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Instagram is down, so users are flocking to Twitter to complain

Users around the world began reporting Thursday afternoon that they’re unable to access their Instagram accounts, with the Facebook-owned photo-sharing service apparently suffering a major outage. The problems didn’t a...

Instagram is down, so users are flocking to Twitter to complain

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Technical Issues Plague WhatsApp, Instagram And Facebook; Users Complain And the apps are down again. Instagram, WhatsApp and Facebook users are facing problem in logging in, sharing and downloading content, and using the apps in general....
21:51, 2019-07-03

No, Instagram influencers are not flocking to Chernobyl Influencer culture can be a bit much, to say the least, and understanding it can be a struggle. But if you saw that now-viral tweet about Instagram baddies flocking to Chernobyl to capitalize on its new hype thanks to the HBO show—see it below—know that it’s not all what it seems. The Atlantic’s Tay...
03:17, 2019-06-13

HBO’s ‘Chernobyl’ has Instagram influencers flocking to the site of the disaster HBO’s miniseries that retells the story of the 1986 Chernobyl nuclear power plant disaster has quickly become one of the best TV series of the year so far, in addition to ranking as IMDB’s top-rated show — surpassing the usual suspects like Game of Thrones, Breaking Bad and The Sop...
06:17, 2019-06-08

OnePlus 7 Pro users complain about a 'ghostly presence' tapping on their screen If you own a OnePlus 7 Pro and have been plagued by a touchscreen that seems to be receiving inputs from a ghost, don't worry. You're not going crazy. Some OnePlus 7 Pro owners are complaining on the OnePlus Forum (via Android Police) that the screen on their device is responding to"phantom" taps on...
22:00, 2019-05-25

Instagram users can now flag false content Beginning today, Instagram users can report content that they believe to be false. Instagram will use those flags to better understand misinformation on the platform and to train its AI to spot false content. In time, Instagram will use the feedback,......
16:34, 2019-08-16

PlayStation and Instagram back up after outage for some users Many users experienced difficulty Thursday with the PlayStation Network and Instagram. Both systems are now back up and running.       ...
04:51, 2019-06-14

Instagram to let US users report false content Facebook-owned company seeking to stem spread of misinformation by removing dubious posts from searchesInstagram is adding an option for users to report posts they think are false, the Facebook-owned photo-sharing site has announced, as tries to stem misinformation and other abuses.Results rated as ...
08:34, 2019-08-17

Instagram will ask users to rethink posting something offensive Instagram will ask users to think again if they are about to post something that could be considered offensive and early tests suggest it could work, says the firm...
17:34, 2019-07-09

Instagram Will Enable Users to Flag Posts They Think Are Fake Instagram users in the U.S. will soon be able to report content they deem to be fake as the Facebook-owned app joins the fight against online misinformation, Reuters reporte. The new feature, announced Thursday, will allow users of the photo and video-sharing app to flag suspicious posts. Flagged co...
17:34, 2019-08-16

Instagram's anti-bullying AI asks users: 'Are you sure you want to post this?' Instagram said early tests found it encourages users to ‘share something less hurtful once they have had a chance to reflect’Instagram is inviting users to think again before posting unkind comments with a new tool designed to curb bullying on the social media platform.The company is rolling out a n...
21:17, 2019-07-09

Instagram announces ads will be served to users' Explore feed Instagram has just confirmed it will bring ads to your Explore feed. As one of the go-to features for Instagram users who search for places, shops and connect with people businesses and creators, Explore looks like a great monetization tool.According to Instagram, more than 50% accounts on its socia...
21:00, 2019-06-27

Facebook, WhatsApp, Instagram glitches affect some users globally Facebook Inc said on Wednesday some of its users globally were facing issues while sending media files over its social media platforms including WhatsApp and Instagram, and the social media company said it was working to fix the problem....
23:34, 2019-07-03

Instagram adds tool for users to flag false information Instagram is adding an option for users to report posts they think are false, the company announced on Thursday, as the Facebook-owned photo-sharing site tries to stem misinformation and other abuses on its platform....
16:34, 2019-08-16

Analysis: Are social media users abandoning Facebook and Instagram? Facebook and Instagram are two of the most widely used social media apps, but a recent Bank of America report claims mobile downloads are declining.       ...
20:51, 2019-09-12

CIA's Instagram account following just 11 social media users -- mostly from Hollywood: reports The CIA’s official Instagram account, which was launched in April, was not following any other accounts until Thursday afternoon when it began following only 11 other Instagram users — most of them Hollywood actors who have portrayed CIA agents on the big screen, according to a report....
12:17, 2019-06-28

Instagram hides number of 'likes' from users in Australian trial Social media giant says the trial, which rolls out Thursday, will ‘reduce pressure’ on users of the platform Instagram users in Australia will no longer be able to see how many likes a post has a received under trial changes to “remove pressure” on the digital platform’s users.Instagram will on Thur...
04:17, 2019-07-18

Instagram bans marketing company tracking users' locations Instagram has banned a marketing company called Hyp3r which was saving location data attached to users' stories so it could track their real-world movements....
18:17, 2019-08-08

Twitter Was Down for an Hour and Users Were #Devastated (SAN FRANCISCO) — “Miss us?” Twitter tweeted from its official account as the Great Twitter Outage wound down. We did, apparently. For nearly an hour Thursday, the site we use to keep up with everything and nothing appeared inaccessible for people around the world, regardless of ce...
00:00, 2019-07-12

Twitter outage affects users across the US The company says it is investigating the problem after a disruption that began Thursday afternoonTwitter says it is investigating a problem with its service after users across the US and elsewhere reported not being able to access the platform.The company is not saying how widespread the outage is. ...
23:00, 2019-07-11

Twitter for Web's Big Redesign Is Rolling Out to All Users Twitter has announced that it has started rolling out its major desktop redesign to all users from Monday. The fresh design includes a new navigation bar and a bunch of other changes....
17:34, 2019-07-16

Private contact data of millions of Instagram users was reportedly exposed Facebook is investigating a report that claims the private contact data for millions of the influencers, brands, and celebrities who use the company’s Instagram subsidiary has been exposed online. That news comes via TechCrunch, which recounted in a post on Monday that an unprotected database ...
14:32, 2019-05-21

Instagram’s anti-bullying feature warns users if they’re about to post a mean comment Adam Mosseri, the head of Facebook-owned Instagram, said the company is willing to make decisions that keep its users safe from online bullying, even if it leads to decreased usage. “We will make decisions that mean people use Instagram less if it keeps people more safe,” Mosseri told Time in an art...
06:00, 2019-07-09

An Instagram users says she is over $5,000 dollars in debt after traveling to the US just to make her followers jealous Jonathan Wong/South China Morning Post/Getty Images An Australian woman decided to join her brother on a trip to Disneyland in the United States, even though she knew she couldn't afford it. She says her motivation was to make her Instagram followers jealous of her travel photos, explaining how the...
15:17, 2019-08-24

One In 5 US Twitter Users Follows Donald Trump: Report Nineteen percent of US Twitter users follow President Donald Trump on the social platform, and a majority of those people approve of his job performance, a survey showed Monday....
21:00, 2019-07-15

Is Twitter Notifying Users When Their Tweets Are Shared in DMs? No. What? Of Course Not. Twitter is a lot of things, but where it consistently excels is as at being a petri dish to watch context collapse in real time. Take, for example, a very obvious joke turned nightmare scenario circulating credulously across the platform today via a celebrity news account.Read more......
10:17, 2019-06-11

Facebook's Instagram boots ad partner, saying it improperly collected and stored info about users Instagram on Wednesday sent a cease and desist letter to Hyp3r, a San Francisco marketing startup that was found to be improperly collecting public user....
03:51, 2019-08-08

Massive leak exposed personal data belonging to 49 million Instagram users According to TechCrunch, an Instagram database containing the private information of 49 million members, was accidentally left exposed on Amazon Web Services. The database could have been viewed by anyone since it did not have a password for protection. The accounts in the database included those be...
18:51, 2019-05-21

Sharing that Twitter post or Instagram pic will get easier with Android Q Have you ever tried to send someone or a group an Instagram posting, YouTube video, a picture from the gallery, or a Twitter status only to find yourself buried in Android's seemingly illogical sharing menu? There is that, and then there are the manufacturer overlays that take a completely different...
17:00, 2019-06-07

Twitter and Instagram Unveil New Ways to Combat Hate—Again The social media giants just released new policies to cut down on bullying and hate speech. It's not clear they'll be any more successful this time around....
15:51, 2019-07-11

Instagram Starts Test To Hide Number of Likes Posts Receive for Users in 7 Countries Some users opening their Instagram apps will notice a difference in the popular social media site. The number of likes, typically displayed under users’ posts will no longer be visible. Instagram, which is owned by Facebook, announced on Wednesday that some users in seven countries will not be...
01:17, 2019-07-19

Twitter users keep abusing the wrong Jeffrey Epstein “Rot in hell you pervert,” wrote one. “Go to hell, child rapist,” said another. These were all tweets directed to Jeffrey Epstein, a publicist at the Walt Disney Company, whose sole connection to the late disgraced financier is his name. Imagine sharing a name with the most loathed human being on th...
14:00, 2019-08-12

Twitter now has 139 million users—and that number is growing Twitter is reporting surprisingly strong user numbers and revenue even as it eliminates robotic and fake accounts on its platform.       ...
22:00, 2019-07-31

Twitter to Flag Users for Speech Offending Religious Groups Twitter has updated its policy on hateful conduct to better protect religious groups, the latest effort by the company to police speech and prevent abuse on its platform....
20:17, 2019-07-09

Crop tops for men? Twitter users don't know how to feel about the new trend Every decade there seems to be a crop top resurgence. Now you can find them on Amazon, Etsy and ASOS -- for men.        ...
01:17, 2019-06-01

'View' hosts tell AOC and Trump to 'suck it up!' instead of blocking Twitter users "The View" hosts Whoopi Goldberg and Meghan McCain knocked two of the nation's most prominent politicians for being too thin-skinned in response to criticism on Twitter....
21:00, 2019-07-10

Twitter is making it easier for users to follow curated topics Twitter is coming up with new ideas to improve the microblogging site, with tests currently underway for letting users follow specific topics so they can easily access content they’re interested in. It will work exactly how the social site lets users follow specific people (or accounts) ...
06:17, 2019-08-14

Free speech group: AOC blocking Twitter users is ‘unconstitutional’ A free speech group slammed Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez this week for allegedly blocking users on Twitter because she doesn’t agree with their points of view. Columbia University’s Knight First Amendment Institute sent a letter to the freshman congresswoman on Wednesday calling the practice ...
03:34, 2019-08-30

Trump tries to overturn ruling stopping him from blocking Twitter users President Trump is determined to challenge an appeals court ruling preventing him from blocking critics on Twitter. The Justice Department has filed papers for Trump that demanded a rehearing by the Second US Circuit Court of Appeals in New York, ar......
07:17, 2019-08-25

Twitter Asked 193 Million Users to Verify Accounts in H2 2018 As part of its efforts to prevent manipulation of the platform by bots and fake accounts, Twitter challenged 19.35 crore (193 million) accounts for verification in the second half of 2018....
10:34, 2019-06-03

First Amendment group asks AOC to unblock Twitter users with opposing views A First Amendment group is asking U.S. Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, D-N.Y., to unblock Twitter users she has blocked because of their differing political positions. ...
02:17, 2019-08-30

Twitter rolls out a notice for tweets from important users that break its guidelines Twitter said on Thursday it would identify and de-emphasize tweets that broke its rules but came from important sources such as politicians.Read More...
06:17, 2019-06-28

Trump Challenges Court Ruling Barring Him From Blocking Twitter Users President Donald Trump is challenging a federal appeals court decision that ruled he violated the U.S. Constitution by blocking people whose views he disliked from his Twitter account....
05:51, 2019-08-24

UPDATE 2-Trump challenges court ruling barring him from blocking Twitter users President Donald Trump is challenging a federal appeals court decision that ruled he violated the U.S. Constitution by blocking people whose views he disliked from his Twitter account....
03:17, 2019-08-24

Twitter apologizes for suspending users critical of China ahead of Tiananmen anniversary In a statement posted to the company's Public Policy Twitter feed on Saturday, Twitter said "a number of accounts" had been suspended as part of efforts to target accounts engaging in "platform manipulation."...
23:34, 2019-06-02

President Trump Can't Block Twitter Users, Federal Appeals Court Rules A federal appeals court in New York ruled President Trump’s practice of blocking some users on Twitter violates the free-speech protections of the First Amendment....
11:00, 2019-07-10

4chan users pose as Jews to peddle anti-Semitic propaganda on Twitter A group of 4chan users have taken to Twitter, impersonating Jews and promoting anti-Semitic conspiracy theories following a call to arms on the popular message board. In the original post, the unknown user urged readers to “create a massive movement of fake Jewish profiles on Facebook, Twitter” and ...
07:17, 2019-08-22

AOC to face lawsuit over blocking Twitter users, following appeals court ruling on Trump Former Democratic New York Assemblyman Dov Hikind told Fox News on Tuesday he's preparing to sue Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, D-N.Y., for blocking users on Twitter based on their personal viewpoints, following a federal appeals court ruling barring President Trump from doing the same....
22:51, 2019-07-09

Curbing malicious behavior and growing users: Why Twitter stock popped 20% in July From curbing malicious behavior to accelerating user growth, the social media site ended the first half on a high note.       ...
22:00, 2019-08-11

Facebook, Instagram and Whatsapp are 'being buggy,' users report outages around the world Instagram and Facebook apps are suffering outages for some users in the United States and Europe. WhatsApp users are also seeing issues.       ...
17:00, 2019-07-03

Apple unveils $1,000 Pro Display stand. Twitter users say 'no thanks!' Apple's $1,000 Pro Display stand isn't included with its new Mac monitor. iPhones, iPads and other Apple products are also getting more expensive.        ...
17:34, 2019-06-05

How consumers rank Facebook, Twitter, Snapchat, Instagram, LinkedIn, and YouTube on privacy, fake news, content relevance, safety, and sharing (FB, GOOGL, TWTTR, MSFT, SNAP) Digital trust is the confidence people have in a platform to protect their information and provide a safe environment for them to create and engage with content. Business Insider Intelligence surveyed over 1,300 global consumers to evaluate their perception of Facebook, Twitter, Snapchat, Instag...
21:51, 2019-07-19

Why women are flocking to Queens to become strippers It’s the next big thong. Stripper wannabes inspired by Jennifer Lopez’s new hit flick “Hustlers” are flocking to Queens to take up careers in taking it off. Since the movie’s Sept. 13 release, applications at Show Palace — the Long Island City jiggle joint featured in the film — have more than doubl...
05:34, 2019-09-22

Tourists are flocking to Chernobyl thanks to HBO miniseries CHERNOBYL, Ukraine — The success of a US television miniseries examining the world’s worst nuclear accident at Chernobyl has driven up the number of tourists wanting to see the plant, and the ghostly abandoned town that neighbors it, for themselves. One Chernobyl tour agency reported a 40 percent ri...
21:17, 2019-06-06

Chinese tourists are flocking to this lake just for selfies DALI, China — Chinese tourists are flocking to a lake in southwest Yunnan province to recreate photos that have gone viral on social media, the country’s latest selfie craze. Visitors to Erhai lake say photography sets offering everything from rare animals to fields of brightly-colored flowers are e...
21:34, 2019-06-21

Norwegian startups flocking to New York for lower tax rates The Norwegians are coming to New York with startup companies, fresh ideas and millions in capital. And hundreds of these startups are raring to go, say business executives. The city is the gateway for a growing number of fledgling companies from Norway, lured here by much lower US tax rates and ligh...
21:17, 2019-07-07

Flocking offers birds protection, aerodynamic advantages, scientists say Scientists reveal a new understanding of why and how birds flock, based on the mechanics of four shorebirds of varying sizes, in a study published Tuesday....
19:34, 2019-06-04

People flocking to adopt Georgia baby found in plastic bag: police More than a thousand people from around the world have offered to adopt the newborn found wrapped in a plastic grocery bag in the woods in Georgia, local police said Thursday. Well-wishers — some from as far as Ireland — have reached out to Forsyth County authorities eager to help or pro...
06:34, 2019-06-28

One Nation Tories are flocking to Lib Dems to escape Boris Johnson's narrow little cult, says Sir Vince Cable One Nation Conservatives are flocking to the Liberal Democrats as Boris Johnson's Tory Party "retreats into a narrow little cult", Sir Vince Cable said today....
21:17, 2019-09-13

Chrome Becomes Web 'Gatekeeper' and Rivals Complain Few home-grown Google products have been as successful as Chrome. Launched in 2008, it has more than 63% of the market and about 70% on desktop computers, according to StatCounter data....
21:51, 2019-05-29

EU citizens in UK complain of being denied right to vote People are being turned away from European election polling booths due to admin errorsA nationwide picture is emerging of EU citizens in the UK being denied their democratic right to vote in the European parliament elections because of administrative errors by local councils. Related: 'Vote in your ...
20:17, 2019-05-23

A letter to… the neighbours who complain about our baby ‘We can’t turn his volume down. We can’t reason with him. He’s a baby’: the letter you always wanted to writeIt’s 2am and I’m sitting up in bed, breastfeeding my four-month-old son, running through in my head what I might say to you if I happen to bump into you on the stairs in our block of flats. I...
08:51, 2019-08-31

Migrants complain of poor conditions at US holding centers The Trump administration is facing growing complaints from migrants about severe overcrowding, meager food and other hardships at border holding centers....
23:51, 2019-06-14

Seidl: F1 teams, drivers can't complain about rules they pushed for McLaren boss Andreas Seidl says teams and drivers cannot complain that there are too many rules in Formula 1, because they pushed for them in the first place...
17:51, 2019-07-03

Residents complain about the smell coming from the Nogales wash NOGALES, Ariz. – Residents of Nogales, Arizona are calling for a fair resolution regarding the millions of pounds of sewage running through the Nogales wash and the heart of the city. A pipeline called the International Outfall Interceptor (IOI) pumps sewage from Sonora, Mexico to a wastewater...
06:34, 2019-07-24

Spice Girls fans complain of 'awful' sound at Dublin gig Mel B acknowledges complaints about Croke Park comeback performanceThe Spice Girl Mel B has said she hopes the sound “will be much, much better” at the reformed band’s next show, following complaints about the first gig of their stadium reunion tour.More than 70,000 fans attended the concert at Crok...
20:17, 2019-05-25

China Summons US Envoy To Complain About Hong Kong Remarks China summoned a senior US diplomat on Friday to lodge a formal complaint about US comments on Hong Kong, after proposed US legislation that would require the government to justify the continuation of......
21:34, 2019-06-14

Airlines complain about rates to ship jet fuels on Buckeye's pipeline Major airline companies have complained to U.S. regulators about fees to ship jet fuel on Buckeye Pipe Line Company's refined products line to New York City area airports, saying they have each overpaid between $900,000 and $1.7 million....
19:00, 2019-06-06

China summons U.S. diplomat to complain about Hong Kong remarks China summoned a senior U.S. diplomat on Friday to lodge a formal complaint about U.S. comments on Hong Kong, after proposed U.S. legislation that would require the government to justify the continuation of special treatment for the territory....
13:51, 2019-06-14

Ghosn's Paris lawyers contacted U.N. body to complain about his treatment Carlos Ghosn's Paris lawyers François Zimeray and Jessica Finelle said on Monday that they had contacted a United Nations body last week to complain about Ghosn's treatment....
09:51, 2019-05-27

Iran summons UAE envoy to complain about U.S. drone launch: Fars Iran's foreign ministry summoned a United Arab Emirates envoy to complain about the UAE allowing a U.S. drone shot down on Thursday to be launched from a U.S. military base on its territory, the Fars news agency reported....
15:51, 2019-06-22

Flood victims in Siberia complain authorities failed to warn them Russian residents of the Siberian region of Irkutsk devastated by a fatal flood have accused the authorities of failing to give them adequate warning that could have helped save lives and avert damage....
01:51, 2019-07-03

Runners complain Spain's running of the bulls has become lackluster over protective measures At least seven people have been hospitalized and 67 more were tended to by medics during the first five bull runs of this year’s San Fermin festival in Spain but, despite this, some veteran runners are complaining that the tradition is growing increasingly dull. ...
19:51, 2019-07-11

Greg Gutfeld: Biden 'made his bed,' can't complain about attacks from fellow Dems Former Vice President Joe Biden's race-based criticisms of his Republican opponents show he's "made his bed with the smear machine," according to Greg Gutfeld....
02:17, 2019-06-22

Xiaomi's Manu Jain Opens Up on Redmi K20 India Price After Fans Complain Redmi K20 price in India starts at Rs. 21,999, while the Realme X launched in the country earlier this week carrying a starting price tag of Rs. 16,999....
17:51, 2019-07-18

Honor students complain of racial incidents at Boston's Museum of Fine Arts "No food, no drink, no watermelon." That's what one staffer at Boston's Museum of Fine Arts allegedly told a group of black students on a field trip to the arts institution....
19:01, 2019-05-25

John Bercow: People can't ignore the rules then complain if the referee treads on them EXCLUSIVE: In his first interview since his decision to stand down, Speaker John Bercow tells Joe Murphy and Ayesha Hazarika why he loves the Commons and is unmoved by threats to block him from the Lords...
12:51, 2019-09-13

Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey’s Twitter Account Has Been Hacked (SAN FRANCISCO) — Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey has found his official account hacked and sending racist and vulgar tweets to his 4.2 million followers. The person tweeting from Dorsey’s account on Friday sent tweets such as “Hitler is innocent” and, using a vulgarity, asked “...
00:00, 2019-08-31

Facebook Is Rebranding Instagram As ‘Instagram From Facebook’ in a Surprising and Controversial Move Facebook plans to attach its name to Instagram and WhatsApp, branding them “Instagram from Facebook” and “WhatsApp from Facebook.” The move is controversial because both of the apps were born outside of Facebook, have very different corporate cultures and have thrived, in par...
16:34, 2019-08-03

Nike Drops Sneaker Featuring Betsy Ross Flag After Colin Kaepernick Is Said to Complain It Invokes Slavery Just in time for the Fourth of July, comes a report that Nike yanked a sneaker embellished with a Betsy Ross flag after NFL footballer-turned-activist Colin Kaepernick complained the image conjured up slavery and all its ills....
10:34, 2019-07-02

#DeniedMyVote: Campaigners explore legal action against government after EU citizens complain of being turned away from polling stations in European elections Campaign groups are exploring legal action against the government after EU citizens complained of being turned away from polling stations in the European elections....
21:34, 2019-05-25

Twitter is changing Twitter.com to be more like mobile app     The new Twitter Web interface... In a blog post today, Twitter announced the rollout of a new version of the Twitter.com website that revamps the Web interface to bring it more in line with the design and fun...
02:34, 2019-07-16

Here's a good reason to complain at work, don't get too crabby though Complaining in moderation at work could end up serving one key purpose: helping you establish stronger connections with your peers.        ...
17:34, 2019-05-25

All Points East 2019: Fans complain first UK Strokes gig in four years 'ruined' by sound issues Fans of The Strokes have asked for their tickets to be refunded as they complained the band could not be heard during their headlining act at All Points East....
17:51, 2019-05-26

South Western Railway strike: passengers complain of 'chronic overcrowding' in trains on day three of strike Commuters are facing a fresh bout of travel chaos as the third day of South Western Railway (SWR) staff's strike over the role of train guards gets underway....
16:51, 2019-06-20

New Twitter Still Has Old Twitter's Problems This week, Twitter unveiled a redesigned version of its website, greeting desktop users with a new appearance and added features including dedicated pages for bookmarks and exploring topics....
16:34, 2019-07-20

If you don't have a therapist, can Instagram help? Therapists are now using the platform as a way to offer support to their followers – just don’t call it ‘therapy’ In 2017, California therapist Lisa Olivera made her first post to her Instagram account. “I am here to share bits of wisdom, tools for well-being, and reflection on topics related to sel...
17:34, 2019-08-01

How to see what ads Instagram thinks you’ll care about Welcome to TNW Basics, a collection of tips, guides, and advice on how to easily get the most out of your gadgets, apps, and other stuff. Instagram‘s one of the prime social networks, and its ads are sometimes marginally less obtrusive than the likes of its big brother, Facebook. But they’re still t...
11:17, 2019-08-31

Instagram will now ask you to think twice before posting profanities Instagram today released two new features with a view to curb bullying on the platform: a warning when you try to post an abusive comment, and a ‘Restrict’ function to limit another person’s interaction with you. Adam Mosseri, Head of Instagram, said the AI-powered warning feature has stopped some p...
07:51, 2019-07-09

Facebook and Instagram Can't Seem to Keep Their Shit Together Well, folks, Facebook and its “family of apps” has experienced yet another crash. A nice respite moving into the long holiday weekend if you ask me.Read more......
21:17, 2019-07-03

Instagram just said you’re going to start seeing even more ads, which we didn’t think was possible Not that this should surprise anyone, but you’re about to start seeing more ads on Instagram now that the Facebook-owned photo-sharing app has announced a new place it’s going to start slotting them in. Very soon, the company announced today, you’ll start seeing ads show up within ...
20:17, 2019-06-27

Instagram Is This Close to Ruining Itself You know what we definitely need more of on social media? Influencers and ads. And lucky for us, Instagram has announced a new tool for surfacing a hybrid of the two in your feed. Your Insta has never looked more #sponsored, baby!Read more......
04:34, 2019-06-05

Inside Instagram’s War on Bullying Ethan Cohen tried to laugh off his first experience with bullying on Instagram. Like many kids his age, the Raleigh, N.C., teen eagerly joined the platform in middle school, and one day he discovered fellow students snickering at an account. Someone — he still does not know who — had sta...
21:34, 2019-07-08

How to make one of those ‘Best of’ Instagram collages Welcome to TNW Basics, a collection of tips, guides, and advice on how to easily get the most out of your gadgets, apps, and other stuff. So you, like most everyone out there, love posting on Instagram. Selfies, food shots, travel photos… you do it all, and your followers love you for it. Or maybe y...
08:34, 2019-06-15

Your Instagram Feed Is About to Have More Ads From Influencers On Tuesday, the photo platform announced that advertisers could promote influencer-created content in people’s feeds, even if those people do not follow the influencer....
02:34, 2019-06-05

Instagram inspired travel (NBC News) This weekend kicks off the busy summer travel season, and social media sites like Instagram are inspiring people to chase new experiences. “Younger generations that will literally book a destination based on how Instagrammable it is; how many likes they plan to get,” says Vict...
00:17, 2019-05-25

Facebook, Instagram and WhatsApp went down (again) Facebook still can't avoid widespread outages, it seems. Numerous reports have surfaced of Facebook, Instagram and WhatsApp being unavailable to various degrees on the morning of August 4th. The failure doesn't appear to have been as dramatic as it......
01:17, 2019-08-05

Instagram will kindly let you know you’ve F’ed up before banning you Instagram has just introduced a new policy that’ll notify you if your account is at risk of getting banned. The social network will let you know if it finds one of your posts problematic, and even offer a chance to appeal the ban. The company said appeals will be available for posts that are removed...
12:34, 2019-07-19

Facebook Adding Its Name to Instagram, WhatsApp Facebook is attaching its name to Instagram and WhatsApp in a rebranding decision aimed at further unifying the company’s apps that had been cultivated as separate consumer services....
06:00, 2019-08-03

How to Be Inspired, Not Discouraged, by Fitness Instagram Fitness Instagram can be a place of powerful inspiration. It can also be a soul-sucking morass full of impossibly fit people doing things you could never dream of and selling products that you suddenly need to have. Here’s how to use it so you feel better, not worse, after checking your feed....
04:51, 2019-07-02

Here's how Instagram is cracking down on bullying Instagram announced the release of its "Restrict" feature, which will allow users to hide comments from specific users.       ...
05:34, 2019-07-09

Hotels with Instagram-perfect views With the explosion in popularity of Instagram, it increasingly feels like you haven't really been on vacation until you've carefully crafted and posted that all-important shot from your hotel, hacienda or houseboat....
15:00, 2019-09-09

Google is now shamelessly ripping off Instagram, because why not? The trend of adding an Instagram-like “Stories” bubble at the top of apps rolls on, with Google’s Photos app now the latest to jump on the bandwagon. A new feature is rolling out in the app starting today called “Memories,” which essentially tweaks an existing feature t...
01:17, 2019-09-13

Instagram, PlayStation Network Hit With Outages An Instagram outage on Thursday left users of the photo-sharing network flocking to Twitter to vent frustration. Some users trying to access PlayStation Network (PSN) also met with errors....
10:00, 2019-06-14

‘GeneBragging’: why glamorous mothers are all over Instagram ‘Just wanted to share this snap of my hot grandma. Isn’t she gorgeous? And can you see the resemblance? #FamilyGoals’Name: #GeneBraggingAge: New for summer 2019. Continue reading......
18:17, 2019-07-31

Facebook is changing the name of Instagram and WhatsApp Facebook confirmed that it's changing the name of its two most popular apps, Instagram and WhatsApp, to better disclose its ownership of the apps. Soon, Instagram will be known as “Instagram from Facebook” while WhatsApp will become “WhatsApp from Facebook.”The re-br...
03:34, 2019-08-03

Facebook Plans to Add Its Name to Instagram, WhatsApp Facebook started adding its name to some screens on its Instagram photo-sharing platform this week, one of the first links it has given users to its ownership of the popular platform....
08:34, 2019-08-03

Instagram will notify you before it disables your account Instagram is making a few changes to the way it disables accounts. Currently, the platform removes accounts with a certain percentage of violating content. But it's rolling out a new policy that will also allow it to disable accounts with a certain n......
20:51, 2019-07-18

6 Airbnbs That Are Practically Made for Instagram We love these products, and we hope you do too. E! has affiliate relationships, so we may get a small share of the revenue from your purchases. Items are sold by the retailer, not......
18:00, 2019-05-21

Here’s how to delete or deactivate your Instagram account Welcome to TNW Basics, a collection of tips, guides, and advice on how to easily get the most out of your gadgets, apps, and other stuff. Tired of Facebook too? We’ve got a guide for that. Social platforms like Instagram walk a fine line between being handy and consuming your whole life. Whether you...
22:51, 2019-07-01

Co-eds deck out their dorms to look awesome on Instagram Natalie Held wasn’t able to see her junior-year room at Boston University before moving in, so she found the floor plan through the university’s housing website and started plotting out her space weeks before moving. The 19-year-old student of political science, journalism and women’s studies from F...
04:00, 2019-09-12

Here’s how to mute those Instagram Story spammers Welcome to TNW Basics, a collection of tips, guides, and advice on how to easily get the most out of your gadgets, apps, and other stuff. I’m not a huge fan of Instagram accounts posting lengthy strings of Stories each day. It clogs my feed, makes it tougher to scroll back and forth between Stories,...
12:51, 2019-07-12

Facebook plans to put its name on Instagram, WhatsApp As antitrust scrutiny on Big Tech intensifies, one adjustment on the way from Facebook appears to be.... rebranding. The Information reports that employees have been notified the company will add its name to Instagram and WhatsApp. The popular servic......
14:34, 2019-08-03

How to post on Instagram from your phone or a Mac computer Getty Images It's easy to post on Instagram from your phone using the Instagram app, where you can upload and edit photos or videos. You can also post on Instagram from a Mac computer using Safari with the below steps, though it requires a change in your browser's settings. Visit Business Insid...
01:51, 2019-07-24

Prepare yourselves for a deluge of new AR filters on Instagram As of today, anyone can create AR filters and effects for Instagram. Facebook has opened Spark AR -- the tool responsible for pretty much every AR experience you've encountered across Facebook's products -- to the Instagramming public....
20:17, 2019-08-13

This couple has 7 Instagram-famous pets Nala the cat, a Siamese and tabby mix, is slightly cross-eyed with gray and white fur. She likes being petted but isn't a fan of being held. She was rescued from an animal shelter and really loves men with beards....
23:51, 2019-07-17

15 destinations Instagram has helped ruin martin-dm/Getty Images Instagram has always been a great place to find travel inspiration, displaying photos of hidden paradises around the world. But once Instagram photos attract enough attention, the locations that get geotagged can be overrun by tourists trying to snap similar shots. These 15 t...
01:51, 2019-07-24

How to (selectively) hide Instagram Stories like a pro Welcome to TNW Basics, a collection of tips, guides, and advice on how to easily get the most out of your gadgets, apps, and other stuff. Instagram Stories are a handy way of sharing fleeting moments from your life without immortalizing them on your feed. But sometimes you might want to shield those...
17:51, 2019-08-09

It's not you, it's Facebook, Messenger, Instagram and WhatsApp; all four are currently down Having trouble using Facebook, Facebook Messenger Instagram or WhatsApp this morning? That's no surprise to those who view DownDetector on a regular basis. The site shows that all four Facebook-owned apps are currently experiencing issues. The outages apparently started as early as 8:04 am EDT, and ...
20:01, 2019-07-03

How to Delete an Instagram Message You Sent by Accident A few weeks ago I attended a music festival with some friends. At some point, I was scrolling through Instagram Stories and then put my phone in my pocket. When I took it out a little while later I realized that I had apparently sent DMs to a number of my friends with an image of another friend’s pl...
21:17, 2019-08-22

Instagram Doesn't Own Your Photos, But They Can Still Use Them Forever Earlier this week, Judd Apatow, Debra Messing, and Rick Perry⁠—the Secretary of Energy and guy in control of all our nuclear weapons⁠—fell for a lie that’s been circulating on Instagram: that Instagram changed its policies so that they could use all of your photos, messages, and other information at...
12:17, 2019-08-22

How to Make Your Instagram Account as Private as Possible In an interview last week regarding privacy concerns, Instagram’s CEO, Adam Mosseri, wants you to know: Your privacy isn’t at stake (for now). “We don’t look at your messages, we don’t listen in on your microphone, doing so would be super problematic for a lot of different reasons,” he told CBS’ Gay...
20:51, 2019-07-02

Instagram Now Fact-Checks, but Who Will Do the Checking? Facebook said it will expand its fact-checking program to Instagram. But the system is already overwhelmed, and may not be able to handle more information....
17:00, 2019-08-17

Instagram's Changes Could Leave Influencers Heartbroken Instagram influencers are akin to huge businesses, but Facebook’s moves to decrease social pressure and improve users’ happiness threaten to upend social-media celebrities’ business models and could boomerang to hurt Facebook itself....
17:00, 2019-08-16

How to Add Song Lyrics to Your Instagram Story Last week Instagram added a new feature that allows you to add lyrics to your Instagram stories. The feature allows you to not only add a song to your Story (you’ve been able to do that for a while), but also sing along with those lyrics, similar to what you might do with the app TikTok....
20:51, 2019-06-09

The Instagram hoax that fooled thousands Argentinian-born artist Amalia Ulman's "Excellences and Perfections" performance happened only four years ago, but in the digital age, it feels like much longer....
21:34, 2019-05-29

New Facebook app will pay users for their data Facebook is launching a new app called Study which will pay users for their data following a series of scandals about the way the company acquires and handles users' data....
12:17, 2019-06-12

31% of Help to Buy users didn't need it, says watchdog A third of home buyers who used the Help to Buy scheme last year could have purchased a property without the initiative, research by a government spending watchdog has revealed....
13:34, 2019-06-13

iOS 13 Has Several New Features For Users in India. Here Are 8 of the Best. iOS 13 brings support for multiple Indian languages, adds Indian English to Siri, and optimises app downloads for India's mobile data centric market....
18:34, 2019-09-19

The Morning After: Instagram's 'huge booty' issue Hey, good morning! You look fabulous. Today's big news will be the Galaxy Note 10, so tune in to our liveblog from Samsung's event at 4PM ET to get all the details. Until then, we're digging into Disney's bundle for cord-cutters, the Apple credit ca......
18:34, 2019-08-07

New Huawei Phones Won't Come With Facebook, Instagram or WhatsApp Facebook will no longer allow its apps to come pre-installed on mobile devices made by Huawei Technologies following the U.S. blacklisting of the Chinese tech giant, dealing another blow to its booming smartphone business....
16:34, 2019-06-07

Instagram Moves on Online Bullying With Pop-Up Warning Instagram on Monday announced new features aimed at curbing online bullying on its platform, including a warning to people as they are preparing to post abusive remarks....
07:17, 2019-07-09

Instagram’s wholesome ‘Construction Guy’ is a viral stunt In the end, everyone’s new favorite Instagrammer was just as phony as the rest of ’em. A construction worker from Texas became a social media sensation this week for a seemingly wholesome take on influencer content: @JustAConstructionGuy was a cigar-puffing, hard hat-wearing general cont...
22:00, 2019-06-14

Instagram’s 'huge booty' problem keeps getting worse There isn't a day when I don't come across comments from bots on Instagram. They're all over the place. But there's nothing they love more than to spam high-profile pages with millions of followers. Whether it's LeBron James, Kim Kardashian, ESPN or......
23:00, 2019-08-06

Why are celebrities 'trademarking' their Instagram posts and is it a hoax? From Julia Roberts to the US energy secretary, people are sharing a strange copyright message on Instagram. One Guardian Australia staffer asked another to explain what it meant ... quicklyHi Naaman. Perhaps you can help me. I hear that it’s apparently really important that I trademark, copyright an...
18:17, 2019-08-22

Instagram Privacy Hoax: Why You Can Safely Ignore It A closer look at an old viral Instagram hoax on permissions for photos and messages that even Secretary of Energy Rick Perry couldn't resist re-posting....
03:51, 2019-08-22

The Morning After: Facebook and Instagram's image outage Hey, good morning! You look fabulous. As many in the US celebrate Independence Day, we're probably catching you right before or after a Stranger Things 3 binge session -- and either way is the perfect time to read our review. In other news, Facebook......
16:00, 2019-07-04

Paige VanZant says she earns more through Instagram posts than UFC "I make way more money sitting at home, posting pictures on Instagram than I do fighting," the UFC star said in an interview.       ...
13:00, 2019-08-28

That Instagram Post Everyone Is Sharing Is Just Another Viral Hoax This week, celebrities including Usher, Pink, and Leslie Bibb, along with politicians like former Texas governor Rick Perry, shared identical Instagram posts warning of an alleged upcoming change to Instagram’s terms of service that would in part afford the company broad permissions to use you...
22:51, 2019-08-21

When will I be famous? Oscar the whippet’s bid for Instagram fame Petfluencers rule the internet. Can Emma Beddington transform her gloomy pet into a social media sensation?Grumpy Cat, the internet’s favourite seemingly furious feline, died in May, to a global outpouring of sadness, an emotion she would presumably have appreciated. The demise of the creature whose...
10:34, 2019-07-14

Instagram introduces two new anti-bullying features Instagram is introducing new features which will automatically challenge users before they post something which might be considered bullying, and allow victims to secretly block their tormentors....
14:51, 2019-07-09

Celebs with the most fake Instagram followers, revealed A new report is calling out fake Instagram followers found on celebrities’ Instagram accounts. Shockingly, the Kardashians did not win this one. Ellen DeGeneres takes the cake for the most fake followers: 58 percent of the talk show host’s 74.4 million followers on Instagram are bots, ac...
20:17, 2019-08-09

What to Know About Restrict, Instagram’s New Anti-Bullying Feature Bullying is a big problem for Instagram, one that the company’s head, Adam Mosseri, has vowed to take on. As TIME explains in a new feature, the company is trying to build artificial intelligence that is capable of rooting out complex behaviors — ranging from identity attacks to betrayal...
21:34, 2019-07-08

Facebook won’t remove Zuck’s Instagram deepfake — yet The internet’s often a big bad place, but every once in a while it’ll make you chuckle. In a hilarious prank, two creators have uploaded a deepfake of Mark Zuckerberg on Instagram talking about stolen data. The video starts off with Zuckerberg saying, “Imagine this for a second: One man, with total ...
11:34, 2019-06-12

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 II and G5 X, both pack 20-megapixel 1-inc......
14:17, 2019-07-09

Irina Shayk's Instagram being read like tea leaves Irina Shayk was super private about her relationship with Bradley Cooper, and now that they reportedly have split her Instagram is being hailed as a master class in post-breakup behavior....
22:51, 2019-06-12

Why are more women than ever applying to be Miss England in the age of Instagram? Despite widespread derision of beauty pageants – and the potential to become a model or influencer through social media – applications have risen to 20,000, as aspiring contestants attempt to show a more modern side to the faded glamour contestOn a humid July night in Newcastle upon Tyne, the launch...
00:51, 2019-08-09

Facebook Will Attach Its Name to Instagram and WhatsApp, for Some Reason Incredible. Despite a seemingly endless wave of ongoing public relations crises for Facebook, the social media giant appears prepared to foist its baggage onto two of its considerably less troubled subsidiaries—WhatsApp and Instagram—by attaching its name to their companies.Read more......
06:34, 2019-08-03

An old Instagram hoax is back, and it's duping celebrities An Instagram hoax that first circulated in 2012 is back, and celebrities from Usher to Waka Flocka Flame, Julianne Moore, Julia Roberts and Rob Lowe have allegedly fallen for it. The post claims Instagram is changing its rules and everything you've e......
21:34, 2019-08-21

Zendaya just can't live down her old, embarrassing Instagram photos Zendaya grew up on Disney Channel and has since given us one of the best songs from The Greatest Showman and a memorable turn as MJ in Spider-Man: Far From Home and its sequel. She now stars in HBO’s saucy Euphoria, which just wrapped its intense first season. What you might not know, though, is th...
03:34, 2019-08-10

Had your Instagram account hacked? Getting it back is now less of a headache Having your Instagram hijacked can be a nightmare – you try to log in, only to find that your username, profile picture and bio have been changed – but thankfully the photo-sharing service is now making it easier to get everything back under control.It's currently testing a new re...
20:34, 2019-06-17

New Instagram feature turns your Story into a sing-along Remember when Instagram was known for its photo filters? Back in the day, when Instagram added a new filter to the app, it was a newsworthy story. In 2016, the site added its Stories feature (copied from Snapchat) and last year Instagram had more than one billion monthly active users. Facebook bough...
02:34, 2019-06-07

Dozens of celebrities fall for Instagram hoax The widely circulated post falsely warns Instagram is changing its privacy policy and will make public all of users' photos, including deleted messages....
20:00, 2019-08-21

Instagram's Siberian 'Maldives' is toxic lake A Russian lake known as the "Siberian Maldives" because of its bright turquoise waters, is a highly toxic artificial pond and anyone swimming in it could be in danger, warns the company whose coal plant uses it to dump ash....
02:17, 2019-07-11

Facebook begins adding its name to some screens on Instagram Facebook Inc started adding its name to some screens on its Instagram photo-sharing platform this week, one of the first links it has given users to its ownership of the popular platform....
03:51, 2019-08-03

Instagram may help you curb DM spam on a public account Instagram is working on a new feature that will give you the power to choose who can send you messages, based on what app researcher Jane Manchun Wong has discovered. Further, one of the options you can choose from is the ability to receive messages......
23:17, 2019-08-31

FTC may be investigating Facebook's deals for Instagram and WhatsApp The Federal Trade Commission is said to be looking into Facebook's purchases of other companies like Instagram and WhatsApp as part of an antitrust investigation. The agency is looking to find out whether Facebook was trying to snuff out potential co......
19:51, 2019-08-02

Amazon Shuts Down Its Instagram Competitor, Spark Amazon Spark, a shopping social network that could be thought to essentially be a competitor to Instagram, has shut down less than two years since after its launch in July 2017....
17:00, 2019-06-15

‘My Halloween with Becker’ – Djokovic’s Instagram interview "Novak Djokovic talks us through his best Instagram photos, featuring tales of fancy dress, Best Man duties and spending Halloween with Boris Becker."...
20:17, 2019-06-05

Instagram introduces new anti-bullying features Instagram is rolling out new features to help combat cyberbullying, as the social-media company and its parent, Facebook Inc., FB -0.33% work to quell criticism related to harassment on their platforms....
15:17, 2019-07-09

This App Lets Your Instagram Followers Track Your Location By aggregating data from geotagged posts and stories, Who's in Town can paint a detailed picture of the habits and haunts of anyone with a Instagram account....
00:51, 2019-07-20

Glitches on Facebook, Whatsapp and Instagram resolved On Wednesday, more than 14,000 users reported issues with Instagram, while more than 7,500 and 1,600 users complained about Facebook and WhatsApp, according to outage tracking website Downdetector.com....
05:17, 2019-07-04

Instagram intros new chat sticker in Stories, here is how to use it Instagram has just announced a new function that will be available in Stories starting today – the sticker chat. The new feature will allow friends and followers to start conversations from within Stories by tapping on a new icon above a story.With the new sticker option, Instagram users can request...
01:17, 2019-07-03

Visiting Chernobyl more powerful than Instagram hype The HBO series about the 1986 Ukrainian nuclear disaster has spurred visits to the reactor — and inappropriate selfies. Kai Dambach reflects on his own Chernobyl tour and the disaster's legacy in the social media age....
00:00, 2019-06-21

Who Is the New Cast of Dancing With the Stars? An Instagram Investigation After a long break, Dancing with the Stars is about to make its return to ABC, and it seems like there might be some big names hitting that dance floor. Instead of letting us speculate......
02:17, 2019-08-21

Facebook and Instagram may have to remove like buttons for UK children The like function on Facebook and Instagram could be removed and privacy settings set to max for UK children under new proposed social media guidelines...
16:01, 2019-05-21

Cadillac debuts new models of CT4 sedan via Instagram Cadillac on Thursday used Instagram to unveil new models of the 2020 CT4, a subcompact sedan the brand hopes will assist in attracting a younger, sportier demographic....
20:51, 2019-09-12

Antonio Brown rambles about ‘faith’ on Instagram Embattled New England Patriots wide receiver Antonio Brown posted a rambling message about faith to his Instagram account a day after reports surfaced that a second woman had accused him of sexual misconduct. The Tuesday post, titled “Faith,” opens with the line, “I am supported in every aspect of m...
20:51, 2019-09-18

Instagram is expanding its hidden 'Like' test to more countries Instagram launched an experiment for Canadian users in April to try and find out whether hiding Like counts can benefit its users. While the Facebook-owned photo-sharing platform hasn't shared its results with the public yet, it's now expanding that......
08:51, 2019-07-18

Instagram is attempting to crack down on misinformation about vaccines Instagram is trying to prevent misinformation about vaccinations spreading on the app by blocking hashtags that include "verifiably false" information...
16:01, 2019-05-21

F1 leader Hamilton no longer a follower on Instagram Lewis Hamilton leads the way in Formula One and the Mercedes driver is not a follower on social media platform Instagram either after changing his routine....
23:00, 2019-09-19

Here's Why Brad Pitt Isn't Joining Instagram Anytime Soon If there's one thing missing on Instagram, it may just be Mr. Brad Pitt. Scroll through the social media site and you'll quickly discover that his Once Upon a Time in Hollywood......
03:51, 2019-07-24

Instagram expands hidden ‘like’ test to more countries Instagram is expanding its ‘hiding likes’ test in several more countries. The company says the test hopes to “focus on the photos and videos you share, and not how many likes they get.” The goal is to make users feel less judged. Currently, Instagram users can see a running tally of peop...
02:51, 2019-07-19

Use This App to Find the Perfect Instagram Shot When You're Traveling In San Francisco, it started with The Museum of Ice Cream, a “museum” downtown where for $38 dollars you can snap selfies of yourself next to a unicorn or submerged in sprinkles in the building’s “sprinkle pool.”...
23:51, 2019-06-22

Browsing LinkedIn and Instagram to Put Herself in Readers’ Shoes People consume news in many ways, which is why Anna Dubenko’s job — editor of off-platform strategy — takes her to platforms where others go for a break from theirs....
19:00, 2019-06-19

Share - An instagram star at a crossroads - video Tim is an 18-year-old Asian-American with more than 4m followers on Instagram. He lives online, grabbing his phone first thing in the morning and even taking baths with it sometimes. Although Tim usually shares funny memes, he occasionally posts about mental health. In exploring his reasons for thes...
17:51, 2019-07-19

US briefing: Trump condemned and Instagram murder Wednesday’s top story: House denounces president’s attack on congresswomen. Plus, why moon landing shots are artistic masterpieces.Subscribe now to receive the morning briefing by email.Good morning, I’m Tim Walker with today’s essential stories. Continue reading......
14:00, 2019-07-17

Instagram Will Now Warn You If Your Account Is Close to Being Yanked Instagram’s recent rollouts of updates to its platform continues this week with two more changes around post and account take-downs, as well as a new process for appealing content deletion that it will expand in the coming months. Read more......
03:34, 2019-07-19

How mobile app companies can better communicate with their users Too many frequent and irrelevant communications is the main reason mobile users end up deleting apps, according to a new report from mobile marketing firm Leanplum....
22:51, 2019-09-04

Facebook will let users see what companies track you Facebook plans to roll out a feature to allow users to see what companies track them — and to control which of that data gets shared with Facebook. More than a year after the plan was first announced by Mark Zuckerberg at the F8 developer conference in response to the Cambridge Analytica scandal, Fa...
15:51, 2019-08-21

Can Roblox’s 90 million users be civil to each other? Laura Higgins is head of digital civility at Roblox, which means it's her job to ensure that all 90 million monthly users are nice to each other.Read More...
17:51, 2019-07-02

OnePlus 7 Pro users are now complaining about a new issue OnePlus might start feeling like The Little Dutch Boy, plugging up one hole in the dam only to find another crack forming. Just yesterday, OnePlus 7 Pro users started to receive an update designed to improve the performance of the phone's camera system. Complaints about the triple camera setup on th...
22:51, 2019-05-27

Facebook launches app that will pay users for their data New app comes months after Apple cracked down on Facebook for similar apps that paid users for extensive data on phone usageA new Facebook app will allow users to sell the company data on how they use competitors’ apps.Facebook announced Tuesday that it is recruiting participants to download its new...
04:34, 2019-06-12

Flipboard Users: Update Your Passwords Right Now Flipboard, the news aggregation app and website, announced to its users in an email today that a massive security breach left account login information vulnerable and accessible to hackers for over nine months. The company is taking measures to keep user information secure, but if you used your Flip...
21:17, 2019-05-29

Study: Emoji users go on more dates Researchers think emojis might be the answer to a better dating life. A study published in the journal ‘Plos One’ suggests people who flirt using emoji’s get more dates. Researchers with Indiana University’s Kinsey institute and Illinois Lake Forest College were behind the report. They a...
09:17, 2019-08-22

Alexa Now Gives U.K. Users N.H.S. Medical Advice Britain’s National Health Service has collaborated with Amazon to offer health information through Alexa, prompting questions about privacy and market advantage....
23:34, 2019-07-10

Facebook to pay users to monitor their cellphone use Facebook announced Tuesday it's launching a new optional program to pay users if they allow the social media company to monitor how they use their cellphone....
22:34, 2019-06-11

Netflix users hit by phishing scam Netflix has issued a warning to its customers in Ireland after a number of users reported receiving an email from the company regarding their accounts.The cybercriminals behind phishing attacks are always looking for new targets and it appears that Netflix users are their latest mark. A number of cu...
20:34, 2019-06-17

Snapchat Looks to Let Users Add Music to Posts Snap is in talks with major record labels to expand the ways users can include music in posts on its flagship Snapchat app, as the company faces competitive pressure from Facebook and TikTok....
18:51, 2019-05-24

Here’s how gamification can help your business understand your users Today’s operations require more comprehensive stores of information, most of which deals expressly in the human behavior of consumers or internal teams. To truly understand a product’s performance, for example, companies must know how many people buy it, how they use it, and what the consensus is—go...
19:17, 2019-07-03

Electric car users to pay no company car tax in 2020 Government review sees changes to 2020 benefit in kind ratings to boost low and zero emission vehicles Changes to the UK’s company car tax system will mean drivers choosing a pure electric car pay no benefit-in-kind charges from next year. After a review of the industry changes brought about by th...
22:34, 2019-07-09

Facebook users have raised over $2 billion for causes Facebook frequently finds itself in the news for harm done to the public, but there are moments when its platform is put to good use. The social network has revealed that people have raised over $2 billion for causes through its Fundraisers system,......
23:00, 2019-09-19

The TiVo For Antenna Users Has Never Been Cheaper Online TV subscriptions just keep getting more expensive (and don’t get us started on actual cable), but making the switch to an OTA antenna doesn’t mean you have to give up your DVR....
21:51, 2019-06-13

Facebook to launch cryptocurrency for FB users Facebook unveiled an ambitious plan Tuesday to create a new digital currency for its 2 billion-plus users worldwide. The currency, called Libra, could drive more e-commerce and boost ads on its platforms, but also raise privacy concerns. (June 18)       ...
23:17, 2019-06-18

7-Eleven app users in Japan lose $500,000 7-Eleven convenience store customers in Japan using the "7pay" payment app lost hundreds of thousands of euros after a security breach. Seven Pay officials said there were signs of illegal access from abroad....
14:34, 2019-07-05

CBOE Introduces New Options App for ios Users CHICAGO, IL -- November 4, 2014 -- The Chicago Board Options Exchange® (CBOE®) today announced it has released its new state-of-the-art “CBOE Mobile” options application for iPhone and iPad users....
05:01, 2019-05-22

Sling TV's sports add-on just got more expensive for some users Sling TV is once again raising prices, and you won't be thrilled if you're a sports enthusiast. New customers for the Sling Orange package now have to pay $10 per month for the Sports Extra channel bundle instead of the previous $5. Existing custom......
22:51, 2019-07-01

Poshmark Users, You Need to Reset Your Passwords Chances are high that if you’ve resold clothes online any time recently (or bought them second-hand), you’ve done so on Poshmark. Unfortunately, it’s also the latest company to suffer a data breach.Read more......
18:34, 2019-08-02

TikTok Appears to Be Experimenting With a Bunch of Instagram-Like Features TikTok, the wildly popular short-form video platform, appears to be testing a whole host of new features that seem to take a few cues from Instagram.Read more......
06:00, 2019-07-20

Instagram, the Last Good Social Network, Is Down [Update: It's Back] Updated 6/13/19 8:20 p.m. ET: After hours of Instagram users reporting issues with the app, the company said in a tweet shortly after 8 p.m. ET on Thursday that it had been “fully recovered.” Looks like you’ll have something to stare at while watching TV after all.Read more......
03:00, 2019-06-14

Big floppy hats are the new peek-a-boob trend on Instagram Babes are grasping at straw — to cover their naked bodies. Recently, Kylie Jenner, who is currently blasting millions of feeds with Turks and Caicos content in celebration of her Kylie Skin launch, posted a super shady vacation photo, and it looked awfully familiar. The latest Instagram trend ...
23:34, 2019-07-17

In over your head: how to master Instagram’s favourite pose – the headstand Celebrities from Duncan Bannatyne to Fearne Cotton have been posting pictures of their advanced yoga moves – but these precarious positions need a bit of preparationInstagram has long been filled with fitness crazes, from urban parkour to HIIT workouts and even the chair challenge – a feat of core s...
20:34, 2019-07-23

Paige VanZant makes more money from Instagram than UFC fights UFC star Paige VanZant is one of the most popular fighters on social media, and her success online has forced her to reevaluate her contract with the MMA promotion. During an appearance on “Ariel Helwani’s MMA Show” on Monday, VanZant said she actually makes more money “sitting at home p...
00:34, 2019-08-28

Badgley Mischka designers host Instagram series From travel tips to what to wear to a wedding, designers Mark Badgley and James Mischka of Badgley Mischka star in their own Instagram series, "Q&A with M&J." (July 8)        ...
23:17, 2019-07-08

Instagram launches ‘AI intervention’ to fight online harassment In response to the public’s growing concern over cyber bullying and hate speech, social media giant Instagram has finally announced plans for more stringent protections of its users. On Monday, the photo sharing platform, which allows users to freely comment on public profiles, said they’...
23:17, 2019-07-09

Corey Johnson ‘smitten’ with new beau in Instagram photo City Council Speaker Corey Johnson said Tuesday that he’s “very smitten” with his new beau, adding that their whirlwind romance is on such a fast track that it’s already gotten the much-needed seal of approval from each other’s moms. “I’m like blushing and swooning a little bit,” a...
17:17, 2019-08-13

Instagram is testing new Boomerang modes and Layouts in Stories Your Instagram Stories could soon be flooded by a greater variety of Boomerangs than ever before, according to Jane Manchun Wong. The app researcher found evidence that suggests Instagram is developing five new Boomerang modes. One called "Hold" adds......
18:00, 2019-08-16

How Instagram censors could affect the lives of everyday women It is often the way in which women are viewed rather than what they are doing that renders their behavior potentially 'suggestive' or not.       ...
12:17, 2019-06-08

Instagram is now hiding like counts in Australia, Canada and five other countries It began in Canada in May and now it’s spreading. Immediately after changes to the photo-sharing platform were announced in April, Instagram began hiding the total number of likes on posts in Canada as a test. The design change meant that account owners could see how many likes they have...
03:34, 2019-07-18

Indonesia woos Instagram generation for hip new bond raisings Indonesia's push to cut its reliance on foreign funds to fill the yawning current account gap has prompted it to chase a new and growing source of funding -- digitally savvy millennials....
13:17, 2019-08-06

Harry and Meghan use Instagram to spotlight the work of two CNN Heroes Prince Harry and Meghan, Duchess of Sussex, continue to show that they are two of the most charitable and Instagram-savvy members of the British royal family....
05:00, 2019-08-09

Instagram will warn about account takedowns, add new appeals process Instagram is boosting its content moderation appeals process and adding a new alert that will warn users who violate rules when their account is close to being deleted....
22:34, 2019-07-19

Instagram Is Reportedly Building a New Messaging App Named Threads Instagram is working on a new messaging app called Threads “meant to promote constant, intimate sharing between users and their closest friends,” the Verge reported on Monday, in what seems like yet another attempt by a Facebook-owned property to edge in on Snapchat’s turf.Read more......
18:00, 2019-08-27

Instagram and WhatsApp get a ‘from Facebook’ stamp to remind you who’s boss To be honest, I’m kind of impressed Facebook held out this long. After buying WhatsApp and Instagram several years ago, Facebook has decided it’s time to let everyone know who’s in charge. A report from The Information details Facebook plans to change the names of the apps to ‘Instagram from Faceboo...
02:17, 2019-08-05

Instagram will start sending you a warning if you leave a mean comment Adam Mosseri, the head of Instagram, said the company is willing to "make decisions that mean people use Instagram less if it keeps people more safe."...
21:51, 2019-07-08

Brett Favre’s Instagram hacked with return to NFL post Brett Favre isn’t returning this time around. The legendary quarterback blamed a hack for a short-lived Instagram post on his official account that indicated he would be returning to the gridiron in 2020. “A true champion sticks to his or her calling,” read the post Tuesday evening, since dele...
03:17, 2019-06-19

Jonah Hill tackles bullying in new Instagram TV series IGTV may not be capturing hearts and minds but at least Instagram is leveraging the platform to talk about important issues. Starting today, Instagram users can watch a new four-part series from the Facebook-owned company and 22 Jump Street actor Jon......
10:34, 2019-09-19

Instagram is hiding likes in 6 more countries so you can post like no one’s watching In an effort to remove the pressure of posting content, Instagram is doubling down on its experiment to hide certain social media metrics in select regions. In an announcement on Twitter, the company said it is running a test that “hides the total number of likes and video views for some people” in ...
13:01, 2019-07-18

Instagram expands hiding ‘likes’ to make you happier Getty Images SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Instagram is expanding a test to hide how many “likes” people’s posts receive as it tries to combat criticism that such counts hurt mental health and make people feel bad when comparing themselves to others. Note: There is a poll embedded within th...
21:51, 2019-07-19

90 Day Fiancé's Jonathan Rivera Is Now Instagram Official With New Girlfriend Making it official! Jonathan Rivera has finally shared a picture of his new girlfriend's face. The 90 Day Fiancé star, who called it quits with Fernanda Flores earlier this year,......
19:34, 2019-06-13

Instagram adds tool for reporting false information Instagram is adding an option for users to report posts they think are false, as the Facebook-owned photo-sharing site tries to stem misinformation.Read More...
18:34, 2019-08-16

Instagram priest takes to Venezuela's streets 'with the people' Venezuelan priest Luis Antonio Salazar has built a solid social media following over the past two years preaching the Bible over Instagram, breaking the mold of the country's conservative Catholic church....
20:34, 2019-06-13

Instagram website was leaking user details for months A security researcher has revealed that Instagram's website leaked user contact information, including phone numbers and email addresses, over a period of at least four months.Data scientist and business consultant David Stier discovered that the source code for some of the social network'...
20:17, 2019-05-23

Instagram Not To Take Down Deepfake Video Of Facebook's Mark Zuckerberg Instagram will not take down an ultra-realistic "deepfake video" posted on Tuesday of Facebook's chief executive bragging about controlling billions of people's "stolen" personal data....
07:17, 2019-06-13

Instagram keeps a detailed list of everything it thinks you're interested in — here's how to find it (FB) Shutterstock Instagram compiles a list of topics it thinks you're interested in inside the Instagram app itself, which is used to show you relevant ads. You can check the list for yourself with just a few taps into some of the Instagram app's deeper settings. My own list of supposed interests is ...
02:34, 2019-06-12

People with disabilities are finding empowerment from Instagram communities When I search for “bipolar mother” on Google Images, I find a lot of women with their heads in their hands, their crying children in the corner. These images actually understate the broader stigma of being a bipolar mother — the stories that I hear daily about interactions between mothers and their ...
02:00, 2019-06-12

Instagram Claims It Is Not the Source of Influencer Data Breach Instagram has said it was not the source of private contact information for millions of influential users of the service recently found in an unguarded online database....
07:34, 2019-05-24

Tamil Nadu Man Finds Bug To Hack Into Any Instagram Account, Gets $30,000 Chennai-based security researcher Laxman Muthiyah has won $30,000 as a part of a bug bounty programme after he spotted a flaw in Facebook-owned photo-sharing app Instagram....
18:17, 2019-07-18

Madonna: Instagram designed to make people feel bad Pop singer says platform enslaves people to their image and gaining approval of othersMadonna has criticised Instagram, which she says enslaves people into trying to win the approval of others.The intervention from the pop singer, who has almost 14 million followers on the photo-sharing platform, co...
17:00, 2019-06-15

Instagram is hoping to combat cyber bullying via two new tools Instagram has had a major problem with online bullying on its platform and Adam Mosseri, the head of the Facebook-owned company, says he’d rather have fewer users than allow bullies to thrive. But, instead of blocking posts or banning offenders, Mosseri has announced that new tools will ...
06:51, 2019-07-09

Instagram’s purge of accounts cost this teen $4,000 per month Instagram is going after meme accounts — which post pictures with slogans — often created by other social media fanatics and, on many occasions, reposted without giving credit. On July 26, 15-year-old Ben was surprised to find he couldn’t log into five of his eight Instagram accounts. The meme curat...
05:51, 2019-08-08

U.S. energy secretary falls for Instagram hoax, pokes fun at himself U.S. Energy Secretary Rick Perry joked on social media on Wednesday that photo-sharing site Instagram could "publish, distribute and/or sell" his pictures of dogs, Texas flags and chili recipes, an attempt at humor after he appeared to fall for an online hoax....
00:51, 2019-08-22

Instagram Testing an Easier Way of Recovering Hacked Accounts Instagram is testing a new in-app account recovery process. To control cases where the hackers alter username and contact data linked to the accounts, Instagram would prevent any username from being......
14:34, 2019-06-17

Welcome to the wonderful world of bizarre literary Instagram accounts Literary Instagram sounds like it should be a fairly relaxed corner of social media. It conjures images of nicely staged photos of books next to cups of coffee, short reviews of favorite reads peppered with hashtags, and a welcome reprieve from the unending absurdity of the rest of the internet. Tha...
03:17, 2019-06-13

Instagram influencer staged 'surprise' engagement weekend Marissa Fuchs posted photos of disbelief, but marketers were sent itinerary months beforeA public proposal is a risky thing to attempt. For every couple whose love for each other is perfectly in tune, there is a partner who has woefully misjudged their lover’s desire for public attention, grand roma...
23:00, 2019-06-21

A marketing firm may have saved your Instagram stories, report If you think your Instagram stories disappear forever after 24 hours ...think again. Veuer’s Mercer Morrison has the story.       ...
22:17, 2019-08-09

It’s bizarrely easy to see private Instagram posts and share them with anyone you want Facebook has been doing its best to convince us that it’s concerned about user privacy and security, but it’s not doing a great job. Just a few days ago, we saw the latest proof that Facebook isn’t ready to protect all of your data. And if you wanted more proof that you should be c...
04:17, 2019-09-11

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 the text style, animation a......
03:51, 2019-06-07

Netflix is testing a change that makes its mobile app more like Instagram If you’ve opened the Netflix app on your smartphone or tablet recently, you may have noticed the addition of a new “Extras” tab that the streaming giant has added as part of a test with a subset of its massive user base. The new feed is basically a scrollable assortment of trailers...
21:51, 2019-06-05

Instagram model defends bikini pic after people think she’s pregnant: 'Wtf?' An Australian model and YouTube beauty blogger is setting the record straight after receiving an outpouring of body-shaming comments on a bikini snap....
16:51, 2019-05-31

3 Key Instagram Feeds to Follow If You Love Architecture and Design Indulge your design fascination with photos of rooms decorated in the 1980s and ’90s, the seemingly endless styles of Japanese public bathrooms, and an obsession with architectural pattern....
01:34, 2019-06-07

There’s a Thriving Market for Human Body Parts on Instagram Users quietly buy and sell human skulls, decorated and sold by macabre enthusiasts. Is the underground marketplace just a microcosm of our colonial past?...
17:17, 2019-08-21

Instagram pond with $1 entrance fee saved an Indonesian village Social media can destroy tourist attractions. But sometimes Instagram’s power can be used for good. It can even save a village. Fifteen years ago, the small Indonesian village of Ponggok could barely sustain itself. According to the South China Morning Post, residents lacked money and education, une...
19:34, 2019-08-10

FTC probing Facebook for snapping up Instagram, others to squash rivals The Federal Trade Commission is probing whether Facebook snapped up companies like Instagram in order to squash up-and-coming rivals, according to a new report. The FTC has been reaching out to founders of companies Facebook purchased to learn whether CEO Mark Zuckerberg has been eliminating threats...
16:51, 2019-08-02

Instagram update will force posts from ‘influencers’ into your feed Instagram is going to start putting posts from “influencers” in your feed and Stories – even if you don’t follow them. It means that even if you only follow friends and family, you still risk seeing snap-happy influencers clogging up your feed. Typically, Instagram will only show y...
20:51, 2019-06-06

It’s scarily easy to see and share private Instagram posts It turns out that private Instagram posts and videos can be accessed with relative ease by people who aren’t even following you, according to a new report....
12:00, 2019-09-12

Why Instagram could be a major site for disinformation in the 2020 election Whoever is spreading disinformation meant to rile up the American electorate, Instagram will almost certainly come into playWith the first Democratic primaries only five months away, it’s time for American voters to steel themselves for new waves of election disinformation delivered via social media...
12:51, 2019-09-12

Antonio Brown released by Raiders following ‘release me’ Instagram Former Oakland Raiders wide receiver Antonio Brown was released just before opening week following a series of social media posts that highlighted his frustration with the organization. This comes after the Raiders revoked a large portion of his contract that was originally guaranteed money....
01:34, 2019-09-08

Amanda Bynes Debuts Wild New Look in Return to Instagram Amanda Bynes is making a big impression with her first-ever post to Instagram. On Tuesday, the former child star directed her 2.9 million Twitter followers to her new Instagram profile.......
23:51, 2019-09-10

People are spending less time on Facebook, more on Instagram: report Are Americans spending less time on Facebook? Although active user counts continue to rise on CEO Mark Zuckerberg’s popular platform, a new eMarketer report shows that average time spent on the platform dropped to 38 minutes last year, a decline from 41 minutes and predicts it will drop again ...
02:34, 2019-05-31

Fighting Instagram's $1.3 Billion Problem—Fake Followers As influencers strive for ever-higher engagement numbers, the battle between fake followers and fake-follower-detection tools is turning into an arms race....
14:00, 2019-09-10

'Not the end of influencers': Does it really matter if Instagram gets rid of likes? | Elfy Scott The move has been criticised by many, but some users see an opportunity for more creativity and less judgmentThere have been viral posts of influencers crying about the “blood, sweat and tears” they pour into Instagram, direct appeals to followers for more comments and a frenzy of media.But does it ...
01:00, 2019-08-01

Anthony Davis found out about Lakers trade on Instagram When the Los Angeles Lakers introduced Anthony Davis to the media on Saturday, the star revealed he actually found out about the trade on Instagram.       ...
03:17, 2019-07-14

Hey big spender - how luxury brands are raising the stakes on Instagram Big-spending luxury brands like Gucci, Louis Vuitton and Christian Dior are splashing out on everything from dance-fuelled fashion shows to teams of advisers as they target social media platforms in the hunt for young shoppers....
20:17, 2019-06-07

Corey Johnson ‘smitten’ by new beau in Instagram photo City Council Speaker Corey Johnson said Tuesday that he’s “very smitten” with his new beau, adding that their whirlwind romance is on such a fast track that it’s already gotten the much-needed seal of approval from each other’s moms. “I’m like blushing and swooning a little bit,” a...
16:51, 2019-08-13

Tidal shares songs as Stories in Facebook and Instagram iHeartRadio isn't the only streaming music service helping you share music as Stories in recent days. Tidal has introduced an option to share tunes directly as Stories in Facebook and Instagram, helping you convey your musical mood to your followers......
00:51, 2019-08-21

Facebook, Instagram and WhatsApp hit by media messaging outage Facebook says it is addressing issues with picture, video and audio messaging faced by users on several of its services Facebook said on Wednesday it was working to resolve issues faced by some users while sending media files on its social media platforms including WhatsApp and Instagram.More than 1...
23:34, 2019-07-03

Alexa users can soon donate to U.S. presidential candidates Amazon rolled out a new feature that lets Alexa users to donate to U.S. presidential candidates, and that enables campaigns to register as merchants.Read More...
08:34, 2019-09-19

Windows users must patch PCs against BlueKeep, NSA warns The NSA (National Security Agency in the US) has gone as far as to actively warn users of older versions of Windows that unless they are patched, their systems are open to a major attack which could potentially be the next WannaCry.This is about the BlueKeep vulnerability which Microsoft warned on a...
11:51, 2019-06-06

Facebook plans its own currency for 2 billion-plus users SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Facebook is launching a new digital currency to make e-commerce accessible to more people around the world. The social media giant is announcing Libra, a cryptocurrency it is creating with more than two dozen partners including Uber, PayPal, Visa and Spotify. The digital currenc...
12:34, 2019-06-18

Investigation over PM's plans 'to collect data on gov.uk users' The Information Commissioner's Office is looking into the collection of personal data on the government's public internet service after reports Boris Johnson asked civil servants to collect "targeted and personalised" data on users....
16:17, 2019-09-12

Who's tracking you? Facebook users to get more control over data Facebook Inc said on Tuesday it was tweaking its policies to allow users to see and control the data that the social network gathers from their browsing habits on other websites and apps....
01:17, 2019-08-21

New era for users of Android's Messages app starts later this month Instead of continuing to wait for carriers worldwide to get together to support the global rollout of Rich Communication Services (RCS), Google is taking the next generation of Android messaging into its own hands. According to The Verge, starting later this month in the U.K. and France, Android use...
11:00, 2019-06-18

Spotify might let users build and listen to playlists together Spotify appears to be working on a "Social Listening" feature that will let multiple users control a playlist from separate devices. They'll also be able to listen to the same songs in real-time. The company hasn't announced the added capability yet,......
19:17, 2019-05-31

Several Pixel 3a users get a glimpse of the future thanks to Google You can't blame some Google Pixel 3a owners for double checking the calendar today. That's because a few of them received the July Android security update on June 19th, just two weeks after the June update was sent. Several of those affected ran to Reddit (via Droid-Life) where they posted their exp...
06:17, 2019-06-20

Spotify now has a Lite app for Android users in 36 countries Spotify has just launched a Lite version of its Android app that’s designed to work well on low-end devices and spotty connections. The app comes in at under 10MB, and is set to stream tunes at ‘Basic’ quality by default, which the company says should work out to roughly 0.5MB per song on average. Y...
08:51, 2019-07-09

UK mobile users can now switch networks with a text It's about to get a whole lot easier for mobile phone users in the UK to change networks or contracts as new switching rules come into force today.The new Text to Switch rules from Ofcom look to simplify what has until now often been a lengthy and convoluted process, allowing mobile customers t...
11:34, 2019-07-01

Google’s Pixel 3a has a serious problem for some users, and there’s no fix in sight Google has been making phones for quite a few years now, both during the Nexus era when other smartphone vendors designed its devices, and especially in the Pixel era where it creates its own hardware. But even so, its Pixel phones still come with flaws, and the Pixel 3a is no exception. Some users ...
14:32, 2019-05-21

Microsoft may extend Windows 7 end of life for some users Microsoft will continue to provide support Windows 7 for some users despite the official software end of life rapidly approaching.Business customers subscribing to certain versions of Windows 7 will be able to enjoy an extra year of support for the aged software, according to a recently-discovered o...
18:34, 2019-08-27

Sorry, Android users: These iPhone snobs won’t date you Forget dreamy eyes the color of the ocean. For young daters, the color of text messages is all that matters. When people with iPhones text each other, their messages send in blue speech bubbles. But when they text non-iPhone owners, messages send in a different hue: bright green, as if to signal tha...
04:34, 2019-08-15

Apple Arcade is already live for some iPhone users Can't wait for the Apple Arcade release date on September 19? If you're using the iOS 13 beta on iPhone, you might not have to – as some users are reporting that Apple's gaming platform is already appearing in the App Store.Using an iOS 13 beta, TechRadar was able to sign up fo...
11:17, 2019-09-17

Uber has more than 100 million users, but is still losing money Uber might seem ubiquitous, but the ridesharing company is still growing, it reported in its quarterly earnings. In July, more than 100 million people took Ubers or used the company's services. That's the first time it hit that monthly milestone. Tri......
04:17, 2019-08-09

Facebook to Let Users Control Their Data From Other Companies Facebook will start letting users control the data it receives about them from other apps and websites off the platform, a step toward a pledge of enhanced privacy CEO Mark Zuckerberg made last year....
13:51, 2019-08-21

Facebook is giving users a way to wipe their web history The move comes as Facebook continues to grapple with its privacy practices and lawmakers' scrutiny over how it uses personal data to display ads....
05:34, 2019-08-21

DoJ pushes Google and Apple to ID 10,000 users of a gun scope app The US government has reportedly ordered Apple and Google to hand over the names, phone numbers and IP addresses of at least 10,000 users of a gun scope app. The data request is part of an investigation into weapons export violations, but it has priv......
01:34, 2019-09-07

Apple re-fixes a bug that let users jailbreak iPhones Apple fixed a vulnerability that temporarily allowed hackers to jailbreak iPhones. The bug was first fixed in iOS 12.3 but reintroduced in iOS 12.4. Hackers discovered the flaw earlier this month and shared a free public jailbreak just for the fun of......
03:17, 2019-08-27

Spotify's new feature allows users to listen to music together Spotify is bringing new features to its mobile app almost on a weekly basis, although not all are important to mention. However, the upcoming improvement Spotify users are expected to get in the coming days seems quite interesting.Jane Wong, a technology blogger who likes to uncover unreleased featu...
02:17, 2019-06-01

The Android tech that iPhone users are most jealous of somehow got even better As an iPhone user, there’s one technology available on Android devices that I envy most, and it’s obviously one that has yet to make it over to iOS devices. That’s fast wired and wireless charging that can replenish battery life quicker than ever. And somehow, that technology is ge...
10:17, 2019-09-20

Samsung is spamming its own users with ads for the Galaxy Note 10 In what remains one of the more baffling marketing strategies employed by any major company, Samsung is once again spamming people who have already spent hundreds of dollars on their products with ads for a new phone. As reported by Android Police, push notifications advertising the just-announced G...
23:51, 2019-08-12

Alibaba is nudging users to be more ethical with its in-app minigames Four years ago, in a move designed to explore the viability of new offline sales models, Alibaba ran a little experiment. Two of its financial service offerings, Alipay digital wallet and its onboard credit scoring platform Sesame Credit, cooperated in the launch of two unmanned supermarkets. The st...
09:51, 2019-06-23

Google bans apps that let users buy marijuana Alphabet's Google on Wednesday banned apps on its app store that facilitate the sale of marijuana or related products, as part of a change to its content policy....
00:00, 2019-05-30

Snap could let users add songs to their disappearing messages Snapchat is reportedly looking to make it easier to incorporate music into its ephemeral messages, so users don't have to resort to using tricks and loopholes. According to The Wall Street Journal, the company is currently seeking broad rights to Uni......
17:17, 2019-05-24

New Users Can Get Free Spotify Premium for 3 Months If you haven’t tried Spotify Premium yet, now you can take the music service for a test drive for three months for free before you’ll have to start paying for a subscription....
20:51, 2019-08-23

SAP's German users demand more help with digital shift Business software group SAP should be more responsive in meeting the needs of its customers as they make the transition to the digital era, the user community in its home market Germany said on Tuesday....
12:17, 2019-09-17

Apple Arcade is available early for some iOS 13 beta users Apple Arcade won't officially arrive until this Thursday, but some folks are reporting on Twitter they already have access to it. As confirmed by Engadget, people who are using the iOS 13 beta on iPhone are seeing Arcade pop up on a tab in the App St......
00:51, 2019-09-17

Snapchat had more than 200 million daily users last quarter Snap appears to be working its way out of a downturn. In the company's Q2 earnings release that just dropped. Snap revealed that it had 203 million daily active Snapchat users in the last quarter, up eight percent year-over-year and seven percent qua......
02:34, 2019-07-24

Apple Card is available beginning right now for all iPhone users in the US Unveiled back in March, the Apple Card started rolling out a few days ago when a select number of iPhone users in America were able to sign up for the Apple-Goldman Sachs credit card and place orders for the physical version. Goldman Sachs handles all matters on the banking side of the business, but...
18:51, 2019-08-20

Gab founder says users fed up with Big Tech treating them 'like children' The founder of Gab.com said activity on the social network, criticized as a far-right haven, has soared because of users riled by censorship on larger Silicon Valley platforms....
08:51, 2019-08-09

Snapchat spending $1B to give users more of what they love Snapchat knows how much its users love vomiting rainbows and seeing what they’d look like as the opposite gender — so it plans on giving them more. The parent company on Tuesday said it will raise $1 billion in short-term debt to beef up Snapchat, including more augmented reality. The cash will be a...
04:17, 2019-08-07

Facebook says some users facing outage on its platforms Facebook Inc said on Wednesday it is working to resolve issues faced by some users while sending media files on its social media platforms including WhatsApp and Instagram....
20:00, 2019-07-03

Phishing scam targeted UK airport users The UK was targeted by a large number of significant cyber-threats last year, according to new government figures.A wide-ranging phishing campaign that used spoof emails from a major UK airport to try and steal customer details was revealed as one of the biggest threats blocked by GCHQ's Nation...
01:00, 2019-07-17

Samsung asks users to please virus-scan their TVs Yesterday on Twitter, Samsung's US support team reminded everyone to regularly—and manually—virus-scan their televisions. Samsung's team followed this up with a short video showing someone in a conference room going 16 button-presses deep into the system menu of a Samsung QLED TV to activate the te...
02:34, 2019-06-19

Facebook opens up its AI tool to OpenStreetMap users Plugging a new address into your smartphone's map app can show you where to go in seconds. But in places like rural Bangladesh and Indonesia, there are millions of miles of roads that are still uncharted territory. Facebook now hopes its AI technolog......
19:51, 2019-07-23

A peek into opioid users' brains as they try to quit Government scientists are starting to peek into the brains of people caught in the nation's opioid epidemic, to see if medicines proven to treat addiction, like methadone, do more than ease the cravings and withdrawal....
18:17, 2019-07-10

Snapchat users up 8% in a year to 203 million, company says Shares climb as Snap Inc announces 48% increase in revenue to $388mThe number of Snapchat users has increased 8% since this time last year – to 203 million, the company announced in its second quarter earnings on Tuesday, sending shares surging in after hours trading.Revenue increased 48% in the sec...
00:51, 2019-07-24

Facebook will once again pay users to install an app that tracks their app usage Facebook on Tuesday announced a new app is called Study that is designed to give Facebook data on what apps participants install, how much time they spend on those apps and more....
21:34, 2019-06-11

It’s not just you: Facebook confirms its site is having problems for many users If you logged into Facebook today, you may have noticed that the site is acting a bit wonky. Pages are slow to load and many images on individual profiles aren’t showing up. The issues above aren’t just exclusive to Facebook, however. Users across Facebook’s suite of properties &md...
21:51, 2019-07-03

Facebook Pressed on Protections for Cryptocurrency Users House lawmakers questioned Facebook about how its cryptocurrency should be regulated and its plans to protect users, underscoring the political hurdles facing the company as it seeks to issue the digital cash called Libra....
08:51, 2019-07-18

Firefox zero-day was used in attack against Coinbase employees, not its users There were actually two zero-days -- not one -- combined into an exploit used in a spear-phishing attempt. Other cryptocurrency organizations were also targeted....
17:51, 2019-06-20

Netflix Reports First Drop in U.S. Users in Nearly a Decade Netflix ended the second quarter with fewer subscribers than expected, an underwhelming performance that comes as a slew of rivals are about to enter the field of streaming services....
08:51, 2019-07-18

Australian police can now snoop on public Wi-Fi users Connecting to public Wi-Fi always carries certain risks but users who access the internet at McDonald's and Westfield in Australia could be targeted for surveillance by police under the country's new encryption legislation.According to a briefing by the home affairs department obtained thr...
22:00, 2019-05-28

UK Alexa users can now get answers to medical questions right from the NHS Amazon’s Alexa is all set to gain medical smarts in the UK, thanks to a partnership with the National Health Service (NHS). The healthcare service said it’s teaming up with Amazon‘s voice assistant to help answer medical queries with advice from the service’s official website. From this week, UK use...
12:34, 2019-07-11

Android users can log into some Google services using their fingerprint In its ongoing quest to rid the world of passwords, Google is introducing a new feature that allows Android owners to use their phone's fingerprint sensor or PIN lock code, instead of a password, to log into one of the company's web services. Notably......
05:00, 2019-08-13

Facebook to let users stop app and website tracking Facebook has launched a tool that lets users stop apps and businesses sharing their data to the social network in the latest move to improve its privacy....
23:51, 2019-08-20

Startup that owns TikTok now has one billion users ByteDance, the Beijing-based startup behind popular short video platform TikTok, has amassed more than one billion monthly active users across its apps....
19:51, 2019-06-20

New renders showcase the iOS 13 features that iPhone users want most iOS 13 is the next major iPhone and iPad operating system update, and Apple will unveil its most important features on Monday, during its WWDC 2019 keynote. Some of these features already leaked, and we know we’re getting a couple of highly anticipated features including Dark Mode and a new UI...
23:34, 2019-05-30

Google Photos hit a billion users in just over four years Google has confirmed Google Photos now has more than a billion users. It surpassed the milestone earlier this summer, a little over four years after it unveiled Photos, Google told Fast Company in a profile of the service....
18:17, 2019-07-24

Guess The Song, Smriti Irani Asks Her Instagram Followers Union Minister Smriti Irani took to Instagram this morning to throw a challenge at her followers, asking them to guess the song she refers to in her post....
10:00, 2019-08-13

Instagram couple slammed for asking people to fund cycling trip An Instagram couple from Germany is getting ridiculed on social media after setting up a GoFundMe page to fund their trip to Africa. Cat and Elena of the Instagram account Another Beautiful Day have come under fire for requesting 10,000 euros ($11,234) to help them go on a “huge adventure” to Africa...
23:51, 2019-06-17

QB Brett Favre staying retired, Instagram announcement was fake Legendary quarterback Brett Favre says he isn't coming out of retirement. An Instagram announcement declaring his return to the NFL, he said, was a hoax....
17:00, 2019-06-19

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 to get away with......
14:51, 2019-06-17

Big Cats Of Instagram: World Of Pakistani Elites And Their Exotic Pets Pakistani laws make it easy to import exotic animals, but once inside the country regulation is almost non-existent. This has led to an untold number of such creatures -- especially big cats -- being......
13:34, 2019-07-02

Instagram will make it easier to recover your password if your account is ever hacked Whether they’re attempting to steal your Instagram account to sell it back to you for Bitcoin, or whether they have different plans with it, hackers are more and more interested in gaining access to Instagram properties. A process of recovering access to a hacked account does exist but doesn&r...
15:51, 2019-06-17

iHeartRadio shares tunes as Stories in Facebook, Instagram and Snapchat Do you really, really want to be sure everyone knows what you're listening to? iHeartRadio thinks it can help spread your musical message. The company has introduced sharing to Stories in Facebook, Instagram and Snapchat through its mobile app -- i......
16:34, 2019-08-16

Eugenie Bouchard fights back against ‘absurd’ Instagram criticism There’s more to Eugenie Bouchard’s life than just Instagram filters. The 25-year-old tennis star, who is set to compete at Wimbledon on Tuesday against Slovenia’s Tamara Zidanšek, addressed criticism surrounding her online persona in a recent interview with the UK’s Telegraph...
17:51, 2019-07-02

FBI wants to monitor Facebook and Instagram for domestic threats in real time The Federal Bureau of Investigation has quietly been searching for private contractors who could gather and feed to law enforcement tremendous amounts of user data straight from social media platforms such as Twitter, Facebook and Instagram....
08:17, 2019-08-09

Houses are the new Instagram influencers — so it's a shame most millennials in the US will likely be renters for years Artazum/Shutterstock There's a new kind of influencer in town — the home-décor influencer, who has turned their house into a money machine, reported Ronda Kaysen for The New York Times. By creating an Instagram feed that serves as a curated home photo tour, these influencers have built...
01:51, 2019-08-19

Tracking Instagram-famous dunk star’s journey to NBA draft This was two years ago, before Jalen Lecque became Instagram-famous for his jaw-dropping dunks, before he developed into an elite-level recruit, before he landed scholarship offers from some of the most prominent high-major schools in the country. He didn’t have a local AAU program willing to let hi...
12:17, 2019-06-16

Facebook expands its Data Abuse Bounty program to Instagram Facebook will start rewarding security researchers who report data abuse happening on Instagram, the company has announced. This is an expansion of Facebook's Data Abuse Bounty program, which it introduced in April 2018. As part of these efforts, Fac......
08:34, 2019-08-20

Rihanna posted a mind-bending brainteaser on Instagram. Here's how it works. AP Photo/Steven Senne Rihanna shared a brainteaser on Instagram. It contains text in different sizes set on black or white sections. The biggest text says "You will read this first," and the smallest text says "And you will read this last," even though the smallest text appears first from the top. ...
08:00, 2019-07-04

Facebook, Instagram and WhatsApp are struggling to stay online today Facebook, Instagram and WhatsApp are experiencing outages this morning. Downdetector maps show the services are struggling around the globe, but the issues seem to be the worst on the East Coast and in Europe. According to The Independent, some Whats......
22:51, 2019-07-03

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 it focuses on shopping disc......
23:17, 2019-06-15

The Perfect Lyric From Taylor Swift's "Lover" For Your Every Instagram Caption Need We promise you'll never find another lyricist like Taylor Swift. The 29-year-old superstar has always had a gift for writing perfectly overdramatic lyrics that capture every feeling a......
03:51, 2019-08-24

Fake Instagram accounts are hijacking Sudan solidarity campaign Some Instagram accounts have been accused of using a social media campaign that aims to promote solidarity with victims of unrest in Sudan merely to gain more followers on the platform....
23:51, 2019-06-18

Instagram tests 'Threads' app with automatic updates for close friends Facebook is reportedly working on a standalone companion messaging app for Instagram. The Verge reported today that the app, which will be called Threads, appears to mimic many of Snapchat's most popular features. The new app is designed to be used w......
03:17, 2019-08-27

Gigi Hadid beats copyright lawsuit over Instagram picture A Brooklyn federal court judge has tossed a lawsuit filed by a paparazzi agency against supermodel Gigi Hadid for posting one of their snaps of her to Instagram....
08:17, 2019-07-19

Fake news on Instagram could cause big problems in 2020, report claims Instagram could become the new breeding groud for disinformation in the lead up to the 2020 election because bad actors are adapting their tactics for the image-driven platform....
01:34, 2019-09-10

Apple Unveils iPhone 11: How the Duel Camera Is About to Up Your Instagram Game Apple has introduced the iPhone 11, which has been dubbed the "next generation" of iPhone. The product, announced Tuesday, features a dual-camera system, which is guaranteed to......
23:51, 2019-09-10

Instagram will restrict posts on cosmetic surgery and diet products You'll soon see fewer ads for "flat tummy" tea and lip fillers on Instagram. The social media platform announced today that it is tightening restrictions on posts related to diet products and cosmetic surgery. The new rules -- first reported in the L......
10:34, 2019-09-19

Apple Unveils iPhone 11: How the Dual Camera Is About to Up Your Instagram Game Apple has introduced the iPhone 11, which has been dubbed the "next generation" of iPhone. The product, announced Tuesday, features a dual-camera system, which is guaranteed to......
11:00, 2019-09-11

Ex-best friend of Instagram scammer Caroline Calloway pens juicy tell-all The bitter ghostwriter and ex-best friend of an Instagram influencer whose fame crumbled — again and again — is spilling her side of things. And it’s a doozy. Caroline Calloway, once described as “the Empty Mason Jar of the Influencer Economy,” has become the poster child of ...
21:17, 2019-09-11

Amanda Bynes steps back into the public eye with a return to Instagram Amanda Bynes announced she was quitting acting nine years ago, but now she's putting herself back in the spotlight with a new Instagram account.        ...
04:34, 2019-09-12

Charity urges Facebook to extend fact-checking to Instagram UK fact-checking organisation Full Fact offers 10 suggestions for improvementsFacebook should immediately extend its fact-checking programme to also cover Instagram, according to Full Fact, a journalism charity that was the first UK member of the scheme.“We do not see why the third-party fact-checki...
18:17, 2019-07-31

Facebook and Instagram to limit alcohol and tobacco-related content Facebook and Instagram to restrict content related to alcohol, tobacco and e-cigarettes. Veuer’s Natasha Abellard has the story.       ...
20:34, 2019-07-24

Facebook, Instagram close accounts of Italian neo-fascist groups Facebook and Instagram on Monday blocked the social media accounts of two Italian neo-fascist groups and some of their activists because they had violated the platforms' policies against spreading hate, Facebook said....
21:34, 2019-09-09

16 Million Accounts Of Indian Instagram Influencers Are Fake, Says Study A whopping 16 million accounts of Indian influencers on Facebook-owned Instagram are fake, revealed a new study, suggesting such people are artificially boosting "vanity metrics" that marketers often......
00:17, 2019-07-14

BJP Hiring "Journalist Who Reports Facts": Congress In Instagram Post The BJP is hiring "a journalist who reports facts" but "can also be sent to jail if the story is true" the Congress claimed in a social media post today, in an apparent reference to the Uttar Pradesh......
11:51, 2019-09-05

Fashion comes to Venice festival with Instagram star Ferragni's film Fashion came to the Venice Film Festival on Wednesday when Instagram star Chiara Ferragni took to the red carpet for the premiere of a documentary about her rise to global stardom as a digital influencer....
15:34, 2019-09-05

Instagram Rises Gloriously To Neha Dhupia's 'Caption This' Challenge Shutterbugs recently managed to capture a candid moment between actors Arshad Warsi and Neha Dhupia - and now the Internet can't stop suggesting hilarious captions for it....
13:17, 2019-06-06

Netflix is testing a new ‘Extras’ discovery feed that apes Instagram In an effort to keep up with the kids, Netflix is currently testing a new 'Extras' feed in its app that offers Instagram-style content, the service confirmed via Variety. The best upcoming TV shows and movies on NetflixWhich Netflix plan is for you?Netflix will be talking games development...
11:51, 2019-06-06

People are buying digital 'clothes' that aren't real — and they could be the next Instagram hit Digital apparel is no emperor's new clothes fad — in the gaming industry, "skins" and "cosmetics" are a staple item, but virtual fashion is new to Instagram...
18:51, 2019-08-02

Netflix tests an Instagram-style scrolling feed in its mobile app One of Netflix's biggest challenges is helping users discover content. To address that, it's testing an Instagram-like scrolling feed that will show trailers, photos and alerts for shows and movies. The feature also encourages users to share those po......
21:34, 2019-06-05

Olivia Culpo Opens Up About Depression Battle in Raw Instagram Post Olivia Culpo getting candid about her mental health, opening up about her battle with depression amid a "difficult" situation that affected her mentally, emotionally, spiritually and......
00:51, 2019-07-12

Here's why Duchess Meghan and Prince Harry just unfollowed everyone on Instagram The royals' official @sussexroyal Instagram went on an unfollowing spree on Instagram, with the account currently sitting at zero followers.        ...
18:51, 2019-08-01

Man Slashed Throat Of Teen Popular On Instagram, Took Selfie With Body Police arrived at the gruesome scene Sunday morning, alerted by frantic calls from users on the messaging app Discord. What police heard in those calls was horrifying: Someone had uploaded an image of......
18:51, 2019-07-16

Taylor Swift reveals new song ‘The Archer’ live on Instagram Taylor Swift just dropped a new single from her upcoming album. Called “The Archer,” the dark, synth-pop ballad was released with a fuschia-colored lyrics video via Instagram Live and YouTube on Tuesday. Unlike the two previous singles from her album “Lover,” to be released A...
05:17, 2019-07-24

Instagram Begins Hiding Likes in More Countries 'To Remove Pressure' Instagram started hiding "likes" on its platform in Australia, Brazil and several other major markets Thursday, saying it wanted to ease pressure on users, following criticism about its impacts on......
10:17, 2019-07-18

Perfect selfies are all over Facebook, Instagram and Snapchat. They're killing us Selfies posted on Snapchat, Facebook and Instagram have gone from duck lips to deadly as front-facing cameras on iPhone and Android have improved.        ...
16:17, 2019-05-22

All about Dark Mode in Android Q, and force-switching it for Instagram or WhatsApp Dark mode needs no presentation, as anyone who has woken up in the middle of the night to read something on their phone would attest. Not only does it save your retinas from burning when ambient light is low but is also a godsend for OLED displays which consume way less power when displaying darker ...
10:51, 2019-05-22

The Kardashians’ ‘miracle’ diet posts targeted in new Instagram policy The Kardashian clan will have to find a new platform to hawk their diet drinks. Instagram has announced new policies to remove or restrict posts that promote weight loss remedies and cosmetic surgery on its platform. The company has directly called out the Kardashians, who have become well-known for...
05:17, 2019-09-20

Instagram accidentally leaks private data of major influencers Instagram has accidentally leaked the private information of 49 million of its users, including major influencers and bloggers. A huge database containing details about celebrities, influencers and brand accounts was recently discovered online and anyone could access it. How was the leak discovered?...
16:34, 2019-05-21

Padres behind 'laid-back' Manny Machado after Instagram rant San Diego Padres players and manager Andy Green told UPI they stand behind Manny Machado after he alluded to a double-standard in Major League Baseball's player punishment, despite his reputation as a dirty player....
23:17, 2019-07-18

The latest hazard for Instagram influencers is a toxic ‘lake’ in Spain Mount Neme in Galicia draws droves of tourists each year because of its sparkling blue water reservoirs. But it is a actually an abandoned quarry connected to a Tungsten mine, used during World War II....
06:00, 2019-07-19

Businesses can now schedule Instagram posts and IGTV videos with Facebook — here’s how Welcome to TNW Basics, a collection of tips, guides, and advice on how to easily get the most out of your gadgets, apps, and other stuff. Earlier this week, Facebook released a new update for its Creator Studio, allowing businesses on the platform to schedule Instagram posts and IGTV videos up to at...
11:34, 2019-09-21

Instagram cracks down on posts touting 'miraculous' weight loss On Instagram and other social media sites, health misinformation is rampant. Companies have only recently begun to take steps to clamp down on this kind of content....
03:34, 2019-09-19

Instagram tightens rules on diet and cosmetic surgery posts Platform responds to concerns about impact of content on mental health of young peopleInstagram has announced that tighter restrictions are to be imposed on some posts related to diet products and cosmetic surgery.The social media platform said that from Wednesday on both Instagram and Facebook, age...
20:51, 2019-09-18

Tim McGraw shows off big fish, more impressive abs in shirtless Instagram shot Tim McGraw meant to show off his prize catch on Instagram. But his fans couldn't help but to notice some serious abs in the shirtless shot.        ...
15:17, 2019-05-29

Instagram Couple Slammed For "Attention-Seeking, Dangerous" Cliff Pic A couple behind an Instagram travel blog has been slammed as "reckless" and "attention-seeking" for a picture that shows one dangling the other off a cliff....
15:17, 2019-09-13

Afraid Of Losing Instagram Followers, Model Ditches Boyfriend A self-proclaimed Instagram model with a following of 4,50,000 decided to break up with her boyfriend who wanted her to post his pictures too on her account on the photo-sharing platform....
17:51, 2019-07-23

Manny Machado goes on explosive Instagram rant against MLB Network analysts Manny Machado apparently isn’t a big fan of the MLB Network. The Padres star took to Instagram Live on Tuesday night to lay into MLB Network commentators Eric Byrnes and Dan Plesac. Machado was listening to the pair’s commentary on the Astros’ Jake Marisnick, who was plunked by the Angels on Tuesday...
22:51, 2019-07-17

Facebook Unveils New Video Tools, Instagram Scheduling Feature Facebook has announced some new features to its video capabilities and now publishers will have more tools to use with its Watch Party and Creator Studio tools....
13:17, 2019-09-17

Posting selfies on Instagram may make you seem less likeable, less successful, and more insecure Getty/Ella Uzan Instagrammers who post selfies may be judged as more insecure, less successful, less likeable, and less open to new experiences, a new study suggests. In contrast, those who post "posies" (photos of themselves taken by someone else) come across far better. The research was conducted...
20:51, 2019-09-17

Facebook and Instagram bring music features to Stories in India Facebook today announced a host of new features for Facebook and Instagram in India for users to better express themselves through music. Get ready for music in Stories, Live streams and on people’s profiles.Music is often regarded as an entirely new form of communication. For Indians, music ...
17:51, 2019-09-18

As Instagram tests its 'like' ban, influencers will have to shift tactics to make money Instagram began tests that hide "like" counts on posts. That means influencers who market products on Instagram will have to rely on different metrics to show success....
16:51, 2019-07-21

China's Weibo takes down Instagram-like app after logo plagiarism controversy Chinese microblogging website Weibo Corp has taken down an Instagram-like app just three days after its launch and apologised following accusations of plagiarism about the app's logo, in a stumble for efforts to find new sources of growth....
10:51, 2019-09-05

Instagram Influencer Ekaterina Karaglanova's Ex-Boyfriend Confesses to Murdering Her More details are being revealed surrounding the death of Instagram influencer Ekaterina Karaglanova. According to multiple reports, police say a man has confessed to the murder of the......
23:51, 2019-08-01

Selena Gomez Is Removing Traces of Justin Bieber From Her Instagram Selena Gomez just proved she's over Justin Bieber once and for all. Over the weekend, a fan account noticed the 26-year-old singer had deleted an Instagram post about her ex that she......
20:34, 2019-06-10

Milking it! Instagram babes go wild for sexy ‘cowgirl’ bikini FASHION Nova recently released a "cowgirl" bikini. The animal print swimwear has gone down a treat with influencers, who have been rocking it on Instagram....
03:17, 2019-08-08

David Ortiz’s teen son posts heartfelt message on Instagram Among the many tributes and well-wishes pouring in for David Ortiz was one from his own son, 14-year-old D’Angelo, who wrote, “Pops I Love u.” “There is nobody stronger then u it’s only a matter of days till ur up running around doing ur thing again I love u pops endlessly and everybody is praying.....
18:34, 2019-06-11

Instant gratification and the pursuit of perfection: Why our brains love Instagram While some Insta-influencers try to keep it real, others set impossible standards that can leave us feeling dissatisfied and inadequate. But why is it so hard for us to take a step back? A brain scan offers some answers....
19:17, 2019-09-02

Clay Matthews teases Aaron Rodgers about no Instagram farewell Clay Matthews, the former Packers linebacker, teased QB Aaron Rodgers about not posting an emotional Instagram farewell when he left .       ...
19:17, 2019-08-04

Chernobyl Instagram thirst traps are not cool: HBO series creator The internet is blowing up over these Chernobyl selfies and travel porn pics. The nuclear wasteland has become a major tourist attraction since the May premiere of an HBO miniseries about the 1986 power plant tragedy, with some tour groups reporting a 40 percent spike in bookings. It was only matter...
19:00, 2019-06-12

Explore the Instagram-famous falls in Utah that only allow 150 hikers daily Kanarra Falls in Utah has become internationally famous. Now there's a daily limit on the number of hikers.       ...
00:51, 2019-08-09

Instagram Turns Obscure U.S. Sights Into Social-Media Destinations Across the U.S., smartphone-wielding masses are converging on picturesque attractions that many learned of on social media. Before Instagram, “no one really talked about Horseshoe Bend.”...
17:34, 2019-07-09

Jussie Smollett returns to Instagram with Pride month message Actor Jussie Smollett celebrated Pride month in his first Instagram post since January, when the "Empire" actor first said he was the victim of a hate crime, a claim later refuted by police....
00:34, 2019-06-11

Facebook, Instagram, and WhatsApp will no longer be pre-loaded on Huawei phones While Huawei continues to see a road ahead for its US government-threatened smartphone division, the exodus of major business partners, key components suppliers, and allies is far from over, posing new difficulties and creating bigger and bigger problems almost every single day.The latest bridge to ...
17:00, 2019-06-07

Hyp3r is planning talks with Facebook after ad start-up was booted from Instagram Facebook is setting up a meeting with Hyp3r, a marketing firm that was removed from Instagram after allegedly violating the social network's policies....
03:51, 2019-08-09

Instagram tests Threads app for ‘intimate sharing’ with close friends I need another instant messaging app to keep in touch with family and friends. Said no one ever. But if a recent report by The Verge is anything to go by, Facebook is internally testing a new chat app for Instagram called Threads in what appears to be the company’s “latest assault on Snapchat.” The ...
11:34, 2019-08-27

Paid Dropbox users are getting 1TB more storage space today Dropbox has spent much of the last few years focused on its products for enterprise business, but the company got its start by offering a simple, reasonably priced cloud storage and sync option. With major competition in the space from Google Drive,......
21:34, 2019-05-29

8chan: ex-users of far-right site flock to new homes across internet Site’s shutdown in wake of El Paso shooting likely to drive users to other, similar sites – as well as mainstream social mediaFormer members of 8chan have scattered across the internet after the far-right site was shut down over the weekend, finding new homes in other rightwing sites, on encrypted m...
06:00, 2019-08-09

Apple Card launch expands to all US iPhone users Apple has announced its Apple Card is available to everyone in the US starting today, expanding on the limited launch earlier this month. If you didn't see the many signup tutorial videos provided by Apple, you can apply by opening the Wallet app on......
17:51, 2019-08-20

Some OnePlus 7 Pro users are reporting issues with the phone's touchscreen Some OnePlus 7 Pro models are apparently exhibiting hardware problems just days after release, in the form of phantom touchscreen taps that apps seem to respond to but which haven't been made.As reported by Android Police, the mysterious ghost touches don't seem to correspond to one partic...
13:51, 2019-05-25

Google users can now auto-delete location data Though Google is releasing the auto-delete feature to heighten privacy safeguards, the collection of user data is the heart of the company’s business model....
18:34, 2019-06-27

The Hottest Phones for the Next Billion Users Aren't Smartphones Millions of first-time internet consumers are connecting to the web on a new breed of device that only costs about $25. These smart feature phones make up one of the industry’s fastest-growing and least-known segments....
14:34, 2019-07-23

FaceApp denies storing users' photographs without permission App was launched by Russian developer in 2017 and uses AI to change people’s featuresThe developer of a popular app which transforms users’ faces to predict how they will look as older people has insisted they are not accessing users’ photographs without permission.FaceApp, which was launched by a R...
22:34, 2019-07-17

Cryptopia needs $2M to keep a database alive – or users might never recover their tokens Defunct cryptocurrency exchange Cryptopia warned it will take “some months at least” to figure out how to return tokens owed to its users. Cryptopia administrators have also requested “urgent interim relief,” which they say is critical to maintain a single SQL database that stores all of its users’ ...
21:17, 2019-05-27

Apple Arcade Just Released Early for iOS 13 Beta Users If you’re an iOS 13 beta user who’s been eagerly awaiting the arrival of Arcade, it looks like you may be able to pop the hood on Apple’s subscription gaming service a full three days ahead of its official launch date.Read more......
23:51, 2019-09-16

Kraken bug apparently let users buy Bitcoin for $8,000 and instantly sell it for $12,000 Cryptocurrency exchange Kraken – one of the world’s oldest – has disclosed a bug that apparently allowed certain customers to purchase Bitcoin at $8,000 and sell it for $12,000. Taking to Twitter, the exchange said “a test of an unreleased advanced order type encountered a bug, which resulted in the...
18:17, 2019-09-16

Facebook: Thousands of users reporting outages on its platforms DALLAS (KXAS) – Users were reporting issues across Facebook, Instagram and WhatsApp on Wednesday. Facebook and Instagram said on their Twitter accounts around 12:15 p.m. ET that “some people” were were having trouble uploading or sending images and videos. The issue also affected f...
22:00, 2019-07-03

US recommends Windows users patch against worm vulnerability Microsoft Windows users who haven't patched their OS (or are using an unsupported version) are at risk of attackers exploiting a vulnerability known as BlueKeep. The Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA), Homeland Security's lead cy......
23:17, 2019-06-17

Amazon asks users for help with Alexa questions it can’t answer Every once in a while, an Amazon customer asks Alexa a question she can't answer. Now, Amazon thinks it has a solution. Today, it opened its Alexa Answers program to the public. According to a Fast Company exclusive, the new crowdsourcing platform wi......
22:51, 2019-09-12

Facebook users around the world report widespread glitches Facebook said Wednesday it is working to resolve issues faced by some users while sending media files on its social media platforms including WhatsApp and Instagram. More than 14,000 users reported issues with Instagram, while more than 7,500 users reported issues with Facebook and 1,600 with WhatsA...
19:34, 2019-07-03

Facebook Users To See, Control Personal Data Taken From Other Websites Facebook Inc said on Tuesday it was tweaking its policies to allow users to see and control the data that other websites and apps share with the social network to improve targeted advertising....
19:17, 2019-08-20

Never-Googlers: Web users take the ultimate step to guard their data To take back control of their online data, a hearty few are trying to eliminate all things Google. It's no easy task — Google has the most popular search engine, browser and mapping software. What it takes to be a never-Googler....
01:51, 2019-07-24

Dropbox Boosts Storage, Features, and Price for 'Plus' Users We’ll start with the semi-bad news: Dropbox is kicking up the price of its Plus plan from $10 to $12 per month. You’ll have to go for one fewer coffee if you want to stay on budget with your wild cloud-storage spending....
23:34, 2019-05-30

T-Mobile says it can’t be sued by users because of forced-arbitration clause Enlarge / A T-Mobile store in New York City. (credit: Getty Images | helen89) T-Mobile US is trying to force customers into arbitration in order to avoid a class-action lawsuit that accuses the phone carrier of violating federal law by selling its customers' real-time location data to third partie...
20:51, 2019-07-09

Google Pay will no longer let UK users send money to friends If you use Google Pay to send money between your friends, you may soon be cut off from splitting the bill. The company informed users today via email that it will be killing off the Google Pay Send peer-to-peer money transfer feature in the UK. The c......
10:00, 2019-06-15

My browser, the spy: How extensions slurped up browsing histories from 4M users Enlarge (credit: Aurich Lawson / Getty) When we use browsers to make medical appointments, share tax returns with accountants, or access corporate intranets, we usually trust that the pages we access will remain private. DataSpii, a newly documented privacy issue in which millions of people’s brow...
16:51, 2019-07-18

Slack password reset coming to thousands of users Slack is set to reset password for thousands of users as it looks to respond to a data breach.The popular messaging app has confirmed it will reset the passwords of users it believes could be affected by a historical data breach.Around one percent of all Slack users are thought to be affected by the...
21:00, 2019-07-18

GOP senator wants to give users power to say no to Google and Facebook In his latest salvo aimed at big tech, Sen. Josh Hawley, R-Mo., said Monday he will introduce legislation that would give consumers greater power to prevent companies from harvesting their data. His bill, which he plans to introduce Tuesday, aims to bolster “Do Not Track,” an internet fe...
16:01, 2019-05-21

iPhone users can now use Android tech to unlock their devices Google is making it easier for iPhone and iPad users to verify sign-ins with the announcement that Apple device owners will now be able to use their Android device as a security key.The search giant recently revealed that it had developed a new Bluetooth-based protocol which allows smartphones runni...
10:51, 2019-06-14

Some OnePlus 7 Pro users received a strange notification today You can excuse OnePlus 7 Pro owners if they seem a bit confused today. Several owners of the device posted screenshots online indicating that they had received some sort of strange notification that can best be described as gibberish. One screenshot embedded in a tweet posted by Twitter user Nicole ...
20:17, 2019-07-01

Consumer DNA testing has hit a lull — here's how it could capture the next wave of users experts speculate that the natural expiration of the early adopter wave and growing privacy concerns are to blame. But companies might be able to recover if they provide compelling medical reasons for users to get the tests....
20:17, 2019-08-25

TikTok Users Share Hilarious #ExpectationVsReality Videos TikTok funny videos, shared using the hashtag #ExpectationVsReality, have collectively garnered more than 10 crore views on the video sharing platform. These videos describe the difference between......
18:34, 2019-09-21

Hilarious #HornChallenge Has TikTok Users Laughing Out Loud The #HornChallenge involves pressing the face of a friend, family member or, in some cases, even a pet, as a honking sound plays in the background. Since the trend started, thousands of videos with......
08:51, 2019-06-28

New feature in iOS 13 gives users more control over apps that track their location Late last month, we passed along the results of an investigation conducted by The Wall Street Journal that showed how 99% of third-party iOS apps promoted by Apple in the App Store contained secret trackers. With Apple trying to set the pace when it comes to privacy for smartphone users, a new featu...
12:17, 2019-06-09

La Liga app spied on users to catch illegal streamers Spain's top professional football league, La Liga, has been fined $284k by the country's data protection agency for using the league's mobile app to spy on its fans.The app, which has been downloaded on millions of devices, was reportedly used by La Liga to monitor bars showing footba...
23:17, 2019-06-13

Here's why Netflix is tracking some Android users' physical activity Netflix is tracking some users' physical activity, but it isn't exactly moving into Fitbit's territory. Details of the test first emerged when a security researcher said the Netflix app on his Android device requested access to his physical activity......
23:17, 2019-07-31

Berlin To Tighten Rules For Electric Scooter Users Berlin plans to stop electric scooters from being left haphazardly on sidewalks and other anti-social behavior that's drawn the ire of residents in the German capital since the vehicles were made......
12:51, 2019-08-08

'Alien: Isolation' will terrify Switch users later this year Xenomorphs will soon hunt you down on the road. Creative Assembly and Sega are bringing the survival horror of Alien: Isolation to the Switch sometime later in 2019. There are precious few details of what will change, but the portability is an obvi......
02:00, 2019-06-12

Firefox will soon alert users if their saved passwords have been breached With the security of personal information becoming an increasing priority amongst the general public, many tech companies are promising heightened protection in response, and are introducing new methods of dealing with any breaches once they've occurred.However, for users, half the battle is kn...
03:34, 2019-07-18

Facebook Says Libra Can Change the World. It Needs to Convince Users. Facebook has big plans to remake the financial system with its cryptocurrency-based payments network. But persuading people to adopt a brand-new technology could be tough....
20:51, 2019-06-27

YouTube promises to give users better control over videos In a surprising move, YouTube revealed plans to offer users more control over their Homepage and Up Next videos. Apparently, three specific changes will be introduced in the coming days, which will allow YouTube users to set their preferences when it comes to what videos appears on their page.For st...
21:00, 2019-06-27

ActionDash 3.0's new 'Focus' mode keeps Android users on task At I/O earlier this year, Google announced that Android Q will upgrade the recently added Digital Wellbeing feature with a Focus Mode to quiet attention-grabbing apps so you can get things done. However, there's a way to get that feature, and a few o......
21:51, 2019-06-29

New report claims some Snapchat employees spied on users A new report from Motherboard reveals that Snap employees in the past have abused internal tools in order to glean information about user emails, user location data, and other types of sensitive data. What’s particularly worrisome is that some Snap employees were said to have used these tools ...
01:34, 2019-05-24

IT glitches 'stopped seven million payment card users' More than seven million people were left unable to use their payment cards due to IT hitches in the past year, according to estimates by consumer group Which?...
15:51, 2019-06-12

Babbel’s update encourages users to chart their own language course Babbel, the popular language-learning app, is getting a makeover. Updated language lessons now put the spotlight on bite-sized lessons, and users are encouraged to choose which lessons are more relevant to them. We got a chance to check out the new app and we’re liking what we saw so far. Content re...
10:17, 2019-08-24

Mobile phone users can now switch network with just one text New process makes it easier to get PAC code without provider trying to persuade users to stayConsumers are now able to switch their mobile phone provider simply by sending a text message – avoiding the cumbersome process which had been in place previously.The new rules from the regulator Ofcom apply...
18:17, 2019-07-01

55,000 cryptocurrency users affected in Bitpoint’s $28 million hack Embattled cryptocurrency exchange Bitpoint has revealed that roughly half of its 110,000 users were affected by last week’s $3.02 billion yen ($28 million) hack, reports The Mainchi. Speaking at a Tokyo press conference, Bitpoint president Genki Oda noted that of the 3.02 billion yen stolen, custome...
14:51, 2019-07-16

Chrome users can now give and receive remote support via the web Remote desktop applications have grown in popularity as they can be used to provide support remotely and with the release of Chrome 75, Google is making it even easier for users to get and give support to one another.The company recently announced that Chrome Remote Desktop is officially out of beta...
02:17, 2019-06-07

Microsoft contractors listened to conversations from Xbox One users In a story that shouldn’t surprise anyone at this point, Vice is reporting that contractors working for Microsoft were able to listen to voice commands and full-on conversations spoken by Xbox One users. Similar to stories we’ve seen involving Siri and other virtual assistants, audio of ...
07:51, 2019-08-22

Fewer than one third of cloud users back up their own application data Cloud computing is convenient, though it does not do everything for IT professionals. Proper backups of SaaS application data lag far behind on-premises systems....
19:00, 2019-09-06

UPDATE 3-Fitbit targets 1 mln new users with Singapore govt tie-up Fitbit Inc said on Wednesday it signed a contract with the Singapore government to provide fitness trackers and services in a health program it said could reach up to one million users....
09:17, 2019-08-22

4 Your Health: 1st time opioid users more at risk to get hooked People receiving opioids in the hospital for the first time are more at risk of becoming addicted. People who take opioids for the first time while in the hospital may be at a higher risk of long-term use. That’s according to a new study from the University Of Pittsburgh. It tracked over 190,0...
21:17, 2019-06-18

Google’s Titan Security Keys are now available to G Suite users Google has just announced several updates to its enterprise cloud platform with an aim to improve users, data, and app security. The new enhancements were unveiled at Google Cloud Next ’19 conference in Tokyo this week. First off, Google has expanded the scope of Advanced Protection Program (APP) to...
14:34, 2019-08-01

Snapchat Aims to Introduce New Experiences for Users in India Snapchat has opened its office in Mumbai and is set to hire a team as well as bring on board a large number of local content creators and partners to grow its presence in India....
09:34, 2019-08-12

Google Pay to Now Send SMS Alerts To Help Users Transact Securely Google Pay will now send app notifications as well as SMS to inform users each time they receive a collect request to highlight that approving the request will deduct money from their bank accounts....
01:00, 2019-08-01

Apple HomePod now has voice recognition for multiple users Starting soon, Apple HomePod will be able to pick up on who's speaking and give them personalized recommendations and notifications for Apple Music, Messages, Notes, Reminders and more, all part of Apple HomePod's new multi-user feature.The feature was announced during the WWDC 2019 keynot...
00:51, 2019-06-04

Facebook Lays Out Challenges of Letting Users Take Their Own Data In a new white paper, Facebook outlines how mandates to protect users’ privacy and give them the right to take their data where they choose are potentially in conflict. The social network is seeking outside input on how to reconcile the two....
23:51, 2019-09-04

Google wants next billion users, but has no plans to launch in China Google CEO Sundar Pichai said his company doesn't have plans to launch in China, but that doesn't mean the tech giant wants to ignore its hundreds of millions of Internet users....
17:51, 2019-06-17

Samsung tweet urges users to scan their TVs for viruses If you have a Samsung smart TV, chances are you already scan it for viruses regularly. You don't? Well, Samsung thinks you should. The South Korean TV manufacturer's support account sent out a tweet urging users to scan their TVs for malware regularly... and then hastily deleted it. T...
12:17, 2019-06-18