Upload Stories faster — or preview the entire thing — with new Instagram tools

InstagramInstagram Stories are meant to be a collection of the moments from the last 24 hours but Instagram will soon allow you to upload those moments in bulk. On...

Instagram rolls out Focus portrait mode for videos and photos

Instagram is one-upping Apple with a portrait mode feature that runs on a wider variety of phones and works with video, not just photos. Last month TechCrunch reported about...

Instagram Stories launches cross-posting to Facebook Stories

Facebook Stories might not be a ghost town for long. After testing in Portugal last month, TechCrunch spotted the option to syndicate your Instagram Stories...

Instagram Location Stories appear in Explore. Is Story Search Coming?

It’s taking Instagram less and less time to copy Snapchat. Less than two months after Snapchat launched its Stories Search feature for seeing what’s going...

Snapchat is stifled by its un-algorithmic feed

Snapchat invented its best products by being the anti-Facebook. Its disappearing chats made...

Snapchat will no longer show a white border around old Memories

Snapchat will no longer show that annoying white border around old photos that you share from Memories. Previously, if you shared a photo from Memories that was...

Crunch Report | Instagram Stories Hits 150 Million Daily Users

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Instagram follows Facebook by reportedly testing mid-roll video ads for Stories

Instagram is emulating its parent company Facebook by reportedly experimenting with inserting video ads in between Stories -- the sharing feature it copied from Snapchat in August. The post Instagram follows...

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What ‘mobile’ should mean for healthcare

 Ask a set of healthcare professionals about the future and they’ll answer: “Mobile.” But after a number of recent discussions with healthcare executives,...