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Kendall Jenner and her fellow Instagram models are earning up to $300K per post

Popular Instagram models can earn up to $300,000 per Instagram post. The top earners on the photo-sharing app include Kendall Jenner, Cara Delevigne, and Gigi Hadid.
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Musician Ed Sheeran quitting social media, at least until next autumn

In a recent Instagram post, Ed Sheeran informs his millions of fans that he plans on quitting social media in order to see the world through his eyes, rather than through a screen – at least until he releases his next album.

3D Touch on Android? Instagram is bringing the feature from iOS

It turns out you don't exactly need a pressure-sensitive screen to make use of some 3D Touch features on other apps. Instagram is bringing over its "peek" view from iOS to Android, which lessens the number of times you have to tap the…
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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.

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.
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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.
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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
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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"…
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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.
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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.