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Instagram’s impressive growth continues; now has 700 million members
Apr27

Instagram’s impressive growth continues; now has 700 million members

Thanks to Snapchat, Instagram now has additional 100 million users—bringing up the number to 700 million. That is impressive for a company that was once almost walking in the shadow of a rival app—Snapchat. In the last nine months, the app has recorded more growth than ever owing to the fact that it copied a very popular feature owned by Snapchat—Stories. Not that the app wasn’t doing fine before August [when Instagram launched its...

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Android version of Instagram gets offline mode
Apr19

Android version of Instagram gets offline mode

Instagram users in regions where internet connectivity is low will now be able to access the services even while offline. The company on Tuesday announced that it has built support for using most of its features without Internet access, reports TechCrunch. The company made this known on Tuesday during its F8 conference—announcing that much of its functionality on the Android version of the app will now be available even without...

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Instagram Stories outperforms Snapchat; hits 200 million daily users
Apr13

Instagram Stories outperforms Snapchat; hits 200 million daily users

Facebook-owned Instagram has every reason to be proud of its latest achievement. The picture-sharing app’s recently copied Stories has outperformed Snapchat’s. According to The Verge, Instagram’s Stories now has more than 200 million daily users. Instagram has not only copied Stories from Snapchat, it has succeeded in reinventing the feature; attracting millions of people daily. Cloned directly from Snapchat in 2016, the success story...

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Instagram merges two features into one as it launches “Instagram new Direct” feature
Apr11

Instagram merges two features into one as it launches “Instagram new Direct” feature

Instagram has announced the merging of two of its important features into one. The Facebook-owned company has launched what it called “Direct,” which is a combination of texts and reshares. Both features, according to Instagram, will now appear in the same thread with disappearing photos and videos. This, according to the company, will enable you to seamlessly go back and forth with your friends. “Today, we’re launching the new Direct...

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Instagram is adding blurred screen with “Sensitive Content” warning
Mar23

Instagram is adding blurred screen with “Sensitive Content” warning

Instagram is not taking its fight against sensitive comments and posts lightly. Lately, the social media service has been adding a couple of features to make its platform safe for all. Features like ability to deactivate comments and filter certain phrases were all added by the Facebook-owned company to make its community safe. Today, the company announced plans to add a blurred screen with “Sensitive Content” warning. With blurred...

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Instagram now lets you save live stream to your camera roll
Mar20

Instagram now lets you save live stream to your camera roll

Instagram just announced an update to its live stream feature. According to today’s announcement, broadcasters will now be able to save live videos to their phone after streaming. A Save button has been added by Instagram so you can tap and save your video to your camera roll once you are done with streaming. “Starting today, you’ll have the option to save your live video to your phone at the end of a broadcast. While live videos will...

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