Instagram is an online photo-sharing app developed by Facebook. Instagram was launched in 2010 by Kevin Systrom and Mike Krieger. It has been downloaded by millions of users all over the world and is largely used on smartphones.
Popular photo and video-sharing social network Instagram suffered a widespread service outage on Thursday. Thousands of users across the globe vented their anger over their inability to access their feeds or upload posts.
How to become famous without doing much? Just do something stupid – like running half naked onto the pitch at the Champions League final. Well, Kinsey Wolanski did just that, and social media users reacted accordingly.
A database containing contact details and records of more than 49 million Instagram users, including popular food bloggers and celebrities, has been leaked online by an Indian marketing company, which somehow obtained the list.
Italian researchers have uncovered what they called a “coordinated social media operation”on Instagram intended to undermine US President Donald Trump, with many identical posts using hashtags like #ihatetrump and #ImpeachTrump.
Tobacco giant Philip Morris has been exposed using glamourous, influential young social media stars to promote its new heated cigarette device, violating its own rules about using young people in its promotional campaigns.
Bans of several anti-establishment figures on Facebook and Instagram has conservatives and moderates crying censorship and calling the measure “Orwellian" and a “digital gulag,” while left-wing activists demanded more, and faster.