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Instagram introduces new features to verify users’ age

In an attempt to keep things more transparent and safe on the platform, Instagram is introducing new options for age verification. Starting today, those in the United States will have to submit identification to use the service. This can be done in many ways, but as part of its new process, users will be able...

Instagram will help teens move on from content with a gentle nudge

Instagram will introduce a new feature that will "nudge" teens to move on from a subject that they might be fixated on. The notification will go live in certain countries and it will encourage teens to look at different topics when on the Explore page. The "nudge" will recommend something new but will also exclude...

How to delete or deactivate your Instagram account

Considering how easy it is to sign up for an Instagram account, you’d think it would be equally easy to delete your Instagram account, but you’d be wrong. In this post, we will cover how to delete your Instagram account permanently and how to deactivate it if you just want to take a break from...

Instagram now lets you pin your favorite posts and Reels

Instagram has just announced grid pinning, a new feature that allows users to highlight their favorite posts at the top of the profile feed. Instagram started testing grid pinning in April, and it's now finally rolling out to all users. Instagram has long allowed users to pin their favorite Stories to the top of the profile...

Instagram updates Reels to 90 seconds, adds easy-mode with Templates

Meta intends to take Instagram to the next level, whatever that iteration of the service may look like. But for now, it must do all it can to thwart advances from the likes of TikTok and Snapchat. Today, Instagram announced that it would be offering new features, specifically targeting creators using its Reels feature. Creators will...

Instagram Amber Alerts are going live starting today

An Amber Alert or AMBER alert is a system that quickly alerts the public to child abduction. The system was first used in the United States in 1996 and has since been adopted in other countries. Today, Instagram announced it would launch Amber Alerts on its service, allowing users to see and share news about...

Instagram might soon let you customize how posts appear on your profile

Instagram is a platform that we're all familiar with, and for some people, it's their primary social media intake. In particular, many artists use Instagram to share their photos and drawings, and while the app does offer a ton of ways to edit your photos, there's not a lot of control over how those photos...

Meta updates its privacy policy to make it easier to understand how it uses your data

Meta, the parent company of Facebook, WhatsApp, and Instagram, has announced new changes coming to its privacy policy. The changes, Meta says, are designed to more clearly convey to users how the company uses collected information. Meta emphasizes that the updated Privacy Policy doesn't introduce new ways for the company to collect, use, or share user...

Instagram’s brand refresh brings new typeface and “new energy”

It's hard to believe but it has been 11 years since Instagram first made its way on to the scene. Since that time, a lot has changed. The app has become much more than a place to just share photos. After a radical logo change in 2016, the firm is once again evolving. Today, Instagram...

Instagram wants you to stop posting everything you do as a Story

Instagram is a great platform for documenting our exciting lives and sharing them with the world. However, sometimes we don't want these moments to stick on our timelines forever. That's the purpose of an Instagram Story. There you can upload endless feeds of edited photos and videos that show your fans how exactly you got...

You can now fundraise for over a million NGOs through Instagram Reels

In an unbalanced world where some are bound to be unfortunate, every little gesture of help matters. Despite individualism taking over more and more societies, one must not forget the human in each and every one of us. Fundraising tools have been around for many years. They come with different approaches, policies, and aims. However,...

Instagram expands product tagging feature to everyone in the US

Instagram is expanding product tagging to all users in the US. Up until now, only select brands and celebrities could tag products in a post. But now, anyone with a public account can tag their favorite products in their feed posts. Instagram says the product tagging feature will allow users to support their favorite small businesses...