Tag: Instagram

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 […]

Instagram now has over 500 million users

The popularity of the social media giant Instagram has been growing rapidly ever since it’s inception and also after Facebook acquired the company too. Also in the past Instagram has never shared how many active users it actually has but now due to the circumstances and the milestone that they have achieved, the company has revealed today that it now has over 500 million users signed up and just 300 […]

Instagram launches new app which creates 1 second videos

Earlier today, Instagram launched a new app which lets you make one second videos, which then get looped – almost like a GIF animation. Instagram is building some simple but genuinely useful applications for iOS, Layout lets you arrange your photos into a collage and then post it to Instagram, Facebook or download it. Hyperlapse arrived last year just before the release of iOS 8 which actually did include a […]