for users around the world  THE VERGE · 1 week
Facebook, Instagram, and WhatsApp are all experiencing issues this morning for users worldwide. Facebook... more
Four theories about Julian Assange’s cat  THE VERGE · 1 week
Thursday’s arrest of WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange has provoked complicated reactions. There’s one place, however, where everyone seems to agree: we really hope his... more
Instagram Bug Briefly Showed Stories Content to Non-Followers  Gadgets 360 · 1 week
An Instagram Stories bug may have revealed some of your Stories to strangers. The company has fixed the glitch, but it still highlights potential privacy risks. more
Instagram bug showed Stories to the wrong people  TechCrunch · 1 week
Today in “Facebook apps are too big to manage”, a glitch caused some users’ Instagram Stories trays to show Stories from people they don’t follow. TechCrunch first received word of the problem... more
Instagram to Downplay 'Inappropriate' Content; Facebook Messenger Gets Verified Badge, Messaging Settings  Gadgets 360 · 1 week
Faebook Messenger also has added a Verified Badge, Messaging Settings and an Updated Block feature for greater control. more
Libraries lean on Twitter, Facebook and Instagram to reel you in - CNET  CNET · 1 week
From pithy tweets to Insta Novels on Instagram, libraries around the world are using social media to entertain and reach their audiences. more
Instagram now demotes vaguely “inappropriate” content  TechCrunch · 2 weeks
Instagram is home to plenty of scantily-clad models and edgy memes that may start to get fewer views starting today. Now Instagram says “We have begun reducing the spread of posts that are inappropriate but do... more
Prince Harry is partnering with Oprah Winfrey on Apple TV+ series about mental health  TechCrunch · 2 weeks
Prince Harry is the latest big name attached to Apple’s upcoming streaming service, Apple TV+, which was formally introduced last... more
Lush quits social media in UK  BBC · 2 weeks
The cosmetics firm is closing several of its Facebook, Instagram and Twitter accounts. more
Unlocking the secrets hidden inside your voice  THE VERGE · 2 weeks
Tweets, Facebook posts, and Instagram pics are easy to fake. Voice? Not so much — which is exactly why researchers see so... more
Online safety: 'The urgency is huge'  BBC · 2 weeks
Ian Russell's daughter, Molly, took her own life in 2017. Ian believes Instagram is partly to blame for her death. more
How to make it as an Instagram influencer  THE VERGE · 2 weeks
You’ve probably seen celebrities posting sponsored photos on Instagram — but it doesn’t take global fame and millions of subscribers... more
To stop copycats, Snapchat shares itself  TechCrunch · 2 weeks
Evan Spiegel has finally found a way to fight back against Mark Zuckerberg’s army of clones. For 2.5 years, Snapchat foolishly tried to take the high road versus Facebook, with Spiegel claiming “Our values are hard... more
Snap is channeling Asia’s messaging giants with its move into gaming  TechCrunch · 2 weeks
Snap is taking a leaf out of the Asian messaging app playbook as its social messaging service enters a new era. The company unveiled a series... more
Prince Harry doesn't like Fortnite. Or social media. Even though he's on Instagram - CNET  CNET · 2 weeks
The Duke of Sussex is squarely against the gaming phenom played by 250 million people, saying it should... more
'Prince Harry and Meghan took my Instagram name'  BBC · 2 weeks
Kevin Keiley says his Instagram handle "sussexroyal" was taken without warning. more
Facebook and Messenger apps for Windows phone retiring April 30  Windows Central · 2 weeks
Instagram isn't the only Facebook-owned app bidding adieu on April 30. Facebook began alerting Instagram users this week that the app will be retired on April 30, but... more
Instagram needs stars, and it’s built a team to find them  THE VERGE · 2 weeks
To ramp up IGTV, Instagram’s not betting on an algorithm. Its (literal) money is... more
How Instagram finds its stars  THE VERGE · 2 weeks
To ramp up IGTV, Instagram’s not betting on an algorithm. Its (literal) money is on old-fashioned talent scouting. Continue reading… more
Instagram needs stars. This team finds them  THE VERGE · 2 weeks
To ramp up IGTV, Instagram’s not betting on an algorithm. Its (literal) money is on old-fashioned talent scouting. Continue reading… more
Facebook, Instagram, Messenger for Windows Phone to Stop Working on April 30  Gadgets 360 · 2 weeks
Facebook is reportedly planning to retire some of its Windows Phone applications on April 30. The fate of WhatsApp is unclear. more
Harry and Meghan set Instagram record  Sky News · 3 weeks
The Duke and Duchess of Sussex have entered the record books after gaining one million Instagram followers in the fastest time yet. more
Instagram stars: Harry, Meghan fastest to hit 1 million fans  ABC NEWS · 3 weeks
A new Instagram account opened by Prince Harry and his wife Meghan is the fastest-ever to gain 1 million followers more
Snapchat preparing new Foursquare-like location features ‘Status’ and ‘Passport’  9to5Mac · 3 weeks
Snapchat, which has been struggling to keep up with intense competition from Instagram, is turning to location features... more
The game development boy band selling experimental games through Patreon  THE VERGE · 3 weeks
If you were to check out the Instagram page for the Sokpop Collective, you’d probably have... more
The Creators Issue  THE VERGE · 3 weeks
On any given day, you might watch a YouTube video, laugh at a Facebook meme, upvote a Reddit submission, hear a SoundCloud banger, heart an Instagram post, read a webcomic,... more
Instagram tests letting you scroll through videos  THE VERGE · 3 weeks
Instagram is testing out adding a seek bar to videos posted on people’s feeds, finally giving you access to the most basic... more
Instagram From Facebook Branding Spotted in App  Gadgets 360 · 3 weeks
"Instagram will have a new branding called 'Instagram from Facebook'," reverse engineer Jane Manchun Wong tweeted. more
Facebook’s handling of Alex Jones is a microcosm of its content policy problem  TechCrunch · 3 weeks
A revealing cluster of emails leaked to Business Insider offers a glimpse at how Facebook decides what content is objectionable in high... more
Instagram is reportedly considering whether to ban Alex Jones - CNET  CNET · 3 weeks
Executives at Facebook, which owns Instagram, have discussed labeling Jones a "hate figure," internal emails obtained by Business Insider show. more
Facebook-owned Instagram is reportedly considering whether to ban Alex Jones - CNET  CNET · 3 weeks
Executives have discussed labelling Jones as a "hate figure," internal emails obtained by Business Insider show. more
Instagram Spotted Testing Seek Bar for 60-Second Videos  Gadgets 360 · 3 weeks
Instagram is testing a seek-bar for shorter videos to let users drag the cursor to watch specific parts of the videos. more
Prince William writes to family of girl who took her own life  Sky News · 4 weeks
Prince William has written to the family of a schoolgirl who said Instagram was partly to blame for their daughter taking her own life. more
Facebook Removes Accounts From Russia, Iran for 'Coordinated Inauthentic Behavior'  Gadgets 360 · 4 weeks
Facebook said a total of 2,632 pages, groups, and accounts were removed from Facebook and Instagram for operations linked to the above mentioned countries. more
Instagram criticised over posts 'encouraging self-harm'  Sky News · 4 weeks
A young woman who says graphic images of self-harm on social media encouraged her to make multiple suicide attempts has criticised Instagram's reporting process. more
Instagram under fire for not removing harmful content quickly  Sky News · 4 weeks
A teenager has hit out at Instagram, after she says graphic images of self-harm on the site, encouraged her to make multiple suicide attempts. more
Thor welcomes Deadpool to the Marvel family - CNET  CNET · 4 weeks
Thor actor Chris Hemsworth sends Deadpool's Ryan Reynolds a hilarious message on Instagram. more
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