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Meta to Label AI Images on Facebook, Instagram, and Threads

Labels for images detected as AI generated are expected to roll out in the coming months across Meta's three primary social media apps.

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Hamas Cheerleaders Are All Over Instagram

Since 10/7, young social-media users have been inundated with memes that present terrorists as social justice champions.

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New leak gives us another look at what Instagram's Twitter competitor will look like

The Verge got access to an internal meeting at Meta which went over Project 92, the Instagram's upcoming Twitter competitor.

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Instagram is the App Americans Want to Delete Most

New data reveals that Instagram is the app that people in the U.S. want to delete more than any other apps.

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Meta Will Start Charging $12 a Month For Verification on Instagram

Mark Zuckerberg's Meta will roll out paid verification to both Instagram and Facebook starting this week for $12 a month.

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Instagram is killing live shopping in March, will focus on ads instead | TechCrunch

Instead of pushing live commerce, Instagram will now focus on advertising as one of the main ways people discover businesses and shop on Instagram.

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Instagram could be working on a paid verification feature

Instagram might be considering the possibility of offering paid verification to users, based on code seen by reverse engineer Alessandro Paluzzi..

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A Marketing Strategist Shares Her Top Instagram Tips To Maximize Sales For 2022

Instagram turned 12 this year – and the social media platform has grown significantly from when it began as a simple photo-sharing app. Today, it’s the seventh most visited website in the world with 2.9 billion total visits per month, and a robust marketi

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Chocolate Labrador Now Pays for Owner’s Apartment Rent after Becoming Famous on Instagram!

Hard work pays off for this young woman and her chocolate Labrador who's now a celebrity dog on Instagram and Tiktok!

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If you think Instagram is bad now, you won’t like Zuckerberg’s plans

Mark Zuckerberg says Meta plans to double the number of algorithmically recommended posts we see on our Instagram and Facebook feeds by the end of next year.

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Instagram gets worse with dark patterns lifted from TikTok | TechCrunch

I, of all people, got a fresh new user interface in Instagram the other day. Although the company has not rolled it out to all users yet, the changes seem in line with its intention to move away from its original model of photo sharing among friends, to t

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Instagram finally lets you delete your account in the iOS app

Instagram recently rolled out an update for the iOS app that allows you to permanently delete your account from within the app.

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35 Funny And Adorable Dogs That Were Sneakily Photographed And Ended On Up On ‘Dogs Poorly Photographed’ IG Page

Let’s be frank, when we come across a dog outside, we sometimes can’t resist sneakily snapping a pic. The result might be low quality and poorly framed, but it’s authentic.

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How can we minimize Instagram’s harmful effects?

Psychologists’ research has shown that Instagram use is associated both with beneficial and detrimental effects.

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Facebook has finally given a reason for the six-hour outage Monday - The Verge

Facebook platforms including Whatsapp, Instagram, Messenger, and Oculus VR were offline most of the day Monday as part of a massive outage caused by a configuration issue.

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‘DISGUSTING’: Gold Star Mom of Lance Cpl. Kareem Nikoui, Shana Chappell, suspended from Facebook/Instagram for BRUTAL letter to Biden

This is bad, even for Facebook.

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Twitter for iOS supports sending tweets to Instagram Stories | Engadget

You don't need to screenshot a tweet anymore if you want to share it on Instagram Stories..

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Instagram for Kids? A Horrible Idea That Invites Further Indoctrination

A coalition of child safety advocates is opposing Facebook’s plans to launch a version of Instagram for children under 13 years of age...

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10 Popular Instagram Tools to Up Your Marketing Game

You want consistency, engagement and results. Here's how to accomplish all three.

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Woman finds husband's 'secret Instagram account' full of recipes he makes for her

Rachael Sullivan posted a viral TikTok showing the sweet reason her husband, Tom, has been keeping a "secret Instagram account" full of meals he cooks for her.

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Instagram Now Reads Your Private Messages To Detect And Ban ‘Hate Speech’

Instagram, a subsidiary of the wide reaching Facebook empire, has announced that they will be eavesdropping on private direct messages

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Instagram says its algorithm won’t promote Reels that have a TikTok watermark - The Verge

Instagram issued new best practices for creators who want to make content on Reels. The platform recommends getting rid of watermarks and logos and making sure content isn’t blurry.

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How to Fake Friends and Influence Instagram

In Fake Famous, journalist Nick Bilton sets out to document how easy it is to manufacture celebrity online.

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This Restaurant Owner Went Viral for His Response to An Influencer Who Wanted to Eat for Free

The bloggers wanted to enjoy the best dishes of the place, but they received an accurate rejection that was applauded by thousands of Internet users.

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Here's the deal with those Instagram DM updates you might have gotten

By bringing Messenger to Instagram, Insta is more tightly intertwined with Facebook than ever before.

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Instagram redesigns its home screen for the first time in years, adding Reels and Shop tabs - The Verge

Instagram redesigned its home screen to include Reels and Shop tabs. The Likes and upload button are moving to the top right-hand corner of the home screen next to the DMs inbox.

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How to save and download Instagram photos

A complete guide to downloading and saving Instagram photos, including creating Collections and downloading posts directly to your computer.

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Instagram tests new home screen with tabs for shopping and Reels

Instagram is testing three new looks for its home screen that make Reels and shopping more prominent in its app.

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Facebook and Instagram testing new feature to cross-post stories to both apps

Instagram and Facebook are testing a new feature that would further deepen the integration between the two platforms. As reported by The Verge, Facebook is testing the ability to bring Instagram stories directly to Facebook stories. The report explains th

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Instagram Guides may soon allow creators to recommended places, products and more

Instagram is working to expand its recently launched “Guides” feature which initially debuted with a specific focus on wellness content. The feature, which launched in May, has allowed select organizations and experts to share resources related to managin

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Instagram kept deleted photos and messages on its servers for more than a year - The Verge

A security researcher found that Instagram was keeping copies of photos and direct messages he’d deleted from his account for more than a year. The researcher discovered and reported the problem last October, and Instagram now says it’s fixed the bug as o

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Instagram will make suspicious accounts verify their identities | Engadget

Instagram is taking new steps to root out bots and other accounts trying to manipulate its platform.

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He’s 83, She’s 84, and They Model Other People’s Forgotten Laundry - The New York Times

The owners of a laundry shop in central Taiwan have become Instagram stars for posing in garments left behind.

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Instagram is Making it Easier to Kickstart your Small Business

Instagram Shops, IGTV, and Pinned Comments are just a few recent updates to help small businesses market their products and services.

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Jason Calacanis Urges Users to Quit Facebook and Instagram, Says He'll Fund Alternative

"I'm gonna fund folks to replace both platforms," tech investor tweeted Sunday evening

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Instagram Will (Finally) Pay Influencers | WIRED

The company is rolling out new ways for its creators to make money—and they might sound familiar.

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There’s an actual science to good Instagram photos

Social media managers, aspiring influencers, and individual users are all seeking that winning combination of composition, lighting, color, and subject matter that will drive up likes, followers, and click-through rates on Instagram. But what is it that g

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Facebook just bought GIPHY to better bake GIFs into Instagram - SlashGear

Facebook has acquired GIPHY, with plans to fully integrate the GIF-search tool into apps like Instagram and Messenger so as to make finding animated responses

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Social Media Isn’t Actually Creating Anxiety Or Depression In Teens

An eight-year study conducted by Brigham Young University found that the amount of time spent on social media is not directly increasing anxiety or depression in teenagers.

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How Instagram's First Investor Steve Anderson Struck Gold As A One-Man Deal Machine

Steve Anderson paints his toenails blue and works alone out of a former children's photo studio. He's also the second-best venture capitalist in the world.

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How to make one of those gallery walls you keep seeing on Instagram in 5 simple steps, plus the best prints and wall art to shop

Ever wondered how to make a gallery wall worthy of a spot on your Instagram feed? Here are the 5 steps to creating a beautiful gallery wall, plus the best prints and artwork sites to shop now.

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Instagram Star Erika Santos On How Social Media Influencers Must Change To Thrive In A Post-Pandemic World

Fashion and travel blogger Erika Santos reflects on the ever-changing social media landscape and her future role as an influencer in a post-pandemic world.

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Instagram to remove coronavirus related content from recommendations

Facebook Inc's Instagram said on Tuesday it would remove coronavirus-related content and accounts from recommendations and its "explore" option, unless posted by or belonging to credible health organizations.

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Instagram CEO explains why the company hasn't developed an iPad app yet - 9to5Mac

It’s 2020 and Instagram still doesn’t have an iPad app — despite its barrage of other feature additions and expansions. Now, in a response to a user question this weekend, Instagram CEO Adam Mosseri has explained why the company has yet to roll out an app

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Instagram Tests Reverse-Chronological 'Latest Posts' Feature

If you're annoyed by Instagram's algorithmic feed, there's good news. Instagram appears to be testing a new feature that gathers posts and displays them in reverse-chronological order.

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Instagram has gone from a startup to one of the world's biggest social media sites in just a decade and to stand out on the platform brands must get ready to flex their creative muscles in the pursuit of engaging, highly-visual content. 

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As Year Turns, 'Top Nine' Instagram Collage App, Developed by Israeli, Hits #1 in US Store

‘Top Nine’ is listed in the app store. Photo: Courtesy of Beta Labs. From classmates and coworkers to the Kardashians, …

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Instagram now lets you upload multiple photos on one Story post with ‘layout’ feature

Instagram’s newest feature for Stories is called Layout and allows users to post multiple photos in one Story post. They can upload up to six images at once.

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Influencer marketing agencies prepare for the end of the Instagram like

With Instagram expected to soon remove Instagram likes, advertisers are doubling down on other ways to evaluate the reach of their influencers. Options include using technology or gaining access to the influencers' analytics data from a social network.

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Instagram still doesn’t age-check kids. That must change.

Instagram dodges child safety laws. By not asking users their age upon signup, it can feign ignorance about how old they are. That way, it can’t be held liable for $40,000 per violation of the Child Online Privacy Protection Act. The law bans online ser

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Why Twitter and Instagram are the best dating apps

Social media platforms like Twitter and Instagram are great resources for vetting potential dates.

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Shady app lets stalkers view private Instagram accounts in exchange for their own data

Facebook doesn't have the best reputation when it comes to minding its users' privacy, and Cambridge Analytica exploiting the social network's third-party

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Instagram launches Create mode with On This Day throwbacks | TechCrunch

Instagram has finally turned Throwback Thursday into an official feature. It’s part of the new Instagram “Create” mode that launches today in Stories, bringing the app beyond the camera. Create makes Instagram a more omni-purpose social network with

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Pandora now lets you share music and podcasts to your Instagram Stories | TechCrunch

Pandora today announced a new integration with Instagram that will allow users to share to their Instagram Story their favorite music and podcasts. The feature comes well over a year after Spotify launched a similar integration with Instagram Stories, and

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Big brother? Instagram will now ask you to think twice before posting profanities

Instagram today released two new features with a view to curb bullying on the platform - but it remains to be seen how effective they are.

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Agencies voice concerns that Instagram is killing organic reach

Scores of Instagram users and agencies recently took to the social network to voice concerns over a sudden dip in engagement on their posts. Speculation around an algorithm change was dispelled by an Instagram spokesperson, but it’s left a question mark

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French Rock Star’s Instagram Defeats His Widow in Inheritance Battle

If Johnny Hallyday, the “French Elvis,” was a United States resident, then his fourth wife stood to inherit his whole fortune. Social media evidence led a French court to rule otherwise.

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Five Tips For Developing A Successful Instagram Marketing Strategy

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Study Uncovers Coordinated Anti-Trump Disinformation Campaign on Instagram

An independent study has uncovered a coordinated campaign on Instagram designed to undermine President Trump. The Facebook-owned photo-sharing app claims it is investigating and removing fake accounts associated with the campaign. “We are investigating th

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Kicked Off Facebook And Twitter, ISIS Turns To INSTAGRAM | Daily Wire

When most people think of "Instagram influencers," they think of beauty bloggers, makeup gurus, and lifestyle queens who force their boyfriends to snap photos of them in outrageous outfits, standing in front of "interesting walls." But according to a new

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Jewish Conservative Female Journalist Banned from Facebook, Instagram and Twitter

Laura Loomer is an independent investigative journalist who one of the first people to actively expose the antisemitism in the women's march.

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Instagram is working on new rules for banning accounts

Less than a week after banning Alex Jones and other far-right extremists, Instagram has revealed that it is working on a new policy for account removals. These...

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If Instagram Gets Rid Of Like Counts, What Will It Mean For Influencers?

Instagram is testing out hiding like counts on profiles. How could this affect influencers and creators, who rely on metrics like these for business?

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What If a Girl in the Holocaust Had Instagram? | Israellycool

Here in Israel, billboards have appeared on the Ayalon Highway advertising something called Eva Stories.The trailer has now just dropped on Instagram.

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Facebook exposed millions more Instagram passwords than we realized

Facebook today revealed it'd discovered millions of improperly secured passwords on its server. So, you know... business as usual.

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10 Instagram Marketing Tools to Help Grow Your Brand on Instagram in 2019

Instagram marketing can help you scale your brand quickly, and these tools can help you do that.

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The Best Time to Post on Instagram, Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, & Pinterest

Discover the best hours and days to post on Instagram, Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, and Pinterest.

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Facebook, Instagram, and Messenger are down for some users

It's not just you: Facebook's apps are having an outage.

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When Is the Best Time to Post on Instagram in 2019? [Cheat Sheet]

If a person posts to Instagram, but nobody's online to see it, does it make a sound? Read on to discover the best time and day to post on Instagram so your content can generate the most engagement.

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Three Skills a Marketer Should Have to Master Instagram

Do you use Instagram for business? Here are 3 skills you should have to play and master Instagram and the game of visual marketing.

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14 Influencers Talk About Their Most Popular Image on Instagram - Feature Shoot

© Christopher Anderson Christopher Anderson “To be honest, this IG thing confuses me. Some images I am convinced will be crowd pleasers don’t generate interest, and then some that I almost don’t post because I think they are not good en

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Is Facebook About To 'Break' Instagram, And What Does That Mean For Influencers?

Until now, Instagram has kept its distance from Facebook and the brands have been kept separate. But that could all be about to change, driven by influencer marketing, and the challenge for Facebook is to make that work without breaking the Instagram infl

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Account linking could make Instagram the heir to Facebook Login

Teens’ aversion to Facebook jeopardizes not only the company’s feed ad revenue, but its dominance as an identity provider. The Facebook Login platform keeps people tied to the social network in order to easily access other apps without a separ

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Instagram outage forces millions to look directly at the world for nearly half an hour

Photo-sharing app and social network Instagram was briefly taken offline on Monday afternoon, causing nothing of consequence to occur other than a brief respite from one source of the constant deluge of inconsequential information to which we all voluntar

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Facebook is integrating WhatsApp, Instagram and Messenger | TechRadar

Facebook is bringing its three messaging services on Instagram, WhatsApp and Facebook Messenger closer.

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Instagram will now let you post to multiple accounts at the same time

Instagram is rolling out a new feature today, which will allow users who manage multiple accounts to post the same content to all feeds more directly. Previously, users were required to either manu…

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Elizabeth Hurley, 53, spent 2018 breaking the internet in bikinis

The actress and model turned a lot of heads in 2018, gifting her Instagram followers with what seemed like a little more skin with each post. And no one’s complaining.

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Instagram might be working on school Stories

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A New App Will Plan Your Next Vacation Based on an Instagram Photo | Mental Floss

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Extreme selfies have resulted in 259 deaths, says US report

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How to Get Sponsored on Instagram (Even if You Currently Have 0 Followers)

Find out everything you need to do to get sponsored on Instagram, even if you currently have zero followers.

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The state of advertising on Instagram Stories in five charts - Digiday

Spending is shifting to Instagram, with brands like Smirnoff, Nike and Stella Artois starting to spend more money on the vertical video format.

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You can now apply to get a verified badge on Instagram — here’s how

Instagram is at last quenching the thirst of its thirsty, thirsty unverified users. The company just introduced a trio of new features designed to make Instagram a generally safer and more authentic place to hang out (third-party 2FA — enable it!) and f

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Even Rolling Stones' frontman Mick Jagger embarrasses his teenage son

Their father-son relationship involves regular social media banter.

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A bizarre Instagram hack appears to be spreading: users' account names, bios, and profile avatars are changed, as is all their contact information.

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Instagram CEO Kevin Systrom on winning the Stories war - The Verge

Two years after Instagram cloned Snapchat Stories, we interviewed CEO Kevin Systrom about his future plans.

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Facebook and Instagram now show how many minutes you use them

It’s passive zombie-feed scrolling, not active communication with friends, that hurts our health, according to studies Facebook has been pointing to for the last seven months. Yet it’s treating all our social networking the same with todayR

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How Instagram's Algorithm Works And Where Your Strategy Needs to Shift

As Instagram's algorithm changes, yesterday's marketing tactics might become less effective tomorrow. Here's how the Instagram algorithm works and how you can evolve your Instagram strategy to get the most out of the platform today.

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Instagram now lets you see when your friends are online

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Best Instagram Marketing Tactics for An Early Stage Business

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You might think of your follower count as a vanity metric, but with over half of Instagram users following brands and using the platform to conduct research prior to making purchase decisions... it's high time you got vain.

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Instagram’s Wannabe-Stars Are Driving Luxury Hotels Crazy

Hotels are being forced to figure out how to work with a new class of brand-peddling marketers.

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How Instagram—and a Bunch of Celebrities—Saved the Comment Section - The Ringer

The social media app recently adjusted its algorithm to promote comments from notable users. (Read: famous people.) The results have been delightful.

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How To Use Instagram To Grow Your E-Commerce Business (With Zero Budget)

Instagram has over 800 million monthly active users and the platform is a great marketing tool if utilized effectively. Let’s take a look at ways you can use this visual-based social media platform to build your brand and grow your following without spe

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The do's and don’ts of hashtags

How to grow your reach and engagement with hashtags.

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What the Mona Lisa Tells Us About Art in the Instagram Era

The photo-taking crowds that surround Leonardo da Vinci’s masterpiece at the Louvre exemplify how the digital generation experiences artworks.

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5 Tips to Rule Over Instagram and Make Money

Instagram is one of the hottest social media channels and the best place to monetize your influence. Find out the best ways to make money on the platform.

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How Social Media Actually Boosts Efficiency in an Office Environment – Adweek

Employees who take quick breaks can decrease stress and increase morale.

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Instagram Photo Leads to Grandfather's Skin Cancer Diagnosis | PEOPLE.com

When Sarah Frei shared an Instagram photo of her grandpa holding his new great-grandsons in November, she never thought it would end up saving his life

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What Are Snapchat, Instagram, and Facebook ‘Stories’? - The Atlantic

The format, made popular by Snapchat and Instagram, is the native genre of glass rectangles.

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The 1-2-3-4 Strategy to Drive Leads From Instagram

Instagram can make sense as part of a lead-gen strategy. The secret is a laser focus on optimizing four key elements – Content Marketing Institute

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Real People Are Turning Their Accounts Into Bots On Instagram — And Cashing In

Verified accounts turning themselves into bots, millions of fake likes and comments, a dirty world of engagement trading inside Telegram groups. Welcome to the secret underbelly of Instagram.

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10 Social Media Usage Statistics You Should Know (and What They Mean for Your Marketing Strategy)

We sifted through mountains of data on social media trends to bring you the social media usage statistics that mean the most for your marketing strategy.

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Report: Social media use is increasing despite privacy fears

New report shows Facebook users are getting older, Instagram is one the rise, and provides an in-depth look at Twitter users.

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Instagram Looks Like Facebook’s Best Hope - Bloomberg

With lawmakers and users on the warpath, the photo-sharing app could be Mark Zuckerberg’s way out of the latest data scandal.

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Instagram traps data without a Download Your Information tool | TechCrunch

It’s hard to #DeleteFacebook with no viable alternative, but at least you can export all your data. There’s no such option on Instagram . That lack of data portability puts users at the mercy of Instagram’s product and policy decisions. And it could

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Uncovering Instagram Bots With a New Kind of Detective Work

Marketers are increasingly concerned that too many of the influencers they pay to push their products are actually followed by a percentage of accounts that are fake.

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When Is a Child Instagram-Ready?

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Instagram Unleashes the Ultimate Weapon for Marketers – Adweek

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Instagram has immense power to make or break brands and influencers. For example, Halo Top Creamery increased online sales by 2,500 percent after growing Instagram followers, and the makeup company Anastasia Beverly Hills came to prominence only after the

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Instagram fame can be enviable—but it comes at a cost. Excerpted from Brooke Erin Duffy's (Not) Getting Paid to Do What You Love.