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Wunderbar! Instagram is launching a translation feature for its popular app

There are a lot of people on Instagram – 500M at the last count – which means there are also a lot of languages. Mindful of the fact, Instagram says it's about to roll out a new translation feature so we can all understand each other's…

Zuckerberg slammed for putting tape on his webcam, but it's actually not a bad idea

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg covered his laptop's camera with a piece of tape, meaning if hackers compromise his machine they won't be able to watch him. Should you do the same thing? Or is Zuckerberg just being paranoid?

Instagram now has more than half a billion active users

Instagram, the Facebook-owned photo sharing network, has crossed the 500 million active-user threshold. More than 300 people use the service "every day."
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Instagram hits 500 million users, sees 95 million posts per day 2:24

Instagram hits the 500 million user mark, Vine expands video time limits, Apple can find a lot of stuff in your Photos collection.

Lightroom plugin allows for instant upload straight to Instagram

Tired of exporting photos and sending them to your phone before you can share to Instagram? The LR/Instagram plugin just made your day, allowing for instant sharing to multiple Instagram accounts directly from Adobe Lightroom.

Be the designer: Create your own Orlebar Brown swim trunks with Instagram

Orlebar Brown's updated app, #SnapShorts, will let users create their own swim trunks using their Instagram pictures — for a price.
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Likes, comments on Instagram posts have dropped by a third in past 12 months

Instagram might have more users than ever, but a new study shows interactions are down year-over-year. According to social media analytics firm Quintly, more users on the service means more content is fighting for FaceTime.
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#Gunsforsale hashtag results disappear from Instagram following Senate filibuster

Following a Senate filibuster to force a vote on gun control amendments, Instagram noted, “Recent posts from #gunsforsale are currently hidden because the community has reported some content that may not meet Instagram’s community…

Netflix wants to send one lucky Instagrammer to the world's top restaurants

Addicted to snapping #foodporn? Netflix is looking for an official Instagrammer to send to six of the world's best restaurants to shoot (and eat) the top dishes featured in season two of Chef's Table.

Create animated GIFs in seconds with this photoshop method

This technique is a quick and painless method to create before/after animated GIFs of your images, the perfect social media content for your followers. It's a great marketing tool for photographers, and a great showoff tool for…

Instagram update adds systemwide iOS uploading with Share Sheet extension

After pulling away a handful of API rights for third-party developers, Instagram's latest iOS update brings systemwide sharing through the use an extension for the operating system's native Share Sheet.

Instagram’s first-ever ad campaign will bring users’ photos to billboards in France

Instagram users in France could soon see their photos on digital billboards, online, and in movie theaters courtesy of the app’s first-ever advertising campaign. The campaign is being launched in time for the UEFA Euro 2016 soccer…