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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'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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Instagram Makes Stories Previews More Prominent, Tests Stop-Motion Camera

Instagram today told TechCrunch that it is now featuring Instagram Stories more prominently with a larger preview box located between Instagram posts. The Stories preview box now features a tiled design that’s much more noticeable when scrolling through an Instagram feed. Previously, the mid-feed box looked similar to the smaller Stories bar at the top …

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Celebrities are vanishing from social media to make a statement

Platforms like Instagram and Twitter have taken the relationship between celebrities and fans to new heights. Those who follow famous people on social media feel closer to them than ever before, since these networks act as a window into the lavish pe… Source: Engadget