Category Archives: Instagram

Instagram lets you post up to 10 photos or videos as 1 swipeable carousel

 Instagram wants you to share a more complete picture of your experiences in its classic feed, not just its Snapchat Stories clone. Today, Instagram launches the ability to share a mix of up to 10 photos or videos as a single carousel post that friends can swipe through. You can think of them as Instagram albums that collect permanent photos or videos around a theme. The feature rolls out… Read More

Instagram VP Kevin Weil joins board of social fitness app Strava

 If you’re trying to build the Instagram for exercise, it helps to have the guy building Instagram for Instagram. That’s why Strava has added Instagram head of product Kevin Weil to its board of directors. Formerly VP of Product for Twitter, Weil has proven his skills through a rapid set of launches at Instagram including its surprisingly successful Snapchat Stories clone. Now Weil… Read More

Chelsea Handler trolls Trump with a Nordstrom bag outside the White House

Chelsea Handler just gave a shout-out to Donald Trump with the most perfectly crafted Instagram post.

Set right outside the gates of the White House, the photo's caption said it all.

"A Jew and a Gay went to pick a Muslim up from the airport, headed straight to Nordstrom, and then headed over to @whitehouse to give our thanks!"

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Chelsea Handler trolls Trump with a Nordstrom bag outside the White House

Chelsea Handler just gave a shout-out to Donald Trump with the most perfectly crafted Instagram post.

Set right outside the gates of the White House, the photo's caption said it all.

"A Jew and a Gay went to pick a Muslim up from the airport, headed straight to Nordstrom, and then headed over to @whitehouse to give our thanks!"

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Obama’s official White House photographer is Insta-trolling Trump

The former chief photographer for Barack Obama in the White House is throwing some serious shade at President Trump on Instagram, according to many of his followers. 

As many eagle-eyed people noticed and mentioned in the comments, photographer Pete Souza, who has gathered 824,000 followers since he created the account on Jan. 21, might have set up one of the biggest TTs (#ThrowbackThrusday) in the history of the social network. 

The timing of some of his posts, which mainly consist of intimate peeks at the former president's life in the White House, is coincidental to say the least. As President Donald Trump signs executive orders and outlines policy, Souza drops perfectly timed images of Obama's time in office.  Read more...

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Snapchat growth slowed 82% after Instagram Stories launched

 Snapchat was flying high in early 2016, but the launch of direct competitor Instagram Stories coincided with a massive drop in how fast Snapchat was growing, judging by new stats in its IPO filing. That aligns with our report that multiple analytic providers and social media talent managers saw a big decline in Snapchat usage after Instagram Stories came out. While we can’t be sure… Read More

Beyoncé’s pregnancy photo destroyed Instagram record because of course it did

Sorry, Selena Gomez, you no longer have the most-liked photo on Instagram. 

That honor now belongs to (who other than) Beyoncé, whose pregnancy announcement photo has more than 7,400,000 likes at the time of this writing. 

The photo, which has been online for just over half a day, also has more than 360,000 comments.

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