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No stopping Instagram: App joins the billion-downloads club on Google Play

Instagram has become just the 19th app to hit a billion downloads on the Google Play Store. The milestone marks Facebook's fourth entry on the exclusive list, further cementing its dominance in the mobile app market.
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Facebook's Lifestage app connects classmates, resurrecting its 2004 model

Lifestage, which is only available for iOS devices at the moment, describes itself on the App Store as the social network that “makes it easy and fun to share a visual profile of who you are with your school network."
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Instagram may be more accurate at diagnosing depression than a doctor, study suggests

When you're feeling blue, your Instagram photos will be more blue (and gray), one study suggests. Using machine learning, a group of researchers were able to correctly identify depressed individuals 70 percent of the time.
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Instagram adds two new rather significant video features in quiet update

Instagram's latest updates comes without a big announcement, but the two new video features are pretty significant -- and still imitate Snapchat. Users can now zoom while shooting video, and iOS users can swap cameras mid-recording.
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Become friends with an Instagram advertiser thanks to new business tools

There are 200,000 advertisers on Instagram, and they're all dying to be your friend. And with Instagram's new business tools, they'll probably succeed. The photo-sharing app has begun rolling out business tools in Europe.
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#ThrowbackThursday is only the start: Instagram hashtags for every day of the week

Not getting your hashtag fill with #ThrowbackThursday or #ManCrushMonday? Here's a list of some of the platform's more popular hashtags, so you can outfit your next Instagram post with the proper tag, regardless of what day it is.
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Brands leap to Instagram Stories, find success

With the new Instagram Stories feature, it’s easy to create an orchestrated story with a start to finish -- allowing the content to differentiate itself from individual pieces of content in a feed.
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Now you can view Instagram Stories on the web thanks to a new Chrome extension

If you're a regular visitor to the web version of Instagram's photo-sharing service, you'll have noticed its new Instagram Stories feature is yet to show up. A new Chrome extension, however, offers a solution.
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Instagram users, a handy ‘save draft’ feature is likely on its way

Instagram is testing a "save draft" feature so you can resume editing at a later date. The feature also functions as a place to store final edits for immediate posting later on, at a time of your choosing.
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Spotify unleashes Release Radar weekly playlist sporting all-new music 2:19

The new playlist is a riff on Discover Weekly and uses a new audio-based system for matching it to listener preferences.
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Ikea pokes fun at Instagram food porn obsession in new ad

For rather obvious reasons, Instagram wasn’t around in the 18th century. If it were though, this is likely what it would look like, complete with painter, horse-drawn carriage and a butler to present your 'likes.'
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The sincerest form of flattery: Instagram Stories is a blatant copy of Snapchat Stories

Instagram has unabashedly copied Snapchat by launching Instagram Stories, a feature which lets users post quirky photo and video which disappears in about 24 hours.