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Instagram is testing Creator Accounts for top influencers
Dec12

Instagram is testing Creator Accounts for top influencers

The Hollywood Reporter is reporting that Instagram is currently testing a feature that will give top influencers and celebrities the ability to filter direct DM. The new feature called Creator Accounts, will also offer detailed analytics over accounts following celebrities and top creators. The feature, which offers tailor-made tools, is currently being tested by a handful of “high-profile” Instagram users. Creator Accounts is...

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Instagram’s ‘Close Friends’ will let you share stories with group of friends
Dec01

Instagram’s ‘Close Friends’ will let you share stories with group of friends

Those of us who believed that Instagram Stories could only get better have not really been disappointed. The feature, which was copied from Snapchat has been reinvented several times, and is now one of the most used tool on the photo-sharing app. Now, Instagram Stories is about to get even better with the launch of ‘Close Friends,’ a new feature that will let you share your stories with select group of friends. The tests actually...

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Instagram rolls out new AI-powered feature to describe texts in photos
Nov29

Instagram rolls out new AI-powered feature to describe texts in photos

Instagram has launched a new tool that will make it easier for people with visual impairments to hear texts describing the elements on a screen or photo. The newly launched feature will allow screen readers to describe photos, either automatically with the use of artificial intelligence, or by third-party description tools added by users. “We’re introducing automatic alternative text so you can hear descriptions of photos through your...

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Instagram says changes are coming to your profile design
Nov22

Instagram says changes are coming to your profile design

Instagram has announced that it is testing new user profile layouts. The company said via its press site that the test, which will be carried out over the next couple of weeks, may include rearranging features at the top of your profile. The proposed changes may affect icons, buttons, as well as the way tabs are currently being navigated. Perhaps, it has become imperative to alley all fears about your photo grids as nothing will...

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Facebook rolls out new dashboard that shows time spent on the app
Nov20

Facebook rolls out new dashboard that shows time spent on the app

Facebook is finally making its feature that alerts you of time spent on its app. The company has just added a new dashboard that will let you set an app time limit. Apparently, as we told you last August, this move will help heavy users curb their addiction to the use of social media and other apps. Once you have set a timer via the dashboard, a pop up will appear to remind you that you have reached the limit. On the dashboard, you...

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Instagram rolls out two new US Election Day stickers for voters
Nov03

Instagram rolls out two new US Election Day stickers for voters

Elections serve as an avenue to make your voice/vote heard—it presents an avenue to change or retain the current people in power. That said, it is not one of those periods in the life of a nation when people vote without proper deep-thinking—it is always a serious affair. However, you can also have fun while getting involved in the process of electing the candidate of your choice—and Instagram is ensuring that is the exact case....

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