Good news for all the creeps out there! Instagram has stopped testing the screenshot notification feature.
Instagram takes its shopping feature beyond the Feed, will soon let you make purchases through Stories
The feature is currently limited to a select brands, and will soon be rolled out to more.
Instagram is going from brief glimpses to long-form videos; will allow users to share hour-long content: Report
Instagram is planning to offer users the ability to post whopping one hour-long videos and the new function will focus on vertical videos also.
No more screenshotting other people’s posts to share them in your Story, we now have a one tap feature for that.
Instagram Stories will soon detect and display songs you are listening to, in the form of stickers.
The feature lets you edit each of these media files separately, add texts, stickers and effects.
Instagram replaces the 'Swipe Up' option and adds a new 'See More' tab to view links attached to a user's story
Now users just have to click on 'See Now' tab instead of swiping up so that they can check out the links posted by the user whose story is being viewed.
Snapchat reverts to a reverse chronological order for Stories after backlash from users over redesign
Snapchat has replaced the new feature called "algorithmically sorted feeds" that surfaced into the app's interface in the November redesign.
Facebook to continue innovating on its Stories format with larger preview tiles, default sharing features and more
A Facebook spokesperson speaking to the site said that Facebook is testing creative tools to bring pictures and videos to life and introducing easier ways to find and share stories.
Once a users taps on the button, she/he will be taken to the top of the Instagram feed, otherwise the users will remain at the same story where they had earlier stopped reading.
Testing of the new feature was confirmed by Instagram, who said that it has not been official as yet.
Snapchat and Instagram have removed GIPHY integration temporarily after it presented options to add racist GIFs
A 21-year-old Snapchat user from England first spotted the racist animation (GIF) in the GIPHY library.
This is likely to offer more creative options for Instagram users who directly use the Stories camera to click images and share on the platform.
On putting up an Instagram Story the user would not be notified every time a screenshot or a screen recording is taken.
Instagram adds GIPHY support to add GIF stickers to your stories; another feature will let you post landscape mode photos as well
The photo-sharing app has rolled out an option where users can add GIF stickers to their Instagram Stories.
The new would allow Instagram users to search for GIFs from Giphy's ever-expansive database and overlay them onto their Instagram Stories
This works for Instagram Stories only as of now and not for Stories sent through Direct messaging option.
Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg has announced that 'Instagram Stories' and 'WhatsApp Status' both now have 300 million daily active users.
Snap Inc working on a feature called 'Stories Everywhere' to allow sharing of content outside of Snapchat
'Stories Everywhere' is the new feature which is reportedly being worked upon. This will let you share stories from Snapchat outside of the platform
Like Instagram Stories, those viewing the post can tap and hold to pause the video. This basically allows those seeing the message to see it properly.