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Instagram is tackling bullying with a new feature called “Restrict”
Jul08

Instagram is tackling bullying with a new feature called “Restrict”

The battle to make Instagram a safe place for all is an ongoing one—and the ephemeral picture-sharing app has just announced a new feature called “Restrict.” The new feature, according to Instagram’s head Adam Mosseri is part of the company’s plan to curb the menace called bullying as well as harassment on the platform. The Facebook-owned app said it is committed to leading the fight against bullying and online harassment. Of course,...

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Instagram’s Stories gets a “Share to” button
Jul03

Instagram’s Stories gets a “Share to” button

The Instagram app is one of the most updated—new features and functionalities are added every other month. A new button that will let you share your stories was recently spotted by Ahmed Ghanem, which will let you share stories to other apps. Stories has enjoyed tremendous attention since it was launched a couple of years ago by the Facebook-owned app. The fact that it is one of the most updated functionalities in the app is a clear...

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Instagram’s new Chat Sticker in Stories—here is how to use it
Jul03

Instagram’s new Chat Sticker in Stories—here is how to use it

Instagram has formally launched its Chat Stickers in Stories—and this is coming barely one month after the feature was first reported by Jane Manchun Wong, a reverse engineer. In an announcement made via its Twitter page, Instagram said the sticker offers an “easy way to start conversations with a group of friends right from your story.” It is a sure way to keep the conversation going, and to encourage more people to keep using the...

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Instagram brings ads to Explore tab content
Jun27

Instagram brings ads to Explore tab content

Facebook continues to explore more avenues to make more cash through ads as the social media behemoth brings ads to Explore tab content. Instagram is already a huge success as far as daily active usage—and its Explore tab is one of the reasons people use the app every day. So, Facebook wants to further explore the possibility of making more money through the ephemeral photo-sharing app, and the Explore tab content offers the best...

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Instagram is testing a new account recovery option
Jun17

Instagram is testing a new account recovery option

Ever lost an Instagram account to hackers before? I am sure you know how pretty difficult it is to have such account recovered—if you ever did. Recovering a lost Instagram account is just as difficult as recovering a hacked Facebook account; but a new recovery option is now being tested by the ephemeral picture-sharing app. The new account recovery process being tested, according to Engadget, will make it easier to recover lost...

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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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