News & Reviews: Instagram
Jan 20, 2022
Today, Instagram just announced a new monetisation feature which is simply known as Instagram Subscriptions. Since the company is under Meta, the subscription model is very similar to Facebook's for content creators to engage with their followers with exclusive content and benefits.
Dec 16, 2021
Earlier, Instagram has confirmed the return of the chronological feed in 2022. It has proven that the platform does listen to its users by bringing the most loved post sequence back. However, it looks like another thing that users would like to have is coming as well, and it's posting Stories longer than 15 seconds.
Dec 09, 2021
During a hearing in the states, Instagram head Adam Mosseri said that the company is bringing the chronological feed back. It has been a long time since Instagram decided to show us posts based on some AI algorithms instead of in a timely manner. Now, it looks like the order of how most users want to see their posts is making a comeback.
Nov 23, 2021
If you've been enjoying adding a song to your Stories since the release of the feature, you'll like this new one that Instagram is testing. According to the source, the social media platform is testing a new option for users to add music to feed posts too!
Nov 22, 2021
Sadly, Meta has announced that the rollout of end-to-end encryption (E2EE) for Messenger and Instagram will get postponed to 2023. Therefore, it looks like there's still a long time to go before we get the highly demanded feature for the messaging services.
Nov 17, 2021
If you recall, there was a rumour last week claiming that Instagram could launch subscriptions soon. From the leaked image, you could see that the company was also working on a badge system. Well, it looks like the latter is ready to roll out.
Nov 11, 2021
While surfing on your social media apps can be relaxing, it can also be tiring due to the kind of content you like to see online. Just a few hours ago, Adam Mosseri (Instagram CEO) just announced that the Instagram team will be testing out a new "Take a Break" feature.
Nov 09, 2021
Instagram might start asking you for money soon in order to see your favourite influencers' posts. According to the app's App Store listing, the platform will move away from conventional ads for monetization and launch subscriptions as "different ways to facilitate a financial relationship between a fan and a creator."
Oct 26, 2021
During Facebook's Q3 earnings call, CEO Mark Zuckerberg has revealed some of the upcoming plans for the social media platforms. Out of them, one got our attention by mentioning that the company will shift their focus to young adults with "significant changes" applied to Facebook and Instagram.
Oct 20, 2021
If you recall, Instagram started working on direct posting from desktop browsers in May. Some beta testers got to access the feature in June, but since then we had no updates about it. Fortunately, the feature will be released soon.