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Justin Bieber’s gratuitous photo shows Instagram’s ‘no nudity’ policy is broken

How much bare skin can one show before it violates Instagram's strict "no nudity" policy? Justin Bieber was able to get away with a full backside photo, so why didn't the social network enforce its rules?

Your Instagram pics are about to look a whole lot better with 1080-pixel resolution

Instagram finally supports higher-resolution images of 1080 x 1080 pixels. Previously, the app only allows 640 x 640-pixel resolution images, even though smartphone cameras now have higher-resolution screens and cameras.
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You can finally immortalize your White House tour on social media with selfies

On Wednesday, overturning a 40-year-old rule, the White House finally allowed tour goers to use social media and take photographs on tours of the presidential residence, which will likely result in some pretty epic selfies and Snapchats.
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15 times social media made the world a better place

Social media is usually regarded as the realm for all things negative, inane, and narcissistic. But sometimes, tweets, likes, hashtags, and check-ins are used as a force for positivity and change.
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16 Instagram tips and tricks you can’t afford to miss

We've got a load of awesome Instagram tips and tricks for you right here. Find out how to get started, take your Instagram photography to the next level, and get your best photos the notice they deserve.
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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.