By Christian Zibreg on Mar 23, 2017
Facebook-owned Instagram is continuing to build a safer, kinder community for all its customers by introducing helpful features aimed at increasing user security and privacy on the service. Thursday, the company announced a pair of important updates in the form of a Two-Factor Authentication security feature, now available to everyone, and blurred posts aimed at reducing “unwanted experiences” in the app, a free download from App Store. Read More
By Christian Zibreg on Mar 20, 2017
Photography service Instagram recently pushed an update to its mobile application, allowing you to save your live broadcast to the Camera roll right after you’ve ended it. This feature requires Instagram 10.2 for iPhone, iPad or iPod touch, which can be downloaded free from App Store.
In this brief step-by-step tutorial, we’re going to teach you how you can save live Instagram videos to your iPhone, iPad or iPod touch.
This will save you a lot of headache if you want to keep your live Instagram videos forever, re-use and edit your broadcasts in other apps, relive them at any time, even when your device is without network connectivity, and more. Read More
By Christian Zibreg on Mar 20, 2017
Facebook-owned Instagram announced Monday that users can now save their own live-streamed Instagram videos to their iPhone. You can now tap Save in the upper-right corner of a finished live video to save the broadcast to the Photos library on your iPhone, iPad or iPod touch. The iPhone photography app will continue to remove live videos from the interface after you’ve watched them, but you can now hold onto any video to re-watch it later. These updates require Instagram 10.12, available free from App Store. Read More
By Christian Zibreg on Mar 16, 2017
Yesterday was the Saint Patrick’s Day, a cultural and religious celebration held on the traditional death date of Saint Patrick who was the foremost patron saint of Ireland. To celebrate the festivities, Instagram has added a handful of themed stickers which you can plaster all over the photos and videos in your Stories. They’re available in the United States, Ireland, Australia and the United Kingdom through the weekend so go ahead and dazzle your followers with St. Patrick’s Day-themed Stories. Read More
By Christian Zibreg on Mar 7, 2017
Instagram has aped Snapchat all over again, this time by launching geostickers which I’m sure you know are location-based stickers originally popularized by Snapchat. This cool feature is live in just two cities, for now, but you can bet they’ll be aggressively rolling it out in additional markets as rapidly as humanly possible. If you happen to live in Jakarta or New York City, use geofilters to spice up your Instagram Stories with visual accessories representing your present location, down to the neighborhood. Read More
By Christian Zibreg on Feb 23, 2017
Instagram now lets you share up to ten photos and videos as a single post on the photo-sharing service. These types of posts appear in the Instagram feed with only the first item shown, but can be swiped through carousel-style to reveal additional photos and videos.
This is a great way to post multiple photos and videos from an experience you want to remember. In this tutorial, you’ll learn how to create multi-item posts on Instagram. Read More
By Christian Zibreg on Feb 22, 2017
Photo-sharing service Instagram announced today that users are now able to share up to ten photos and videos in a single post and swipe through to see them all. Such multi-item posts are presented inline in your feed in a carousel format that displays only the first item of the post.
The first photo or video shows a new icon, denoting there’s more to see. Simply swipe to reveal additional media.
You can adjust the order in which your photos and videos appear, edit them one by one or apply a filter to everything at once. Instagram 10.9 for iOS is required for this functionality. Read More
By Sébastien Page on Feb 1, 2017
Called Live Stories, this new new feature that Instagram recently rolled out allows users to share live videos on Instagram Stories in real time. Followers can then watch the live stream, submit comments, and Like the video has it is being streamed.
In this post, we will show you how to share a live video on Instagram, and how you can connect with your followers in the process. Read More