It’s Not Just You – Instagram is Down [Update: It’s Live Again]

At around 1:30 PM ET or so, many users (including myself) noticed that Instagram is temporarily down. The mobile apps don't work, going to Instagram.com does nothing - what gives? It's likely that a server issue is just taking place right now, but this incident is worth noting since it doesn't usually happen to this … Continue reading It’s Not Just You – Instagram is Down [Update: It’s Live Again]

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You Can Now Upload More Than One Photo at Once on Instagram for Windows 10

Instagram recently introduced the ability to upload up to 10 photos at once to their platform in the form of a swipeable gallery. After launching the feature on iOS and Android, the company has now updated their Windows 10 app with the functionality that works both on desktop and on mobile. In addition to this new feature, … Continue reading You Can Now Upload More Than One Photo at Once on Instagram for Windows 10

Instagram on Android is Gaining an Offline Mode, iOS Users May Get it Too

During their F8 conference this week, Facebook announced that Instagram is officially getting an offline mode. Starting on Android, users will be able to view recently uploaded posts, content in the Explore tab, like photos, unfollow people, and even visit recently viewed users. All of this is possible thanks to the social media platform caching … Continue reading Instagram on Android is Gaining an Offline Mode, iOS Users May Get it Too

Facebook Thinks a VR Playground is the Future

During its F8 conference today, Facebook unveiled Spaces, a VR-powered application that allows for a group of friends to interact in a virtual playground. The company notes that it's impossible to always be physically near the people you care about, so that's why Spaces is a thing. And it's the future. Or, ya know, at … Continue reading Facebook Thinks a VR Playground is the Future

Snapchat Announces New AR-Powered World Lenses

https://youtu.be/K6x44v8prFA Snapchat has been facing serious competition for a while now. So serious that one competitor has officially surpassed the yellow ghost in daily users. Now, however, Snapchat hopes to increase it's user database once again with a new feature called world lenses. With world lenses, you can place 3D objects in snaps taken with … Continue reading Snapchat Announces New AR-Powered World Lenses

Instagram Now Lets You Create Collections Out of Saved Posts

Instagram introduced the ability to save photos and videos for later viewing last December, and today it's receiving its first major upgrade. The social media platform has announced the ability to create Pinterest-like collections out of saved content so you can keep track of it all. This will likely come in handy if you're a heavy user … Continue reading Instagram Now Lets You Create Collections Out of Saved Posts

Instagram Stories Has Surpassed Snapchat in Daily User Numbers

Instagram Stories was launched in August 2016 as an alternative to Snap Inc.'s Snapchat. It was built to compete with the latter who, at the time, had around 153 million daily active users. This was obviously a pretty ambitious target to take on. But according to Instagram's latest stats, they've surpassed Snapchat in terms of … Continue reading Instagram Stories Has Surpassed Snapchat in Daily User Numbers

Facebook Adds Group Payments to Messenger on Android and PC

https://www.facebook.com/messenger/videos/1274182442701433/ Facebook has announced a fresh update to their Messenger chatting app which allows for groups to share payments amongst each other. Before, only two-way payments could be made from within the service, but this changes today. Payments can be sent to one or all members of your group chat in Messenger, while requesting money … Continue reading Facebook Adds Group Payments to Messenger on Android and PC