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Instagram is testing Chat Sticker—group chat probably not far off?
Jun07

Instagram is testing Chat Sticker—group chat probably not far off?

Facebook’s Instagram and stickers are inseparable—every month since the last three or four, it has always been one sticker being launched or about to be launched. Interestingly though, users seem to be enjoying them; if for anything else, the fact that Instagram has added almost dozens of them is enough proof. The ephemeral picture-sharing app is reportedly working on a Chat Sticker. Our usual tipster Jane Manchun Wong, has just...

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Instagram will let advertisers promote posts from influencers in your feed

Ads, ads, and more ads—that is what the social media these days is all about. Just when you thought you have had enough of it, Instagram is rolling out a change that will let advertisers put more “influencer” ads in your feed. While this would widen the reach for brands, it may spark concerns among users because some of these ads are so annoying. What that means is that you will start seeing sponsored posts for influencers whether you...

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7 simple ways to increase your Instagram stories views
May31

7 simple ways to increase your Instagram stories views

7 simple ways to increase your Instagram stories views Instagram Stories is one of the most powerful tools available to businesses. With Instagram having 500 million active daily users, you have a huge audience to get your content seen by via Instagram Stories. But if you’re not experiencing many views, you need to change your strategy. Simply having great content is no longer enough to get seen. So, here’s how to increase your...

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Instagram’s new Autofill feature will make shopping on the platform easier
May21

Instagram’s new Autofill feature will make shopping on the platform easier

Plans to make Instagram more accessible to shoppers are well underway. Only a couple of weeks ago, the ephemeral photo-sharing app launched @shop to connect both buyers and sellers together. The latest addition to the Instagram ecommerce plan is a new feature called “Autofill.” Though, Autofill is still being tested according to reliable reverse engineer Jane Manchun Wong, the feature if eventually launched is capable of making the...

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Instagram is testing new way to invite friends by Messenger
May21

Instagram is testing new way to invite friends by Messenger

Facebook has not hidden its desire to interconnect all of its apps and make them all seamlessly accessible to users. We have already seen that with how you can access or connect Instagram via your Facebook. The interconnection is continuing with a new screenshot posted on Twitter by Jane Manchun Wong showing how you can invite friends to Instagram by Messenger. This is new considering the fact that we have never seen such before...

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Instagram’s Direct Message app is going away
May16

Instagram’s Direct Message app is going away

Very soon you will not be able to slide into a friend’s Direct Message as the standalone app is being retired. This piece of information was made known by popular social media commentator Matt Navarra. You will be greeted with a new message in the Play Store which says it: “is going away” when you try to send a direct message to a friend. Previously sent messages, however, will now be moved over to the dedicated Instagram...

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