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Instagram to restrict users under the age of 18 from seeing weight loss posts
Sep19

Instagram to restrict users under the age of 18 from seeing weight loss posts

Instagram is on a mission to sanitize the influencer market—and this could affect the categories of people who have access to certain posts. The Facebook-owned picture sharing service wants to start restricting people under the age of 18 from seeing posts that promote cosmetic surgery or weight loss. This move is part of the company’s new policy that targets a fast growing sect of influencer marketing, The Verge reports. The company...

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Facebook Dating is finally launching in US
Sep05

Facebook Dating is finally launching in US

Finally, people in the US can have their turn—Facebook Dating will be available from this Friday. This is coming barely one year after the service was first launched in Colombia. Users 18 years and older will be able use the service by tapping a new tab which will appear within Facebook mobile app. The US launch brings the number of countries where the service can be accessed to 20. These include Brazil, Canada, Chile, Columbia,...

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Stagnant Instagram follower growth? Here’s what you are doing wrong
Sep04

Stagnant Instagram follower growth? Here’s what you are doing wrong

Stagnant Instagram follower growth? Here’s what you are doing wrong During your first few months of taking Instagram seriously, you might see some respectable initial growth. You’ll reach out to your current circle of contacts, earning their new follows, and you’ll naturally pull in some other people who catch your photos being shared or stumble upon a post through a hashtag-related search. But after that initial period of growth,...

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Facebook is testing hiding like counts on posts—just like Instagram
Sep02

Facebook is testing hiding like counts on posts—just like Instagram

Apparently Instagram’s decision to hide like counts on users’ posts is going as planned because its parent company Facebook is also working on similar feature. Though, the ability to hide like counts on posts is still being tested, it seems the feature has come to stay—and we could be counting down to a formal or global roll out. The unreleased feature, according to reliable tipster Jane Manchun Wong is still being tested, and hides...

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Facebook takes another shot at Snapchat with “Threads”
Aug27

Facebook takes another shot at Snapchat with “Threads”

Facebook is again working on another app in what seems like another shot at Snapchat. The new app called Threads, is being designed to promote sharing your status, location, and much more with your close friends. According to The Verge, Threads will work as a “companion” app to Instagram, and users will automatically share their location, speed, and battery life with friends. They will be able to share photos, video messages among...

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Instagram users will soon be able to report misleading info within the platform
Aug16

Instagram users will soon be able to report misleading info within the platform

There seems to be a sustained approach towards making Instagram and other social media platforms safe for all users these days. Instagram in particular has been updating its platforms with different tools to help every user stay safe. A new feature is now being tested to give everyone the opportunity to report misleading information within the platform. The new reporting tool according to Matt Navarra is currently being tested, and...

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