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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.

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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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.

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.
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Instagram takes a page from Snapchat's book, announces Stories feature

Instagram has announced its new Stories feature, which lets users share photos and videos from their day before disappearing. If it sounds familiar, it is because it is a primary and popular Snapchat feature.
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Instagram CEO Systrom joins the billionaires club, thanks to Facebook

Instagram CEO Kevin Systrom is profiting from his app's popularity, and from its parent company. The 32-year-old is now estimated to be worth $1.1 billion dollars. Reaching that stage, however, hasn't been the easiest of rides.
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Instagram is about to give all of its users more comment control

Determined to become a "friendly, fun, and ... safe place for self-expression,” Instagram is about to roll out new tools giving users more control over the kinds of comments that appear alongside their images.
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Immerse yourself in Facebook Live while the Olympians do their thing in Rio

NBC Olympics, Facebook, and Instagram will provide Facebook Live Content featuring both athletes and NBC commentators to bring fans from around the world together on social media during the Rio Olympics.