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How to Use Instagram Reels

Let’s admit it: Instagram Reels is no TikTok. But should a major tech corporation buy TikTok and promptly ruin it—anything could happen!—then Instagram Reels is…

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Instagram brings in-app shopping cart to all US businesses

Instagram is finally flipping the switch on the in-app shopping cart it’s been testing for more than a year. The company will soon open up…

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Instagram’s new QR codes are a shortcut directly to your profile

Last year Instagram added some Snapchat-like nametags that could bring a friend to your profile just by pointing their Instagram app’s camera at the code….

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Facebook Starts Merging Instagram and Messenger Chat

Between Instagram, Messenger, and WhatsApp, Facebook owns quite a few direct messaging platforms. Each ran on its own system, and Facebook wants to change that….

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Instagram illegally harvested biometric data of millions of users, lawsuit claims

Facebook faces fine of up to $500 billion if found guilty of breaking privacy law Source: https://www.independent.co.uk/life-style/gadgets-and-tech/news/instagram-biometric-data-facebook-lawsuit-a9668406.html Proactive Computing found this story and shared it…

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What Is Instagram Reels, and Is It a TikTok Clone?

Reels is a new feature on Instagram that allows people to create 15-second videos á la Vine and TikTok. But is Instagram Reels just a…

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Instagram Launches Reels, Its TikTok Clone, in the US

The company is wooing creators with features they know and love, on a platform President Trump doesn’t publicly hate. Source: https://www.wired.com/story/instagram-reels-tiktok-clone-launches/ Proactive Computing found this…

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Madonna’s Instagram Censored For Promoting COVID Conspiracy Theory

I don’t know who needs to hear this, but don’t get your medical information from Madonna’s Instagram. The New York Post reports that the social…

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How to Pin Comments in Instagram on iPhone and Android

Instagram comments can sometimes be a mess. But you can make things a bit better by highlighting the best comments at the top. Here’s how…

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Instagram Is Rolling Out Pinned Comments to All Users

Instagram Instagram recently announced the public rollout for its pinned comments feature. The new feature allows you to pin three comments to the top of…

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How to Unblock Someone on Instagram

When you block someone on Instagram, you no longer see that person’s posts, nor will he or she be able to interact with your profile….

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Facebook bends the knee, agrees to censor Trump ads after mass advertiser boycott

Facebook will change its policies to ban “hate speech” in advertisements on the platform, CEO Mark Zuckerberg announced, after activists brigaded a number of major…

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Ben & Jerry's joins North Face and Patagonia in pulling advertising from Facebook and Instagram over racism

Company calls for Facebook to ‘stop its platform from being used to spread and amplify racism and hate’ Source: https://www.independent.co.uk/news/world/americas/ben-and-jerrys-facebook-advertising-racism-north-face-patagonia-a9583066.html Droolin’ Dog sniffed out this…

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Billie Eilish unfollows everyone on Instagram after posting about 'abusers'

Fans are unclear why Eilish carried out the social media cull Source: https://www.independent.co.uk/arts-entertainment/music/news/billie-eilish-instagram-unfollow-abusers-post-reason-a9583376.html Indie Brew found this story and shared it with you. The Article…

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Instagram says racist posts could be left online longer due to coronavirus disruption

Facebook-owned company blames pandemic for delays in dealing with hateful content Source: https://www.independent.co.uk/life-style/gadgets-and-tech/news/instagram-racist-posts-photos-coronavirus-lockdown-facebook-a9568341.html Droolin’ Dog sniffed out this story and shared it with you. The…

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How to Add Music to Instagram Stories

Want to make an Instagram Story more interesting and engaging? Give it a background score. A relatable or even funny music backdrop can do wonders…

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How to Check if Someone Blocked You on Instagram

Instagram doesn’t notify you when someone blocks you. If you have a nagging suspicion about someone who you haven’t heard from in a while, here’s…

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Facebook and Instagram unblock #Sikh after restricting it for months

After intense public pressure, the platforms have reversed the block and apologized on Twitter. Source: https://www.nbcnews.com/news/asian-america/facebook-instagram-unblock-sikh-after-restricting-it-months-n1227656 Droolin’ Dog sniffed out this story and shared it…

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Instagram may require permission before embedding photos

How you use Instagram’s embedding feature may soon change significantly. In a statement to Ars Technica, Instagram said it doesn’t give people who use its embed…

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Did Instagram Just Say It’s Rewriting Online Copyright?

In one fell swoop, Facebook may have changed its mind about how the online news media will operate from here on out. Undermining a now…

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Instagram and Facebook blocked #Sikh for months 'by mistake'

Instagram has been blocking the #Sikh topic for months, and says the move was a “mistake”. Source: https://www.independent.co.uk/life-style/gadgets-and-tech/news/instagram-facebook-sikh-hashtag-blocked-error-message-a9548281.html Droolin’ Dog sniffed out this story and…

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