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Instagram Announces New Feature To Let Users Co-Author Same Posts

"With 'Collab', you can invite a collaborator to your Feed Post and Reels and so they can share the content with their followers," the company noted.

Rakul Preet Singh
It’s Official! Rakul Preet Singh & Jackky Bhagnani Make Their Relationship Insta Official

Gorgeous Rakul Preet Singh and actor-producer Jackky Bhagnani made their relationship official on social media on Rakul's 31st birthday!

Instagram To Roll Out New Tools To Safeguard Teenagers
Instagram To Roll Out New Tools To Safeguard Teenagers

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg later posted a staunch defense of his company in a note to Facebook staffers, saying that claims by Haugen about the social network's negative effects on society "don't make any sense".

IGTV, Feed Videos Combined For 'Instagram Video'

When watching videos on Instagram, viewers can tap anywhere on the video to enter fullscreen. They will also have the option to keep scrolling to discover new video content from creators that may interest them.

Global Outage Of WhatsApp, Facebook And Insta
How Netizens In Odisha Bemoaned Global Outage Of WhatsApp, Facebook And Insta

Netizens and social media users in Odisha expressed their resentment over the development even though the three social media platforms reconnected to the global internet early on Tuesday morning.

$6 Billion LOSS
Facebook, WhatsApp, Instagram Outage: Zuckerberg Loses $6Billion In 6 Hours!

Last evening, Facebook, Instagram, and WhatsApp went down for a few hours across many parts of the world. The rare global outage of Facebook, Instagram, and WhatsApp which lasted for six hours cost the owner Mark Zuckerberg a whopping $6 billion.

WhatsApp, FB, Insta
Facebook, WhatsApp And Instagram Back After Outage

The outage appeared to affect Facebook's internal websites as well, famed developer Jane Wong noted in a tweet.

Facebook, WhatsApp, Instagram Servers Crash Worldwide
Facebook, WhatsApp, Instagram Servers Crash Worldwide

Many other users have also reported that other Facebook-owned services like Instagram, Messenger and its own social media platform are all experiencing this issue. Users worldwide have taken to their Twitter handles to share their views on this issue. 

Instagram Launches Its Largest Creator Education Programme In India

The programme will also provide live masterclasses with experts, latest information on trends, product updates and challenges to keep up with what's unfolding on Instagram.

Instagram Pauses Kids' Version, FB Says Not Toxic For Teens

In a blog post, Facebook Vice President and Head of Research, Pratiti Raychoudhury dismissed the WSJ's assessment of internal research as not accurate and denied the claims that Instagram was toxic for teenage girls.

Instagram 'Favourites' Will Allow Users To Prioritise Accounts In Their Feed

Any accounts set as a favourite will appear higher in the feed, regardless of their popularity or other signals used by the algorithm.

Virat Kohli 1st Indian To Reach 150mn Followers On Instagram
Virat Kohli Becomes 1st Indian To Reach 150mn Followers On Instagram

Indian skipper Virat Kohli on Friday became the first Indian as well as the first Asian to cross the 150 million followers' landmark on Instagram.

Instagram Asking Users' Birth Date To Enforce Child Safety Measures

This information also allows the platform to personalise user experience.

After Twitter, NCPCR Demands Action Against Instagram Profile Of Rahul Gandhi
After Twitter, NCPCR Demands Action Against Instagram Profile Of Rahul Gandhi

In a letter to Facebook on Friday, the Commission said it has come across a video posted on the Instagram profile of Gandhi wherein the identity of the victim minor girl's family has been disclosed.

Instagram Can Now Automatically Translate Text In Stories

Facebook-owned photo-sharing platform said that the new translation feature will be available globally.

Rashmika Mandanna Beats Vijay Deverakonda And Samantha Akkineni!
Rashmika Mandanna Beats Vijay Deverakonda And Samantha Akkineni!

Rashmika Mandanna recently clocked in 19 million followers on Instagram

FB Plans To Invest $1 Bn To Empowering Creators

Facebook has announced that it is planning to invest over $1 billion in programmes that give creators new ways to earn money for the content they create on Facebook and Instagram.

Google, Facebook Publish First Compliance Report; IT Minister Says Big Step Towards Transparency
Google, Facebook Publish First Compliance Report; IT Minister Says Big Step Towards Transparency

The publishing of compliance reports by Google, Facebook and Instagram is bound to turn up the heat on Twitter, which has been engaged in a tussle with the Indian government over the new social media rules.

Twitter-inspired Instagram working on 'Exclusive Stories' feature
Twitter-Inspired Instagram Working On 'Exclusive Stories' Feature

Inspired by the upcoming Super Follows feature of Twitter, Instagram is now working on a tool that will let creators post exclusive content to their Instagram stories only available to subscribers.

Instagram Lets Users List Their Pronouns On Profiles

Facebook-owned Instagram has announced to let users add up to four pronouns to their profiles, which they can then display publicly or only to their followers.

Kangana Ranaut
Kangana Ranaut 'Waiting To Be Banned' From Instagram

Actress Kangana Ranaut, whose Twitter account has been permanently suspended, said on Monday that she is waiting to be banned from Instagram, claiming it would be a badge of honour for her.

Instagram Rolls Out Auto-Captioning Sticker In Stories

San Francisco: Facebook-owned photo-sharing platform Instagram is rolling out a new sticker to Stories that allows English-speaking users to add auto-generated captions to their videos. The company said it will…

Major Whatsapp, Insta Outage; Services Resume Soon

New Delhi: Social media platforms WhatsApp and Instagram suffered a major outage on Friday night, but the services resumed after some time. Many WhatsApp users reported inability to send and receive messages, while Instagram too was down during the period. Independent tracking portal Downdetector showed a spike in the outage reported by users of both […]

Virat Kohli Becomes 1st Cricketer To Reach 100mn Followers On Insta

New Delhi: Indian skipper Virat Kohli became the first cricketer to hit 100 million followers on Facebook owned photo and video sharing social networking platform Instagram. Kohli has joined Juventus striker Cristiano Ronaldo, Neymar, Argentine forward Lionel Messi, Hollywood actor and former pro-wrestler Dwayne (The Rock) Johnson, American singer-songwriter Beyonce, and Ariana Grande in the 100 […]

Instagram To Block Users Who Send Hateful Messages Via DMs

San Francisco: Toughening its stance on hate speech in private direct messages (DMs), Instagram has announced to begin disabling the accounts of people who repeatedly send hateful messages to others on its platform. Currently, when someone sends DMs that break its rules, the company prohibits that person from sending any more messages for a set […]