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Ingrid Lunden / TechCrunch:
Timehop CEO and co-founder Jon Wegener steps down, with design lead Matt Raoul taking his place; outgoing CEO says company will be cash-flow positive by March   —  Some changes at the top of Timehop, the quirky app that shows you reminders of photos and other content that you've taken and posted on Facebook …
Jan 14, 2017, 5:25 AMIn context
Mathew Ingram / Fortune:
Instagram will put full-screen, auto-playing, skippable ads in its Stories feature, which now has 150M daily active users five months after launch   —  If you're one of the millions of Instagram users who likes the service's recently added “Stories” sharing feature, get ready …
Jan 11, 2017, 9:20 AMIn context
Ingrid Lunden / TechCrunch:
Kanvas releases SDK to allow third parties to integrate its photo and video effects; the app now has 5M users, up from 1M when acquired by AOL in 2015   —  The rise of apps like Instagram and Snapchat has put photo effects front and center in the world of picture messaging …
Jan 7, 2017, 8:05 AMIn context
Kurt Wagner / Recode:
A look at Messenger and Instagram features from 2016 that mimic Snapchat, such as Stories and ephemeral messaging, as Facebook tries to curb Snapchat's growth   —  Facebook's Snapchat envy isn't new.  —  Facebook is worried about Snapchat.  Big time.  —  Mark Zuckerberg …
Jan 1, 2017, 1:45 AMIn context
Sherisse Pham / CNNMoney:
Snap Inc. opens 20+ person office in China, where Snapchat is banned, to focus on R&D   —  Instagram launches live video and disappearing messages  —  Snapchat may be banned in China, but that isn't stopping the messaging app's parent company from building a toehold in the world's most populous country.
Dec 21, 2016, 12:40 PMIn context
Josh Constine / TechCrunch:
Instagram debuts stickers for Stories, including location, time, weather, and emoji overlays and now lets users save 24-hours of updates, again copying Snapchat   —  Instagram is launching its answer to Snapchat geofilters, offering a way to spice up your photos and videos …
Dec 20, 2016, 12:18 PMIn context
New York Times:
Unlike Instagram and Twitter, Snapchat does little to cater to celebrities' specific needs, which helps to keep posts authentic   —  SAN FRANCISCO — The musician Jay Sean has visited the headquarters of YouTube, Facebook and Twitter.  Instagram has reached out to tutor him on the best time to post photos for maximum impact.
Dec 19, 2016, 4:55 PMIn context
Natt Garun / The Verge:
Instagram doubles its monthly active user base in two years to 600M, adding 100M in six months   —  That's 600 million Instagrammers, and a whole lotta brunch pics  —  It appears that the rise of Snapchat and all its Spectacles fun have yet to slow Instagram's growth: the Facebook-owned …
Dec 15, 2016, 9:12 AMIn context
Instagram Blog:
Instagram introduces bookmarking for posts, letting users save them for later in a private tab   —  Starting today, you can save posts you'd like to revisit later.  —  Now you'll see a new bookmark icon underneath posts in your feed.  Simply tap it to save a post to a new, private tab on your profile.
Dec 14, 2016, 11:31 AMIn context
Darrell Etherington / TechCrunch:
Instagram will roll out live video broadcasting feature to US users over next few days   —  Instagram announced its Live video broadcasting features in November, which allow users to show your followers what you're up to in real time, and also let users browse for Live videos happening …
Dec 12, 2016, 1:00 PMIn context

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