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Instagram is shutting down its global community division

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Instagram is terminating its global community team. The team was responsible for working to build deep ties with photographers and promote the service around the world as part of the restructuring in the company. The move was first reported by

Instagram Direct adds replay option to enhance privacy controls

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Instagram has introduced a new feature which lets users view the message once or multiple times in Instagram Direct camera. The new replay privacy controls allow senders to control whether the recipients can view the images or video only once, replay it

Instagram to alert users for Stories captured through screenshots

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Instagram is testing a feature that will let you know if someone has taken a screenshot of your story. The photo-sharing platform is also warning users that the next time they try to save someone else’s story, that person will be

Instagram testing sharing others’ posts on your story

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Instagram is testing a feature that lets you share posts from other users on your Instagram Story, as reported by TechCrunch. The feature will be similar to Regram feature. The feature was first spotted by app developer Zachary Shakked. The feature

Pixel 2’s Visual Core photo processor now works with Instagram, WhatsApp

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Google is constantly adding new experiences to Pixel phones to make sure they keep getting better over time. The company today announced that the Pixel Visual Core for Pixel 2 users—a custom-designed co-processor for Pixel 2—is now being turned on.

Instagram now allows business users to schedule their posts

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Instagram is now allowing business users to schedule their posts. The company announced this feature on its blog. Currently, the feature is applicable to only photos, not videos and it is available only through third-party social management tools. If you want

Instagram now lets you view the last active time of users

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The last seen or last active feature which was present in popular apps Facebook Messenger and WhatsApp is now available on Instagram. Instagram is rolling out a new feature which lets users check the last active status of their friends

You may soon post your Instagram Stories directly on WhatsApp

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Facebook-owned Instagram is testing a feature that allows users to post their Instagram Stories directly on WhatsApp. The new feature confirmed by TechCrunch, lets users post photos, videos, and gifs as their WhatsApp status which will disappear after 24 hours.

Instagram adds ‘Recommended for You’ feature on your timeline

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Instagram is quietly rolling out a new feature ‘Recommended for You’ that will recommend posts for the users based on the accounts he/she follows. The new feature will contain three to five suggested posts and will be displayed while you browse

Instagram lets you share live videos in direct messaging

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Instagram is bringing exciting new features by the day. The company has announced the option to share live videos via direct messages. Instagram users can tap the Direct icon, create a live video, and then send it to a friend or

Instagram now lets you follow hashtags

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Instagram is no longer limited to following people and places; you can now even follow hashtags so you see top posts and Stories about a topic on your home page. Rather than having to dig this content out of search or the

Instagram brings on board Twitter’s ex-VP of revenue product

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Instagram has hired Ameet Ranadive, Twitter’s former VP of revenue product to work as the director of product overseeing the Wellbeing team, “which helps promote positive behavior on Instagram and protects the community from bad behavior and content,” Ranadive posted on Twitter.

Instagram testing standalone messaging app, Direct

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Instagram is testing a new standalone messaging app called Direct as first spotted by The Verge. For now, the app is only available in Uruguay, Chile, Turkey, Italy, Portugal and Israel. “We want Instagram to be a place for all of your moments,

Now import & sync your Instagram contacts with Messenger

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After allowing users to cross-post their Instagram stories on their Facebook timeline, the company is now allowing to import and sync your Instagram contacts with Messenger. The news first reported by TechCrunch states that only those contacts will be imported

Instagram testing Regram button and Gif search for stories

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Instagram is testing new features including Regram button and GIF search for Stories, according to The Next Web. TNW also detailed a number of other new features Instagram appears to be testing including a close friends list to share with only a small

Instagram now lets you join your friend’s live broadcast

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Just a few weeks ago, Instagram allowed users to live stream together. However, the feature was one way. But now Instagram has a fix for that. The company has announced a new option that lets you join your friends broadcast.

Instagram could soon let you follow hashtags

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Instagram is testing an option that can allow users follow hashtags, not just people. The Next Web reports that the hashtag follow functionality was first spotted by @Social_pip, who shared a screenshot of the discovery.   Ok this is new. What does this do @SimonSocialMM

Instagram now lets you add photos and videos older than 24 hours in your Stories

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Instagram has announced a new feature that lets you add photos and videos that are older than 24 hours to your Stories. Previously, the user had to resave, take a screenshot or edit the metadata of the image so that it

Instagram announces mid-feed Preview Tiles for stories

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Despite being a blatant copy of Snapchat Stories, the Instagram Stories are becoming popular by the day. To make it more appealing to the users, the company announced that it has redesigned its mid-feed re-engagement box for Stories to show preview tiles

Instagram now lets you add a friend to live broadcast

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Instagram has launched a new fun feature for its users that enables them to go live with their friend. The ‘Go Live with a Friend’ feature lets the user invite one friend to join the live video splitting the screen