Following campaigns by a number of lobby groups, Facebook on Wednesday announced new measures to change the way firearms are advertised and sold on the social networking site, as well as on Instagram.
Anti-gun groups lobby Facebook and Instagram for tighter rules. Even though selling guns isn't allowed on those services, it happens frequently; we easily found guns for sale on both platforms.
A hoax is gaining steam on Instagram: An account set up to look like Oprah's OWN network is gaining followers by promising fake scholarships. Thousands are getting fooled.
Twitter released an update for its Android app that gives users new photo-editing tools. This update is meant to help the platform compete with Instagram...but it's not a big-enough change.
Photojournalists are helping citizen journalists navigate the confusing world of photo licensing, even though technology like smartphones and social media sites have pitted them as rivals.
A global survey indicates that Instagram continues to grow faster than competitors. It also underscores Facebook's continued dominance – even if teens are leaving, Mark Zuckerberg's company is still killing it.
The BBC is looking at ways to take its journalism to new audiences with the launch of an Instagram service offering short-form news via 15-second videos. The rollout comes as mobile traffic to BBC News sites overtook desktop traffic for the first time.
The U.S. Department of Interior is knocking its social media efforts out of the park, with a beautiful Instagram account and an engaging Twitter feed. The secret weapon? Gorgeous images of natural splendor. Purple mountains majesty, y'all.
Socialmatic, a camera from Polaroid that lets you take Polaroid pictures and post to Instagram, Facebook, and other social networks, will debut in fall 2014. Polaroid announced details about the camera at CES.
Instagram-tracking service Statigram offers a new tool that turns your most-popular photos into a short highlight video. The feature picks five photos from your 2013 posts based on "likes."
Instagram experienced a widespread outage in Iran this week, leading experts to believe the government was experimenting with blocking the popular service. Iranians can currently access Instagram again, but the incident raises questions about what's next for…
Instagram has more active monthly users than Twitter on mobile apps, according to research by Nielsen. Will these two social platforms come into even closer competition in 2014? As both test new features and try to snag advertiser attention, it sure looks like…
Job searches often require the use of social media nowadays. But LinkedIn isn't the only option for digitally networking your way to a new gig. Case in point: one man got a new career entirely through Instagram.
Where are the most popular places to share photos on Instagram? A fancy Thai mall takes top honors this year, along with some New York City sights like Central Park and Times Square. Cities in Brazil and Russia also make the list.