Instagram Reels is the app’s response to Tik Tok – allowing users to both create and discover short videos on the platform.
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Instagram is rolling out and testing tools that will allow users to both remove negative comments and amplify positive ones.
Opera has added an Instagram sidebar allowing users to browse the photo-sharing network directly, without having to head to the web-version.
When asked why there isn’t an Instagram iPad app yet, CEO Adam Mosseri said the company would like to create one, “But we only have so many people, and lots to do, and it hasn’t bubbled up as the next best thing to do yet.”
Instagram users have been asking for an official iPad app nearly since the social network launched in 2010, the same year that the first iPad was released. Some alternatives include third-party Instagram apps for iPad, browsing Instagram on the web on iPad, or using the upscaled iPhone app on iPad.
The obvious answer is, “Hire more people because you’re owned by one of the richest corporations in the world: Facebook.” But I wonder what the actual answer is. Invasive tracking isn’t as lucrative on iPadOS?
Instagram has increased its attempts to counter fake news on the platform, taking its third-party fact-checking program global.
Instagram announced (on Twitter, which has at least some level of meta-element) that it is expanding its test of hiding Like counts from public view globally.
Apple has removed a stalking app called Like Patrol from the App Store after Instagram sent a cease-and-desist order to the developers.
Jack Dorsey has rather gleefully mocked Facebook recently, but was right behind it the company’s experiment of not showing Instagram ‘Likes’.
Instagram announced a strengthening of the rules governing content relating to suicide and self-harm following the death of a British teen.