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
By Anthony Bouchard on Jan 27, 2017
You can favorite any of your photographs or screenshots in the stock Photos app on your iPhone to help filter your most-loved memories from the rest. In order to favorite a picture, you normally tap on the heart-shaped button at the bottom of the app.
Heart Throb, on the other hand, is a new free jailbreak tweak that brings Instagram-like favoriting capability to the stock Photos app. With it, you can double-tap on your photograph to “favorite” it. Read More
By Sébastien Page on Jan 20, 2017
Adding emojis sure is the best way to spice up your Instagram profile, comments, and photo descriptions, but what if you want to go back to simpler things, like adding line breaks?
Although Instagram doesn’t make it obvious, you can type text and hit Enter to go to the next line. You just have to know how to do it. In this post, I will show you a very basic trick that will let you insert line breaks inside the Instagram app, for both your photo captions and your bio. Read More
By Sébastien Page on Jan 6, 2017
In a new update released to its users this week, Instagram has added the option to upload Live Photos shot on iPhone and turn them into Boomerangs, all this from within the app itself. The only limitation at present time is that Live Photos can only be used in your stories (not in your main Instagram feed), although this may change in the future.
In this post, I will show you how to turn your Live Photos into Boomerangs in your Instagram stories. Read More
By Christian Zibreg on Dec 20, 2016
Instagram is on a roll: hot on the heels of enabling a bookmarking feature, Boomerang montages, commenting improvements and disappearing media attachments in Direct, the popular photo-sharing service today announced additional features for your Stories. These include regular and holiday-themed stickers, text enhancements, hands-free video mode, the ability to save a Story video to iOS’s Camera roll and more. Read More
By Christian Zibreg on Dec 15, 2016
Aping Snapchat seems to have paid off in a major way for photo-sharing service Instagram as it announced passing a whopping 600 million users earlier today. The last hundred million Instagrammers joined the service in the past six months, said the Facebook-owned company.
Instagram infamously ripped off Snapchat Stories with its own Stories feature, which debuted in early-August. Read More
By Christian Zibreg on Dec 14, 2016
Instagram today announced a new feature in the mobile app for iOS and Android: Saved Posts. As the feature’s name suggests, this lets you save posts you’d like to revisit later (don’t worry, only you can see what you saved). Simply tap a new bookmark icon underneath a post in your feed to save it to a new, private tab on your profile, labeled Saved. This feature requires Instagram 10.2 for iOS, a free download from the App Store. Read More
By Christian Zibreg on Nov 21, 2016
Photo-sharing service Instagram today announced a staggered roll out of a pair of major new features in its mobile apps for iPhone and Android smartphones: one is the previously hinted live video functionality in Stories and the other gives you the ability to send and receive auto-disappearing photos and videos for groups and friends in Direct. Read More