Netflix wants to pay you $4,000 to shoot Instagram photos

If you're a keen Instagrammer that loves to travel, then how about putting your name forward for a cool two-week gig offered by Netflix. The "job" will net you a handy $4,000 and take you across Europe. Your task? To take lots of Instagram…
Social Media

Instagram CEO Kevin Systrom gets to hang out with the Pope

Eric Schmidt's met the Pope. And so has Tim Cook. Over the weekend it was Kevin Systrom's turn, with the Instagram CEO taking the opportunity to chat with the leader of the Catholic Church about the "the power of images to unite people"…

This 12-year-old girl is another reminder that using the wrong emojis can get you arrested

Think twice the next time you choose emojis to use in a text message or social media post -- the wrong ones can get you arrested. A 12-year-old girl is facing criminal charges for using gun, bomb, and knife emojis in an Instagram post in…
Movies & TV

Instagram has a David Bowie miniseries set to premiere soon

Instagram has announced the premiere date of Unbound, an upcoming InstaMiniSeries centering on the music of David Bowie. The late artist allowed Instagram to create visual interpretations of songs from his new album, Blackstar.

More than 100 Instagram accounts belonging to world leaders are collecting dust

According to a study by Burson-Marsteller, one-third of Instagram accounts for world leaders and other government entities have not been used in more than a year, if ever. U.S. President Barack Obama has the most popular account.

This new, cool Instagram tip could help you get more likes

Professionals have shed light on one of Instagram's most underrated features: the landscape/portrait option, claiming that this feature can help improve engagement in the posts they've shared.

Vanessa Hudgens under investigation for defacing a rock and posting on Instagram

Vanessa Hudgens could face a fine and jail time after posting a photo on Instagram while on vacation with her boyfriend Austin Butler. The image appeared to be of a carving in a rock in Coconino National Forest .
Social Media

Instagram’s new security feature will help keep hackers out of your account

Instagram has finally started to roll out two-factor authentication. If you set up the additional security feature, it'll mean entering another piece of information alongside your password when you log in – but will help keep hackers out.
Social Media

Shut off your shared account on Instagram — bug reveals personal notifications

Don't get into shared accounts too quickly, a recently discovered bug shows personal notifications to the other account holder. Until Instagram provides a fix, you might be better off holding off.

Instagram will finally let you know how many people watch your videos

Instagram announced that a view count will begin to appear where the current likes are on videos. This feature follows others intended to improve video on the platform, and will roll out over the next two weeks.

Grammys to get the Instagram treatment with live images and videos, straight from artists

The Grammys has teamed up with Instagram and Billboard to bring exclusive images and live videos of the event, created by artists, to the app. Musicians including Skrillex and LL Cool J will be broadcasting content directly to Instagram.
Social Media

Instagram addicts can finally switch between accounts with ease on iOS and Android

Instagram finally added a way to easily switch between multiple accounts on iOS and Android. Now, users can skip around between 5 different accounts with ease. Instagram addicts, businesses, and celebrities may use it a lot.