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Instagram’s 10th anniversary has come with new features

Instagram is celebrating its 10th birthday. It seems like the app has been around forever. Or it might just be that the decade (on my part) has seemed to have flown by or melded together. Anyway, to celebrate its 10th anniversary Instagram has unveiled a number of new features. Instagram Stories map feature Instagram introduced […]

Why are tech giants racing to clone TikTok in their apps?

What can I say about TikTok that hasn’t been said already? Well, for starters it is the app I’m yet to install and play around with because I’m afraid of yet another social media addiction – Instagram is cocaine to me. Anyway, over the last few days it has emerged that a number of big […]

Instagram Now Lets You Add Music To Stories

Now you no longer have to play a background music on your phone or any other device to record the music for your Instagram stories. The much-awaited feature has just been launched by the Facebook-owned app, Instagram. Making an announcement through a blog post, Instagram shared that now you can add a soundtrack to your […]

Instagram Stories Stop Motion might be the feature you’ve been waiting for

You know GIFs, those short 3-5 second video clips that you might love since they say more than a picture but are not as data intensive as a normal videos since they don’t have any audio or highest quality? Instagram is working on a feature called Stop Motion that will allow you to create and […]

Instagram adds a new sticker for you to create polls in your Stories

Instagram recently announced a new feature that they’ve added to the Stories feature of the social media app. The new feature allows you to create a poll that your Instagram followers can take part in so you can get some insights. To start using the new poll features, first update to the latest version of […]

You Can Now Control Who Comments On Your Instagram Posts

Instagram recently announced that they now have 500 million daily active users and 800 million monthly users. In that announcement, they also revealed some upcoming features to the social media app that will increase safety when using it and promote kindness. You can now choose who can comment on your posts Various tools to help […]

Instagram Is Doing Way Better Than Snapchat, 500 Million People Now Use It Daily

Instagram recently announced that they now have 800 million monthly active users. What was more interesting was that they also said that they have 500 million daily active users. Just last year, it had around 500 million monthly active users and 300 million daily active users. So they’ve managed to almost double those numbers within […]

Face filters coming to Instagram Live videos

Instagram recently announced that they will be rolling out face filter to the live video section of their mobile apps. You will be able to add different face filters like rainbow light or glasses during a live video for your friends and followers to see. The feature will be rolling out globally over the next […]

Instagram direct message feature makes replying to photos more personal

Instagram has recently released a new feature on their social media app. The feature will allow people who are talking with each other in Instagram direct message to reply to one another with pictures. It might sound like it was already possible but the way it’s being done is new to Instagram direct message. The […]

Your WhatsApp has changed? Here’s how to use that new Status feature

WhatsApp’s new Status feature which was announced earlier this week has finally started showing up on a lot of people’s phones. The feature, which has been automatically rolled out to all users has changed the way WhatsApp looks. If you missed the news and are wondering what the fuss is all about the new WhatsApp Status […]