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Instagram will soon let you download your photos, videos, and messages

More details will be announced “very soon.”

Over the course of nearly 8 years and 800+ million subscribers, Instagram’s become the go-to social network for sharing photos and videos of whatever’s going on in your life. Later this year, the app will finally allow users to download offline copies of their data.

Similar to the “Download Your Information” feature that Facebook introduced in 2010, this would enable Instagram users to save offline copies of their photos, videos,  [Read More…]

Instagram announces Focus: A new artistic camera format for selfies

Instagram adopts the Portrait mode fad with new Focus camera format. Alongside Focus, they’ve added a new @mention sticker, both for use in stories.

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Instagram will once again show you posts in the order they were shared

Thank you, thank you, a million times, thank you.

It’s no secret that Instagram is the biggest social network for sharing pictures and videos of whatever’s going on in your life, but for the last couple years, it’s been a hot mess for a lot of users. Instagram made a change to its algorithm in 2016, and rather than showing you posts in the order they were shared, users began seeing photos/videos that Instagram determined you’d like to see.

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Instagram now lets you add hashtags and profile links to your bio

Instagram introduces a new feature, the ability to add hashtags and profile links in your profile bio. See how you can easily do that.

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Instagram begins testing new portrait mode feature for Stories

Instagram portrait mode is finally coming! At least that’s what many observant Android developers suspected after a new “portrait shutter icon” file was recently spotted in the app’s code. Instagram confirmed this week that they are currently testing a new camera format called “Focus”.

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3 Vero features that Facebook and Instagram should steal

While Vero may or may not have lasting power, the app has some worthwhile features that Facebook should poach.

It’s been about a month since Vero – True Social burst into public consciousness as the hip new social media platform and… so far, it hasn’t really lived up to the hype.

If you’re one of over a million people who signed up for Vero in the past month you may be, like me, enjoying the design of  [Read More…]

BlackBerry sues Facebook, Instagram, and WhatsApp for patent infringements

Facebook will be contesting the suit.

Facebook, Instagram, and WhatsApp are three of the biggest names in the social media space, and they’re all being sued by BlackBerry for infringing on patents the company holds for its BlackBerry Messenger app.

BlackBerry officially filed the lawsuit on Tuesday, March 6, 2018, in Los Angeles, CA, and the company is requesting that the claims are heard by a jury in court.

The lawsuit measures in at a hefty 117-pages,  [Read More…]

Video and voice calling could be coming to the Instagram app

Instagram is one of the most popular apps on the Google Play Store, which many use to share photos across the social network to their followers. The purpose of Instagram could about to expand into voice and video calling according to some hidden code. Inside the APK for the app, there are some files that have […]

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Five ways to beef up your Instagram privacy

Instagram is a great way to share the latest snaps, but like any social media network it’s a double-edged sword. It will give be giving your privacy away if you fail to use it carefully. Here’s how to lock down Instagram privacy.

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Instagram welcomes new Type Mode in Stories, here’s how to take advantage of it

Instagram is a photo-centric app, but with the latest update, the company is now offering users the option to add text-only posts in Instagram Stories. The new Type mode uses creative text styles and backgrounds to encourage individuals to express their thoughts with the help of colorful and expressive tools. Instagram also notes you can […]