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Facebook and Instagram services restored after major global disruption

Facebook, which acquired Instagram for $1bn in 2012, has not provided an official reason for the outage. Photograph: Tom Dymond/Rex Features Facebook and Instagram were offline to many users on Wednesday afternoon in what appeared to be a global connection problem. The website Down Detector suggested users of both social media sites began reporting problems at about 4pm, with Europe and North America seemingly ... Read More »

Should You Automate Your Instagram Marketing?

If you’re halfway through the year and your 2017 Instagram goals are starting to feel a bit too ambitious, bots may sound like a good answer. Instagram automation tools help tons of accounts reach new audiences with algorithms that target users using generic comments, likes and follows, which every so often leads to those users checking out your account and, hopefully, ... Read More »

Instagram Adds ‘Boomerang’ and ‘Mentions’ to Stories; Confirms It’s Working on Live Video

  In August, Instagram introduced a new feature called ‘Stories’ that allows users to string together multiple shots or video clips into a single video that can then be shared with friends. This feature was widely compared with rival app Snapchat’s Story feature. In order to expand the reach of its feature, the company brought ‘Stories’ to the ‘Explore’ tab ... Read More »

Instagram Wants to Be Your One-Stop Shopping Destination

  For a week in May, some of Instagram’s designers, engineers and product managers met not at the company’s Menlo Park, California, headquarters but at a rented house, stocked with grocery store snacks. There, away from computers and armed with pencil and paper, they explored a question important for the photo-sharing app’s future: how do we get our users to ... Read More »

Instagram Attracting extra marketing Than Twitter: Survey

advertising businesses are for the first time turning to Instagram greater often than Twitter for social media ad campaigns, a survey released Thursday showed, a in addition indication of weakness in an advert income operation that has been one of the few vivid spots for Twitter. The survey, from a unit of Comcast referred to as Strata, came the identical ... Read More »

Instagram for iOS Now lets you put up pics, movies with out opening the App

After its most important update in can also, Instagram has now released an replace solely for iOS users. This replace brings the ability for customers to percentage photos and motion pictures from the snap shots app, while not having to open the Instagram app. The Instagram eight.2 model is 28.7MB in size, and is now to be had inside the ... Read More »

Instagram Overhauls Apps, logo With cutting-edge update

fb-owned Instagram on Thursday redesigned its logo or even launched an app replace for iPhone and Android customers. the new emblem is estimated with the purpose to make it appearance greater vibrant and colorful, and the update brings a simpler design this is aimed at highlighting the network’s pix and films.. The up to date Instagram apps have arrived at ... Read More »

Instagram to Add Video Channels to ‘Explore’ Section

Facebook’s picture sharing app Instagram is updating its “Explore” section to add video channels that will appear in a feed according to users’ preferences. The feature will have a personalised channel called “videos you might like” that will collect videos from across Instagram’s global community and also will include a “Featured” column highlighting videos on specific topics, Instagram said. For ... Read More »

Pope to Join Bieber and Co. on Instagram

Pope Francis will make his Instagram debut on Saturday, joining the likes of Justin Bieber and Cristiano Ronaldo on the image-sharing forum under the handle Franciscus, the Vatican confirmed Wednesday. The date for the pontiff’s debut on the celebrity-dominated social medium was chosen by the 79-year-old himself as it marks the third anniversary of his inauguration as the leader of ... Read More »

Instagram Follows Facebook, Twitter to Show Posts in Order of ‘Relevance’

Instagram users could soon notice something different in their feeds: Instead of showing users the most recent posts first, the mobile photo-sharing app says it will give higher priority to posts that each user is likely to care about most. If that sounds familiar, it’s because that’s how Facebook decides what to show users of its online social network. Facebook ... Read More »