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Instagram unveils multi-account access for Android beta users

Instagram is taking a page from Twitter’s book by allowing its app users to stay logged in to multiple accounts at the same time. The feature is rolling out to Android users who are part of Instagram’s Play Store beta testing program.

Brompton Bikes launches Instagram film contest for city explorers 1:12

Foldable-bicycle specialist Brompton is offering the chance to win some free travel and bikes in a short-film contest judged by Guy Ritchie, among others. All you have to do is enter a 15-second video with the theme "unseen city"…
Social Media

Instagram shuts off API access for feed reading apps

If you're the developer of a third-party feed reading app for Instagram, you might need to change up your app. Instagram is giving developers until June 1, 2016, to submit their apps for review.
Social Media

Artist’s simple ‘Peace for Paris’ drawing is the Internet’s symbol for solidarity

Jean Jullien's "Peace for Paris" symbol appeared as a simple doodle after the Paris attacks, but has become a widespread symbol through social media expressing solidarity among the global community.
Social Media

Instamoms are a social media phenomenon of child fame, vanity, and money

Through social media, the hope for some parents is that their children will become famous. Part-hobby, part-industry, part-vanity, see how the “Instamom” is the new social media phenomenon.
Social Media

Justin Bieber may have broken Instagram, but Facebook fixed it

In the past, every time Justin Bieber posted an image or video to Instagram, it would receive so many likes that the platform would slow to a crawl. But the problem has been fixed when it moved to Facebook's servers.

New app “Notify” from Facebook tries to be like Twitter for your lock-screen 1:36

Facebook's latest app "Notify" aims to create a timeline of news on your lock-screen. We went hands-on with the new app and shared our thoughts in this quick video.
Movies & TV

The Amazing Race goes viral, casting YouTube and Vine stars for new season

The new season of CBS' The Amazing Race features a cast of social media stars from Youtube, Vine and Instagram.

Developer behind malware app InstaAgent says there’s nothing to worry about

A third-party Instagram app promising to show who's viewing your profile has been exposed as malware. The app, InstaAgent, steals the supplied login data and sends it to a server, then may attempt to post pictures to your account.
Social Media

Just press harder — Instagram experimenting with 3D Touch ads and Apple Pay

Instagram is taking things to the next level -- and this time, it's not about its filters. Instagram is now testing 3D Touch ads that allow you to purchase various items with Apple Pay.
Social Media

Popular Instagrammer leaving social media, citing unhealthy culture

Essena O'Neill, popular Instagram model and social media star, releases a YouTube video explaining why she has decided to leave Instagram and why she plans to leave other social media platforms as well.
Social Media

FYI’s ‘Food Porn’ is an Instagram foodie’s dream come true

The new television show, Food Porn, on FYI channel, features an Instagram-themed format that follows chef Michael Chernow to different restaurants and incorporates social media with daily dishes.