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Instagram’s new “Focus” camera format allows you to take portraits of yourself
Apr10

Instagram’s new “Focus” camera format allows you to take portraits of yourself

Instagram has launched a new tool within its main app, it might just be the perfect feature you have been waiting for. It is called “Focus;” a tool that allows you to take portraits of yourself or friends and then share it. The good thing about Instagram’s new tool is that it works even for all those whose phones don’t have a portrait setting. Focus is easy to use—open your Instagram Story and swipe to the option beneath the “Record”...

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Instagram for Apple Watch App discontinued
Apr02

Instagram for Apple Watch App discontinued

Instagram today became the latest company to ditch the Apple Watch, eliminating its Apple Watch app in an update that was released this morning. Instagram has swelled the ranks of apps ditching their versions for Apple Watch. In an update announced on Monday, the ephemeral photo-sharing app said the Instagram Apple Watch app was designed using the watchOS 1 SDK, which has now been retired by Apple on April 1. Instagram, according to...

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Instagram to launch video calling—you will soon be able to call friends
Mar02

Instagram to launch video calling—you will soon be able to call friends

Instagram appears to be internally testing a video calling feature. When all tests have been successfully completed, the new feature will allow users to initiate video calls within the app. It is like navigating from its original structure and venturing into something different from what we all have come to identify the ephemeral picture sharing app with. Tech blogger WABetaInfo who spotted the video calling feature reports that a...

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Instagram Direct now lets you send picture that disappears after one view
Feb21

Instagram Direct now lets you send picture that disappears after one view

Instagram wants to be the number one ephemeral picture sharing app—and is doing everything it can to achieve that. As a matter of fact, the app is already being trailed by Snapchat in a couple of ways—Stories for instance. Once again, the Facebook subsidiary has updated one of its exciting features and is now set to better its bitter rival with a new addition to Direct. Going forward when you send an ephemeral photo or video from...

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Facebook lost more users below 25 in 2017—eMarketer reports
Feb12

Facebook lost more users below 25 in 2017—eMarketer reports

Snapchat has got a companion in Facebook—a new report just released by research firm eMarketer has revealed that the social networking giant lost 2.8 million users under 25 years in 2017. eMarketer had in 2017 predicted that Facebook would experience a 3.4 percent decline in 12 to 17-year-old users in the US last year. That prediction was of course, the first time the digital research firm had predicted a decline in usage of any group...

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Instagram Stories not only about sharing pictures and videos—you can share texts too
Feb02

Instagram Stories not only about sharing pictures and videos—you can share texts too

Instagram is getting more and more creative with Stories—a feature it copied from its fiercest rival, Snapchat. The Facebook-owned company on Thursday added a text only feature to Stories—making it possible for you to share whatever you have on your mind even without using pictures or videos. The new addition is called “Type;” and it’s one that will allow you to be creative when composing texts to share with your friends in Stories....

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