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How to mute accounts on Instagram

Instagram recently rolled out an update to its service which lets users hide other accounts from the feed. It’s a way of staying connected and following someone but in a way that doesn’t clutter your stream with their content. In other words, it lets you see their stuff only when you want to see it. The feature, known as Mute, is pretty handy to be sure. What’s more, it’s really easy to implement.

SEE ALSO: Instagram Stories gets a new type of  [Read More…]

Motorola, Amazon, and Instagram (Podcast #15)

In this episode, Scott Webster shares the more relevant mobile news of the last few days. Among the headlines are new releases from Motorola and Amazon as well as Instagram’s latest endeavor. And, just as we went to air, we learned something new about Pokemon Go’s friends and trading capabilities.

Editor Note: This episode is slightly different from other In Brief shows in that we’re trying it as a standalone voice without added commentary. We want to honor the “brief”  [Read More…]

Motorola, Amazon, and Instagram (Podcast #15)

In this episode, Scott Webster shares the more relevant mobile news of the last few days. Among the headlines are new releases from Motorola and Amazon as well as Instagram’s latest endeavor. And, just as we went to air, we learned something new about Pokemon Go’s friends and trading capabilities.

Editor Note: This episode is slightly different from other In Brief shows in that we’re trying it as a standalone voice without added commentary. We want to honor the “brief”  [Read More…]

Instagram announces IGTV — a new app for watching long-form videos

IGTV content will also be sprinkled throughout the main Instagram app.

On June 20, Instagram announced its next big addition to the popular photo and video-centric social network — IGTV.

IGTV is Instagram’s big push into the world of long-form video content, and while you can already create and consume videos on Instagram through Stories and regular posts, these are all limited to just a few seconds. With IGTV, videos can be a max of 60-minutes-long.

Videos  [Read More…]

Instagram privacy settings you need manage right now

Instagram is a great app for those who love to explore their creativity by taking beautiful pictures, but what if you don’t want just anyone viewing your snaps? Protecting yourself is extremely important on social media and Instagram privacy is no exception.

See Also: Instagram lets users shop from Stories

Fortunately, you can take a few steps to ensure you can keep your profile and content secure.

Enable Two-Factor Authentication

Prevent anyone else having access to your Instagram account  [Read More…]

Instagram now lets you buy items directly from Stories

Instagram has taken yet another step towards becoming a shopping app. The Facebook-owned company announced it will now allow users to shop directly from Stories.

Up until now, Instagram only let users to shop via their feeds. But with the Shopping feature available in Stories, folks will be able to purchase the desired items via Stories, thus eliminating the extra step of heading to another website.

Now when viewing Instagram Stories from brands, you can tap stickers with a shopping  [Read More…]

Instagram now lets you share Stories you were mentioned in

Instagram this week announced a new feature that allows users to easily reshare Stories that mention them.

The Facebook-owned company introduced the resharing feature within its app last month, and now the tool is getting an upgrade.

Now the latest update to the app brings the ability to reshare any Stories that mention you. Until now, when someone mentioned you in a Story, you received a notification via Direct Messages that alerted you that you got tagged.

If you wanted  [Read More…]

Instagram now lets you share Stories you were mentioned in

Instagram this week announced a new feature that allows users to easily reshare Stories that mention them.

The Facebook-owned company introduced the resharing feature within its app last month, and now the tool is getting an upgrade.

Now the latest update to the app brings the ability to reshare any Stories that mention you. Until now, when someone mentioned you in a Story, you received a notification via Direct Messages that alerted you that you got tagged.

If you wanted  [Read More…]

Instagram says it’s fixed a bug that was causing the Android app to crash

If it’s still not working, try uninstalling and reinstalling the app.

Instagram is the world’s most popular app for sharing photos and videos of your life, but since yesterday, June 4, there’s been a bug that’s caused the Android app to repeatedly crash. The issue was affecting Android phones of all kinds, but thankfully, the issue’s been fixed.

According to a Tweet that Instagram shared this morning:

Yesterday, there was an issue causing the  [Read More…]

Sshhh, Instagram testing new Mute feature for your feed

Instagram is adding a new feature that allows you to mute posts and stories from specific users without having to unfollow the users entirely.

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