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Instagram reaches 600 million monthly active users

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Instagram has reached 600 million monthly active users, adding its latest 100 million users faster than ever before, the company said in its official blog on Thursday. Instagram’s user base has doubled in size from 300 million monthly users to 600 million monthly users in just two years. The o...

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Facebook unveils year-end review 2016; Pokemon Go, iPhone 7 among most talked in India

Social networking giant Facebook released its year-end review for 2016, highlighting ‘moments, events and trends’ that ruled the year both in India and globally. It also unveiled its very popular ‘Your Year in Review’, a personalised video that gives users a flashback of the year gone by. Us...

9 December, 2016 | More »

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WhatsApp to withdraw support from millions of devices by year-end

Facebook-owned WhatsApp recently announced in a blogpost that the messaging platform would no longer be functional on older devices and operating systems as early as the end of this year. The announcement comes after WhatsApp earlier this year said that it would pull out of providing support for old...

5 December, 2016 | More »

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Instagram emulates Facebook Live, to launch video feature Go Insta

Facebook-owned photo sharing app Instagram is all set to launch ‘Go Insta’, a live video service similar to that of Facebook Live. ‘Live is really exciting for us. It can enhance what we are doing. If I am trying to strengthen relationships with someone I love, then streaming video would b...

11 November, 2016 | More »

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WhatsApp testing Snapchat-like status feature

Instant messaging platform WhatsApp is now facing stiff competition with the likes of Google Allo, Snapchat and Hike adding new features to its interface. To stay relevant WhatsApp is testing a new interface with the status updates tab. WhatsApp’s new feature will allow users to send images to its...

4 November, 2016 | More »

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Instagram to lure users to spend through ‘shop now’ option

Facebook Inc.-owned photo and video sharing app Instagram is testing a “shop now” button that it will roll out from next week, allowing one to buy what he or she sees in a photo that is being shared on its platform. The test, only in the US for the time being, will be tailored for […]...

2 November, 2016 | More »

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Instagram launches a replica of Snapchat “Stories”

Instagram, the photo sharing app owned by Facebook, has taken a leaf out of rival Snapchat’s book and launched a feature which allows users to tell stories of their day by posting pictures and videos that disappear in 24 hours. The feature, called “Instagram Stories”, allows users to share as ...

3 August, 2016 | More »

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Instagram blocks sharing for Telegram, Snapchat links

Instagram users have been blocked from deep-linking to messaging apps Telegram and Snapchat. On Thursday, messaging service provider Telegram issued a tweet: Another @Facebook tentacle closes on users’ ability to share a link to their Telegram profile. #hypocrisy pic.twitter.com/xC6ydp3M0p —...

4 March, 2016 | More »

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Instagram surpasses Twitter to cross 300M users mark

Instagram, a photo sharing application owned by Facebook, claimsto have crossed the 300 million users mark. This number is significant since itputs the service ahead of micro blogging site Twitter, which boasts of 284 million users. “We have been deactivating spammy accounts from Instagram on an o...

11 December, 2014 | More »

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Facebook’s Home & Graph Search apps yet to gain acceptance; company likely to launch wallet to store and transfer money

While social networking giant Facebook’s in-house apps Home and Graph Search didn’t really work, the company has also acquired hit apps like Instagram and WhatsApp. The company has also been reportedly planning to launch an app to allow end users to store and transfer money on Facebook. Graph Se...

17 April, 2014 | More »

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