Instagram App News
Dear Instagram, it's 2023. Can we please have an app optimised properly for tablets and iPads?
Instagram and iPad made their debuts almost 12 years ago. Yet, Meta and Instagram don’t have an app dedicated for tablets and iPads. Anyone who has used Instagram on an iPad will know how painful and jarring the experience is. So why doesn’t Instagram solve this?
Instagram now lets users add pronouns to their profile, feature currently available only in a few countries
Users who have received the feature, can add up to four pronouns, which will display next to their name on the profile.
Instagram Lite users in India can now view Reels, but they still can't create them
As of now, Instagram has rolled out the Reels viewing capability only for Instagram Lite users in India.
How to save and share audio from Instagram reels
The new update now allows users to save and send the audio of Instagram reels with their friends.
Facebook to allow users to cross text on platforms via Instagram DM and Messenger
Facebook has also introduced new features like vanishing messages, selfie stickers, custom emoji, chat colors and more.
Instagram will soon allow Android users to remove followers on their profile
The feature has existed on iOS for a while now, and now a code suggests it might come to Android as well.
Instagram will now tell you if your captions may be considered offensive
The feature is currently rolling out to users in select countries, and it will be available for everyone in the coming months.
Instagram is reportedly working on a redesigned IGTV Feed and Explore tab
Last week, Instagram also announced that it is now globally testing making likes private on the platform.
Instagram will soon let users control data sharing with third party apps
As per the blogpost, Instagram will introduce these new features gradually over the next six months.
Instagram reportedly working on a feature that could keep spammers out of your DMs
Instagram's new feature would give users the power to choose who can send them messages.
Instagram to reportedly revamp Boomerang, roll out Layout for Stories, more
Instagram is working on new camera mode icons, improved Boomerang, and a new layout for Stories.
Instagram launches new parent portal to help them learn more about the platform
The new section for parents is part of Instagram’s Well Being site to guide them through the platform.
Instagram to test a feature that recommends posts to see and people to follow
After you have seen all posts, Instagram will give you a “Recommended For You” message, at the end.
Hackers are taking control of hundreds of Instagram accounts as users lose hope
Hackers are reportedly not adding new posts, or mishandling the account, but changing user details.
Instagram criticised for supporting photo-editing app targeting young women
Instagram users have displayed their anguish towards the encouragement of such apps.
Facebook Messenger is testing new sign-in options which includes Instagram
You may now be able to sign-in into Facebook Messenger via Instagram.
Instagram will indicate when you are online with a green dot, just like Messenger
Fortunately, Instagram gives you the flexibility to opt out of the feature, by disabling it from your settings.
Instagram updates: Improved autoplay behaviour and direct message photos reflecting mood
Instagram confirmed that this feature is only available on Android devices and it will make its way to the iOS version in the near future.
Instagram Stories can now also be pushed on to Facebook, although feature isn't finalised: Report
This just goes on to show that Facebook has not had the success it had hoped with the stories feature in its native app.
Instagram brings notifications tab for web users
Facebook-owned Instagram has now started showing notifications on its website.