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Now Instagram users can post multiple photos and videos in single post

By : CIOL Writers

Instagram is rolling out the much-awaited feature of sharing up to 10 photos and videos in one single post. Instagram wrote in a blog post, “You no longer have to choose the single best photo or video from an experience

WhatsApp Status gets a Snapchat inspired makeover

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After rolling out Snapchat’s Stories format for iOS beta users last week, Facebook-owned WhatsApp is now completely ditching its old text-based status messages format for all the platforms. Yes, the Facebook is now copying the Stories format for the fourth

LinkedIn now provides ‘disable comment’ option to manage comments on long-form articles

By : CIOL Writers

Whether it’s Facebook, Twitter, or Instagram, social media is increasingly becoming a hostile space because of online abuse. In the light of such incidents, many platforms are taking initiatives to control and reduce online abuse. Making a move in this

Hootsuite acquires social media ads manager AdEspresso

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After relaunching Hootsuite Ads, the social media management company Hootsuite has acquired AdEspresso. The financial details of the acquisition are yet to be disclosed. Founded in 2013, AdEspresso offers users a set of tools to create, A-B test, and post advertisements

Snapchat parent files to go public on the New York Stock Exchange

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Snapchat, which was launched in 2011 to allow users be casual and raw in the disappearing photos, is going public and it’s going to be listed on the New York Stock Exchange as “SNAP.” The company is said to be

Instagram reportedly testing feature to post multiple photos in a single post

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Instead of using Layout app, Instagram users might get the ability to post multiple photos and videos in a single post. The much-awaited feature was first spotted by the Droid-Life, where the report says that the latest beta version of

Instagram to roll out ‘Live Stories’ feature globally

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Instagram’s ‘Live Stories’ is finally going global. Instagram Stories, a clone of Snapchat, rolled out the Live stories feature in November last year, only to US users. However, the social network is ready to roll it out globally within next

Instagram Stories hits 150mn daily users, launches advertisements

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Instagram looks unstoppable. Reaching another milestone, Facebook-owned company has announced that Instagram Stories now has 150 million daily users. And in a rather novel way to celebrate the numbers, the company is bringing more than 30 advertisers into its fastest-growing

Instagram now has 600mn monthly active users

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Instagram, which for a very long time was being known as Snapchat-clone is now moving ahead of Snapchat in terms of userbase. Can we say, that this was expected considering the last two updates were not inspired by Snapchat? The company feels

Instagram begins rolling out live-video feature to Stories

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Officially announced in November, Instagram’s live video broadcasting feature is live now. The feature that started rolling out yesterday should be available to all the iOS and Android users in the US in the coming days. Now along with #ootd

Fashion portal Roposo launches new chat-to-buy feature for small sellers

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Fashion-based social network, Roposo has launched a new chat-to-buy feature aimed at having better consumer engagement and conversion rates by combining the best of two worlds i.e. over 3 million Indian fashion lovers and more than 10,000 brands and small

Instagram’s new updates to fight online abuse lets you disable comments

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Twitter tops the list of having most abusive comments on its platform. But looks like, some Instagram users are also trying their best to keep the photo-sharing app on pace to reach the ‘honorary award’. Joining the recent initiatives to

Shopmatic launches mobile platform ‘Go’ to help digitize businesses

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Shopmatic, a Singapore-based e-commerce company has launched mobile app ‘Go’ for Indian sellers to digitize their businesses and help new age Facebook, WhatsApp, Instagram sellers to scale their online businesses for free. The free app will allow all individuals and

Instagram updates ‘Stories’ & ‘Direct’ with live videos and disappearing photos

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Instagram’s next update is here that finally brings live video feature on its platform. The photo-sharing app has launched live video on ‘Stories’ and disappearing photos and videos for groups and friends in Instagram Direct. Instagram’s debut with live video

Instagram’s fresh package of Stories’ updates is here, and it’s not copied from Snapchat

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Instagram Stories is finally starting to create a space of its own. Unlike adding more features from its rival Snapchat, Instagram has launched three new features this time around to add more appeal to its Stories feature. Touted as Instagram’s

Now you can shop on Instagram

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There’s a high probability that you will no longer read “link in the bio” in your Instagram app. The Facebook-owned company is planning to provide the option of ‘shoppable posts’ to its 5,00,000 advertisers to feature up to five products

Facebook announces a Snapchat clone in Poland

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It seems like Facebook is just trying to create its own Snapchat platform, as the company failed to acquire Snapchat. After Quick Updates, and Facebook-owned Instagram ‘Stories’, the company has announced a Snapchat clone for the people in Poland, a

Instagram Stories to let you save your images and videos

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Once a copycat, always a copycat. Instagram continues its copying streak with the latest Snapchat-inspired update to its ‘Stories’ feature which allows users to save the photos and videos that they post to their stories to the camera roll automatically

Instagram adds the long due ‘Zoom’ feature to its platform

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It was long due. Zooming in on photos and videos in Instagram is a feature that was missed badly by avid Instagram users but not anymore as the photo-sharing platform is rolling out pinch-to-zoom support in its iOS app. Up

84pc of Indians use social media even if they are on vacation

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What has turned into “Snapchat, Instagram or Facebook Post update” was once vacations, outings, visiting restaurants, or trying out new cuisines. We have become so engrossed into social media; that more than 84 percent of Indians connect to the internet