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Instagram issues statement after hundreds of users complain of account breach
Aug15

Instagram issues statement after hundreds of users complain of account breach

Reports that hundreds of Instagram accounts being hacked doing the rounds on Tuesday were indeed correct. As a matter of fact, Instagram has followed that up with an official statement of its own advising users to consider taking some security steps to recover and safeguard their accounts. Yesterday Mashable and some other tech blogs reported that hundreds of anxious Instagram users were trying to find out why they could not gain...

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Instagram polls now available via Direct Message
Aug15

Instagram polls now available via Direct Message

Instagram has added a new way to send polls to your friends on the platform via Direct Message. What that means is that you can now send private polls you don’t want anyone but your friends to get involved in. The Verge reports that it works pretty the same way as adding the poll sticker to your own stories. The only noticeable difference is that you will now also be presented with the option to send the story to a selection of your...

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Facebook now lets you set a timer to curb social your media addiction
Aug04

Facebook now lets you set a timer to curb social your media addiction

Struggling to deal with your addiction to Facebook and Instagram? The thing is, virtually everyone suffers from the number of hours spent on the social media, and this is not only killing relationships, it is also affecting productivity at place of work. Glad to let you know that Facebook along with its sister company Instagram, are both rolling out a new tool to help deal with the problem. “Time well spent,” which is the name of the...

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Facebook Messenger is now synchronizing Instagram contacts
Jul21

Facebook Messenger is now synchronizing Instagram contacts

It has been confirmed that Facebook Messenger is now synchronizing Instagram contacts. This would mean that the messaging app is seeking for more ways to attract as many users as it can to its service. The new Messenger feature will pull in your contacts from the photo-sharing app, but you have to opt to connect your account to access the feature. The option to synch your Instagram contacts with Messenger appears in the “People” tab,...

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Instagram introduces new ‘Questions Stickers’ to Stories
Jul11

Instagram introduces new ‘Questions Stickers’ to Stories

Instagram wants to make its Stories feature more engaging and interactive by allowing users to post questions. Earlier in the month, the Facebook-owned company began testing a feature that allows you to post questions to your Stories. Users will be allowed to ask specific questions, while viewers can then tap into the text box and respond with whatever answers they like. Details were a bit sketchy at the time, but everything seems to...

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Instagram and Facebook both testing a ‘Do Not Disturb’ feature
Jul03

Instagram and Facebook both testing a ‘Do Not Disturb’ feature

Instagram and Facebook are simultaneously testing a ‘Do Not Disturb’ feature, TechCrunch reports. The two sister companies according to the report, could soon hand users more control over how they want to receive notifications from the two apps. A couple of respected tech bloggers including WABetaInfo and Matt Navarra were first to spot the feature, while some users claim that they have indeed spotted it on their apps. The Do Not...

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