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.
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.
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.
In an exclusive interview with Digital Trends, Swizz Beatz discussed his project with Canon, "The Unknowns," where amateur artists are chosen from Instagram to be featured in an silent auction at Sotheby's in New York City.
Instagram ads are getting longer. And longer. Kicking off with 15 second messages in 2014, the company extended the max running time to 30 seconds last year. Now brands can post minute-long ads. Regular users, however, still only get 15…
Shield 5 is the first-ever scripted Instagram series. A gritty thriller set in London, the show will be broadcast throughout February, with each episode comprised of a 15-second video clip and corresponding image.
Pushing back against anyone that was selling firearms on Facebook without a background check, representatives of the social network are now prohibiting the sale of guns through either Facebook or Instagram.
A new report warns Instagram users posting images of themselves smoking weed could face a fine and jail time in states with harsh anti-marijuana laws. Fines of up to $150,000 and an 18 month jail sentence could be handed down.
Risking negative feedback and lower interaction rates from core users, Facebook has opened up the spigot for serving ads on Instagram. Many of these ads are video clips rather than traditional banner ads.