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Coleen Rooney blows up the internet with Rebekah Vardy Twitter revelation
Coleen Rooney blows up the internet with Rebekah Vardy Twitter revelation By Rik Henderson

You might not know who Coleen Rooney is but the wife of footballer Wayne Rooney has blown up the internet with a single tweet.... Read more

Instagram is rolling out a new Story camera with interactive stickers and more
Instagram is rolling out a new Story camera with interactive stickers and more By Adrian Willings

Instagram is now becoming even more like Snapchat with updates to the camera that include a "create" mode with new interactive stickers.... Read more

How to turn on Instagram's new dark mode
How to turn on Instagram's new dark mode By Maggie Tillman

Instagram has updated its app so that it can leverage the new native dark mode support in iOS 13. Here's how to get it.... Read more

Instagram suddenly drops its Following tab that shows posts your friends liked
Instagram suddenly drops its Following tab that shows posts your friends liked By Maggie Tillman

It's not often that Instagram changes how it works, but starting this week, one of its oldest features will be shown the door.... Read more

What is Instagram Threads and how does it work?
What is Instagram Threads and how does it work? By Maggie Tillman

Facebook-owned Instagram is launching a new standalone app. Called Threads, it's a messaging app, which Facebook said is to be used by your closest friends for sharing text, photos, and videos. It's a companion to Instagram and therefore falls under the Instagram umbrella. So you won't see Facebook branding anywhere on it.... Read more

This incredible artist changes your perspective of the world with amazing sketches
This incredible artist changes your perspective of the world with amazing sketches By Adrian Willings

Pietro Cataudella is an incredibly talented artist with not only an ability to create impressive sketches but an eye for changing our perspective too... Read more

Instagram is testing new features including revamping Boomerang and more
Instagram is testing new features including revamping Boomerang and more By Adrian Willings

According to a code researcher, Instagram appears to be working on a few different changes to its app with new features coming for Boomerang.... Read more

Now anyone can build and share AR effects on Instagram with Spark AR
Now anyone can build and share AR effects on Instagram with Spark AR By Adrian Willings

Facebook is now making it possible for you to create your own augmented reality effects for your Instagram posts.... Read more

This artist re-imagines famous artists and icons as modern influencers
This artist re-imagines famous artists and icons as modern influencers By Adrian Willings

This Instagrammer has created images showing what life might be like if iconic classical artists or subjects might look like if they were influencers.... Read more

The finest surreal photographers and image manipulators of Instagram
The finest surreal photographers and image manipulators of Instagram By Adrian Willings

We've been trawling Instagram to find something a little different - Instagrammers with a passion for the surreal. Weird and wonderful creations you'll love.... Read more

Instagram is hiding 'likes' now: Which countries can't see likes and why?
Instagram is hiding 'likes' now: Which countries can't see likes and why? By Maggie Tillman

Would you enjoy Instagram more if it didn't show everyone how few 'likes' your last post received?... Read more

Instagram's new anti-cyber bullying features let you quietly restrict the haters
Instagram's new anti-cyber bullying features let you quietly restrict the haters By Maggie Tillman

Instagram is introducing two new features to help curb cyber bullying.... Read more

Instagram is testing new ways to recover hacked accounts
Instagram is testing new ways to recover hacked accounts By Adrian Willings

After numerous complaints, the social media giant is testing new ways to recover hacked accounts and protect users.... Read more

45 of the most incredible photographers to follow on Instagram
45 of the most incredible photographers to follow on Instagram By Maggie Tillman

We've collated some of our favourite photographic artists from Instagram for you to enjoy. We're sure you'll love what they have on offer.... Read more

What is Instagram Checkout and which retailers support it?
What is Instagram Checkout and which retailers support it? By Maggie Tillman

With a new feature called Instagram Checkout, you can now buy products from retailers without ever needing to leave the Instagram app.... Read more

Photographic proof that no idea is original and we're all Instagram copycats
Photographic proof that no idea is original and we're all Instagram copycats By Adrian Willings

There's an Instagram account packed full of eerily visually similar images. These photos are collated from various users accounts and will make you question whether you've ever had an original thought.... Read more

Behind the scenes of Instagram: This artist shows us what goes into stunning shots
Behind the scenes of Instagram: This artist shows us what goes into stunning shots By Adrian Willings

There are a lot of filters, fakery and fun-filled images on Instagram. It's often hard to tell what's real and what's not, but one artist is showing us how the best images are made.... Read more

Leaked Instagram feature shows it's planning to rip off Pinterest
Leaked Instagram feature shows it's planning to rip off Pinterest By Maggie Tillman

Facebook appears to be developing a new feature for Instagram that would effectively turn the service into a direct competitor to Pinterest.... 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

We've taken a look at Instagram's data to uncover the most liked images - with the top spot now being held by an egg.... Read more

How to send a voice message on Instagram
How to send a voice message on Instagram By Maggie Tillman

Users can now send audio messages up to one-minute long in their private and group chats using the app, thanks to a new update.... Read more

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

How to apply to be verified on Instagram
How to apply to be verified on Instagram By Maggie Tillman

A verified badge is a blue check that appears next to an Instagram account's name in search and on the profile.... Read more

Instagram Stories tips and tricks: The ultimate guide for storytellers
Instagram Stories tips and tricks: The ultimate guide for storytellers By Maggie Tillman

We've assembled the top tips and tricks we could find to help you master Instagram Stories.... Read more

How to hide your Instagram online status
How to hide your Instagram online status By Maggie Tillman

If you use Facebook Messenger, you know that it shows when you're online and last active. Now, Instagram does the same thing.... Read more

What are Instagram Stories and how do they work?
What are Instagram Stories and how do they work? By Maggie Tillman

When Instagram Stories first launched, it was a direct competitor to Snapchat. Now the Facebook-owned service is the more popular by far.... 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

How to video chat with Instagram
How to video chat with Instagram By Maggie Tillman

Video chat in part of Instagram Direct, Instagram's direct messaging tool. With Video chat, you can call one person or a group in real time.... Read more

IGTV: Everything you need to know about Instagram's video app
IGTV: Everything you need to know about Instagram's video app By Maggie Tillman

Instagram has launched a new standalone app for video called IGTV. Videos are full screen and vertical and can be up to an hour long.... 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

How to download and view your Instagram data report
How to download and view your Instagram data report By Maggie Tillman

Facebook is making sure you can access your data across all its apps.The social network already let you download your data archive, but now, you can also... 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

What is Instagram Superzoom and how does it work?
What is Instagram Superzoom and how does it work? By Elyse Betters

Instagram has introduced a new creative tool: Superzoom.The app's team is actually describing Superzoom as a new "camera format". Either way, with Superzoom,... Read more

Instagram now lets you go live with a friend: Here's how it works
Instagram now lets you go live with a friend: Here's how it works By Elyse Betters

Instagram has let users live stream for a while now, and starting today, they can use it to go live with a friend.The Facebook-owned app has been testing... Read more

How to add interactive poll stickers to your Instagram story
How to add interactive poll stickers to your Instagram story By Elyse Betters

Instagram has added a new feature: interactive poll stickers.The feature is exclusive to Instagram Stories. With it, you can ask a question in your Instagram... Read more

30 most Instagrammed landmarks from around the world
30 most Instagrammed landmarks from around the world By Adrian Willings

Everyone loves travelling and in a world with high-quality cameras tucked into our pockets in the form of smartphones, it's remarkably quick and easy to... 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 adds archiving: How to hide your old, heavily filtered photos
Instagram adds archiving: How to hide your old, heavily filtered photos By Elyse Betters

Remember when you first started using Instagram?You probably loved to play around with several filters, maybe add a border, then sprinkle in a vignette... Read more

Instagram copied Snapchat again: Here's how those face filters work
Instagram copied Snapchat again: Here's how those face filters work By Elyse Betters

Facebook-owned Instagram has no qualms about ripping off Snapchat.You've all seen these types of headlines: Facebook adds Snapchat-like blah blah blah;... 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

Instagram now lets you save live videos: Here's how to do it
Instagram now lets you save live videos: Here's how to do it By Elyse Betters

Instagram began letting users stream live videos last year, but it didn't let them save broadcasts.But the app has now updated, finally allowing users... Read more

Instagram Stories adds Snapchat-like geostickers: Here's how the visual location tags work
Instagram Stories adds Snapchat-like geostickers: Here's how the visual location tags work By Elyse Betters

In yet another effort to take on (or copy) Snapchat, Instagram has launched geostickers.Geostickers, which are kind of like stickers that represent your... Read more

Instagram albums: How to share multiple pics and videos in one post
Instagram albums: How to share multiple pics and videos in one post By Elyse Betters

Instagram is completely different now.On 22 February, the photo-sharing app introduced a feature: the ability to share multiple photos and videos in a... Read more

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