Instagram finally adds face filters to its Windows apps
While Instagram launched its own take on Snapchat’s face filters months ago, Windows phone users weren’t included in the first wave of the rollout, as usual. As of today, however, Instagram has pushed out a server-side...
Facebook is still trying really hard to trick you into using Facebook Stories
No one not currently working for the Facebook Marketing department is using Facebook Stories, but the firm would like to change that by piggy backing onto a service that users do use–Instagram. Facebook is now testing out a ...
Instagram now lets mobile users view stories on the web
More than 200 million people use Instagram Stories, and the firm is planning to grow that number by making it more accessible. Instagram’s Stories have been rapidly expanding in availability, first appearing in Android and i...
Instagram’s latest update gives you increased creative flexibility, still limits you
Instagram is improving its multi-photo upload functionality for the current mobile apps to more closely resemble the flow it enables for single photo uploads. Now, instead of being constrained to the square images Instagram users...
Instagram now lets you co-stream with your friends
by Sean Chan
Instagram is today rolling out a new update to its live streaming feature. The company is testing the ability to co-stream with a small group of users, and the feature will be rolled out to all users in the coming months. Co-strea...
Facebook is bringing its Snapchat Stories clone to the desktop – but you probably don’t care
Facebook is bringing its Facebook Stories to the desktop soon, TechCrunch reports. The story format, which the firm introduced to its Facebook Mobile app this year to tumbleweeds and general disinterest will now creep onto your de...
Schadenfreude for Windows Phone fans as Instagram tanks $SNAP
by Sean Chan
Facebook has been competing with Snapchat for the past year or so. The company started cloning Snapchat last year, introducing products like Instagram Stories, Messenger Day, and WhatsApp Status. While most of its Snapchat clones ...
Not cloned: Instagram now lets you send photo and video replies to Stories
Instagram is boosting Stories with an interesting new feature: ability to send photo or video replies to Stories from the people you are following. The app now gives you access to the full camera features that are built into th...
Instagram now lets users save their live streams to Stories for 24 hours
Instagram is combining two of their most “2010s” features into one. Starting today, users of Instagram mobile apps will be able to save their streams to stories. This means your followers will be able to replay your s...
Microsoft just turned Skype into another Snapchat
If you can’t beat them, join them, as the saying goes, and Microsoft has now joined Facebook in trying to out Snapchat by being a better Snapchat. In a blog post today, Microsoft formally announced its redesigned version of ...
Instagram for Windows 10 now lets you upload photos with your wonderful webcam
Facebook has updated the Instagram app for Windows 10 and Windows 10 Mobile, adding a feature which I am not sure is terribly desired. The app will now let users capture images directly with their PC webcam, which I am sure will p...