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Report claims Instagram now has more than 2bn active users

Instagram may have crossed a significant new milestone: more than two billion monthly active users - although this isn't an official announcement from Meta.
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Instagram to add desktop posting and co-authoring feature

Good news for anyone using Instagram for professional purposes: some new features will make it easier to post from your desk, and also to add other people as collaborators.
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10 things we learned about India’s music industry at All About Music 2021

The fifth edition of annual Indian conference All About Music that took place during the last week of September was, unsurprisingly, its second virtual instalment. It was also its biggest with over 240 speakers delivering...
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Instagram merges IGTV and feed videos into ‘Instagram Video’

Freshly returned from its unexpected six-hour downtime the other day, Instagram is shaking up the way it handles videos by merging two of its options.
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Facebook’s research on teen wellbeing on Instagram goes public

Facebook is cross about the Wall Street Journal's recent investigation into how 'toxic' Instagram is for teenage girls, drawing on internal research from the company itself.
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Instagram ‘pauses’ its plans to build Instagram Kids app

Instagram was making a version of its app for children aged under 13. Now it's not – at least not for the moment. "We believe building Instagram Kids is the right thing to do, but we're pausing the work," wrote Instagram...
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1 to the b(n): TikTok has more than 1bn monthly active users

If you don't know them, they're one to the bn, coming in hard, you better watch it, er, Instagram. Okay, that's enough TikTok viral rap references. The news is that the short-videos app has officially reached the milestone...
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Report: Google may soon be indexing TikTok and Instagram videos

You'll see a lot of YouTube videos when searching for artists on Google. What you won't see are TikTok and Instagram videos. This may be changing soon.
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Bopper has pre-cleared its catalogue for social brand content

Bopper has spotted a new opportunity: in helping brands avoid lawsuits about the music they use in sponsored content on social networks and video services.
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Feed uses AI for social advertising on small budgets

UK-based startup Feed wants to help marketers on smaller budgets, including artists and labels, get more out of their Facebook and Instagram advertising.
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Instagram is swapping its swipe-up links for stickers

From 30 August, swipe-up links in stories will be replaced by 'link stickers', which will be found alongside Instagram's existing range of digital stickers.
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Instagram adds more features trying to tackle abuse

Instagram add three features it hopes will further protect its users from abuse, including the ability to limit comments and direct message requests.