Instagram Adds New Ways to Share Content in Direct Messages, Catering to Increased Interest

Instagram has added a new creative option for sharing content in DMs. Social Media Today RSS

Instagram adds a new creative way to reply to a photo or story

 Instagram inception, here we come. If somebody sends you a photo or video in a private conversation on Instagram, the app will now let you play around with the original photo so that you can reply in a creative way and keep the context of the conversation. If you receive a photo or video, there’s […]

Instagram is updating its comments with conversation threads

Today, Instagram announced a major upgrade to its comments section that will let people thread different conversations under a single post. The feature was first reported as a test on Android apps earlier this summer, but now, the company is adding threaded comments to everyone’s accounts on both Android and iOS. SEE ALSO: This couple […]

Facebook and Instagram get redesigns for readability

 Taking inspiration from line drawings, Reddit and Messenger, Facebook is overhauling the design of the News Feed to make it more legible, clickable and commentable. Meanwhile, Instagram today got a little redesign itself with comment reels now being threaded so you can have sub-conversations in public. Read More Social – TechCrunch

I know, I know … I’m using Instagram all wrong and I don’t care

Instagram has become a place where thirsty hipsters are regularly celebrated, and those who don’t follow the norms sink into a shameful oblivion. But I, for one, think these silly unspoken rules for dominating social media are a big pile of garbage — and so I never follow them.  SEE ALSO: 10 ways to create […]

Instagram Adds New Guest Option to Live

Instagram will now let you go live with a friend as part of the latest upgrade for live-streaming on the platform. Social Media Today RSS

Facebook Releases New Report on Video Performance Across Facebook and Instagram

Facebook has released a new report on optimal video performance across both Facebook and Instagram. Social Media Today RSS

What your Instagram posts might reveal about experiencing depression

Whether you realize it or not, you leave a trail of clues about your mental health on social media. Emerging research suggests that words, characters, and even emoji can reveal information about people’s moods and mental well-being.  That might seem obvious when it comes to explicitly emotional posts, but information about mental health can be […]

Instagram tests letting you add a friend to your live video

Starting today, Instagram is allowing a select group of users invite a friend to join an Instagram live video broadcast. To add a person to an Instagram live video, check to see if you have a new icon in the bottom right hand corner while you are livestreaming. Just like other Instagram live video, friends […]

Apple has an official Instagram account showcasing photos shot on iPhone

 Gizmo maker Apple just launched its official Instagram account, @apple. But this isn’t your average corporate account as the company doesn’t want to showcase its own product ad nauseam. Instead, Apple is going to share photos shot with an iPhone. In many ways, this Instagram account feels like the natural extension of the “Shot on […]