Instagram is investigating an issue that’s causing some of its most popular accounts to appear to lose millions of followers.
“We’re aware of an issue that is causing a change in account follower numbe […]
An Instagram account posting comics with gay characters disappeared this week after Indonesian officials pressed the company to take it down. The Indonesian government is now saying that Instagram removed […]
The UK government has said it could legislate to require age verification checks on users of dating apps, following an investigation into underage use of dating apps published by the Sunday Times yesterday.
The n […]
Instagram today announced that IGTV previews will begin showing up in users’ main feeds starting today. Ideally, you would have to tap the one-minute previews to go watch the full video in IGTV, something I […]
If you can’t beat or join them… force feed ’em? That appears to be Instagram’s latest strategy for IGTV, which is now being shoved right into Instagram’s main feed, the company announced today. Instagram […]
Germany is known for its no-nonsense approach to digital data gathering — back in 2016 it took a hard stance against Facebook’s use of WhatsApp data, and more recently announced its plans to investigate the […]
Instagram is working on a feature that might eventually allow you to log into several accounts at once with just one username and password. Social media researcher Ishan Agarwal told TechCrunch about the existence […]
Instagram will hide images that show self-harm behind “sensitivity screens,” according to the platform’s head Adam Mosseri. The new feature will blur the offensive material until a user actively chooses to view […]
Facebook’s come a long way since it launched 15 years ago today, on February 4th, 2009. Known as TheFacebook.com when it was created by Mark Zuckerberg and friends from Harvard, the service has gone from a […]
Instagram hasn’t effectively protected users from self-harm and suicidal content, Adam Mosseri, the head of the company, admits in an op-ed today, and he says that the company is working to remedy that. […]
Unless you have an Instagram boyfriend who’s dedicated to taking flattering photos of you, you have to hope that whichever friend or stranger you hand your phone to can take a good shot. To make sure they c […]
The moment that stock photo of a lone egg became a viral Instagram hit, it turned into a target for brands and companies looking to appeal to the social media-loving generation. It looks like Hulu had the best […]
Elliot Tebele, founder of marketing firm Jerry Media and creator of the popular Fuckjerry Instagram account, said today that his company will no longer post content without being able to identify its creator […]
Comedians have started a campaign to take down Fuckjerry, one of Instagram’s biggest joke aggregators. The Instagram account, run primarily by Elliot Tebele with contribution from others at Jerry Media, p […]
The founders of Dadi — pronounced daddy — think men are in need of a wake-up call.
“Men [have] a biological clock just like women, which is something that people don’t talk about,” Dadi co-founder and chief exe […]
Photo-sharing app and social network Instagram was briefly taken offline on Monday afternoon, causing nothing of consequence to occur other than a brief respite from one source of the constant deluge of […]
What if you want to update your Instagram Story but all you did this weekend was binge Netflix? You can now basically become an ad for your favorite show with a new integration that lets you post artwork […]
Over the past year, people have been posting claims that only 7 percent of Instagram followers see a user’s posts. The viral claim has made it as far as Pinterest and Facebook, where users, often a […]