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Instagram Stories Gets Live Video Replay as It Hits 250 Million Daily Active Users

HIGHLIGHTS Instagram introduced an option to share a replay of a user’s Live video The Live video can shared to Instagram Stories for 24 hours Instagram has also added 250 million daily users on Instagram ‘Stories’ Photo-sharing app Instagram has announced it will introduce an option to share a replay of a user’s Live video to ‘Stories’ feature for 24 ... Read More »

Britney Spears’ Instagram Photo Hosts Russian Malware Link in Comments: Report

In the wake of multiple cyber-attacks happening around the globe, with WannaCry and Fireball being the latest ones, cyber-security firms and researchers are tirelessly upping various methods to discover hacks to curb them or some such. Now, researchers at ESET Security have found a new kind of malware that uses platforms like Instagram to connect to its controllers. It is ... Read More »

How finance brands use Instagram

  A mountain top view. A close-up of a hand-rolled pastry. These images, while almost pedestrian on Instagram, are hardly what you’d expect out of a finance brand. But that’s exactly what American Express’ presence on the platform is all about: An effort to connect with an experience rather than a product. “Instagram is really about engaging — it’s so ... Read More »

An Instagram challenge fighting mental health taboos

The buzz surrounding mental health has only gotten stronger in the last couple of years. People have been rallying to eradicate the stigma attached to mental illnesses and celebrities like Carrie Fisher, and closer home Deepika Padukone, have only helped take the cause forward. And now, we have another campaign, that’s helping people deal with their own struggles with mental ... Read More »

Instagram is fighting harassment with new keyword filtering feature

Public figures aren’t the only people who deal with unwanted comments on Instagram, but until today, only VIPs had access to tools that allowed them to fight back. Instagram is rolling out a new moderation feature that gives you more control over what people can say in your comments. The tool is accessible by tapping on the gear icon where ... Read More »

Even if fewer are sharing on Instagram, advertisers probable might not care

A record Thursday within the Statistics stated that according to sources, the variety of pix and motion pictures published on Instagram reduced between 2013 and 2015, regardless of extra users signing up tothe carrier. but this decline, even if it persisted into 2016, is unlikely to decrease advertisers’ enthusiasm for the platform,consistent with several who spoke to CNBC. “greater users ... Read More »

Instagram follows Facebook with algorithm-run feeds

Photo and video-sharing app Instagram is following in the footsteps of its parent Facebook, by testing out an algorithm-based feed, showing moments users “care about the most” first. Announced in a blog post Tuesday, Instagram photos and videos will soon be arranged based on the likelihood of interest a user has in the content, their relationship to the person posting ... Read More »

Why Instagram wants to re-order your photo feed

Instagram will soon rearrange its users’ feeds based on relevancy rather than chronological order, the photo-sharing app said in an official blogpost on Tuesday. Instagram said it hopes that a more tailored feed will improve the overall user experience. The company told CNBC it’s using machine learning to detect patterns and adapt to users’ behavior. “If your favorite musician shares ... Read More »

Instagram follows Facebook with algorithm-run feeds

Photo and video-sharing app Instagram is following in the footsteps of its parent Facebook, by testing out an algorithm-based feed, showing moments users “care about the most” first. Announced in a blog post Tuesday, Instagram photos and videos will soon be arranged based on the likelihood of interest a user has in the content, their relationship to the person posting ... Read More »

Instagram now has 200,000 advertisers

Facebook’s Instagram app just hit a major milestone: It now has more than 200,000 monthly active advertisers, paying to reach its 400-million-plus active users. That 200,000 number is up from just “hundreds” of advertisers in June. The company, which opened its self-service ad platform in September, said 75 percent of its advertisers are outside the U.S. and the vast majority ... Read More »