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James Vincent / The Verge:
Instagram will let users turn off comments on specific posts, like others' comments, and remove followers from private accounts in “coming weeks”   —  New tools designed to curb abuse will be available in the ‘coming weeks’  —  With images as its main form of social currency …
Dec 6, 2016, 10:50 AMIn context
Max Chafkin / Bloomberg:
How a journalist became a men's fashion influencer on Instagram: hashtags, like and comment bots, and lots of help from professionals   —  I used to post cat photos.  Then a marketing agency made me a star.  —  Subscribe Reprints  —  I've always been well-liked.  At least, I think that's the case.
Dec 4, 2016, 6:20 PMIn context
Ashley Carman / The Verge:
Just as Snapchat does, Instagram will now inform users when a screenshot of their private Instagram Direct message is taken   —  People are deeply worried that Instagram is tattling on them whenever they take a screenshot.  See this inflammatory tweet as an example:
Nov 29, 2016, 9:55 AMIn context
Amina Elahi / Chicago Tribune:
Social media monitoring firm Geofeedia lets 31 of 60 employees go after losing access to Twitter, Facebook, and Instagram data streams earlier this year   —  Twitter has cut off Geofeedia's access to its data after a report found that law enforcement has been using Geofeedia to monitor activists and protesters.
Nov 22, 2016, 7:20 PMIn context
Josh Constine / TechCrunch:
Instagram launches ephemeral live video that followers can watch only when it's streaming and Snapchat-style disappearing private messages   —  Instagram is combining the best of Snapchat and Periscope to help you get comfortable on camera.  Rather than overlap with Facebook Live and Messenger …
Nov 21, 2016, 10:05 AMIn context
Kurt Wagner / Recode:
Sources: Joya Communications, developer of video sharing app Marco Polo, raises around $20M, now valued near $100M; Benchmark's Bill Gurley to join firm's board   —  Benchmark partner Bill Gurley is expected to join the startup's board.  —  VC firm Benchmark has a strong track record …
Nov 20, 2016, 5:55 PMIn context
Jeff Jarvis / Medium:
John Borthwick of Betaworks and Jeff Jarvis of CUNY offer ideas for tackling fake news on Facebook, Twitter, and Google   —  We—John Borthwick and Jeff Jarvis—want to offer constructive suggestions for what the platforms—Facebook, Twitter, Google, Instagram, Snapchat, WeChat, Apple News …
Nov 19, 2016, 2:45 PMIn context
Anthony Ha / TechCrunch:
Facebook debuts a unified inbox for businesses on Facebook, Messenger, and Instagram in its Pages Manager app   —  Facebook is unveiling a new feature that should make it easier for businesses to stay on top of conversations across Facebook, Facebook Messenger and Instagram.
Nov 15, 2016, 2:35 PMIn context
Sean O'Kane / The Verge:
Instagram CEO Kevin Systrom confirms the company is working on adding live video to its app   —  Stream to your stream  —  Instagram has confirmed that it's working on adding a live video feature to its app.  CEO Kevin Systrom discussed the company's live video ambitions in an interview with the Financial Times today.
Nov 10, 2016, 1:35 PMIn context
Fitz Tepper / TechCrunch:
Instagram will now let creators add URL links, tag friends, and create Boomerangs in Stories   —  Instagram is adding three new features to Stories in what they are calling the biggest update to Stories since its launch.  —  Starting today the company will let creators add URL links …
Nov 10, 2016, 10:15 AMIn context

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