Tag Archives: Instagram

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 »

Facebook’s Instagram Blocks Telegram, Snapchat Links on Its Platform

Instagram has started blocking links to select rival platforms on its platform. The Facebook-owned photo sharing network confirmed it is disallowing ‘add me’ deep-linking to Telegram and Snapchat. Until recently, users were able to include links to a range of social networking website on the ‘add me’ or ‘follow me’ section of their account. In what appears to be an ... Read More »

Instagram Finally Adds 2-Factor Authentication

Facebook-owned Instagram has begun rolling out two-factor authentication (aka two-factor verification) feature for users. The process will prevent hackers to log in to a user’s account even if they have the ID and password. The feature is not visible in Android or iOS apps in India for now. The two-factor authentication confirmed by Instagram to TechCrunch, will work just like ... Read More »

Instagram to Soon Roll Out Video View Counts

Facebook in September 2014 added the video view count feature on its website and has now brought the feature to its Instagram service as well. Instagram users will soon be able to see how many times a video has been viewed by others. The view counts will appear below the video post along with other regular options such as likes ... Read More »

How to Use Multiple Accounts With Instagram

Instagram users have long wished for a feature that lets them use multiple accounts in the app. If you have a personal Instagram account and one for your company or employer, managing both can be a real chore without support for multiple accounts. Or perhaps you have more than one account, and you use these for different topics. To manage ... Read More »

Instagram Gets Multiple Account Support on Android and iOS

Back in November last year, we heard Instagram was testing multiple account support on its Android app. The Facebook-owned company has finally launched support for multiple accounts, and it is now available for both Android and iOS users. To enable the feature, users will need to visit the app settings, scroll down, and select ‘Add account’. They will then be ... Read More »