Posts with tag Instagram

Instagram launches Stories

By Alex Wilson Instagram is rolling out Stories. “Today, we’re introducing Instagram Stories, a new feature that lets you share all the moments of your day, not just the ones you want to keep on your profile. As you share multiple photos and videos, they appear together in a slideshow format: your story,” the company…

Facebook reports Q2 earnings at US $6.44 bn

Facebook has just reported its earnings for Q2 2016. The social network’s growth continued on a steady pace at 3.63%, just slightly lower than last quarter’s 3.77%. The revenue for the second quarter increased 59% year on year totaling US $6.44 bn and $0.97 earnings per share (EPS). The company’s net income in Q2 rose…

Instagram adds translation and “picked for you” videos

Instagram is adding a translation button to the service. “In the coming month, you’ll see a translation button on feed stories and profile bios written in languages different from your own. The Instagram community has grown faster and become more global than we ever imagined. And we’re excited that you’ll soon be able to understand…

Instagram adds new features for iOS users and changes the order of the news feed

Instagram released 8.2 update, bringing the feature to post directly to the app from Photos or other apps on iOS. The Share menu, which has long been available for posting on Facebook, Slack, Twitter and other apps without opening them, is now available also for Instagram. Choosing a photo you want to share on Instagram…

Instagram introduces Business Profile Tools

Instagram has become quite important for brand promotion and exposure. It’s become a useful tool for finding partners and new customers. So following a short period of testing time, Instagram is now rolling out tools for business profiles on the app. “With so many companies using Instagram, and many people on the platform interacting with…

Instagram gets a new look

Today, the popular photo and video sharing app Instagram launched its new design. Upon downloading the update you will see the new icon and changes to the app’s interface. “Inspired by the previous app icon, the new one represents a simpler camera and the rainbow lives on in gradient form,” the app wrote in its…

Instagram testing Contact button for Business Profiles

Instagram is working on developing business profiles similar to Facebook Brand Pages. It appears that the service has been testing new profile pages for businesses featuring large “contact” buttons. The profiles with the white “Contact” button that appears at the top of the screen next to the “Follow” button were recently spotted in the wild…

Instagram is getting a new design

A new minimalistic design of the popular photo and video sharing app Instagram is currently being rolled out to a small number of users. It seems that Instagram has decided to go from colorful scheme of design to a good old black-and-white.   Our journalist was lucky to become one of the users to get…

Instagram introduces video channels in Explore

Today, Instagram has started rolling out an updated Explore featuring video channels. To begin with, you will a personalized channel called “Videos You Might Like” with videos from all over the world. Then as you scroll down you come across “Featured channels” featuring videos on specific topics, like “Meet the New Comedy Stars”. Nonetheless, despite…

What Risks Do Snapchat and Facebook Messenger Pose For Android?

What Risks Do Snapchat and Facebook Messenger Pose For Android?

If you’re an Android smartphone owner, then you’ve probably noticed how quickly your phone loses juice and starts working slowly. These and similar problems are most likely caused by mobile applications. Recently, AVG Technologies performed an analysis, the result of which revealed the applications that give Android devices a hard time. Snapchat and Facebook Messenger…