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    Instagram Finally Allows Users To Disable Comments

    Instagram is detailing their plans to help users prevent online harassment today, announcing a set of new account and commenting tools that will soon be available to all users. According to a blog post, the features should roll out to users over the next few weeks in an app update. Until now, it was only […]

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    New Instagram Update Brings Live Video and Disappearing Photos and Video

    Today, Instagram is pushing out an update with more features that compete directly with both Snapchat and Twitter’s Periscope. Instagram users can now stream live video to followers or individual friends, adding to the Instagram Stories feature that was released in August. Instagram is also adding disappearing photos and videos, their most direct challenge to […]

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    Pumpkin Spice Hair is the Latest Hair Craze

    It’s really happened. We have reached full Pumpkin Spice saturation. We thought it was bad enough when they came out with Pumpkin Spice-flavored Cheerios, English Muffins and M&M’s. Things also seemed to have gone too far when McDonald’s made their PSL beverages available in mid-August. But none of that compares to this. Guess what is the new hair […]

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    Drafts Could Be Coming to Instagram Very Soon

    A simple but very significant change might be coming to Instagram soon, and for a change, it’ll be one that users actually like. Multiple users have reported that the Instagram app is allowing them to save edited photos as drafts before posting. Say goodbye to ill-conceived ‘grams and hello to filtered to perfection. Before this […]

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    Facebook Takes on Snapchat By Way of Instagram Stories

    It’s easy to forget sometimes, but Instagram belongs to Facebook thanks to a what now seems low $1 billion acquisition in 2012. To his credit, Mark Zuckerberg has stayed fairly hands-off, although Instagram’s changes to their feed this year suggests that may no longer be the case. Here’s the latest hint that Facebook might be taking […]

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    Instagram Now Has 500 Million Active Users

    Well, it’s official — if the account:person ratio is 1:1 (we know, it’s not), then a good one-fifteenth of the world’s population can tell you their favorite filter if you ask them. Even if the real number of people in the world with Instagram accounts is far lower, there’s no denying that today’s milestone for Instagram […]

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    Instagram Extends Videos to 60 Seconds

    Instagram Video is moving from art form to the mainstream today, with the announcement that Instagram will extend the maximum runtime of videos from 15 seconds to one minute. The change will roll out of the next few months, first to iOS and Android users. The move signals a partial end to the short-form video […]

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    Uplet Lets You Upload Instagram Photos from Your Mac

    Not being able to upload photos from a desktop has been a long-simmering complaint about Instagram. You can understand it from their point of view — Instagram is supposed to be about spontaneous pictures, shared to capture a moment and include your friends in it. It’s not really supposed to be a photo album. That’s […]

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    If Disney Princesses Had Instagram Accounts

    Mirror, mirror, on the wall… forget the fairest! Who is the selfiest of them all? I’ve often daydreamed about how interesting Instagram would be with the Disney Princesses to follow — luckily, we no longer have to imagine! Artists Simona Bonafini and Belinda Tan put together a realistic, magical glimpse into our favorite princesses and company […]

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    Instagram Finally Allows User Account Switching

    Sometimes, the best news is the simplest — short and sweet, right? As of yesterday, you can now switch between multiple accounts on the Instagram app, a long overdue feature that we’re very happy to see. It’s great news for anyone with more than one Instagram account, and there’s plenty of us out there. Some […]

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    Twitter Stalker Ends Up Dating Disney Actor

    Well, this is only going to encourage that kind of behavior. 22-year-old Danielle Caesar has emboldened obsessed fans around the world with her now-successful years long pursuit of Disney Channel star Jake T. Austin, culminating in the two of them dating and posting the Instagrams to prove it. Since 2009, Austin, star of Wizards of […]

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    Instagram Proves It’s No Square, Now Welcomes Rectangular Photos

    After establishing its brand with dare-to-be-square photos, Instagram is now ready to show some love for photos and videos in portrait and landscape orientations. Hurray for Insta-fans who are shooting more and more videos and wide-angled selfies. In a blog post detailing the changes that Instagram users can expect in the latest app update (version […]

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    This App Will Get You More Likes on Instagram

    You won’t get a Like from Facebook corporate, but you’ll get plenty of Likes from—bots, other users, I’m not entirely sure—with the well-titled Get Likes on Instagram app. Get Likes on Instagram is one of many bold, in-your-face affronts to Facebook’s efforts to root out the fake likes that are interfering with their precious advertising […]