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Facebook’s experimental Stories feature lets users cross-post to Instagram

Facebook has started testing a feature that will finally allow you to cross-post Stories to Instagram. The social network released a tool that gives you the capability to cross-post Instagram Stories to Facebook way back in 2017. However, that tool … Read the rest of this entry

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Instagram removes the IGTV button you weren’t using

Instagram's IGTV was supposed to usher in a new era for video in the social network, but that's not quite how it panned out. And now, the company is tempering its expectations. A Facebook spokesperson has confirmed to TechCrunch that … Read the rest of this entry

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Instagram removes posts backing slain Iranian leader to obey US sanctions

Instagram appears to be caught in the crossfire of international politics. Facebook has confirmed to CNN that it pulled posts and accounts supporting slain Iranian commander Qassem Soleimani in order to obey US sanctions against the country's Islami… Engadget RSS … Read the rest of this entry

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Instagram is trying to shut down stalking app Like Patrol

Whether it's a parent checking in or a jealous boyfriend keeping tabs on his ex, stalkers are going to stalk. There are several apps that enable this type of behavior, and Like Patrol is one of them. The app scrapes … Read the rest of this entry

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Instagram updates bring dark mode to iOS 13 and Android 10

Following the introduction of Apple's system-wide dark mode on iOS 13 and a similar feature in Android 10, users have been able to switch to a white-on-black theme for their system elements and for supported apps. Now, Instagram is going … Read the rest of this entry

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Canon’s G7 X III can shoot vertical video for your Instagram

Canon has unveiled a pair of PowerShot cameras that are well suited for YouTube and Instagram creators, even more so than its high-end EOS R cameras. The G7 X III and G5 X II, successors to the PowerShot G7 X … Read the rest of this entry

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Instagram tests easier ways to recover hacked accounts

Instagram might offer a little more reassurance if your account is ever hijacked. The social network is testing a new in-app account recovery process that should make it easier to recover an account — and make it harder for thieves … Read the rest of this entry

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Amazon closes down its shopping-focused Instagram rival Spark

Amazon Spark, the e-commerce giant's social network, has seemingly shut down after only a couple of years. If you don't even know what it is, we don't blame you. You can think of it as Amazon's version of Instagram, except … Read the rest of this entry

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Instagram makes it easy to add song lyrics to your Stories

Instagram announced today that it is adding the ability to display lyrics when adding songs to Stories. The feature will let users decide if they want to display song lyrics on screen and will give them the ability to edit … Read the rest of this entry

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Instagram might make it easier to juggle multiple accounts

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 of a code for a feature … Read the rest of this entry

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