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Don't copy-paste: Instagram's viral copyright message is fake and best ignored

Facebook-owned Instagram has a viral hoax message problem, which has spread rapidly on the platform. The message, which is a revived form of an old Facebook hoax, claims that Instagram is changing its rules and that the company can now use your photos for anything.

Instagram to add new Boomerang modes, Layout for Stories

Instagram is working in new Boomerang styles as well as Layout for Stories. Boomerang will get five new styles in addition to the existing style. New grid layouts will also come to Stories. The platform is also working to bring App and Websites settings to the app as well as notifications filters and comment sharing.


Instagram now lets users flag false content to stop spread of misinformation

Instagram users can now report content that they believe is false, in a move to curb the spread of misinformation on the platform. The flagged content on Instagram will be reviewed by the same third-party checkers that Facebook uses to review fake news.

Instagram adds tool for users to flag false information

Instagram has largely been spared the scrutiny associated with its parent company, which is in the crosshairs of regulators over alleged Russian attempts to spread misinformation around the 2016 U.S. presidential election.

Ferrari wants to sue this fashion designer for this Instagram picture

Italian carmaker Ferrari has threatened to sue the German fashion designer Phillip Plein for posting pictures of Ferrari with items belonging to his own brand.

Facebook to put its name on Instagram and WhatsApp

Facebook plans to attach its name to Instagram and WhatsApp, branding them “Instagram from Facebook” and “WhatsApp from Facebook.”


Young Instagram users give up privacy in search of metrics

In Instagram’s settings, there’s an option called “Get More Tools.” If users click the link, they’ll be asked if they’re a “creator” or a “business.”

US man surprises wife with Amazon package-shaped birthday cake

The Amazon delivery-shaped cake had true-to-life edible details such as a personalised shipping label and Amazon Prime box tape.

Instagram account disable policy: Will now warn users before deleting their accounts

Instagram will now show a notification to warn users who violate its community guidelines if their account is close to getting disabled. The Facebook-owned company has also updated its policies for violating content.

Instagram confirms it is testing hide Like counts feature in more countries

Instagram has confirmed it is testing a feature that hides like counts on posts for select users in countries including Australia, Brazil, Canada, Ireland, Italy, Japan, and New Zealand. The hide like counts feature was reportedly limited to Canada initially as a test for limited users.

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Barbie poses as clueless aid worker in Africa in this satirical photo series

Barbie takes 'slumfies' and despairs over the glaring lack of high heels in this photo-series, subtly taking potshots at white humanitarian workers suffering from white saviour complex.

His ex-wife left him with just the dog; here's what happened next!

When Rafael Mantesso's wife left him and took almost everything along with her, except for his bull terrier. Rafael had a brilliant idea to turn his life around.


Malaysian make-up artist uses hijab to transform into Disney princesses and villains

This Malaysian make-up artist has been using the hijab to transform herself into various popular characters from comic books and Disney.