Instagram and Messenger users can now chat across apps
Facebook today announced the updated Instagram DM experience powered by Facebook Messenger. Facebook is connecting the Messenger and Instagram messaging experience. Instagram users can update to this new messaging experience immed...
Instagram makes major changes to Reels feature to go head to head against TikTok
In an effort to make reels more useful, Instagram is bringing some major new features, including the ability to create a reel up to 30 seconds, to extend the timer to 10 seconds while you’re recording, and to trim and delete...
Instagram rolling out the new QR codes feature globally
Instagram is now rolling out its new QR code feature to users around the world. To reach a specific profile on Instagram, instead of searching for the profile name, you can now scan the QR code. This makes it easy to share your pr...
Leak provides more information about the Instagram/Messenger integration
by Sean Chan
It’s no secret that Facebook wants to bring all its messaging apps under one roof. The company has been working towards that goal for a while and recent leaks have given us a fair idea of what to expect from Facebook. Now, A...
Instagram finally reveals when Reels is coming to USA
Instagram has been perfecting a competitor to TikTok around the world, and today the company finally revealed when it is coming to the USA. Like TikTok, Reels will let users create short, 15-second videos set to music and will fea...
India’s first ‘privacy-focused’ social media super app Elyments to take on Facebook, Instagr...
In an effort to become an Aatmanirbhar Bharat(a self–reliant India), India has launched its first ‘privacy-focused’ social media super app, Elyments, which will take on Facebook, Instagram, and WhatsApp. The app ...
Instagram will soon recommend who to add to your block list
Usually, we see social media platforms recommending us who to follow or providing a list of people that we may know. But now, on the contrary, Facebook-owned company, Instagram will soon recommend you who to add to your block list...
Instagram will soon ask for Government ID to fight Russian Troll accounts (and this is what it looks like)
It is well known that foreign governments have been using social media to sow divisions in society, but we usually imagine this is confined to Facebook and Twitter. Instagram has however been another vector, with widely shared ima...
Instagram, Facebook, and Twitter take down Trump’s campaign video over copyright violation
by Sean Chan
Twitter and Donald Trump have been clashing a lot lately as the social media giant labelled Trump’s tweet as misleading pushing him to sign an executive order to regulate social media platforms including Twitter. While Twitt...