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Instagram’s takedown of a drill music video has been overturned

Earlier this year, Instagram took down a music video featuring a track called ‘Secrets Not Safe’ by British drill artist Chinx (OS).
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Meta to lay off more than 11,000 staff – 13% of its headcount

Facebook and Instagram's parent company Meta has announced plans to lay off 11,000 of its staff – around 13% of its workforce.
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Meta reveals Instagram NFT plans and latest creator features

Instagram has been dabbling with NFTs for a few months now: in May it started testing a feature for a limited amount of people to share NFTs that they had made or bought.
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Instagram now has more than 2bn monthly active users

Something we missed in our report on Meta’s latest financial results yesterday: CEO Mark Zuckerberg revealed a new milestone stat for its Instagram service.
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Meta and Instagram’s ‘Creator Week’ returns in November

Every platform wants to teach creators how to make the most of its key features, and hopefully court them to give it priority.
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Why social-media platforms must beware ‘the bootleg ratio’

It's not just about the flurry of copycatting going on between the biggest social media platforms and emerging disrupters.
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Leak reveals Instagram’s concerns over falling Reels engagement

The report is based on internal research from Meta: a document titled 'Creators x Reels State of the Union 2022' published in August.
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India’s short-video market tipped to reach $19bn by 2030

We've been following with keen interest the explosion of short-video apps in India since TikTok was banned there in the summer of 2020.
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Irish regulator fines Instagram €405m over children’s privacy

Instagram has been fined €405m ($403.2m) by Irish regulator the Data Protection Commission (DPC) following an investigation.
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Report: Saregama ditches Meta platforms for YouTube Shorts

Last week, Indian music company Saregama announced a deal to make its catalogue available for use on YouTube Shorts globally.
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Report claims Reels are the most-liked content on Instagram

We know that Instagram loves its Reels format and is making it a bigger priority within its app, but do Instagram users agree?
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YouTube Shorts gets a Blackpink challenge… and watermarks

YouTube's mission to deploy the biggest music stars in support of its short-video format continues.