Wish you didn't have to crop a photo for Instagram? The photo-sharing social network now lets you post photos in landscape or portrait orientations, in addition to the square. It also applies to videos.
According to a recent Pew Research study regarding mobile messaging and social media in 2015, both Instagram and Pinterest have seen their user base numbers double in the last three years.
It's well known that police departments have for a long time been using social media sites to help them track down criminals, though recently published court filings in San Francisco reveal that the department there employs its very own "Instagram officer."
Instagram flipped the switch on its new Ads API this week, making it much easier for businesses to advertise on the service. As a user, you'll likely notice a gradual increase in the number of ads, though Instagram will be careful to keep users on side.
In what may be the most disturbing trend to hit social media ever, some parents are discovering that their children have become victims of what is essentially virtual kidnapping, or baby role-play.
Rich kids are taking to social media to rub their parents' wealth in everyone's faces. The "Rich Kids of Instagram" and "Rich Kids of Snapchat" accounts display in-your-face wealth.
Everyone can post to Instagram but not everyone tends to post something special. If you're looking to stand out among the crowd these top 3 iOS photo-editing apps will help you create the perfect pic.
Does whatever you like on Facebook contribute to your personal sense of style? According to Target, yes. They want to use college students' Facebook and Instagram profiles to determine dorm-room decor.
Andrés Iniesta was happy filling his Instagram account with photos of his kids, buildings, and, of course, food. But after his account was closed for supposedly violating the site's terms, he noticed a much more famous Iniesta very quickly took his place.
It's been a while coming, but Instagram has finally seen fit to introduce a search tool for the Web version of its photo-sharing service. Rolled out on Monday, the new feature lets users search for content by hashtag, location, and user name
Flipagram announced it has signed licensing deals with major record companies and music publishers. Users can now easily add popular music into their photo-video slideshows. For the music industry, it taps into Flipagram's growing user base.
Recently, a bug on Instagram caused some users' accounts to see a marked increase in their follower counts. Instagram is working on fixing it, so enjoy your popularity while you still can.
How much bare skin can one show before it violates Instagram's strict "no nudity" policy? Justin Bieber was able to get away with a full backside photo, so why didn't the social network enforce its rules?
Instagram finally supports higher-resolution images of 1080 x 1080 pixels. Previously, the app only allows 640 x 640-pixel resolution images, even though smartphone cameras now have higher-resolution screens and cameras.
On Wednesday, overturning a 40-year-old rule, the White House finally allowed tour goers to use social media and take photographs on tours of the presidential residence, which will likely result in some pretty epic selfies and Snapchats.