Tag: Instagram

Instagram and Snapchat remove the Giphy sticker feature

Instagram and Snapchat both have removed their Giphy sticker feature after a user discovered a racist GIF could be added to story posts. According to the terms of services, users are not allowed to post content that is abusive, obscene, offensive, or vulgar.

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Instagram is closing its Global Community Team

Instagram is shutting its veteran Global Community Team that worked to build connections with photographers and promotes the service across the world as part of a restructuring in the company. The motive behind this is to eliminate duplicate efforts among some members.

Young Users are using Snapchat more than Facebook: eMarketer

According to eMarketer report, Facebook’s younger audience is shifting towards Snapchat in the United States. The first-ever decline in the 18-24 age group in the states and it comes to around 5.8 percent till the end of this year. Meanwhile, Instagram is growing rapidly.

Instagram launches ‘Active At’ feature to show last active option

Instagram will now start showing users when their friends are online or were last active on the network in the Direct Messages option. This is similar to ‘Last Seen’ on WhatsApp and ‘Active at’ on Facebook Messenger. it’s also testing a new ‘Type’ feature that enables text-only, written Stories on the mobile app.

Instagram has launched new face filters while live broadcasting

Internet-based photo-sharing application, Instagram has launched face filters in the month of May for posts and direct messages, and the application is expanding it by giving access to live streaming as well, competing with its rival, Snapchat. […]