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This new, cool Instagram tip could help you get more likes

Professionals have shed light on one of Instagram's most underrated features: the landscape/portrait option, claiming that this feature can help improve engagement in the posts they've shared.
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Vanessa Hudgens under investigation for defacing a rock and posting on Instagram

Vanessa Hudgens could face a fine and jail time after posting a photo on Instagram while on vacation with her boyfriend Austin Butler. The image appeared to be of a carving in a rock in Coconino National Forest .
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Instagram’s new security feature will help keep hackers out of your account

Instagram has finally started to roll out two-factor authentication. If you set up the additional security feature, it'll mean entering another piece of information alongside your password when you log in – but will help keep hackers out.
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Shut off your shared account on Instagram — bug reveals personal notifications

Don't get into shared accounts too quickly, a recently discovered bug shows personal notifications to the other account holder. Until Instagram provides a fix, you might be better off holding off.
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Instagram will finally let you know how many people watch your videos

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.
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Grammys to get the Instagram treatment with live images and videos, straight from artists

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.
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Instagram addicts can finally switch between accounts with ease on iOS and Android

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.
Music

Weezer’s Rivers Cuomo takes to Instagram to cover Fetty Wap’s Trap Queen

90s alt-rock superstar Rivers Cuomo of Weezer recently shared a snippit of his version of Fetty Wap's Trap Queen, featuring emotional vocals that would fit perfectly on the group's next record.
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Prolific artist and musician Swizz Beatz explains how Instagram can change lives

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.
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Instagram increases video ads to 60 seconds, though you’re stuck with 15

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…
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Shield 5 is the first-ever scripted Instagram series, to be broadcast daily in 28 episodes

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.
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This printer searches Instagram for your #hashtag, then prints out free photos

The next time you hold a big party or attend a cool event, this fun Instagram printer -- which prints out free photos when you use a special hashtag -- could be the center of attention.