Articles tagged "instagram"

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New York court rules website didn't violate image copyright by embedding Instagram post

The latest legal ruling follows a similar case from 2018 about a tweet that featured a copyrighted image of Tom Brady.

Best cameras for Instagram in 2020

Although a lot of people only upload images to Instagram from their smartphones, the app is much more than just a mobile photography platform. In this guide we've chosen a selection of cameras that make it easy to shoot compelling lifestyle images, ideal for sharing on social media.

Instagram allegedly raked in $20 billion in ad revenue last year

If true, the image platform has beaten YouTube's 2019 ad revenue by billions.

Instagram expands fact-checking program with misinformation warnings on images

Instagram makes it third-party fact-checking system global, expanding the presence of 'false information' warning labels on fake images.

Instagram expands anti-bullying system, starts issuing alerts over offensive captions

Instagram's latest anti-bullying effort involves an AI-powered system that warns users when they're about to publish an offensive caption.

Former Facebook employees claim Instagram hid 'likes' to increase post frequency

Per a report from CNBC, a number of former Facebook employees have spoken out that Instagram's recent transition to hiding the like count of posts was more than just a good-will gesture.

This Chrome extension makes Instagram 'likes' visible again

Chrome users can now 'unhide' Instagram likes on the Web using a new browser extension called The Return of Likes.

Facebook explains how its AI helps Instagram users discover new images

Facebook details how its machine learning technology analyzes billions of Instagram images in real-time to help users discover new content.

Instagram hidden-likes trial goes global after months of regional testing

Instagram has been hiding like counts for some users across several regions since earlier this year. Now the trial is expanded to a global scale.

Instagram CEO says it will start testing hidden 'likes' in the US starting this week

The confirmation comes from Instagram's CEO Adam Mosseri from an interview earlier this week.

Instagram is rolling out new privacy features for third-party app authorizations

Instagram is rolling out a number of new privacy-centric features that will make it easier to see and edit what third-party applications have access to your Instagram data.

Instagram updates iOS app with support for iOS 13's native Dark Mode UI

Instagram has released an update on iOS with support for the new 'Dark Mode' found inside iOS 13.

Instagram releases its 'Restrict' shadowbanning feature for all users

The new tool enables an Instagram user to restrict other accounts from posting content on and sending messages to their own account.

Instagram says viral meme about new content ‘rule’ is a hoax

Instagram has dismissed another viral spam image that is circulating on its platform, this one claiming that, starting tomorrow, all user content will be made public (including deleted messages) and that the company will be able to use images against users in court.

Instagram removes ad partner accused of harvesting huge trove of data on users

Instagram has banned one of its advertising partners, HYP3R, after it was allegedly caught scraping a huge amount of data on users.

Instagram will soon receive ‘from Facebook’ branding

Facebook has confirmed it's adding ‘from Facebook’ to both Instagram and WhatsApp in an effort to ‘to be clearer about the products and services that are part of Facebook.’

Instagram users are risking their health for images at Spain's toxic Monte Neme lake

It might look pretty, but unless you want to risk your health, it's probably best to stay away from the abandoned quarry in Galicia, Spain.

‘Tag cleaners’ spam Instagram accounts with safe images to combat digital vandalism

Instagram users across the globe are teaming up for good to help ‘protect’ the accounts of users whose accounts have been the target of trolls for various reasons.

Instagram changes its policy on disabling accounts, will give users a warning first

Instagram says it plans to crack down on more accounts, but notes it'll be handing out warnings first before the account is disabled.

Instagram expands its hidden ‘likes’ experiment to additional countries

In April Instagram launched an experiment hiding like counts for some of its users in Canada. Now the trial has been expanded to more regions.

Instagram to implement anti-bullying features

Instagram is now launching two new features to combat harassment on the image sharing platform.

Instagram is rolling out photo and video advertisements in Explore tab

As part of its recently-redesigned Explore page, Instagram has announced it's adding inline advertisements within the featured content.

Instagram simplifies account recovery process to take back hijacked usernames

Users will soon be able to recover a hacked account via in-app functions, without getting in touch with the Instagram security team.

US visa applicants must soon submit social media accounts including Flickr, Instagram

Starting on Friday, the Trump administration will put a new policy in place that will require 'most' U.S. visa applications to provide information regarding their social media accounts.

Documentary reveals how some Instagram influencers game the system

Dutch public broadcaster VPRO has published a documentary called '#followme' that takes a behind-the-scenes look at how some Instagram influencers game the system trough shady tactics.

Instagram's redesigned Explore tab is now live: Stories, shortcuts and more

Instagram has brought live the update to its Explore tab that brings more content and better organization to the forefront of the user interface.

Users can now appeal Instagram's post blocking decisions

New functions let users appeal moderating decisions and use automated scans to identify problematic hashtags.

Instagram posts will soon be screened by Facebook fact checkers

Instagram is expanding its measures against fake news and general misinformation on its platform.

Instagram is officially testing hiding like-counts to put focus on content

Instagram runs a trial in Canada where users won't be able to see the number of likes on photos of accounts they are following for the next several days.

Facebook, Instagram sue company that made over $9M selling fake likes and followers

According to the complaint, the company allegedly selling inauthentic Instagram activity made more than $9,430,000 from its operation.

Instagram is considering hiding the like counts on photos

One of the main features that defines Instagram is its like count. Jane Manchun Wong, who is renowned for her reverse engineering skills, recently discovered that the service is considering hiding like counts.

Facebook now says 'millions of Instagram users' had their passwords stored in plaintext

Back in March 2019, Facebook said only 'tens of thousands of Instagram users' were affected; that number has now ballooned to 'millions of Instagram users,' according to Facebook's latest update.

Instagram starts demoting 'inappropriate' content, even if it doesn't violate its rules

Facebook announced in a press event that it would start hiding 'inappropriate' content from the Explore and hashtag sections of its app, but failed to elaborate what specifically would be demoted.

Instagram appears to be testing new video control feature

App researcher Jane Manchun Wong has discovered Instagram is testing out a new feature that would allow users to skim through videos.

Report: Facebook bug revealed some Instagram users passwords as plaintext

Facebook has sent out emails to affected users requesting they change their passwords following a discovery that over 20K Facebook employees had access to 600 million passwords.

Photogenic Paris street seeks to ban Instagrammers certain times of the week

Residents of a Paris street plagued by Instagrammers, selfie takers and music video crews are asking the city government for a weekend and evening ban to give them some peace.

Instagram rolls out Checkout payment feature, data handled by Facebook

Checkout allows Instagram users to select products for purchase and make payments directly in the app.

Facebook, Instagram goes down for select users around the world

Instagram, Facebook and other Facebook-owned services are down for users around the world.

Would you delete all your Instagram photos to fly free for a year? JetBlue hopes so

JetBlue is offering free flights for a year...so long as you remove all of your Instagram photos from your account.

Instagram 'Public Collections' feature discovered in Android app code

New code inside the Instagram Android app suggests Instagram might soon offer up the ability to take your collections public.

Instagram clarifies its algorithmic feed doesn't limit post reach, despite viral claims

Despite viral photographs suggesting otherwise, Instagram claims it's not limiting how many accounts particular posts reach.

Panoram app will split your panoramas up for easy posting to Instagram Stories

Panoram is a simple app that makes it easy to split up panoramas so it's easier to post on Instagram, Facebook and Snapchat 'Stories.'

You can now post photos and videos to multiple Instagram accounts at once

Instagram has quietly added the iOS-exclusive ability to post images or videos to multiple Instagram accounts at once on the same device.

What it takes to make Instagram influencing a full-time career

Bloomberg shares the story of Meghan Young, an Instagram star, who makes a living traveling around capturing photos for agencies and companies from all over the world. And while it might seem like the dream career, Young says “My job is to make it look effortless, to look like it’s the most fun ever and it’s never a job [...] But it is a job.”

Ibis Switzerland hotels offer social media pros to manage guests' Instagram accounts

Guests who would rather spend time actually enjoying their Swiss vacation can now do so while still maintaining a presence on social networks, thanks to Ibis Switzerland Hotels' new social media sitting services.

Instagram launches Close Friends list for story sharing

When posting an Instagram story you can now opt to only share it with a select group of people rather than all your followers.

Instagram announces new features for visually impaired users

New Instagram features provide richer image descriptions for users of screen readers.

Instagram tests redesigned profiles that emphasize user bios, shrink follower count

Over the coming weeks Instagram profiles might look a little different.

Instagram is now using machine learning to remove fake likes, follows and comments

Instagram has developed machine learning tools to detect the use of third-party apps that violate its terms and conditions.

Instagram leak claims post re-sharing feature is in testing

A new report from The Verge claims Instagram is currently testing a feature that allows users to re-share posts to their own account feeds.

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