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Instagram’s new tool can automatically filter abusive DMs
Apr21

Instagram’s new tool can automatically filter abusive DMs

Image Credit: Instagram A game-changing move that could set the tone for how Instagram is used in the coming years was made today. Instagram has rolled out a new tool that can automatically filter abusive DMs. The new tool, according to the Facebook-owned app, will filter out abusive content sent as DM to users. While there is no single tool that could completely eliminate abusive comments online, Instagram’s new tool could go a long...

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Instagram restricts user from sending messages over racist abuse
Apr18

Instagram restricts user from sending messages over racist abuse

Instagram has placed a restriction on a user account for sending racist abuse to an EPL player Tyrone Mings. Mings, an Aston Villa player, was sent an abusive message by the user on Friday. Instagram has now restricted the account of the user “for a set period of time,” reports Skysports. Tyrone Mings Mings, who is also an England international, posted a screenshot of the message he got from the user on his Twitter page...

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4 Ways to Use Instagram Marketing to Increase Brand Awareness
Apr08

4 Ways to Use Instagram Marketing to Increase Brand Awareness

Source – www.nytimes.com With more than 500 million daily active users, Instagram is the prime destination for most marketers. Brands that are visible on the platform can grab the attention of this mammoth user base since 80% of them follow at least one business account. But, building brand awareness through Instagram marketing is easier said than done. The competition is stiff and users are volatile.  Then what? You need a...

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Instagram adds ‘shake phone to report a problem’ feature
Apr04

Instagram adds ‘shake phone to report a problem’ feature

Image Credit: Matt Navarra A new feature that allows you to report a problem by merely shaking your phone has been added by Instagram. In a new screenshot posted by social media commentator Matt Navarra, users will now be able to choose among other options, shaking their device to log a complaint. This is obviously not a test as a lot of users have confirmed seeing or being able to use it for sometime now. To confirm if the feature is...

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Instagram adds protection for minors, safety guide for parents
Mar17

Instagram adds protection for minors, safety guide for parents

Instagram is ramping up efforts to remove predators in the app. It has released new features to shield youngsters from adults with ill intentions. The Facebook-owned social network is rolling out new restrictions. And it will stop any adult from sending messages to users under 18 years old who are not following them. “When an adult tries to message a teen who doesn’t follow them, they’ll receive a notification that...

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Instagram Lite launched in over 170 countries
Mar10

Instagram Lite launched in over 170 countries

Image Credit: Facebook Facebook has announced the “rebirth” of Instagram Lite. The teardown version of the main app which was withdrawn by Facebook in May 2020, has now been launched in more than 170 countries. Instagram Lite was introduced to cater to the needs of users in countries and regions where internet penetration and services are either expensive or erratic. The app never really hit the ground running as it lacked some of the...

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