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Instagram’s ‘mute’ feature hides annoying accounts

We've probably all been there: After a dating situation goes sour, you don't want to see your former flame's posts in your Instagram feed, but haven't quite ripped the Band-Aid off yet and unfollowed or blocked them. After all, there's still a chance… Source: Engadget Instagram’s ‘mute’ feature hides annoying accounts

Instagram Working on 'You're All Caught Up' Feature to Let You Know When All New Posts Have Been Viewed

Instagram has not used a chronological feed for years now, making it difficult to determine when you’ve seen all of the new content on the social network. Instagram may be planning to fix this issue with a new “You’re All Caught Up” feature that’s designed to notify users when all unseen posts from the last …

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Instagram to Gain Revamped Explore Tool, Video Chat and AR Camera Effects

At today’s F8 developer conference, Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg unveiled some new features that are coming soon to Instagram, which is owned by Facebook. Instagram’s Explore tab will be getting a new look that’s more focused on various topics. Facebook also plans to add a new video chat feature to Instagram, allowing two or more …

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Instagram Releases New 'Data Download' Tool for Downloading Photos, Videos, Messages and More

Instagram today released a new Data Download feature which is designed to let Instagram users download a copy of their photos, videos, stories, profile info, comments, and messages to comply with the European Union’s upcoming GDPR privacy law. While the privacy law is only applicable in Europe, Instagram has made the new download tool, accessible …

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Instagram Developing Tool to Let You Download Everything You've Shared

Instagram is working on a new data portability tool that will let you download all of the content that you’ve shared on the social network, reports TechCrunch. According to an Instagram spokesperson, Instagram users will be able to download photos, videos, and messages using the upcoming tool. Instagram parent company Facebook already offers such a …

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Instagram Disables Several APIs Used by Third-Party Apps

Along with multiple privacy-related API changes being made to Facebook, Facebook, which owns Instagram, announced that it has disabled several Instagram Platform APIs as of today, disabling certain Instagram features that are available in third-party Instagram apps. Third-party Instagram apps will no longer be able to use APIs that provide access to follower lists, likes, …

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Instagram Code Suggests Upcoming Voice and Video Calling Features

Evidence has emerged that Instagram is planning video calling features for the social media app. TechCrunch has unearthed icons from the Android version of the app that seem to point to the new calling and video calling functions likely destined for Instagram’s Direct messaging system. Files named “call” and “video call” with phone and camera …

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Instagram Testing Feature That Lets You Share Other People's Posts in Stories

Instagram has never offered an option to publicly re-share images and content posted by other people, but the company is now testing a feature that would let you share public news feed posts from other people to your Instagram Story. Instagram this morning confirmed to TechCrunch that it is indeed exploring such a feature, which …

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Instagram Adds New Feature Showing When You Were Last Active

Instagram was today updated with a new feature that displays when you were last active, with the new activity indicator accessible via the direct messages section of the app. In Direct, under a person’s name, you’ll now see when they last opened up the Instagram app with a message like “Active Now” or “Active 2h …

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Instagram Announces New 'Remix' Option for Editing Friends' Photos

Instagram today announced the launch of a new “Remix” feature for Direct Messages, which is designed to allow users to remix their friends’ photos and then send them back for “fun conversations.” When viewing a photo message from a friend, you can tap on the camera icon at the bottom and to create a reply. …

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Instagram's Testing a Feature That Lets Users Follow Hashtags

Instagram is currently testing a new feature that allows users to follow hashtags on the picture-sharing social platform, according to reports. Currently, Instagram users must rely on individual accounts to keep up with content they want to engage with. However the added ability to follow hashtags, first spotted by Twitter user @Social_Pip and The Next …

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