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Instagram has added a browser notification feature
Sep26

Instagram has added a browser notification feature

Instagram users who usually log in to the platform via Google Chrome can now turn on notifications, and get notified when they get new followers, likes, and comments per Android Police. The same applies to the light version of the app, Instagram Lite, which of course, is still being tested by the Facebook-owned company. This update still does not take the Lite version of the app and the web app to the level of the main Instagram app....

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Instagram is currently testing geofencing for Stories
Sep20

Instagram is currently testing geofencing for Stories

If all goes according to plan, you will soon be able to restrict your stories and posts to selected countries. It means you can choose not to make your posts and stories universally accessible to everyone around the world. This much was revealed by respectable app researcher Jane Manchun Wong who posted this on her Twitter page. Wong tweeted that while creating your posts, you will be able to choose specific countries where you want...

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Instagram is testing a feature that allows you to tag friends in video posts
Sep11

Instagram is testing a feature that allows you to tag friends in video posts

Instagram is constantly testing new features to keep its services ahead of the chasing packs like Snapchat. We already know that you can tag your friends in photos, but a new update is upgrading that feature—you could soon be able to tag them [friends] in video posts as well. The test has been confirmed by Instagram per TechCrunch, and could soon be available to users. “We’re always testing ways to improve the experience on Instagram...

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Instagram’s new shortcut makes it easy to access your favorite emojis
Sep09

Instagram’s new shortcut makes it easy to access your favorite emojis

Instagram has added a new update that makes it easier for everyone to easily access their most-used emojis. The shortcut started rolling out the new feature on Thursday, and will be available to all iOS and Android users. The new shortcut according to The Verge, has been in public testing since May and places your most-used emojis right in front of you—where you can easily reach them. Those emojis you often make use of will now be...

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Instagram is reportedly working on a new standalone app for ecommerce
Sep06

Instagram is reportedly working on a new standalone app for ecommerce

Facebook-owned ephemeral picture sharing app Instagram is reportedly working on a new ecommerce app. The Verge reports that the standalone app is being designed to cater to the needs of shoppers. When launched, “IG Shopping” will let users “browse collection of goods from merchants that they follow.” Citing people familiar with the story, The Verge writes that users will be able to shop directly from the app. Launch date for the app...

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Instagram’s verification process now open to all
Aug29

Instagram’s verification process now open to all

                Instagram has expanded access to its blue verification badge. This change was announced along with a couple of others aimed at making the app safe for every users. The new verification process is amazingly easy, simply go to settings, look for the new titled ‘Request Verification’ [it has just been added]. Once you are there, enter your handle, name, and a photo of your ID—and...

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