Instagram Stories July 6

GOOG: 906.69


Instagram introduces photo and video replies for Stories

Instagram for Android is today adding new functionality to its Stories feature that will allow users to reply with photos and videos. Head below to learn how to use the new feature.

Instagram Stories June 20

GOOG: 950.63


Instagram Stories now at 250M users & adds Live Video replays, will expand to other services

After deciding to clone Snapchat’s Stories feature and roll it out to Instagram last August, today the company offered an update on progress, confirming the feature now has 250 million daily active users. That’s up from the 200 million it announced back in April when it officially surpassed Snapchat. In comparison, Snapchat was at around 166 million daily active users as of its last announced numbers in May.

Instagram Stories June 14

GOOG: 950.76


Instagram asks celebrities nicely to label sponsored posts; hints it will ask less nicely later

Instagram is asking celebrities and others with significant numbers of followers to use a new ‘Paid partnership’ label to identify sponsored posts.


Instagram Stories May 23

GOOG: 948.82


Instagram’s Explore tab already features search and discovery for finding new photos and videos on the service, and now the social network is introducing new location and hashtag stories.

The new location stories will appear when you’re near that current location and other Instagram users are posting with the format and tagging location. Hashtag stories will appear from search results and include stories that use specific hashtag stickers.

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Instagram Stories May 16

GOOG: 943.00


Instagram is rolling out a new Snapchat-like AR feature today called face filters. These work with both the photo and video camera to apply real-time face-tracking filters over subjects.

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Everyone can use an Echo Dot: Just $50!

Instagram Stories April 26

GOOG: 871.73


Instagram has become quite competitive lately with new features that take on Snapchat directly, and now the social network has shared that it has 700 million users which is a new milestone. Instagram made the announcement in a blog post this morning:

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