Tag Archives: Instagram

Meta Launches Improved 3D Avatars, Expands Avatar Use to Instagram

The metaverse is coming – not now, and not for some time yet, but it is evolving, and as per the name, Meta is keen to take ownership of that next stage, and ensure that it remains relevant in the future iteration of the web as we know it. And this is another step in that direction – today, Meta ... Read More »

Couple dangerously hangs out of a moving train for the perfect Instagram photo

A glamorous travel blogging couple have been slammed for dangling precariously out of a moving train in Sri Lanka for an Instagram photo. Influencers Raquel and Miguel, from Portugal, posted the daring shot to their 200,000 followers on the social media site — and fans are calling the act “irresponsible”. Instagrammers Raquel and Miguel from the @explorerssaurus_ account have been ... Read More »

Instagram announced a new interface that’s cleaner and simpler

Today, Instagram announced a new update coming to Instagram users. The update gets rid of some of the icons on profiles and replaces them with literal text. Rather than icons for each tab, they are now properly labeled with text, which should make them much clearer to those users who might not know what the tab icons mean. Over the ... Read More »

Instagram Rolls Out New Feature to Help Deal With Drug Abuse

HIGHLIGHTS A prompt would pop-up if users try to find drug abuse related treatment It will also happen if users look to buy drugs illegally on the platform The feature is currently available in the US Facebook-owned Instagram is rolling out a new “prompt feature” that would pop-up if users try to find substance abuse related recovery and treatment services or look ... Read More »

Yoga poses such as headstand done for Instagram could cause fatal injuries

The number of people with serious Yoga-related injuries are on the rise, according to an Australian study that warns people to practice yogic poses with caution. Researchers from Central Queensland University in Australia analysed all yoga injuries presented at emergency departments between 2009 and 2016 in Victoria. They found that Yoga-related injuries that were serious enough to land people in ... Read More »

Blogging Instagram mums slammed by parents for painting false picture of motherhood with glamorous snaps and ‘shameless advertising’

INSTA-MUMS who share pictures of their seemingly glamorous journey through motherhood on Instagram have come under fire from ordinary parents accusing them of ‘shameless advertising and self-promotion’. Mumsnet users have criticised ‘endless’ holiday snaps and product plugs from the accounts, saying they paint an unrealistic portrait of life as a mother. Mother of Daughters, Courtney Adamo and Mother Pukka were ... Read More »

Instagram Implements AI-Based Moderation System to Block Offensive Comments

Instagram on Thursday said it is using artificial intelligence to filter nasty comments and spam at the popular Facebook-owned photo-sharing service. The move comes as Facebook and other Internet companies work to curb trolls, hate speech and the spread of violent ideology on their platforms. “Many of you have told us that toxic comments discourage you from enjoying Instagram and expressing yourself freely,” co-founder and chief ... Read More »

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 »