Photographers’ Instagram hashtag tool Dehaze rebrands itself as Focalmark

Instagram hashtag curation tool Dehaze has officially rebranded itself as Focalmark. In addition to a new name and updated features, it also has a new mobile app for iOS and Android devices.
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Instagram lets you support friends whose mental health you may be concerned about

Instagram is taking a page out of parent company Facebook’s book by launching self-harm and suicide prevention support tools for its 500 million users. The app is also taking a more hands-on approach in monitoring concerning behavior.
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Instagram recommends Stories based on your interests in the Explore tab

Instagram is rolling out suggested Stories to its Explore tab in a bid to help its users discover more accounts to follow. The recommended Stories will be catered to you based on your Instagram activity.
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Instagram just came to Windows 10 tablets — will the iPad be next?

Filter fiends, get excited. Instagram has just made its Windows 10 debut. On Thursday, the Facebook-owned photo editing and sharing app announced its arrival on tablets running Windows 10.
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Facebook, Twitter cut off surveillance tool used by police to monitor protesters

Twitter, Facebook, and Instagram are cutting ties with a social media surveillance company after a report by the American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) claimed it was being used by the police to target protesters.
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Instagram Stories is a hit with 100 million daily views just 2 months following its launch

Instagram Stories is establishing itself as a viable alternative to Snapchat, hitting 100 million daily views a mere two months since it was introduced, according to the company's founder and CEO Kevin Systrom.
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Instagram videos too one dimensional? Add some soul with these five apps that combine video and audio

Have you ever taken a beautiful video, only to have it ruined by some jerk in the background yelling curse words? Here's a list of apps you can use to add your own audio to Instagram posts.
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Deleting your Instagram food porn could help feed the hungry

Land O'Lakes started a new charity campaign to help feed the hungry. Delete a photo of a meal posted to Instagram and 11 meals will be donated to one of the more than 200 food banks partnered with Feeding America.
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Your Instagram Stories could make it into CBSN's live coverage of the presidential debates

CBS News’ streaming service CBSN is joining forces with Instagram to feature the app’s Stories within its presidential debate broadcasts. The move marks the first time the feature will be used by a network as part of its live coverage.
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Insta-billboard: Instagram's active advertisers grow from zero to 500,000 in one year

Today, Instagram announced it has officially hit its next milestone in advertisers -- 500,000. This news comes less than seven months after it announced it had crossed the 200,000 mark.

Getty Images announces its three winners of $10,000 Instagram Grant competition

The Getty Images Instagram Grant was started to support emerging photographers and showcase stories from underrepresented communities around the world. This year's recipients hail from India, Uruguay, and Ethiopia. Each winner will receive…

Instagram now lets you save your edited photos as drafts

Like to jazz up your Instagram pics before sharing them? Then you’ll love the app's latest feature, which allows you to save your edited photos as drafts. In testing since July, the feature is now officially available to everyone.