Facebook’s F8 plans include Camera Effects Platform, offline Instagram

What will Facebook launch next week at its F8 conference? The schedule reveals plans to give Instagram offline features that are already in testing, opening...

Hackers claim to have personal info of millions of Instagram accounts, including celebs

A group of hackers used a bug earlier this week to scrape the phone numbers and email addresses of six million Instagram accounts and are...

Snap and edit pictures like a pro with the best camera apps for Android

Today, everyone has a high-powered digital camera in their pocket or purse, one capable of taking surprisingly good photos with little to know work. But even the best smartphone cameras can be made...

Periscope sunk without Twitter’s wings

Periscope’s app is slipping beneath the waves. It has steadily dropped from #23 on the overall iOS app charts in January to #441 this weekend....

WhatsApp is testing a clone of Snapchat Stories, called Status

Facebook-owned messaging app WhatsApp is experimenting with a new Status feature that lets users share mood-setting pictures and videos overlaid with other custom elements such as...

Instagram isn’t going chronological, and is now telling us why

Despite persistent rumors, Instagram is not going back to chronological order. Instagram recently explained why. However, it is introducing a new feature that will make give users more control over...

‪Instagram now autoplays video sound once turned on until you close the app

Autoplay audio can be annoying or convenient depending on the situation. Luckily Instagram has found a happy medium between defaulting autoplay video sound on or...

5 easy ways to archive all of your favorite Instagram videos

For many, Instagram has become a regular pastime. The app allows us to creep on and apathetically “like” photos and videos that define our circle of digital friends, acquaintances, frienemies, and even...

Facebook Stories adds funky AR drawing and Instagram’s Boomerang

You’ll soon be able to draw on the world around you and shoot back-and-forth Instagram Boomerang GIFs with the Facebook Camera. Bringing additional creative tools to the Facebook...

Instagram on Android gets offline mode

80% of Instagram’s users 600 million users are outside the US, so it needed a way to provide a better experience for users with limited...

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