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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…

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 tests 3D Touch feature in its Android App

One of the most praised features of the latest generation of iPhones is their 3D Touch technology, which senses how much pressure gets applied to the devices’ displays. It lets users preview content without having to open it and can…