Tag "Instagram"

The importance of being Mark Zuckerberg

By : Sunil Rajguru 1

Silicon Valley Billionaire Mark Zuckerberg is generally made fun of and vilified in the global press. This despite the fact that he has built the largest social network in the world, in the region of a whopping 2.8+ billion. His

How social media is influencing and changing consumers’ way to adapt to the Tokyo Olympics?

By : CIOL Bureau

Social media has come a long way from being only a medium of connecting people and exchanging hellos. Over the years, the marketing terrain has undergone umpteenth transformations. Today, social media is one of the most crucial tools for brands

The transition of Social Media apps to attract content pool for consumption

By : CIOL Bureau

Social Media came to us as an effective tool to revive touch with old, lost and forgotten friends. We hardly knew back then that social media platforms would soon continue to dominate and become an indispensable part of our day-to-day

Social Media flux continues

By : Sunil Rajguru

A lot of churn in social media, UPI roars back with records & the billionaires’ space race. Bitcoin’s 414th obituary? (Ep-37, May 21) Crypto flavour of the season (TNTW Ep-37. May 14) PUBG returns in new avatar (Ep-35, May 7)

Twitter starts rolling out voice DMs in India, Brazil and Japan

By : CIOL Bureau

In early October 2020, Twitter had introduced a feature of voice tweet. Now, you can also send voice messages in DM on Twitter. The voice message feature will let you send a voice message through DM. Further, the company has

Instagram launches in India on Facebook Fuel for India event

By : CIOL Bureau

Instagram Lite will now be available for testing in India. The company announced the launch on Facebook Fuel For India virtual event. Instagram also announced the second edition of the ‘Born on Instagram’ creator program. The new edition of the

Facebook Fuel For India 2020 Day 1: Social Stories shaping India’s growth and connecting the unconnected

By : Laxitha Mundhra 1

The first day of Fuel For India 2020 kickstarted with social stories on how Facebook has helped people in India. According to Facebook, the event is “a conversation where stories take centre stage. Stories of diversity and adversity, stories that

Facebook shuts Instagram Lite to renew its structure

By : CIOL Bureau

In a recent development, to relaunch Instagram Lite, the Parent company Facebook took down the original app. Currently, this less-than-1-GB app displays a message “Please download the Instagram App”. As per the reports from Android Police, the app last featured

Instagram: Introducing the Questions Sticker

By : CIOL Bureau

Instagram is introducing an interactive questions sticker in Instagram Stories that lets your friends submit questions for you to answer. It’s a fun new way to start conversations with your friends so you can get to know each other better.

Instagram Introducing Video Chat, a New Explore, and More

By : CIOL Bureau

Instagram is ready to go even closer to the people and things they love. About a month back, an Instagram post announced some exciting updates to the platform — including Video Chat, topic channels in Explore, and new camera effects

Instagram is shutting down its global community division

By : CIOL Writers

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

By : CIOL Writers

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

By : CIOL Writers

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

By : CIOL Writers

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

By : CIOL Writers

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

By : CIOL Writers

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

By : CIOL Writers

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

By : CIOL Writers

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

By : CIOL Writers

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

By : CIOL Writers

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