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#Love dominates Instagram for the third year in a row

For the third year in a row, the most used hashtag on Instagram is #love, which is included in more than 800 million posts on the platform -- an indication that maybe not everything on the Internet is terrible.
Photography

Instagram's most-liked posts of the year dominated by female celebs

Instagram revealed its most popular photos of 2015, with celebs Kendall Jenner and Taylor Swift dominating the list. The most-liked images of the year also included singers Selena Gomez and Beyonce.
Social Media

Millennial artists top Instagram's biggest music acts of 2015

One Direction, Selena Gomez, and Justin Bieber were the musicians that dominated Instagram in 2015. Official statistics released by the network also revealed the artists with the most song mentions and fan armies.
Social Media

Baby names inspired by Instagram filters are surging in popularity

When it comes to new baby names, Instagram filters are surging in popularity with millennial parents, according to a new survey. The unofficial global list of baby names was published by parenting site BabyCenter.com.
Android Army

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.
Photography

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.
Mobile

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.