Instagram articles

Instagram now lets you save livestreamed videos to your phone

When Instagram jumped into the live broadcasts bandwagon in November the company touted the feature as completely ephemeral: there is no option to replay a broadcast, so as soon as the video ends it disappears. This is was by design…

Instagram to start testing ads in users' Stories

Just five months after its debut, Instagram Stories already boasts 150 million daily viewers, up from 100 million in October and on par with the last number announced by Snapchat. Now the company is looking to monetize that massive audience…

Instagram adds live video and revamps direct messaging

Instagram is rolling out two big new features today: the ability to broadcast live video and a change to direct messages that will allow users to send disappearing photos and videos privately among friends. The new features further puts the…

Zooming comes to Instagram on iOS and Android

You can now pinch to zoom in the Instagram apps on iOS and Android. For some bizarre reason it has taken Instagram years to implement a pretty basic feature, one that has apparently been requested frequently.

Instagram passes the half a billion users milestone

When Facebook paid $1 billion for Instagram back in 2012, some people thought that Mark Zuckerberg’s company may have spent too much for the photo- and video-sharing app. But today Instagram passed the half a billion users milestone, proving yet…

Instagram apps now finally support multiple accounts

Instagram has updated their mobile apps for both Android and iOS, bringing a long-awaited feature to the platform: support for multiple accounts. In testing for several months, the new feature allows users to add up to five accounts to the…