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You can now watch Instagram Live videos on the web

Instagram has recently made it possible to watch Instagram Live streams on the web version of Instagram, this comes shortly after the company made direct messaging available on instagram.com too. While there wasn’t announcement of any sorts, Android Police noted that it was possible to view the live streams on the web version of Instagram, which will be helpful for users as you have a larger screen to use. Also, […]

Instagram is now rolling out desktop DMs to everyone

Instagram direct messaging support for the desktop is now rolling out to everyone, everywhere. Starting today, DMs support is coming to instagram.com. Back in early January, we reported that that the support is coming to a small percentage of users and that Instagram was testing it. However now users anywhere will be able to access their message on the web version of Instagram, just look for the paper plane icon […]

Instagram does want to make an iPad app, but “we only have so many people”

Instagram users have been asking and begging Instagram to make a version of the app for the iPad for the past, nearly ten years. Instagram is also, one of the most downloaded App Store apps ever. Parent company Facebook has an iPad version of Facebook, Pages, Messenger and the Ad manager and WhatsApp might be coming to iPad at some stage. Instagram has still not budged on offering an iPad […]

Instagram has now removed the IGTV button

This week the Instagram app has been updated and amongst a few new aesthetic details to how chats are displayed in DMs, the IGTV icon has now been removed from the top row. TechCrunch reported this news earlier this week and Instagram spoke to them too, saying: “Most people are finding IGTV content through previews in Feed, the IGTV channel in Explore, creators’ profiles and the standalone app.” IGTV is still around, […]

Instagram brings direct messages to the desktop

Instagram on the desktop, the web that is still doesn’t have many features and direct access to DMs is one of them, so now Instagram is rolling this feature out to the web version. The support is rolling out so you may not see it yet as only a “small percentage” will for the initial test phase. DMs, but make them desktop. 👍 We’re currently testing Direct messaging on the […]

Instagram has now dropped support for its Apple Watch app

They are dropping like flies, but a common trend lately is that larger companies are pulling support for their native Apple Watch apps. A year or so ago Amazon dropped support for its app on the wearable, as did Google for Google Maps and now Facebook has pulled support for the official Instagram app, which was one of the original apps to launch along side the original Apple Watch in […]

Instagram now shows when you were last active

This week, Instagram unveiled a new feature to its app, which did cause a little bit of a stir online. The direct messaging section of the app now supports the ability to see when last people were online or active on Instagram. For those concerned, this can be turned off in the settings app. But it is on by default. Instagram now can see who is active 💀 pic.twitter.com/OgyRBN1JZP — […]

Instagram now has 700 million users, 100m new users in 4 months

Instagram is on a success high recently, just in the last few weeks it was reported that Instagram’s Stories feature had become more popular than Snapchat it self, which is now a direct competitor. Stories now has 200m users everyday, compared to Snap’s 158m daily users. According to latest stats. As of today, Instagram announced that it now has 700 million active users, 100 million of which have joined in […]

Instagram for Android can work with no internet connection

Instagram has long required a constant internet connection to even function, some devices do cache a limited amount of recently view photos which you can browse when offline, but any likes or actions you take won’t get saved. Facebook introduced Facebook Lite around two years ago, which is designed mainly for the emerging markets where 4G and faster internet connections aren’t so widely available and also for lower end Android One […]