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Instagram’s updated Explore feature takes on Twitter with focus on real-time events

Instagram has overhauled the Explore feature of its app by helping users to more easily surface content relating to real-time events. The app's search algorithms have also been updated, enabling Instagrammers to more effectively locate…

How to share photos on Android (and our favorite apps to use)

We take our smartphones with us everywhere now, and they’re perfect for capturing those precious spontaneous shots. In this guide, we delve into the best ways to back up and share those photos with family and friends.
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Myspace founder Tom Anderson’s two-year-old selfie is just now getting attention

Tom Anderson posted a selfie captioned "I am behind on processing photos! In other news, I think Japanese sushi is good for my skin :-)." In a classic case of delayed virality, the now 2-year-old selfie is just now getting Internet…

Instagram for Web gets much-needed makeover

Instagram designers have finally gotten around to showing some love to the Web version of the photo- and video-sharing service, this week rolling out a cleaner, fresher look that will likely be welcomed by one and all.
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Instagram opens feed to businesses of all sizes to increase revenues

Instagram is taking a further step toward monetization by making it possible for all types of businesses to advertise on the site. It'll use Facebook's own ad infrastructure to accommodate this goal.
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Man crochets food-related head wear, becomes Instagram sensation

A 22-year-old Australian man has become something of an Instagram sensation after several months of posting photographs of food-based headgear that he's crocheted. Talk about ridiculous, but creative.

Handpick helps you pick recipes from Instagram and match them to your ingredients

Everyone loves to eat, and hates to waste food. Handpick helps you do both by introducing new functions to their Android and iPhone apps that digs up the recipes missing from those beautiful Instagram food photos.

Instagram launches ‘Highlights’ email in bid to reignite interest among lapsed users

If you once dabbled with Instagram but haven't used it for ages, you might soon be getting a 'Highlights' email from the company showcasing the best of what you've missed.

This Instagram account shows how good it is to date a rucksack. Yes, really

Genevieve Blau is dating a pink JanSport rucksack and posting about it on Instagram. The pair appear to be having a lot of fun in their far from conventional relationship, but there is more to it than just that.

Instagram’s new Layout app lets you create multi-photo collages with ease

After last year's Hyperlapse, Instagram introduced its second standalone app, called Layout. Designed for creating multi-photo collages, Layout doesn't require Instagram to work – although its square photos encourages it.
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Instagram developing smarter search for finding relevant photos

Instagram realizes that its users have no way of effectively searching for specific pictures. Therefore, the site is looking at incorporating an intelligent search that lets users find relevant pictures.
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Columba Bush using Twitter, Instagram to appeal to young Hispanics

Columba Bush, Jeb's wife, has just started Twitter and Instagram accounts to introduce herself to the public, as a way to appeal to Hispanic millennials, who use social media more than other demographics.