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Instagram might soon let you customize how posts appear on your profile

Instagram is a platform that we're all familiar with, and for some people, it's their primary social media intake. In particular, many artists use Instagram to share their photos and drawings, and while the app does offer a ton of ways to edit your photos, there's not a lot of control over how those photos...

Meta updates its privacy policy to make it easier to understand how it uses your data

Meta, the parent company of Facebook, WhatsApp, and Instagram, has announced new changes coming to its privacy policy. The changes, Meta says, are designed to more clearly convey to users how the company uses collected information. Meta emphasizes that the updated Privacy Policy doesn't introduce new ways for the company to collect, use, or share user...

Instagram’s brand refresh brings new typeface and “new energy”

It's hard to believe but it has been 11 years since Instagram first made its way on to the scene. Since that time, a lot has changed. The app has become much more than a place to just share photos. After a radical logo change in 2016, the firm is once again evolving. Today, Instagram...

Instagram wants you to stop posting everything you do as a Story

Instagram is a great platform for documenting our exciting lives and sharing them with the world. However, sometimes we don't want these moments to stick on our timelines forever. That's the purpose of an Instagram Story. There you can upload endless feeds of edited photos and videos that show your fans how exactly you got...

You can now fundraise for over a million NGOs through Instagram Reels

In an unbalanced world where some are bound to be unfortunate, every little gesture of help matters. Despite individualism taking over more and more societies, one must not forget the human in each and every one of us. Fundraising tools have been around for many years. They come with different approaches, policies, and aims. However,...

Instagram expands product tagging feature to everyone in the US

Instagram is expanding product tagging to all users in the US. Up until now, only select brands and celebrities could tag products in a post. But now, anyone with a public account can tag their favorite products in their feed posts. Instagram says the product tagging feature will allow users to support their favorite small businesses...

Meta agrees to update policy on sharing publicly available residential addresses on Facebook and Instagram

While Facebook and Instagram have rules that prevent users from sharing someone's residential address, an exception in their policy has allowed users to share publicly available residential addresses on both platforms so far. However, Meta (previously Facebook) has now announced that it will no longer let users share publicly available residential addresses on Facebook or...

Instagram is reportedly slashing Reels Play Bonus payouts

Shortly after expanding ads in Instagram Reels to all regions last year, Meta announced the Reels Play Bonus program. The program incentivized creators to make Reels on the platform in return for a handsome reward ranging from $600 to an eye-watering $35,000. However, the company has reportedly slashed the payout rates of late, and creators...

Instagram introduces several new DM features, including silent messages

Instagram first started as a basic photo/video-sharing platform. Since the Meta (Facebook at the time) acquisition, though, the service has been evolving into a more hybrid and feature-rich one. Users can now go live, engage in group and 1-on-1 on conversations, post or watch Reels, and much more. In a major update, Instagram has now...

Instagram is working on several new features, including improvements to Story replies

Instagram continuously works on adding new features to its app. Some of which are original ideas, while the rest are inspired by other platforms. The Meta-owned service -- which first started as a basic photo/video sharing app -- has become a feature-rich destination that many users like to seek. And as new additions land, users...

Instagram introduces two new filters to help you catch up on new posts quickly

After rolling out new parental supervision controls earlier this month, Instagram has now announced two new features to help you control your feed. In a recent blog post, Instagram's Adam Mosseri highlighted the two new features that will help you choose what posts you see in your feed -- Favorites and Following. These features will...

Instagram rolls out new parental supervision controls in the US

In December, Instagram announced new parental controls to help parents and guardians control how much time their teens spend on Instagram. At the time, the company said the new tools would be made available in March 2022. As promised, the company has launched its new supervision tools. In a blog post on Monday, Instagram head Adam...