Tag: Instagram

Instagram now allows mobile web sharing

Instagram now allows mobile web sharing

Mobile, social media
Instagram users no longer need the app to upload photos. In pursuit of international growth where networks are slow and data is expensive, Instagram has given its mobile website a massive upgrade that adds core features of the main app, including photo sharing and a lightweight version of the Explore tab. The company is now rolling out the ability to upload photos through its mobile website. Instagram’s mobile website previously only let users view their notifications and feed, but now its mobile site looks nearly identical to its actual app. The company isn’t redesigning or modifying the desktop version of Instagram.com, though, so photo uploading will only work on phones and tablets for now. he mobile web launch ties in with Instagram’s global growth strategy aimed at the 80% of its
Instagram Takes Measures against Cyberbullying

Instagram Takes Measures against Cyberbullying

Internet, Mobile, social media
Instagram is now adding new features that will give users more control over the comments section of each individual photo they post on the image-sharing service. This step is meant to dissuade users from engaging in Cyberbullying and to reduce content terrorism on the image sharing application. Users will now be able to turn off comments in order to banish trolls who leave offensive remarks. Previously, users were limited to deleting comments only after they were made, but Instagram recently appended this and implemented a comment filtration system that automatically sandblasted comments containing certain keywords that users preferred not to see on their comments section. Users will also be given the ability to remove followers from accounts that are private and not visible to th
Instagram Reaches 500 Million Monthly Users

Instagram Reaches 500 Million Monthly Users

Internet, Mobile, social media
Instagram yesterday announced that it had attained 500 million monthly users. According to Instagram, 95 million photos and videos are shared daily. Over 300 million users use the application daily. Instagram said in a blog post: Today, we’re excited to announce our community has grown to more than 500 million Instagrammers — more than 300 million of whom use Instagram every single day. Our community also continues to become even more global, with more than 80 percent living outside of the United States. As you’ve captured and shared the moments happening around you, you’ve formed incredibly varied and diverse communities. Whether you’re an illustrator, a sneakerhead or an astronaut on the International Space Station, every photo and video you share helps bring people closer to fri