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The new update is now available for iOS 13 and Android 10 users.
Instagram's dark mode has finally dropped! You can now discreetly creep through your feed at night without straining your eyes or disturbing anyone. The move sees the photo-centric app following suit after Facebook Messenger and Twitter, that both have made the feature accesible ...
 
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Sites of rare natural beauty are being ruined by hordes out to get the perfect shot. Is this latest strike against the reputation of influencers any great surprise?
A superbloom is a rare desert phenomenon where wildflowers blossom in huge numbers, resulting in a sea of orange, yellow or purple petals carpeting hillsides. It's also what causes a swarm of Instagram influencers to hit the roads in search of a ...
 
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We’re not even surprised.
We all know that friend: The one whose Instagram feed never seems to land in the Philippines as he or she only posts photos from trips that took place months before. She's not alone. In fact, tourism industries from all over the ...
 
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Brands like Nike, Prada, Dior, Burberry, and Uniqlo are all part of the initial launch.
Online shopping is all about ease. Both for brands, which can speak directly to customers without the cost of a storefront, and shoppers, who can shop without the hassle of physically doing anything. Easy! And Instagram wants to make that experience even ...
 
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Here's to the billions of messages, photos, and emojis that didn't get posted.
Yesterday, millions of people seemed to have more free time than usual, as they were unable to access their Facebook accounts. This extended to other apps owned by Facebook such as Instagram, Messenger, and WhatsApp.Facebook revealed on its official Twitter page that ...
 
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Stock-phrase captions are increasingly taking over the social media platform supposedly about expressing your individuality. What gives?
Long before the single deckchair next to a sweep of swimming pool proclaiming 'Office for the day', or the snapshot of a drink held aloft with the caption 'About last night', or a group in front of a festival field titled 'squad ...
 
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Does this mean another world record, or just a marketing ploy?
As far as Instagram world records go, an ordinary, little brown egg currently holds the title of the most liked photo in the social media platform—with over 50.6 million likes.Its aim was straightforward. The first post was captioned: “Let’s set a world record ...
 
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How much of a difference does 10 years really make?
The latest craze to take over social media this week? The #10YearChallenge and other variations of it: '2009 vs. 2019' and 'How Hard Did Aging Hit You Challenge?' The throwback challenge has users posting photos of themselves from almost a decade ago ...
 
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A new feature is taking action on your social media addiction
Sit down and remain calm. Your phone apps are conducting an intervention. They’re just worried about you, is all. No healthy man should be able to get through that many Instagram Stories in a single toilet session.So they’ve rolled out a new ...
 
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Is Mark Zuckerberg going to ruin Instagram, the last fun social network?
Instagram is arguably the last fun social media platform, where pretty pictures of happy people meld with celebrity gossip and good memes. Its co-founders Kevin Systrom and Mike Krieger are leaving it behind.The New York Times reports the two founders announced their resignation ...
 
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A comprehensive guide to social media self-care
Chances are, your social media accounts are long overdue a clean-up.Think about it: You wouldn't like your reputation to hang on an ill-judged tweet from 2012, but there's every chance a potential employer, partner or friend will do just that when they ...
 
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Millions of us have embraced the 'film it all' era of social media. But what at first felt like carefree fun has for many become an endless, anxious routine of 'brand maintenance' that makes us act in ways we don't like or recognize.
I first realized Instagram Stories had changed my friends while sitting outside a pub earlier this year. It was the point in a Friday night when drinks begin to linger on the table as everyone privately debates whether to go home.It wasn't ...
 
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Prepare to be shamed for your social media addiction.
Facebook and Instagram rolled out a new feature Wednesday that sounds like a real nightmare for everyone obsessed with Facebook and Instagram. Called "Your Activity" under the settings menu on Instagram and "Your Time on Facebook" under Facebook's settings, it tracks how ...
 
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"I took over 200 shots of my girlfriend on that holiday, all at her request. She liked 3 of them."
As I bent down on one knee in Taormina's town square, I could feel people glance over excitedly. I looked up at my girlfriend, glowing in the Sicilian sunset, and lifted my arm towards her. I couldn't have picked a more perfect ...
 
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There might be plans to introduce adverts into Instagram stories
Yesterday, Mark Zuckerberg plunged three places in the global rich-list following a cataclysmic drop in Facebook’s market value. User growth has slowed due to privacy scandals, and Zuck’s social media giant remains in the mire.They’ll want to make up that 119 billion ...
 
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But if you're still paranoid as ever, here's a quick workaround on how to save someone else's posts
Good news, stalkers! After months of testing, Instagram has finally killed the feature where users are notified whenever someone screenshots their IG Stories.The screenshot notification was first introduced back in 2016. Apparently, the feature was rolled out to some users only, as ...
 
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Some people really need to cool it on the posts.
Great news for you and all the exes you still follow on social media (because unfollowing or blocking would be too dramatic, giving them a precious victory in the breakup): Instagram—the social media app where we're all perpetually tanned, toned, and still ...
 
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Stop. Posting. Boring. Stories.
Once a nice app where you could put a fun filter on a photograph of a Cornetto and forget about it, Instagram is now a miserable burden of constant updates playing on an infinite loop that no one is enjoying. Thanks to ...
 
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@the_real_lavinia_arguelles proves how timeless that line is.
In 1985, Emmanuel Borlaza's Bituing Walang Ningning gave us one of the most iconic lines in Filipino cinema: After a performance, aspiring singer Dorina Pineda (played by Sharon Cuneta) seeks the approval of her idol, superstar Lavinia Arguelles (played by Cherie Gil). Instead, Lavinia lashes out with a scathing rebuke: ...
 
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Kobe, James, and David show us how to pose and 'gram.
We had a raging debate at Esquire HQ last night: Should you, a man, spend too much time perfecting your Instagram feed? Should you take a selfie? Should you even have Instagram? “Nope! The entire endeavor feels very me-me-me. Look at me and ...
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