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Instagram launches IGTV, a new app for watching long-form video
Jun21

Instagram launches IGTV, a new app for watching long-form video

We are finally here—the eagerly awaited long-form video product that has been making the rounds online has finally been launched by Instagram. IGTV the name of the long-form video features was finally launched by Instagram on Wednesday and will signal a new way for online creators to make money while creating content for their followers to consume. We’re announcing our most exciting feature to date: IGTV, a new app for watching...

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Instagram about to launch a video hub called ‘IGTV’ for online creators
Jun20

Instagram about to launch a video hub called ‘IGTV’ for online creators

The Instagram long-form video report we brought you a fortnight ago is gradually taking shape. Then, we had reported that the ephemeral video sharing app was working on a video feature that will last at least an hour. The latest addition to that report is from TechCrunch, with the tech blog reporting that Instagram now has a name for its long-form video which it calls “IGTV.” IGTV the new video hub is set to be launched later today,...

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Instagram will not alert people when you take screenshot of a Story
Jun15

Instagram will not alert people when you take screenshot of a Story

Remember when stories were making the rounds that Instagram would alert people when you screenshot their stories? That was way back in February, and many people were worried, but it seems that plan won’t see the light of the day. Instagram has confirmed to BuzzFeed News that it will no longer continue with the test. The test was actually announced last February, and if allowed to see the light of the day, would have sent shivers down...

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Instagram users can now shop products through Stories
Jun13

Instagram users can now shop products through Stories

Social media websites are gradually morphing into ecommerce companies these days. Major websites such as Facebook, Pinterest, and Snapchat are already providing the framework for people to shop and transact different types of business on their platforms. A couple of weeks ago, Instagram quietly added an in-app payments feature to enable you register your debit or credit card as part of your profile. What that means is that you can now...

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Instagram is giving users the ability to repost stories
Jun08

Instagram is giving users the ability to repost stories

Though, not available to everyone yet, Instagram on Thursday added a new feature that will enable users reshare their friend’s stories. The new feature in my opinion will still take a while to get to everyone—how long this will depend on what the ephemeral photo sharing app decides. Once a friend tags you in their stories, Instagram will send you a notification in your direct message thread with them. You will be able to tap and see...

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Instagram could soon let you post up to an hour-long video
Jun06

Instagram could soon let you post up to an hour-long video

As they always say, “change is the only constant thing in life.” Change indicates growth, and is one of several other ways to gauge how far one has come in a process of time. Instagram clearly wants to be ahead of the chasing pack—the ephemeral picture sharing app is reportedly working on an update that will let you post up to an hour-long video. According to The Wall Street Journal, the Facebook subsidiary could soon allow you to...

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