Latest Instagram app news

Instagram's next standalone app? IG Shopping, apparently
Instagram's next standalone app? IG Shopping, apparently By Maggie Tillman

It will let Instagram users browse goods from merchants that they follow and then purchase from those merchants directly within the app.... Read more

Best of Instagram: The most liked posts and followed celebrities
Best of Instagram: The most liked posts and followed celebrities By Adrian Willings

Instagram, the ever-popular photo-sharing service has recently reached a new milestone with a community of 800 million users from around the globe sharing... Read more

Instagram now lets you add popular songs to your Stories
Instagram now lets you add popular songs to your Stories By Max Langridge

Instagram is rolling out a new feature for Stories that will let you add licensed music to any videos or photos you want to share. What is Instagram Stories... Read more

Instagram Lite launches for photo sharers in developing nations
Instagram Lite launches for photo sharers in developing nations By Max Langridge

Instagram has recently announced it has 1 billion active monthly users, but it's not stopping there as it wants more and more people to share photos through... Read more

Instagram might allow hour-long and even vertical videos soon
Instagram might allow hour-long and even vertical videos soon By Maggie Tillman

Instagram is considering ditching its video-length limitations.According to The Wall Street Journal, Instagram is developing “a new feature” that... Read more

Instagram now lets users natively add credit and debit cards for shopping
Instagram now lets users natively add credit and debit cards for shopping By Elyse Betters

Instagram is about to become a full-fledged e-commerce platform.The Facebook-owned app has added a native payments feature, although it's currently limited... Read more

Instagram could be getting four new features, including live reactions and slow-mo recording
Instagram could be getting four new features, including live reactions and slow-mo recording By Max Langridge

It seems like every week, Instagram adds a new feature to its app. Just recently, the photo sharing service added the ability to add multiple photos and... Read more

Now you can add multiple images and videos to Instagram Stories
Now you can add multiple images and videos to Instagram Stories By Dan Grabham

Instagram is making it easier to create Instagram Stories from your snaps - you're now able to add multiple images and videos to your story at once. The... Read more

Instagram data portability tool will let you download a copy of your data
Instagram data portability tool will let you download a copy of your data By Maggie Tillman

Facebook-owned Instagram has confirmed a new feature it'll soon launch: a data portability tool.Facebook, the social network, offers a similar tool that... Read more

Instagram's code shows a hidden Portrait mode that isn't live (yet)
Instagram's code shows a hidden Portrait mode that isn't live (yet) By Elyse Betters

Instagram looks to be prepping a huge update.Last week, a teardown of the app's code revealed it has two features that have yet to be enabled: voice and... Read more

Instagram's code suggests app is about to add voice and video calling
Instagram's code suggests app is about to add voice and video calling By Elyse Betters

Instagram has two upcoming features that are already buried - in plain sight - deep in its code, according to a new report.A teardown of Instagram’s... Read more

Instagram rolls out Remix feature, letting you draw on friends' photos
Instagram rolls out Remix feature, letting you draw on friends' photos By Max Langridge

Instagram has begun rolling out a brand new feature to its photo-bass app that, if you use Snapchat, will be familiar. It's called "Remix" and it lets... Read more

Instagram begins trialling favourites tab for private list of friends
Instagram begins trialling favourites tab for private list of friends By Max Langridge

Instagram is said to be in the process of testing a new 'favourites' feature with a select number of users. The favourites feature will act in a similar... Read more

Instagram users on Android can now use the app offline
Instagram users on Android can now use the app offline By Max Langridge

At Facebook's F8 developer's conference, Instagram, the incredibly popular photo sharing and messaging service owned by Facebook, announced offline support... Read more

Instagram is becoming an OpenTable for hair appointments and more
Instagram is becoming an OpenTable for hair appointments and more By Elyse Betters

Instagram doesn't want to just be a photo-sharing app anymore.The Facebook-owned app told Bloomberg it will soon let people make appointments with businesses,... Read more

Does Instagram notify screenshots?
Does Instagram notify screenshots? By Elyse Betters

Instagram has taken another page from Snapchat's playbook and now people are asking the question "Does Instagram notify people when you take screenshots?"When... Read more

Instagram begins rolling out Live video
Instagram begins rolling out Live video By Max Langridge

After Instagram CEO Kevin Systrom confirmed earlier this month that the photo sharing service will introduce a live video, today the feature has begun... Read more

No more squinting - Instagram now lets you pinch to zoom
No more squinting - Instagram now lets you pinch to zoom By Elyse Betters

Instagram has announced a new feature that's easy on the eyes.Everyone who uses Instagram has found themselves in the interesting predicament of stopping... Read more

Instagram doesn’t look the same anymore - see the new design now
Instagram doesn’t look the same anymore - see the new design now By Elyse Betters

Out with the old and in with the new.Instagram and its sibling apps have received new app icons. The photo-sharing app's brown, dated square now appears flat... Read more

Instagram demands Littergram app name change, what a load of rubbish
Instagram demands Littergram app name change, what a load of rubbish By Rik Henderson

Instagram has sent a letter to the British creator of the anti-litter application Littergram, demanding it change its name.Littergram is a not-for-profit... Read more

Instagram now lets you record and share 60-second videos
Instagram now lets you record and share 60-second videos By Elyse Betters

People are finally getting into Instagram video, and to celebrate that, the photo-sharing app is rolling out longer videos.Instagram recently added public... Read more

Being app lets you creep someone else's Instagram feed
Being app lets you creep someone else's Instagram feed By Elyse Betters

Ever wonder what Kim Kardashian sees when she opens up Instagram?Well, there's an app for that.A new app called Being has just landed in the Apple App... Read more

Instagram now lets you see view counts - but not for every post
Instagram now lets you see view counts - but not for every post By Elyse Betters

Instagram has updated in a major way. It didn't add new filters or tools but actually a signifier that tells you how many times people looked at your... Read more

Instagram now lets you switch between multiple accounts: Here's how it works
Instagram now lets you switch between multiple accounts: Here's how it works By Elyse Betters

Facebook-owned Instagram has added a new feature that makes it a little more useful - especially for power users of the app.The photo-sharing service now... Read more

7 ways to make more of your Instagram photos
7 ways to make more of your Instagram photos By Pocket-lint Promotion

How many great Instagram photos do you have? Chances are if you've been using the service for a while you've got dozens of amazing square photos buried... Read more

Instagram steps outside the... square: You can now post in portrait and landscape
Instagram steps outside the... square: You can now post in portrait and landscape By Elyse Betters

Since Instagram began, users have been limited to posting in a square format. It helped the app to standout at first, but eventually, users got tired of... Read more

New Instagram update just made the desktop website a lot more useful
New Instagram update just made the desktop website a lot more useful By Elyse Betters

Let's say you want to look at Kim Kardashian's Instagram profile.Prior to today, you could find her profile one of two ways: search "Kim Kardashian Instagram"... Read more

Would you eat in a restaurant with plates made for Instagram food photos?
Would you eat in a restaurant with plates made for Instagram food photos? By Luke Edwards

If you're a fan of food photos and want to impress your Instagram followers you may need to head to Israel to try Foodography.A Tel Aviv restaurant called... Read more

Add songs to your Instagram postings and more with Musations
Add songs to your Instagram postings and more with Musations By Elyse Betters

There are several ways to express yourself while using a smartphone, such as straight up messaging someone or sending GIFs and videos, etc, but now there's... Read more

Layout from Instagram is a new app that combines your pics into a custom layout
Layout from Instagram is a new app that combines your pics into a custom layout By Elyse Betters

The Instagram team has debuted a new app that allows you to not only easily combine multiple photos into a single image, but also create one-of-a-kind... Read more

Instagram launches new filters for the first time in two years (and changed how they display)
Instagram launches new filters for the first time in two years (and changed how they display) By Elyse Betters

Hallelujah! Instagram is finally giving us some more options.The Facebook-owned app has just added five new photo filters, marking the first time it has... Read more

Stand aside Twitter, Instagram is the new king of the socialites
Stand aside Twitter, Instagram is the new king of the socialites By Luke Edwards

Instagram, now owned by Facebook, has apparently overtaken Twitter with 300 million users.According to Instagram's CEO Kevin Systrom, talking to the BBC,... Read more

Good riddance, typos! Instagram now lets you edit captions after posting
Good riddance, typos! Instagram now lets you edit captions after posting By Elyse Betters

Facebook-owned Instagram is a little less frustrating today, thanks to an update that improves discovery and your grammar. Sort of.First up: the Explorer... Read more

Instagram launches Hyperlapse time lapse app with stabilisation, for iOS only
Instagram launches Hyperlapse time lapse app with stabilisation, for iOS only By Elyse Betters

The Instagram team has launched a new iOS app that essentially provides a time-lapse experience. Only it's a little different than traditional time lapse... Read more

Kuddle app acts like an Instagram for kids, with numerous safeguards built in
Kuddle app acts like an Instagram for kids, with numerous safeguards built in By Elyse Betters

There are many apps out there, including rip-off and copycat apps, but the latest one turning heads is another Instagram-like app. It's called Kuddle.... Read more

Do Instagram selfies prove Russia invaded Ukraine after all?
Do Instagram selfies prove Russia invaded Ukraine after all? By Luke Edwards

Vladimir Putin, the Russian President, has always claimed that his country's soldiers are not in the Ukraine. But selfies of a soldier posted on Instagram... Read more

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 Elyse Betters

A bunch of leaked screenshots have indicated that Facebook-owned Instagram is currently developing a Snapchat competitor called Bolt - even though Facebook... Read more

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 Elyse Betters

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... Read more

Flickr apps updated with Instagram-like filters, HD video capture, and more
Flickr apps updated with Instagram-like filters, HD video capture, and more By Elyse Betters

Flickr 3.0 is here. And it brings an overhauled experience to the Flickr photo app for iOS and Android.Apart from the obvious visual changes, Flickr has... Read more

Instagram for Android update brings flatter, faster design
Instagram for Android update brings flatter, faster design By Elyse Betters

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... Read more

These are the biggest moments in 2013 for Instagram
These are the biggest moments in 2013 for Instagram By Luke Edwards

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... Read more

Instagram reportedly planning messaging, group messaging functionality
Instagram reportedly planning messaging, group messaging functionality By Jake Smith

Instagram's next venture may be past photo and video and into messaging, according to GigaOm. The company is said to be gearing up to launch new private... Read more

Instagram for Windows Phone is here, but it's not quite finished
Instagram for Windows Phone is here, but it's not quite finished By Elyse Betters

Instagram is finally available for Windows Phone, though you won't have access to all the service's bells and whistles just yet.Popular photo-sharing app... Read more

Instagram issues hashtag ban to stop dealers selling illegal drugs through app
Instagram issues hashtag ban to stop dealers selling illegal drugs through app By Rik Henderson

A BBC investigation into the advertising of illegal drugs through pictures posted on Instagram has lead to the social network banning related hashtags.The... Read more

Instagram gives us first look at in-stream advertisements
Instagram gives us first look at in-stream advertisements By Jake Smith

Instagram has released the first images of what advertising will look like on its platform. The Facebook-owned company previously announced advertising... Read more

Facebook effect: Instagram ads coming to the US in a 'couple months'
Facebook effect: Instagram ads coming to the US in a 'couple months' By Jake Smith

We knew Instagram would one day have plans for advertisements - that was obvious after Facebook acquired the app. After all, it's a business.With more... Read more

As it hits 150m users, Instagram says ads are coming within the year
As it hits 150m users, Instagram says ads are coming within the year By Jake Smith

Instagram has announced that more than 150 million people are now accessing its apps on both iOS and Android. Of the 150 million users, the photo-sharing... Read more

Hipstamatic Oggl hits Windows Phone 8 at last, Instagram posting and more
Hipstamatic Oggl hits Windows Phone 8 at last, Instagram posting and more By Rik Henderson

Oggl, Hipstamatic's rival application to Instagram, has finally arrived for Windows Phone 8. There's a Nokia Lumia 1020-specific version available too,... Read more

Instagram launches web embeds on desktop site for photos and videos
Instagram launches web embeds on desktop site for photos and videos By Elyse Betters

Instagram on Wednesday introduced web embedding, enabling users to share Instagram photos and videos anywhere on the internet.It's a pretty simple yet... Read more

Instagram hits 5 million video uploads in first 24 hours - much to the dismay of Viners
Instagram hits 5 million video uploads in first 24 hours - much to the dismay of Viners By Elyse Betters

Vine lovers beware: Instagram video is a success! Initially, anyway.A company representative told CNET on Friday that Instagram users have uploaded 5... Read more

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