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Instagram now allows users to see when friends are online

July 20, 2018 Doug Demagistris

Instagram has a lot of projects it has been working on, but the social media giant’s priority has remained on the Instagram app itself. More than a billion people use the mobile app between Android and iOS, and both platforms are getting a new feature announced this week that will have good use to it.

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New Instagram Lite app hits Play Store by surprise

June 29, 2018 Doug Demagistris

Instagram seems to have launched a new app without notice. This morning, TechCrunch and users of social media spotted an Instagram Lite application on the Play Store. There was no report, no confirmation and no signs that such an app was coming.

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Video chat and many more features start rolling out in Instagram update

June 27, 2018 Doug Demagistris

Instagram is paving the way for other social media apps with feature upgrades to the mobile application. Today, the company has begun rolling out an app update containing features discussed in a prior blog post. If you can remember, Video Chat is the main one, and there are a handful of smaller upgrades part of the update as well.

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Instagram unveils IGTV to compete with YouTube

June 21, 2018 Doug Demagistris

Instagram is going right for competitors in unfamiliar territory having announced a video service today. IGTV is a long-form video platform that will roll out in the “next few weeks” on Android and iOS devices. Instagram has been forward thinking with recent app updates, but prepare yourself for a taste of something new that could pave way for the future.

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New in Instagram this week: Shopping!

June 14, 2018 Doug Demagistris

The popular social media app among today’s teenagers and young adults continues to yield not just updates, but feature updates. This week, Instagram has announced an update for the app that brings with it shopping functionality. Here’s how it’ll look and function.

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Instagram will let users mute followed accounts in a future update

May 23, 2018 Doug Demagistris

Get ready for yet another Instagram update. The social media company is preparing a new software feature that will allow users to mute accounts they follow. The update said to improve the overall app experience will arrive “in the coming weeks” on presumably Android and iOS. Here’s what to expect.

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Instagram will soon include video chat and more

May 2, 2018 Doug Demagistris

Instagram has received quite a few updates over the last several weeks, all of which have brought not just bug fixes and improvements, but new features. The newest update that will begin rolling out soon will be the biggest one in recent memory. This is next-gen stuff aimed at improving the overall app experience.

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