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Instagram isn’t going chronological, and is currently telling us why

The company has in public declared that it’s not going chronological, and now, is giving us better sense of its rationale. in a recent press briefing, the product lead for Instagram’s feed, Julian Gutman, told journalists that the photo sharing app is “not thinking about [chronological ordering] at this time.” the explanation, a spokesperson said,… Read more »

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Facebook will soon depend on Instagram for the majority of its ad revenue growth

When Instagram founders Kevin Systrom and Mike Krieger announced last month they were stepping away from Facebook, there was a collective gasp: Instagram’s future was suddenly at risk. So is Facebook’s. So far, Facebook’s acquisition of Instagram has been a complete success — one of the most important of the internet era. The app, which… Read more »

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Big Baller brand posts cryptic message on Instagram

All isn’t well at Big Baller brand. The dying company that LaVar Ball insists is fine has not had a functioning web site for 2 weeks. That’s a fairly major problem for an apparel company with no brick and mortar stores. Their entire distribution network is based online, however as noticed by Jacob Rude of… Read more »

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Failure of Instagram horizontal scrolling

Instagram has apologized after a test feature was accidentally unrolled to millions of individuals using its app. The change meant moving through a feed had to be done by swiping horizontally instead of vertically. Almost as soon as the change was made, users took to Twitter to complain and demand the return of the familiar up-and-down scrolling technique. The… Read more »

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Instagram has thought of hiding the like count on photos

Instagram has considered hiding the like count on photos, thus audiences can’t see how many people have liked an individual post. an unreleased feature that would publicly hide like counts was spotted today by code hunter Jane Wong, who says the test states that Instagram desires “your followers to focus on what you share, not… Read more »

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Facebook, on Mueller Day, drops bad Instagram news in a month-old blog post

While America was consumed with the partial unleash of an explosive report that has shaken the presidency and divided the nation, Facebook whispered some bad news: millions of Instagram users’ passwords were compromised in a data-security lapse. This followed an enormous security failure the company announced march 17, in which the passwords of hundreds of… Read more »

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Facebook and Instagram may be forced to remove Likes for users under 18

Social networks may have to stop users under the age of eighteen from liking posts, according to new privacy rules. The Information Commissioner’s office (ICO) within the United Kingdom has drafted a code of practice to protect children’s safety online. One of the rules within the code would prevent tech corporations from using “nudge” techniques. Nudge techniques are defined as anything that would encourage youngsters to provide unnecessary personal information, weaken or turn off… Read more »

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‘Nasty’ Instagram scam steals login info

A fresh Instagram phishing scam created the rounds over the weekend, according a media reports. The “Nasty List” scam begins with a personal message from one of your followers, saying they noticed your name on a “nasty list.” after you click the link to the Instagram account, the profile includes a link to the purported… Read more »

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BLACKPINK’s Lisa is officially the most followed K-pop artist on Instagram

It’s been a very good month for the BLACKPINK girls due to the release of their record-breaking Kill This Love music video, followed by THAT epic Coachella performance. And currently band member Lisa has another reason to celebrate because she is officially the foremost followed K-pop artist on Instagram. The group’s beloved main dancer currently has 17.4 million… Read more »

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Facebook, Instagram and WhatsApp hit by second outage within a month

Just as the U.S.A. was waking up to a lovely Sunday, Facebook was sadly tackling yet another huge outage — it’s second within a month. In line with downdetector.com, soon after 6AM ET these days, users across the world started experiencing issues with Facebook and its various platforms, together with messenger, Instagram and WhatsApp. At… Read more »