Instagram security lapse exposed some user passwords to the public, company says  9to5Mac · 8 hours
A flaw in Instagram’s “Download Your Data” tool inadvertently exposed some user passwords, a report from The Information claims. In some instances, user passwords... more
Apple Highlights Photos Shot on iPhone XR  MacRumors · 2 days
Apple today highlighted "Shot on iPhone" photos captured with its latest smartphone, the iPhone XR. Apple shared portraits, landscapes, and more that... more
Facebook reports a massive spike in government demands for data, including secret orders  TechCrunch · 2 days
Facebook has published the details of 13 historical national security letters it’s received for user data. The embattled social media giant said... more
Instagram will now let users shop items from video posts  THE VERGE · 2 days
Instagram is continuing to build out its shopping features today with the announcement of three new... more
How to choose the best camera for you  THE VERGE · 2 days
There are plenty of cameras in the sea, and not all are made equally. Maybe you’re looking to build up... more
She Helped Create Instagram. Here's Why She Deleted Her Account  Gadgets 360 · 3 days
Even in Silicon Valley, where it's common to hear start-up workers become frustrated with management after an acquisition, the disillusionment of the early Instagram employees is striking. more
Snapchat mines teen users with Friendship Profiles  Sky News · 3 days
Snapchat has launched a new feature with a focus on friendships in a bid to take on rivals like Facebook and Instagram. more
Who’s your Instagram boyfriend?  THE VERGE · 3 days
This week on Why’d You Push That Button,’s Kaitlyn Tiffany and I give the people behind the camera some attention. We’re talking about Instagram boyfriends, or simply,... more
WhatsApp to Get 'Share Contact Info via QR' Feature, Easier New Contact Functionality: Report  Gadgets 360 · 3 days
The QR code feature on WhatsApp would work similar to how the Nametag feature works on Instagram or how Snapcode... more
Snap is being probed over its IPO because some investors are salty about losing money  TechCrunch · 4 days
Here’s something I didn’t expect to read today. The U.S. Justice Department and Securities and Exchange Commission has... more
Juul cuts flavored nicotine supply to stores and shutters its social media  THE VERGE · 4 days
E-cigarette company Juul Labs will stop supplying over 90,000 brick-and-mortar stores with its fruity and dessert-flavored pods, the company announced today. It’s also quitting... more
Snapchat launches new Friendship Profiles, Bitmoji merchandise for the holidays  9to5Mac · 4 days
As it faces mounting pressure from the likes of Instagram and Facebook, Snapchat is rolling out... more
WATCH: Facebook, WhatsApp, Instagram suffer temporary outage  ABC NEWS · 5 days
Facebook says the outage was due to a routine test and issued an apology for the inconvenience. more
'How Instagram became my support system'  BBC · 5 days
For women facing challenges ranging from eating disorders to IVF, it can be a vital resource. more
Not a cellphone in sight  THE VERGE · 1 week
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Instagram Spotted Testing Hindi Language Support on Mobile  Gadgets 360 · 1 week
Hindi support is initially a part of the latest alpha build of the Instagram app for Android devices. more
Pinterest Unveils Redesigned Following Tab That Resembles Instagram  Gadgets 360 · 1 week
Pinterest on Thursday announced the launch of an immersive single Pin format for easy browsing between newer posts. more
Vine’s successor Byte launches next spring  THE VERGE · 1 week
Vine lives, according to co-creator Dom Hofmann. The entrepreneur, who’s been working on and off on a spiritual successor to the now-defunct short-form video... more
Pinterest gets a redesigned feed that looks a lot like Instagram  THE VERGE · 1 week
First launched back in March, Pinterest’s friend feed provided a dedicated section of the... more
Facebook blocks more fake accounts from Russian troll group  THE VERGE · 1 week
Facebook says that the 30 Facebook accounts and 85 Instagram accounts it blocked yesterday for “inauthentic behavior” appear... more
Monashees raises $150 million for its eighth Latin American fund  TechCrunch · 1 week
As technology investment and exits continue to rise across Brazil, early stage venture capital firm monashees today announced that it has closed on $150 million for its eighth... more
Facebook connects Russia to 100+ accounts it removed ahead of mid-terms  TechCrunch · 2 weeks
The 115 accounts Facebook took down yesterday for inauthentic behavior ahead of the mid-term elections may indeed have been linked to the Russia-based Internet Research Agency,... more
Facebook says the 100+ accounts it removed yesterday were connected to Russia  TechCrunch · 2 weeks
The 115 accounts Facebook took down yesterday for inauthentic behavior ahead of the mid-term elections were in fact linked to the Russia-based Internet Research... more
Hours before US Election Day, Facebook pulls dozens of accounts for ‘coordinated inauthentic behavior’  TechCrunch · 2 weeks
Facebook has pulled the plug on 30 accounts and 85 Instagram accounts that the company says were engaged in “coordinated... more
Hours before U.S. election day, Facebook pulls dozens of accounts for ‘coordinated inauthentic behavior’  TechCrunch · 2 weeks
Facebook has pulled the plug on 30 accounts and 85 Instagram accounts that the company says were engaged in “coordinated... more
Apple Highlights iPad Pro Reviews  MacRumors · 2 weeks
Reviews for the 2018 iPad Pro went live this morning ahead of Wednesday's launch, and in a press release, Apple this afternoon highlighted reviews from several... more
Instagram might be working on school Stories  THE VERGE · 2 weeks
Instagram appears to be working on a school-based version of Stories that would only contain content from a particular school’s student body,... more
Instagram prototypes bully-proof moderated School Stories  TechCrunch · 2 weeks
Instagram is considering offering collaborative School Stories that only a certain school’s students can see or contribute to. And to make sure these Stories wouldn’t become bullying cesspools, Instagram’s code shows a warning that “School stories... more
Facebook launches retail pop-up stores ahead of holiday season  THE VERGE · 2 weeks
Facebook is gearing up for the holiday season by launching a small number of pop-up shops around the... more
TikTok surpassed Facebook, Instagram, Snapchat & YouTube in downloads last month  TechCrunch · 2 weeks
Beijing-based ByteDance’s 2017 acquisition of tween and teen-focused social app is paying off. The company this year merged with its own short video app... more
One new message  THE VERGE · 2 weeks
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Apple-owned Shazam for iOS updated with Instagram Story integration  9to5Mac · 2 weeks
The Apple-owned Shazam app for iOS has been updated to version 12.3 today. As part of that update,... more
Instagram’s next cash cow: instant Promote ads for Stories  TechCrunch · 2 weeks
Instagram hopes dollars from long-tail of small businesses and social media stars can help it pull its weight in the Facebook family. A new ad type called “Promote” for Stories... more
You can now share IGTV videos to your Instagram Story  THE VERGE · 2 weeks
Instagram announced a new feature today that lets you share IGTV videos to your Instagram Story.... more
You can now share songs you Shazam directly to Instagram Stories  THE VERGE · 2 weeks
Even more apps are being integrated into Instagram. Today, Shazam announced a new feature... more
WhatsApp found a place to show you ads  THE VERGE · 2 weeks
A WhatsApp VP says the messaging service will start showing ads alongside its popular Status feature, reports The Economic Times.... more
Far-right group Proud Boys banned from Facebook, Instagram  CBC · 2 weeks
The far-right group the Proud Boys and its founder, Gavin McInnes, have been banned from Facebook and Instagram because of... more
Snapchat’s PR firm sues influencer for not promoting Spectacles on Instagram  TechCrunch · 2 weeks
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Hate speech is finding a home on Instagram  THE VERGE · 3 weeks
The aftermath of a national emergency follows a now-familiar pattern. Various bad actors race to fill social platforms with misinformation... more
Facebook bans the Proud Boys, cutting the group off from its main recruitment platform  TechCrunch · 3 weeks
Facebook is moving to ban the Proud Boys, a far-right men’s organization with ties to white supremacist groups. Business Insider... more
Snap expands Snapchat Shows with 25 new series out of the UK  TechCrunch · 3 weeks
Snapchat, in hot competition with the likes of YouTube and Instagram’s IGTV to capture a growing audience that is replacing traditional TV with online... more
Robby Stein to talk about Instagram beyond Systrom at Disrupt Berlin  TechCrunch · 3 weeks
Last month, Instagram co-founders CEO Kevin Systrom and CTO Mike Krieger announced that they would be leaving Instagram and Facebook. All eyes are now on Instagram... more
The only game I play on my phone is Minesweeper  THE VERGE · 3 weeks
I recently got an ad for Solitaire 95 on Instagram. I don’t know what I did... more
Facebook removes Iran-linked accounts spreading false info  ABC NEWS · 3 weeks
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Facebook beyond Facebook? Instagram, Messenger step up  ABC NEWS · 4 weeks
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SoundCloud now lets you share songs to Instagram Stories  THE VERGE · 4 weeks
Starting today, SoundCloud will let you share songs from its app directly to Instagram Stories, the company announced... more
SoundCloud tracks can now be shared to Instagram Stories  TechCrunch · 4 weeks
Streaming service SoundCloud is making it easier for its users to share music from its service directly to Instagram . The company announced this morning a new feature that allows... more
WATCH: Instagram is now the most popular social media platform among teens  ABC NEWS · 4 weeks
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'Instagram used more than Snapchat' by US teens  BBC · 4 weeks
Instagram has overtaken Snapchat as the most used social media app among US teens, says a study. more
Instagram group video calling expanded to support up to six people  9to5Mac · 4 weeks
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The Daredevil clips give viewers a blind look at moments from the new season. more
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