Instagram And Facebook Messenger Roll Out “Vanish Mode”

Facebook Messenger and Instagram now let users have the option to auto-delete messages right after the user exits the mode on either of the phone apps. Facebook has coined the term “Vanish mode” for the new feature, which wipes out messages instantly after users exit the chat, thus encouraging users to have more intimate and in-the-moment conversations without any fear. Read More

Instagram Allows Users To Change Chat Themes And More With New Update

Instagram has recently been receiving a lot of updates and this new one has to be one of the most significant ones. Facebook had merged their messaging app with Instagram DMs a while back and with a pleasant surprise, they seem to have brought the chat themes to Instagram along with them. Moreover, several new and exciting features have been enumerated as well. Read More

Instagram Now Allows Users To Go Live For Up To 4 Hours

Instagram announced earlier today regarding the most recent update for their much-celebrated live feature. Now, users will be able to go live for a whooping 4 hours. In comparison with the earlier restricted 60 minutes, it is a huge development and influencers alongside users are very excited to make the optimum use of this new update. Read More

Instagram Rolls Out An Easter Egg, Among Other New Features

Instagram is celebrating its 10th birthday by including an easter egg that will let users switch back to the original icon – or even earlier ones – without creating a shortcut for it.

It is also bringing back the photo map feature, along with new anti-bullying measures and a warning when you’re following an account that belongs to a nation-state. Read More

Messenger And Instagram Chats Now Officially Merged

Instagram and Facebook Messenger have now officially merged their chats, in the implementation of the next phase of the company’s planned unified messaging service for Facebook, Instagram, and WhatsApp.

The New York Times is reporting that Facebook plans to combine messaging services across its applications, merging chats from WhatsApp, Instagram and Messenger.

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Instagram Goes All Out To Oppose Apple’s New Ad Privacy Feature

Apple is introducing quite a polarizing new privacy feature in 2021. It will allow users to control whether their activities are being tracked and sent to advertisers or not. The opt-in feature will let users volunteer to send information to advertisers, as opposed to the current system where there is no other option than the advertisers tracking your online activity. 

Advertisers are opposed to this new feature and say this will lead to a 50% drop in revenues. Along with small advertising agencies, Instagram and its parent company Facebook are also trying their level best to create a strong case against this new feature. Read More

Instagram’s New Feature “Suggested Posts” Adds Content You Don’t Follow On Your Feed

Trust Instagram to keep bringing updates that will keep you hooked to the App. The newest on the list is the “Suggested Posts” feature.

With this feature rolling out to all the users across the world, Instagram will now show only the brand new posts on your feed. After browsing through them, when, as Instagram says, “You’re All Caught Up”, the App will start showing you content that you don’t follow. Don’t worry as you can still revisit the old posts from accounts that you follow.  Read More