Instagram testing ads which exploit Apple's 3D Touch and Apple Pay technologies

According to a Digiday report, Facebook-owned Instagram photo- and video-sharing service is carrying out a testing of ads which leverage two recent technologies made available by tech giant Apple --- the 3D Touch technology; and the Apple Pay mobile payment system.

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Instagram makes improvements to Direct messaging feature

Facebook's photo- and video-sharing service Instagram rolled out an update on September 1, introducing some noteworthy improvements to its Direct messaging feature which allows users to send content - as a message - directly from their feed.

The update - underscoring Instagram for iOS and... read more

Instagram ends the tyranny of the square

In an announcement made on Thursday, Facebook-owned photo-sharing site Instagram said that it is making a noteworthy change to its longstanding policy which restricts users to posting square-shaped photos.

Announcing that it is ending its so-called square-shape tyranny after five years,... read more

Instagram updating its mobile app to increase size of photos posted by users

According to a Monday announcement by Facebook-owned photo-sharing site Instagram, the size of pictures which can be posted by users of the Instagram mobile app is being increased; thereby paving the way for more detailed photos.

As per the information disclosed by an Instagram... read more

Instagram Moves to 1080 x 1080 Pixels, Pictures to get Bigger and Better

In a rather surprising revelation by The Verge, the online mobile photo-sharing app, Instagram, has moved from the previous 640 x 640 resolution to the all-new 1080 x 1080 resolution. This means the images you see on the app will just get bigger and better!

The increased resolution is... read more

Instagram Gets a Face-Lift, Now Lets You Follow Events and Not People!

Instagram has achieved what it had aspired for since long. With its latest update, it has roped in an all-inclusive ‘Explore’ feature, that lets users get a sneak peek into events in real-time.

The Instagram users can now follow events, not people. Prior to the change, users could search... read more

Instagram allows breastfeeding photos on the network

Instagram will allow breastfeeding photos on its network. The popular photo sharing network owned by Facebook has also updated its policy and defined clearly what will be allowed and what will be blocked.

In the community guidelines published on Thursday, Instagram said that it will... read more

Instagram update introduces some exciting features, five new filters

In a newly-released update, Facebook-owned photo- and video-sharing service Instagram has introduced some exciting features to its popular app, and has also added five new filters to its filter lineup.

The new features which have made their way to the Instagram photo-sharing app as a... read more

Instagram passes Twitter with 300 million verified users

Instagram has reported than more than 300 million people use the app for sharing their photos with other users and followers on the network. In an official blog post, Instagram announced that the community members share over 70 million images and videos each day on the network.

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Instagram injecting video ads into its feeds

According to an AdWeek report, Facebook-owned photo-sharing service has revealed that it is injecting video ads into its feeds. The move implies that Instagram has efforts underway to take things to the next level with ads, which it first started rolling out one year back.

Revealing that... read more

Instagram launches standalone ‘Hyperlapse’ app for iOS devices

Facebook-owned Instagram photo- and video-sharing service has recently announced the launch of a new standalone app for iPhones and iPads. The new app - dubbed 'Hyperlapse' - enables iOS users to make stabilized time-lapse videos. The app is now available for free on the App Store.

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Instagram unveils standalone iOS app – ‘Hyperlapse’

On Tuesday, popular photo-sharing service Instagram unveiled a standalone iOS app called 'Hyperlapse.' The app gives the iOS users the ability to shoot a video and play it back up to 12 times faster.

According to the details shared by Instagram, the new Hyperlapse app essentially speeds... read more

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