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Instagram leak reveals Bolt: Is it another Snapchat-like app or just an advert test?

Instagram leak reveals Bolt: Is it another Snapchat-like app or just an advert test?

By 2 hours ago

A bunch of leaked screenshots have indicated that Facebook-owned Instagram is currently developing a Snapchat competitor called Bolt - even though Facebook itself recently launched a Snapchat-like app called Slingshot. According to several of the screenshots,... >>

Pic Nix Silent B.O.B. robot shames your Instagram friends into no longer posting selfies

Pic Nix Silent B.O.B. robot shames your Instagram friends into no longer posting selfies

By 13 June 2014

It's not easy to tell your friends that they posts too many selfies on Instagram. But luckily there is a robot that'll do it for you. A service called Pic Nix has developed a robot with one sole purpose: posting and tagging your friends in photos, with... >>

What does Facebook own? Here's the companies it has acquired and the reasons why

What does Facebook own? Here's the companies it has acquired and the reasons why

By 26 April 2014

Facebook is on a spending spree, shelling out billions and billions of dollars on both small and large companies that the social network will either fold into its umbrella or tap to improve experiences. Facebook has gobbled up roughly 50 companies since... >>

Facebook is on a roll with mobile: 200mn Instagram users, 1bn Facebook mobile users

Facebook is on a roll with mobile: 200mn Instagram users, 1bn Facebook mobile users

By 25 March 2014

Facebook is on a roll with its mobile apps and shows no sign of slowing down.  There are now 1 billion monthly active users on its mobile apps, Facebook announced during its call discussing the Oculus VR on Tuesday.To compare to the fourth quarter of... >>

Instagram for Android update brings flatter, faster design

Instagram for Android update brings flatter, faster design

By 11 March 2014

Instagram for Android just got a whole lot more "sleeker" and "faster" - thanks to a new update that has brought a host of look-and-feel improvements to the app. The two-year-old photo-editing Android app now sports a more polished design that "feels... >>

Vine rounds up most memorable videos to celebrate its first birthday

Vine rounds up most memorable videos to celebrate its first birthday

By 23 January 2014

Twitter-owned Vine, the social network behind six-second videos, is celebrating its first birthday on Thursday with a "Year on Vine" webpage rounding up 18 minutes of the most memorable Vines throughout the year. Read: Top 10 Viners to follow "Through... >>

Selfies: Love them or hate them, here's why we've all taken them

Selfies: Love them or hate them, here's why we've all taken them

By 17 January 2014

A neuroscientist at University College London believes he knows what makes a good selfie. Scroll through Facebook or any similar service and you'll likely come across one social connection who has posted many images of himself or herself making slightly... >>

Polaroid Socialmatic camera confirmed for 2014 launch, aimed at those who like to share

Polaroid Socialmatic camera confirmed for 2014 launch, aimed at those who like to share

By 6 January 2014

Polaroid has announced at CES 2014 in Las Vegas that its Socialmatic instant camera will be brought to market in 2014, capable of being able to not only instantly share photos on social networks like Instagram, but also print photos digitally through... >>

Facebook's auto-playing videos ads will begin testing Thursday

Facebook's auto-playing videos ads will begin testing Thursday

By 17 December 2013

Facebook is to begin playing video advertisements on a users timelines, according to The Wall Street Journal. The new type of advertisements will be announced on Tuesday and will begin rolling out on Thursday. Users won't need to click on the advertisements,... >>

These are the biggest moments in 2013 for Instagram

These are the biggest moments in 2013 for Instagram

By 13 December 2013

Instagram, after its new Direct messaging was announced, has taken the time to reflect. It’s been a busy year for the Facebook-owned photographic and video social site. With over 150 million active users and 55 million photos uploaded every day there’s... >>