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Facebook, Instagram and WhatsApp hit by media messaging outage

Facebook says it is addressing issues with picture, video and audio messaging faced by users on several of its services Facebook said on Wednesday it was working to resolve issues faced by some users while sending media files on its social ...

Facebook, Instagram and WhatsApp hit by media messaging outage

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Facebook, Instagram, WhatsApp Services Back Online After Worldwide Outage A Facebook spokesperson explained that a "routine maintenance operation" accidentally triggered a bug that made it difficult for users to upload or s...
01:16 2019-07-04

Facebook and Instagram back up after global outage reports; WhatsApp still 'being buggy' Instagram and Facebook apps were down for several hours for some users in the United States and Europe Wednesday. WhatsApp users also seeing issues. ...
22:16 2019-07-03

Facebook wants to let you share your WhatsApp status to Facebook and Instagram What’s the first thing you can think of when you hear that Facebook is considering allowing WhatsApp users to share their status updates to Fac...
23:32 2019-06-27

Facebook, Instagram and WhatsApp went down (again) Facebook still can't avoid widespread outages, it seems. Numerous reports have surfaced of Facebook, Instagram and WhatsApp being unavailable t...
16:00 2019-08-04

Facebook is changing the name of Instagram and WhatsApp Facebook confirmed that it's changing the name of its two most popular apps, Instagram and WhatsApp, to better disclose its ownership of the app...
23:16 2019-08-02

Facebook Adding Its Name to Instagram, WhatsApp Facebook is attaching its name to Instagram and WhatsApp in a rebranding decision aimed at further unifying the company’s apps that had been cultivat...
01:48 2019-08-03

It's not you, it's Facebook, Messenger, Instagram and WhatsApp; all four are currently down Having trouble using Facebook, Facebook Messenger Instagram or WhatsApp this morning? That's no surprise to those who view DownDetector on a regular ...
17:48 2019-07-03

Facebook Plans to Add Its Name to Instagram, WhatsApp Facebook started adding its name to some screens on its Instagram photo-sharing platform this week, one of the first links it has given users to its ...
02:48 2019-08-03

Facebook plans to put its name on Instagram, WhatsApp As antitrust scrutiny on Big Tech intensifies, one adjustment on the way from Facebook appears to be.... rebranding. The Information reports that emp...
18:48 2019-08-02

Glitches on Facebook, Whatsapp and Instagram resolved On Wednesday, more than 14,000 users reported issues with Instagram, while more than 7,500 and 1,600 users complained about Facebook and WhatsApp, ac...
23:16 2019-07-03

New Huawei Phones Won't Come With Facebook, Instagram or WhatsApp Facebook will no longer allow its apps to come pre-installed on mobile devices made by Huawei Technologies following the U.S. blacklisting of the Chi...
13:32 2019-06-07

FTC may be investigating Facebook's deals for Instagram and WhatsApp The Federal Trade Commission is said to be looking into Facebook's purchases of other companies like Instagram and WhatsApp as part of an antitr...
17:32 2019-08-02

Facebook Will Attach Its Name to Instagram and WhatsApp, for Some Reason Incredible. Despite a seemingly endless wave of ongoing public relations crises for Facebook, the social media giant appears prepared to foist its ba...
01:32 2019-08-03

The Morning After: Facebook and Instagram's image outage Hey, good morning! You look fabulous. As many in the US celebrate Independence Day, we're probably catching you right before or after a Strange...
06:48 2019-07-04

Facebook, Instagram and WhatsApp are struggling to stay online today Facebook, Instagram and WhatsApp are experiencing outages this morning. Downdetector maps show the services are struggling around the globe, but the ...
11:32 2019-07-03

Facebook, Instagram, and WhatsApp will no longer be pre-loaded on Huawei phones While Huawei continues to see a road ahead for its US government-threatened smartphone division, the exodus of major business partners, key component...
11:16 2019-06-07

New Huawei phones won't have Facebook, WhatsApp or Instagram pre-installed, report says Facebook has stopped letting its apps come pre-installed on Huawei smartphones in order to comply with government restrictions.    &#...
21:32 2019-06-07

UPDATE 1-Facebook, WhatsApp, Instagram glitches affect some users globally Facebook Inc said on Wednesday some of its users globally were facing issues while sending media files over its social media platforms including What...
20:00 2019-07-03

Technical Issues Plague WhatsApp, Instagram And Facebook; Users Complain And the apps are down again. Instagram, WhatsApp and Facebook users are facing problem in logging in, sharing and downloading content, and using the ...
14:16 2019-07-03

Huawei receives another blow: No Facebook, Instagram, or WhatsApp apps on Android devices Huawei has had a bad few weeks, as US companies responded to the Trump ban one after another. Whether it’s hardware such as chips from Intel or...
10:32 2019-06-07

Facebook, Instagram and Whatsapp are 'being buggy,' users report outages around the world Instagram and Facebook apps are suffering outages for some users in the United States and Europe. WhatsApp users are also seeing issues.   ...
13:48 2019-07-03

WhatsApp threatens legal action against public claims of messaging abuses WhatsApp has threatened legal action against those who publicly claim the ability to abuse its messaging platform, after the emergence of a raft of c...
12:48 2019-06-11

CrossFit quits Facebook, Instagram, accuses social media giant of censorship, being 'utopian socialists' CrossFit, the branded workout regimen, accused Facebook of being “utopian socialists” and left the platform after the social network deleted a group ...
11:32 2019-05-25

Facebook Is Rebranding Instagram As ‘Instagram From Facebook’ in a Surprising and Controversial Move Facebook plans to attach its name to Instagram and WhatsApp, branding them “Instagram from Facebook” and “WhatsApp from Facebook.&r...
10:32 2019-08-03

PlayStation and Instagram back up after outage for some users Many users experienced difficulty Thursday with the PlayStation Network and Instagram. Both systems are now back up and running.    &...
00:00 2019-06-14

Apple to restrict Facebook's messaging apps feature - The Information Apple Inc is making a change to its mobile operating system that will restrict a feature that apps like Facebook Inc's Messenger and WhatsApp use to ...
18:16 2019-08-06

All about Dark Mode in Android Q, and force-switching it for Instagram or WhatsApp Dark mode needs no presentation, as anyone who has woken up in the middle of the night to read something on their phone would attest. Not only does i...
09:16 2019-05-22

WhatsApp, Telegram Media Files Could Be Manipulated Researchers from Symantec on Monday revealed vulnerabilities that allowed hackers to manipulate the images and audio files you receive on these platf...
03:16 2019-07-16

WhatsApp Spotted Adding a Shortcut for Quick Edits of Media in Chats WhatsApp for Android and iPhone have been spotted getting a 'Quick Edit Media Shortcut' feature that will enable quick editing of media files you hav...
04:00 2019-07-11

Facebook Close to Launching WhatsApp Pay in India Facebook is moving a step closer to launching its long-delayed WhatsApp payments service in India after wrapping up an audit of related data practice...
09:16 2019-07-17

Symantec reveals WhatsApp and Telegram exploit that gives hackers access to your personal media Cybersecurity firm Symantec found an exploit that could allow WhatsApp and Telegram media files to be exposed and manipulated by malicious actors.Rea...
13:48 2019-07-15

Vulgar Videos Made on Chinese Social Media Apps Now Infiltrate WhatsApp The titillating videos made on Chinese social media apps have now found a bigger mobile-based messaging medium to corrupt young minds: Facebook-owned...
03:48 2019-07-01

Outages hit Facebook, Instragram, WhatsApp users worldwide Social network Facebook and associated platforms Instagram and WhatsApp all suffered international outages Wednesday -- primarily in the United State...
16:32 2019-07-03

Facebook’s image outage revealed how it uses AI to catalog our photos A Facebook outage on Thursday revealed what may be a surprising development to some users: the company uses artificial intelligence to catalog the co...
18:16 2019-07-05

NSO Group’s Whatsapp spyware can now snoop on your Facebook, Google and iCloud data too The Israeli company behind WhatsApp hack earlier this May has developed new technology that can clandestinely steal a user’s data from Apple, Google,...
06:00 2019-07-19

Facebook's WhatsApp hires senior exec from London remittances startup: sources Facebook Inc's WhatsApp has hired a senior executive from London-based money transfer startup WorldRemit, three people familiar with the matter said...
10:32 2019-06-29

MOVES-Facebook's WhatsApp hires senior exec from London remittances startup -sources Facebook Inc's WhatsApp has hired a senior executive from London-based money transfer startup WorldRemit, three people familiar with the matter said ...
17:01 2019-06-28

Facebook and Instagram Can't Seem to Keep Their Shit Together Well, folks, Facebook and its “family of apps” has experienced yet another crash. A nice respite moving into the long holiday weekend if you ask me.R...
13:48 2019-07-03

CIA's Instagram account following just 11 social media users -- mostly from Hollywood: reports The CIA’s official Instagram account, which was launched in April, was not following any other accounts until Thursday afternoon when it began follow...
01:48 2019-06-28

Instagram Turns Obscure U.S. Sights Into Social-Media Destinations Across the U.S., smartphone-wielding masses are converging on picturesque attractions that many learned of on social media. Before Instagram, “no one...
11:16 2019-07-09

Browsing social media is not always free. Looking at Instagram or Pinterest could cost you big-time It's not just kids who are susceptible to social media peer pressure. Parents, too, can fall victim — and actually have gone into debt as a resu...
12:16 2019-07-31

Facebook begins adding its name to some screens on Instagram Facebook Inc started adding its name to some screens on its Instagram photo-sharing platform this week, one of the first links it has given users to ...
21:32 2019-08-02

Facebook and Instagram may have to remove like buttons for UK children The like function on Facebook and Instagram could be removed and privacy settings set to max for UK children under new proposed social media guidelin...
10:16 2019-05-21

Corey Johnson arouses social media debate with racy Instagram post City Council Speaker and mayoral hopeful Corey Johnson sparked a Twitter tempest Friday morning after posting a photo on social media around midnight...
00:16 2019-08-10

People are spending less time on Facebook, more on Instagram: report Are Americans spending less time on Facebook? Although active user counts continue to rise on CEO Mark Zuckerberg’s popular platform, a new eMa...
15:32 2019-05-30

FTC probing Facebook for snapping up Instagram, others to squash rivals The Federal Trade Commission is probing whether Facebook snapped up companies like Instagram in order to squash up-and-coming rivals, according to a ...
01:48 2019-08-02

Facebook and Instagram to limit alcohol and tobacco-related content Facebook and Instagram to restrict content related to alcohol, tobacco and e-cigarettes. Veuer’s Natasha Abellard has the story.   &...
11:16 2019-07-24

Hyp3r is planning talks with Facebook after ad start-up was booted from Instagram Facebook is setting up a meeting with Hyp3r, a marketing firm that was removed from Instagram after allegedly violating the social network's pol...
00:00 2019-08-09

Charity urges Facebook to extend fact-checking to Instagram UK fact-checking organisation Full Fact offers 10 suggestions for improvementsFacebook should immediately extend its fact-checking programme to also ...
14:32 2019-07-31

FBI wants to monitor Facebook and Instagram for domestic threats in real time The Federal Bureau of Investigation has quietly been searching for private contractors who could gather and feed to law enforcement tremendous amount...
12:48 2019-08-09

Perfect selfies are all over Facebook, Instagram and Snapchat. They're killing us Selfies posted on Snapchat, Facebook and Instagram have gone from duck lips to deadly as front-facing cameras on iPhone and Android have improved. &...
04:00 2019-05-23

Nude models gather in NYC to protest Facebook and Instagram's female nipple ban An artist commissioned a nude protest in New York City on Sunday which sought to highlight Instagram and Facebook's ban on photos showing female nipp...
17:32 2019-06-02

Vaping companies reprimanded for violating tobacco ad rules on Facebook, Instagram The FDA and FTC issued warning letters to four e-cigarette companies for allegedly used influencers to advertise their products on Facebook, Instagra...
13:16 2019-06-07

Instagram won't remove deepfake video of Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg, report says A deepfake video of Mark Zuckerberg recently appeared on Instagram and Facebook. The social networking site says it's leaving the video up. &#...
11:48 2019-06-12

Facebook's Instagram boots ad partner, saying it improperly collected and stored info about users Instagram on Wednesday sent a cease and desist letter to Hyp3r, a San Francisco marketing startup that was found to be improperly collecting public u...
19:48 2019-08-07

FaceApp's privacy concerns: How the app compares to Facebook, Instagram and SnapChat terms A new wave of interest has made FaceApp the top free entry in the Apple and Google app stores. It has also lead to privacy concerns.   ...
13:16 2019-07-18

| Facebook use eroding in US as social media under pressure Facebook's efforts to crack down on misinformation and sensational content have reduced the time spent at the leading social network eroding, researc...
14:32 2019-05-28

FBI and Facebook Potentially at Odds Over Social-Media Monitoring An effort by the FBI to more aggressively monitor social media for threats sets up a clash with Facebook’s privacy policies and its attempts to compl...
17:16 2019-08-08

Facebook Use Eroding in US as Social Media Under Pressure: eMarketer Facebook's efforts to crack down on misinformation and sensational content have reduced the time spent at the leading social network eroding, researc...
21:48 2019-05-28

Unruly social media no model for Facebook's Libra currency: BoE's Carney Facebook cannot expect its new Libra currency to benefit from the same unregulated free-for-all that helped the company achieve a dominant position i...
16:48 2019-06-20

'Facebook is at the point of no return': What teenagers love and hate about social media Gen Z — from babies being born now up to the age of around 22 — use WhatsApp for communicating with their parents and are courted by the likes of Sna...
19:16 2019-07-31

The White House's social media summit may not include Facebook and Twitter The White House's upcoming social media summit might be missing some key players when it goes ahead this week. Facebook and Twitter have not bee...
09:00 2019-07-08

On YouTube or Instagram? Here's what it takes to make money as social media 'influencer' You could turn the time you spend on YouTube and Facebook into real money. ViralNation spells out how much you could make.     &...
06:48 2019-07-10

Facebook and Twitter have not been invited to White House social media summit, sources say The White House has not extended invitations to Facebook and Twitter to attend its social media summit on Thursday, people familiar with the matter s...
23:32 2019-07-07

Over 3.5 billion people are on social media; Facebook still biggest with teens; Esports on the rise The new Global Digital Statshot report from Hootsuite and We Are Social is packed with all the latest data you need to understand how people are usin...
07:32 2019-07-17

Trump is hosting a social media summit, but Facebook and Twitter aren’t invited Trump lashed out in a Twitter post before the event on Thursday at some social media companies and traditional news firms, saying, "The Fake News is ...
14:32 2019-07-11

Facebook and Twitter Not Invited to White House Social Media Summit This Week The Trump regime will host a social media summit this Thursday that will include “digital leaders,” according to the White House, but there are at le...
07:48 2019-07-08

How consumers rank Facebook, Twitter, Snapchat, Instagram, LinkedIn, and YouTube on privacy, fake news, content relevance, safety, and sharing (FB, GOOGL, TWTTR, MSFT, SNAP) Digital trust is the confidence people have in a platform to protect their information and provide a safe environment for them to create and engag...
05:32 2019-07-19

A Trump executive order aimed at addressing allegations of anti-conservative bias on social media services like Twitter and Facebook is reportedly in the works Getty/Business Insider The White House is reportedly floating several drafts of an Executive Order aimed at social media companies like Facebook and...
14:32 2019-08-09

House GOP grapples with abortion messaging after Alabama law Republicans wanted to weaponize abortion against vulnerable Democrats in 2020, but a wave of strict bans across the country has upended their strateg...
05:32 2019-05-29

Trump v Mueller: how the president won the messaging wars Critics say Mueller failed to stand up for his investigation and to get the word out to the American people about what he foundIn so many ways, Rober...
14:00 2019-06-11

The Unspoken Agenda at the Xi-Kim Meeting? Could Be Messaging Trump A state visit between the leaders of China and North Korea comes as each is locked in a dispute with the United States, and both are looking for leve...
17:48 2019-06-19

How anti-vaccine messaging continues to spread online Misinformation surrounding the safety of vaccines is not new, but social media helps it spread more widely than ever, which can lead to dangerous con...
09:16 2019-05-21

SEC Sues Messaging App Kik Over $100 Million Initial Coin Offering The Securities and Exchange Commission is suing anonymity-focused, Canada-based messaging service Kik Interactive, claiming the company’s Hail Mary p...
23:16 2019-06-04

Google’s ninth attempt at a messaging service will be based on RCS Enlarge / Google's "Messages" app. It's time for the annual reshuffling of Google's messaging strategy! The latest news comes to us via The Verge,...
15:00 2019-06-18

New mail and messaging tools expected for iPhones, WWDC Against storm cloud of controversy, Apple will try to wow app makers with new features for their apps and upgraded tools for recent iPhones.  &...
18:48 2019-05-30

Messaging app Line is reportedly launching a cryptocurrency exchange in Japan soon Japanese messaging company Line Corp is reportedly gearing up to launch a cryptocurrency exchange,  The report comes just days after fellow tech gian...
10:32 2019-06-20

Google Assistant now reads replies from third-party messaging apps Google Assistant has long had the option to read your SMS messages aloud, but that hasn't done much good if your conversations lived in third-pa...
22:16 2019-08-04

Verizon launches advanced messaging solution for Samsung Galaxy S9/S9+ Verizon is the newest name that joins the list of US carriers supporting Google's unified advanced messaging solution known as RCS (Rich Communicatio...
11:16 2019-06-07

Google Assistant just quietly added a great new text messaging feature Not every update to Google’s software is a gamechanger, but some relatively small additions often end up becoming fan favorites. One such addit...
23:32 2019-08-05

Messaging service Telegram CEO points to China as likely origin of cyber attack The chief executive of Telegram, a popular encrypted messaging app, said on Wednesday the messaging service experienced a "state actor-sized" cyber a...
11:48 2019-06-13

Companies Struggle to Adapt to the Justice Department's Stance on Instant Messaging Companies are facing tough decisions about how to comply with U.S. Justice Department guidelines on employees’ use of disappearing-message apps after...
05:48 2019-06-22

Chinese cyberattack hits encrypted messaging app used by Hong Kong protestors BEIJING — An encrypted messaging app said Thursday that it was hit by a powerful cyberattack from China as a major protest unfolded in Hong Kong. The...
15:16 2019-06-13

China Allegedly Conducting Cyber Attacks Against Telegram Messaging App to Suppress Hong Kong Protests The Chinese government is allegedly conducting cyber attacks against the messaging app Telegram in an effort to frustrate this week’s protests in Hon...
07:32 2019-06-13

Maryland Gov. urges caution on China trade war messaging after Trump's tariff tweet rocks market Maryland Governor Larry Hogan urged caution in how the Trump administration communicates about the trade war with China following Trump's tweet ...
22:32 2019-08-01

Sports Illustrated's Media Operations Pawned Off To Unproven Start-Up Helmed By Longtime Media Creeps Control of Sports Illustrated’s media operations has changed hands once again, just three weeks after the now former SI owner Meredith Corp sold the ...
04:32 2019-06-18

Global Media Forum 2019: Populists, media and power Who holds the power in politics and society? That is one of the questions to be discussed in depth by international participants at DW's Global Media...
02:48 2019-05-26

How to use WhatsApp on your PC Welcome to TNW Basics, a collection of tips, guides, and advice on how to easily get the most out of your gadgets, apps, and other stuff. So you’re c...
19:48 2019-08-02

WhatsApp ads to appear in app from 2020 Facebook has confirmed that ads will be coming to WhatsApp in 2020, as part of the app's 'Statuses'. The announcement came at Fac...
05:48 2019-05-23

Even Con Ed’s power outage map is down Con Ed’s online map showing power outages is down as the utility struggles to restore electricity to thousands of customers left in the dark af...
14:01 2019-07-23

How to send uncompressed images on WhatsApp Welcome to TNW Basics, a collection of tips, guides, and advice on how to easily get the most out of your gadgets, apps, and other stuff. WhatsApp is...
21:48 2019-07-19

That WhatsApp Security Flaw Isn't as Bad as It Sounds A security alert of sorts went out this week for WhatsApp users, which suggested that the platform has a security flaw that allows someone to “Use th...
04:48 2019-08-10

WhatsApp hack: are our messages ever truly private? You'll probably be aware that last week, WhatsApp was at the center of a storm of controversy following the exposure of a major vulnerability in...
10:48 2019-05-26

How to Prepare For a Power Outage Over the weekend, more than 30,000 New York residents were left without power, reportedly due to high electricity usage during the widespread heatwav...
15:32 2019-07-23

On Migrant Journeys With WhatsApp and Google Translate Miriam Jordan, who covers immigration for The Times, says that migrants crossing the border often use WhatsApp and that Google Translate can break th...
09:32 2019-05-29

WhatsApp confirms that ads will start appearing in the app in 2020 You know that one episode of Black Mirror where everyone can’t even go to sleep without watching an ad that covers their entire bedroom? Well, ...
01:16 2019-05-23

You should update WhatsApp to avoid a surveillance vulnerability WhatsApp has rushed to roll out a security fix for a surveillance vulnerability. The firm says people should upgrade to the latest version of the app...
10:16 2019-05-21

WhatsApp for Android and iPhone will have ads starting next year Facebook is a for-profit organization and some form of ads inside WhatsApp has been inevitable since the day it bought the messaging platform. Now, a...
09:16 2019-05-22

Deleted WhatsApp Messages? You Can Recover Them Using This Method Have you accidentally deleted a chat on WhatsApp and you don't know how to restore it? Follow this guide as we tell how you can restore deleted Whats...
11:32 2019-08-12

WhatsApp slides onto the Nokia 8110 4G phone The Nokia 8110 4G, affectionately known as the banana phone is getting one of the most popular applications released for it. Users of this KaiOS base...
13:32 2019-06-02

Slack Technologies down 1% after service outage Shares of Slack Technologies were down about 1% in extended trade on Friday after the messaging software company said it was still working to resolv...
17:48 2019-06-28

AT&T customers dialing 911 go through a nationwide outage, again If you are on AT&T and tried to call the emergency 911 number in the past 24 hours, you may have had trouble connecting on Tuesday morning. The carri...
05:16 2019-07-03

Study reveals how screwed we’d be during a GPS outage The US government’s National Institutes of Standards and Technology recently decided to sponsor what appears to be the most comprehensive look ...
14:16 2019-06-15

Twitter is back after a brief outage (updated) Twitter is back online for some people after being down for an hour or so Thursday afternoon. Tweets weren't loading in the app or on desktop fo...
22:16 2019-07-11

Twitter outage affects users across the US The company restored access late Thursday afternoon, but some users were still experiencing issuesTwitter experiencing outages for several hours, wit...
20:32 2019-07-11

Twitter is down. Outage appears worldwide Twitter is experiencing an outage that has knocked out the service around the world. No cause has been revealed.       ...
15:32 2019-07-11

RBI Asked to File Compliance Report on WhatsApp Payments The Supreme Court has granted six weeks' time to the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) to file a report whether WhatsApp had complied with norms for launch...
02:48 2019-08-03

WhatsApp is getting some nifty voice note changes in latest update WhatsApp probably has a dozen unannounced new features in the pipeline, but if you're running the beta version of the app, you already have access to...
15:01 2019-05-30

WhatsApp Message Can Be Traced Without Diluting Encryption: IIT Professor With India pressing for traceability of WhatsApp messages to check the spread of fake news, a professor at the Indian Institute of Technology-Madras ...
04:00 2019-07-11

Apple, WhatsApp criticize GCHQ surveillance plans Apple and other tech firms have rallied together to criticize a GCHQ proposal which would enable the UK government to eavesdrop on encrypted chat ser...
18:48 2019-05-30

WhatsApp comes to millions of basic cellphones running KaiOS WhatsApp has only had limited availability on basic cellphones until now, but Facebook is about to throw the gates wide open. The messaging app is n...
16:16 2019-07-22

WhatsApp Now Allows Consecutive Audio Message Playback on Android The latest WhatsApp stable update for Android carrying the build number v2.19.150 adds a new feature that automatically plays all audio messages in a...
11:32 2019-05-29

How Bengal BJP's "WhatsApp Army" Contributed To Party's Victory The BJP gave a big fight in West Bengal winning 18 of the 42 Lok Sabha seats, bringing down the Trinamool Congress's tally from 34 to 22. The vote sh...
14:32 2019-05-27

India is still hounding WhatsApp to make its messages traceable The privacy vs. security battle is heating up in India. The Indian government has once again asked WhatsApp to “digitally fingerprint” every message ...
05:48 2019-06-18

Punjab Man Arrested For Spying, Passing Info To Pak's ISI Via WhatsApp A man has been arrested in Punjab's Faridkot on charges of passing secret military information to Pakistan's intelligence agency ISI, police said on ...
21:16 2019-06-30

WhatsApp chats can be hacked to show fake information Security experts have warned that WhatsApp messages can be altered without the user's knowledge due to a flaw in the messaging app's system...
13:16 2019-08-08

Comcast's Xfinity suffering nationwide outage Comcast's Xfinity internet service appears to be down in regions across the US, according to Down Detector, tweets from multiple users and one o...
04:32 2019-08-06

Study finds that a GPS outage would cost $1 billion per day Enlarge / The first of the Air Force's new GPS 3 satellites launches on a SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket in December, 2018. (credit: SpaceX) Since becoming...
15:48 2019-06-14

Preliminary report shows likely cause of NYC power outage Con Edison blamed their relay protection system Monday for the weekend power outage in New York City, saying the system didn't operate as designed, a...
00:32 2019-07-16

Target's registers suffered a nationwide outage Target can't quite escape its technical woes, apparently. The retail giant's registers suffered a roughly two-hour nationwide outage in mi...
12:48 2019-06-16

Ethiopia restores internet after one week outage One week after a web blackout in the country, internet and text messaging services were restored in Ethiopia Tuesday, Ethio Telecom, the country's mo...
05:48 2019-06-21

Power Outage Leaves Venezuela in the Dark, Again Most of Venezuela was left in the dark in the latest blackout to hit the beleaguered nation as it suffers from an economic collapse and a crumbling p...
01:48 2019-07-23

All Of Argentina, Uruguay Without Electricity After Massive Outage Power was slowly being restored on Sunday after a massive outage blacked out Argentina and Uruguay, leaving around 48 million people without electric...
13:16 2019-06-16

LAX flights grounded, cancelled because of power outage LOS ANGELES (AP) — A power surge at Los Angeles International Airport has prompted flight delays and cancellations and some passengers found themselv...
02:16 2019-06-06

US: Technical outage causes major delays for travelers US airports have confirmed lengthy delays for passengers due to a problem with their processing systems. The issue appears to have been dealt with an...
22:00 2019-08-16

Cyber-attack ruled out in UK power outage Neither a cyber-attack nor unpredictable wind power generation were behind a power outage that left nearly one million people in England and Wales in...
21:16 2019-08-10

The Latest: Power on at LAX; outage hit dozens of flights LOS ANGELES (AP) — The Latest on a power outage at Los Angeles International Airport (all times local): 10:25 p.m. Power has been restored to all ter...
02:16 2019-06-06

AT&T customers dialing 911 faced a nationwide outage, again If you are on AT&T and tried to call the emergency 911 number in the past 24 hours, you may have had trouble connecting on Tuesday morning. The carri...
17:48 2019-07-03

How to Save WhatsApp Status Videos and Photos on Your Android Phone WhatsApp Status photos and videos usually disappear within 24 hours. If you see an interesting WhatsApp Status and want to save it, follow these step...
03:32 2019-07-24

A German minister wants access to your encrypted WhatsApp and Telegram messages If you’re living in Germany, you should be careful about what you’re texting. Because according to Spiegel Online, the country’s Federal Interior Min...
06:32 2019-05-29

White House weighs legislation to ban one of the best features of WhatsApp and Telegram After badmouthing Apple over the last few years and throwing a scare into Huawei (a nightmare that is not yet over), the Trump administration's next ...
20:32 2019-06-30

Hackers can alter WhatsApp chats to show fake information Security experts have warned that WhatsApp messages can be altered without the user's knowledge due to a flaw in the messaging app's system...
07:16 2019-08-09

WhatsApp for iPhone Removes Ability to Save Profile Photos WhatsApp rolled out its beta app version 2.19.60.26 for iPhone via the TestFlight program, and the update has removed the possibility to copy, save a...
08:32 2019-05-31

Transfer deadline day: Whatsapp messages, spinning plates and a 'Catch-22' It's the day the dollars are splashed, headlines are made nerves are frayed, and football fans flock to their club's stadium to surround television r...
14:48 2019-08-07

WhatsApp Threatens Legal Action Against Entities Abusing Its Platform WhatsApp has threatened legal action against those who publicly claim the ability to abuse its messaging platform, after the emergence of a raft of c...
15:00 2019-06-11

Google Assistant Can Now Read Out WhatsApp, Telegram, Slack Messages Google Assistant earlier used to only read out native SMS app messages, and skip all the other communication apps, but that behaviour has now changed...
09:32 2019-08-05

3 Arrested For Allegedly Spying For Pak; They Made WhatsApp Calls: Police Three men have been arrested for allegedly spying on a military camp for suspected Pakistani agents in Haryana's Hisar, the police said today. Photos...
02:48 2019-08-03

TikTok is testing a WhatsApp shortcut to let you share videos with your best friends It appears social media sensation TikTok is taking a leaf out of the books of Instagram, Snapchat, and YouTube. The platform is currently testing a D...
17:32 2019-07-18

WhatsApp vulnerability exploited to infect phones with Israeli spyware Enlarge (credit: Santeri Viinamäki) Attackers have been exploiting a vulnerability in WhatsApp that allowed them to infect phones with advanced spy...
11:48 2019-05-21

WhatsApp Maintains Its Stand on India's Message Traceability Call WhatsApp on Tuesday said it has nothing fresh to add to the Indian government's demand to trace the origin of messages on its platform as it "undermi...
04:16 2019-06-18

The WhatsApp spyware story tells us that nothing is secure | John Naughton The attack on the messaging app showed us spying is a thriving businessWhen Edward Snowden broke cover in the summer of 2013 and a team of Guardian j...
10:32 2019-05-21

WhatsApp Rolling Out 'Frequently Forwarded' Message Label in India WhatsApp has started rolling out the Frequently Forwarded label for messages on both Android as well as iOS apps to let users know if the message the...
20:32 2019-08-02

Thousands of travelers delayed at U.S. airports by computer outage Thousands of travelers at U.S. airports faced delays on Friday because of an nationwide outage of U.S. Customs and Border Protection's (CBP) processi...
00:00 2019-08-17

Thousands of popular websites affected by Cloudflare outage Thousands of popular websites briefly dropped offline on Tuesday due to an issue affecting Cloudflare, an American business that provides content dis...
18:16 2019-07-02

Power outage at LAX grounds flights and strands travelers A power outage at Los Angeles International Airport grounds more than 50 flights and causes other travel disruptions. TSA is rescreening travelers af...
10:48 2019-06-06

De Blasio insists he was in charge while campaigning during NYC power outage Mayor de Blasio made excuses Sunday for being almost 1,000-miles away as 73,000 New Yorkers went without power on Saturday night. As a 60-block swath...
02:32 2019-07-15

Hit By Huge Power Outage, Manhattan Plunges Into Darkness Subway stations plunged into darkness and the billboards of Times Square suddenly flicked off as New York's Manhattan was hit by a power outage on Sa...
01:16 2019-07-14

Power Outage Forces Newport Aquarium To Close For The Day CINCINNATI (WLWT) —The Newport Aquarium is currently closed due to a power outage, aquarium officials said. Newport Aquarium is CLOSED for the day d...
10:32 2019-06-16

Power outage affecting Sierra Vista, Whetstone SIERRA VISTA, Ariz. – The City of Sierra Vista experienced a power outage Wednesday afternoon. According to SSVEC, power was out from the north of Wh...
19:48 2019-06-12

Was your flight delay due to an IT outage? What a new report on airline IT tells us From 2015 through 2017, most airline IT outages were serious enough to disrupt flights, according to a government agency, but the full impact of the ...
01:48 2019-06-13

Hundreds of thousands lose power in outage across Britain A temporary power grid failure caused large swaths of England and Wales to go dark Friday evening, prompting transportation hiccups during rush hour....
04:16 2019-08-10

After massive Target outage, some stores say registers running again Target shoppers are posting to social media about long waits at the checkout line and then leaving stores empty-handed Saturday afternoon.  ...
16:32 2019-06-15

Customs and Border Protection outage snarls traffic into US Travelers entering the U.S. are experiencing delays because of a technology outage affecting Customs and Border Protection stations at several major ...
12:16 2019-08-17

London Stock Exchange hit by worst outage since 2011 Software glitch prevented investors trading for more than an hour and a halfThe London stock market has experienced its worst outage in eight years a...
17:32 2019-08-16

Thousands Of Travellers Delayed At US Airports By Computer Outage Thousands of travellers at US airports faced delays late on Friday because of an nationwide outage of US Customs and Border Protection's (CBP) proces...
05:48 2019-08-17

KPN core profits gain despite network outage, CEO exit KPN reported a 3.6% gain in core profits for the second quarter, despite suffering a major network outage that coincided with news that CEO Executive...
02:16 2019-07-24

Outage leaves 46K New Yorkers in the dark just a week after last blackout Just a week after a massive blackout in New York City, another Con Edison outage left neighborhoods like this one in Brooklyn without power all night...
12:01 2019-07-22

Top Court Asks RBI To Confirm WhatsApp's Compliance With Local Data Rules WhatsApp has been testing a peer-to-peer payments service for over a year in India, its biggest market by users, but local data storage norms have de...
11:32 2019-08-02

Apple and WhatsApp condemn GCHQ plans to eavesdrop on encrypted chats GCHQ ‘ghost protocol’ would seriously undermine user security and trust, says letterA GCHQ proposal that would enable eavesdropping on encrypted chat...
01:16 2019-05-30

WhatsApp spyware: UK firm promises new 'respect for human rights' following allegations Novalpina Capital to establish new rules at NSO Group following multiple allegations that technology was used to spy on dissidents and the mediaA con...
15:32 2019-06-18

Facebook Has Been Paying Contractors to Transcribe Users’ Facebook Messenger Voice Chats (Bloomberg) — Facebook Inc. has been paying hundreds of outside contractors to transcribe clips of audio from users of its services, according ...
22:48 2019-08-13

Facebook Cites Mass Shooting Streamed Live on Facebook as Proof Platform Has 'Gotten Better' Questioned over Facebook’s efforts to stop the spread of false information in the aftermath of the 2017 Las Vegas shooting, a senior Facebook officia...
12:32 2019-06-27

Facebook co-founder Chris Hughes reportedly working with FTC on Facebook breakup Facebook co-founder Chris Hughes is reportedly in talks with the US government about breaking up the social networking company.    &#...
18:16 2019-07-31

Facebook’s Libra currency spawns a wave of fakes, including on Facebook itself The accounts purporting to sell or represent the not-yet-available digital currency could undermine efforts to inspire confidence and satisfy regulat...
06:32 2019-07-23

Trump poised to hold social media summit without social media companies President Trump's forum on social media may occur without the participation of the tech firms he accuses of squelching speech and sapping his followe...
02:00 2019-07-04

Apple, Google and WhatsApp condemn GCHQ proposal to eavesdrop on encrypted messages In an open letter to GCHQ, 47 signatories including Apple, Google and WhatsApp have jointly urged the U.K. cybersecurity agency to abandon its plans ...
04:00 2019-05-30

Euro Papers: Neymar's WhatsApp message confirms stunning Barca return "Both Barcelona-based football papers are excited today, as reports emerge that PSG star Neymar is all set to return to La Liga and the Camp Nou. Sou...
08:48 2019-06-23

Google lets users share GIFs directly into Gmail, WhatsApp, other apps Google is making it easier to share GIFs directly into different apps, including Gmail, Hangouts, Android Messages, and WhatsApp, the search giant an...
12:48 2019-06-27

Power outage suspends some New York-Philadelphia trains: Amtrak A power outage on Wednesday temporarily suspended some local and regional passenger trains traveling between New York and Philadelphia, Amtrak, the U...
11:48 2019-06-19

Oil prices rise on drop in US crude stocks, refinery outage Oil prices rose on Wednesday, buoyed by an outage at a major refinery on the U.S. East Coast and industry data that showed U.S. crude stockpiles fell...
18:32 2019-06-27

Google is down; outage affects mobile and desktop apps in the U.S. and overseas (it's over) If you're having trouble accessing Google Assistant, Google Search, Gmail, Google Drive or other Google apps, you're not alone. According to DownDete...
00:16 2019-06-04

New York City power outage: Here's what we know about the widespread blackout The power outage comes 42 years to the day after The Great Blackout of 1977, which left most of New York City without electricity. Here's what w...
00:16 2019-07-14

EDF could extend Golfech nuclear power plant outage because of heatwave French utility could prolong planned outages at its two Golfech nuclear reactors because of a heatwave expected across France this week, the power ut...
11:32 2019-07-22

Hunt for cause of massive South America power outage begins BUENOS AIRES, Argentina (AP) — As lights turned back on across Argentina, Uruguay and Paraguay after a massive blackout hit tens of millions people, ...
01:16 2019-06-17

LSE's FTSE stock market suffers longest outage in years A technical glitch delayed the start of trading on Friday on the UK blue chip FTSE 100 and midcap stock indexes for almost two hours in what was the ...
11:00 2019-08-16

Cuomo rips de Blasio amid power outage fallout ​Gov. Andrew Cuomo chided Mayor Bill de Blasio for being absent during ​Saturday’s ​blackout in Manhattan but wouldn’t say he would remov...
16:32 2019-07-15

Huge Power Outage Creates Travel Mayhem In Britain Nearly one million people were affected by a major power outage for several hours across areas of England and Wales on Friday, including parts of Lon...
23:16 2019-08-09

Two lovemaking kookaburra birds caused a power outage in Australia Sparks flew a little too intensely for these two kookaburras, which caused a power outage affecting 1,000 homes.       ...
12:32 2019-06-16

Another massive outage takes down many of the internet’s biggest sites and service For the second time in two weeks, a huge chunk of the internet is inaccessible due to a sudden outage. Whereas last week’s outage was traced ba...
11:16 2019-07-02

Venezeula capital plunges into darkness after massive power outage CARACAS, Venezuela — The lights have gone out across much of Venezuela, snarling traffic in the capital and reviving fears of the blackouts that plun...
21:48 2019-07-22

Xbox Live outage locks players out of their games for hours Since just before 5 PM ET, an Xbox outage has caused gamers error messages when trying to launch their digital titles. Whenever a player tried to ope...
21:48 2019-08-06

Computers coming back online after Customs outage at U.S. airports U.S. Customs and Border Protection said its computers were coming back online and travelers were being processed after a nationwide computer outage e...
00:00 2019-08-17

Power outage stops service at New York Penn Station All trains travelling in and out of New York Penn Station have been halted because of an Amtrak overhead wire issue, New Jersey Transit said Wednesda...
11:00 2019-06-19

Fuel supply outage disrupts flights at Amsterdam airport Air traffic from Amsterdam Schiphol airport was seriously disrupted on Wednesday afternoon because of an outage at the airport's main fuel supplier t...
13:32 2019-07-24

NYC subway lines down: Anger as thousands affected by MTA outage during heatwave Know before you go: Find out which MTA lines have suspended their service Friday due to a network communications issue.     ...
00:32 2019-07-20

Big Google outage shuts down YouTube, Gmail, Snapchat, and other services in some of U.S. If you’re having trouble screwing around on the internet today, it could be because of what seems to be a major outage with Google’s Could service. A...
20:32 2019-06-02

US customs outage delays thousands of travelers in airports across country Social media posts show serious congestion as ‘temporary’ issue affects hubs including JFK and LAXThousands of travelers at major US airports faced c...
21:16 2019-08-16

Power outage cancels flights at Southern California airport John Wayne Airport in Southern California canceled all flights after a power outage left all its terminals in the dark late Friday.   ...
01:48 2019-08-03

Google is down; outage affects mobile and desktop apps in the U.S. and overseas If you're having trouble accessing Google Assistant, Google Search, Gmail, Google Drive or other Google apps, you're not alone. According to DownDete...
19:00 2019-06-02

FBI: Media 'wrong' on Garlic Festival shooter's white supremacy ideology, despite social media post In an Instagram post just before the shooting, an account believed to be the gunman's urged people to read a book associated with white supremac...
11:32 2019-08-02

WhatsApp threatens legal action against advertisements for tools that bypass anti-spam restrictions WhatsApp has threatened legal action against those who claim the ability to abuse its messaging platform, to thwart attempts to bypass usage restrict...
10:16 2019-06-12

Power outage partially halts Toshiba Memory's chip plant Toshiba Memory Corp, the world's No. 2 producer of NAND flash memory chips, said on Friday production at its plant in central Japan has been partiall...
04:32 2019-06-21

Huge Power Outage Hits NYC on Anniversary of Infamous 1977 Blackout Saturday is the 42nd anniversary of the July 13-14, 1977 New York City blackout, which took out power to most of the city, resulted in widespread civ...
21:48 2019-07-13

Galileo satellite navigation system back in action after partial outage Europe's satellite navigation system, Galileo, is fully functioning once again after just over a week of limited operations. During that time, the em...
11:32 2019-07-22

Target says registers back online, blames outage on technology issue Target Corp on Saturday said its payment registers were back online after a systems outage stopped customers in the United States from paying for in-...
22:16 2019-06-15

Jennifer Lopez concert evacuated as Manhattan power outage spreads A major Manhattan power outage spread south to Madison Square Garden on Saturday night, plunging the Jennifer Lopez concert into darkness, multiple t...
05:48 2019-07-14

Thousands in Brooklyn still in dark as New York City deals with another power outage Con Edison tweeted at 4 a.m. Monday that about half of the 33,000 customers in Brooklyn had power restored after a blackout Sunday.   ...
12:01 2019-07-22

London stock market rallies after worst outage in eight years - as it happened London traders were unable to buy and sell shares in Britain’s top companies this morning, as unexplained glitch strikes the CityLatest: Trading unde...
15:32 2019-08-16

Sweden to investigate telecom operator Tele2's June network outage Sweden launched an inquiry on Friday into a national network outage at telecoms company Tele2 in June that knocked out voice calls for a many privat...
11:16 2019-07-05

Trust in single power line played role in Argentine outage Overconfidence in the capacity of a single transmission line may have played a role in a massive power outage that left Argentina and parts of Urugua...
09:48 2019-06-20

Sask. senator says Regina power outage a ‘preview of Canada’s future’ Sask. Sen. Denise Batters says said a major power outage in Regina is a sign of what's to come if Justin Trudeau “continues to implement his terrible...
16:16 2019-06-10

Thousands of New York residents without power for hours after city-wide outage Electricity was restored to customers and businesses in midtown Manhattan and the Upper West Side by around midnight, according to a statement from t...
12:32 2019-07-14

Indian court asks central bank to confirm WhatsApp's compliance with local data rules India's top court has given the central bank six weeks to report on whether WhatsApp had complied with data localization norms as the Facebook-owned ...
13:16 2019-08-02

Eden Hazard leaves Chelsea players' WhatsApp group after Real Madrid move Emerson Palmieri has revealed how Eden Hazard left the Chelsea players' WhatsApp group with a sweet goodbye message following his big-money transfer ...
09:16 2019-06-19

Power outage at LAX airport leaves travelers stranded as airlines cancel flights Parts of Los Angeles International Airport were left without light and power for about three and a half hours Wednesday night, causing the cancellati...
05:32 2019-06-06

Major Power Outage Hits Britain, Causing Rush Hour Chaos Members of the public posted images on social media, which showed the underground tube network in the darkness and people having to use their mobile ...
17:48 2019-08-09

UPDATE 2-Target says registers back online, blames outage on technology issue Target Corp on Saturday said its payment registers were back online after a systems outage stopped customers in the United States from paying for in-...
07:48 2019-06-16

Is Target still down? After long waits and store closings, nationwide register outage ends Target registers are now working after a nationwide outage Saturday caused long checkout lines and closed some stores.      ...
19:16 2019-06-15

Widespread Target cash register outage causes long lines, exasperated shoppers The roughly two-hour outage periodically prevented Target's cashiers from scanning merchandise or processing transactions as long lines formed in som...
23:48 2019-06-15

Day after a nationwide register outage, Target's tech troubles continue on a smaller scale The great Target outage of 2019 continued on a smaller scale Sunday with shoppers reporting some stores were unable to process credit card purchases....
23:16 2019-06-16

'Devastated and heartbroken': NYC power outage cancels Broadway shows, Jennifer Lopez concert Scores of Broadway shows and even a Jennifer Lopez concert at Madison Square Garden Saturday night came to a halt as a massive power outage left more...
01:16 2019-07-14

Jennifer Lopez's Madison Square Garden concert cut short, rescheduled after power outage Jennifer Lopez's Manhattan concert got cut short Saturday after a city-wide power outage. But don't worry, JLo fans: She'll finish wha...
02:01 2019-07-18

3 million gallons of 'untreated sewage' spill into Puget Sound after power outage, prompting beach closures State officials in Washington are investigating after an estimated 3 million gallons of “untreated sewage” was dumped in the Puget Sound in just unde...
13:00 2019-07-20

Major Google Outage Hits YouTube, G Suite, and Third Party Apps Including Discord and Snapchat [Updated] Google suffered major outages with its Cloud Platform on Sunday, causing widespread access issues with both its own services and third party apps ran...
08:00 2019-06-03

Google faces outage affecting YouTube, Google Cloud and G Suite Alphabet Inc's Google is experiencing high levels of congestion in the eastern United States, affecting multiple services in Google Cloud, G Suite an...
19:01 2019-06-02

Google Calendar is back up following an outage that knocked out the calendar on computers Users trying to access the widely used Google calendar from their desktops instead were greeted with a “Not Found Error 404” message. &#...
20:48 2019-06-18

Google outage affects YouTube, Google Cloud and G Suite Alphabet Inc's Google is experiencing high levels of congestion in the eastern United States, affecting multiple services in Google Cloud, G Suite an...
19:32 2019-06-02

Target cash registers across the US are crashing, creating massive lines of frustrated customers in 'The Great Target Outage of 2019' John Minchillo/AP Images Target cash registers across the US crashed on Saturday afternoon, creating long lines and crowds of frustrated customers u...
00:48 2019-06-16

How to use Instagram's best features, which you might not even know about You can do more with Instagram than post pictures and see the photos other people publish. Here are a bunch of tips to use Instagram like a pro, from...
13:16 2019-05-22

If you don't have a therapist, can Instagram help? Therapists are now using the platform as a way to offer support to their followers – just don’t call it ‘therapy’ In 2017, California therapist Lisa ...
13:32 2019-08-01

UK power cuts: Generator meltdown sparks travel chaos as mass power outage affects London, south east, midlands and the north west +++ Nearly 1,000,000 people lost power +++ Trains in and out of London hit by cancellations +++ British Transport Police sent to London hubs to help ...
21:16 2019-08-09

UK power cuts latest: Generator meltdown sparks travel chaos as mass power outage affects London, south east, midlands and the north west +++ Trains in and out of London hit by cancellations +++ British Transport Police sent to London hubs to help with "disruption" +++ Issue caused by t...
14:00 2019-08-09

Your Instagram Feed Is About to Have More Ads From Influencers On Tuesday, the photo platform announced that advertisers could promote influencer-created content in people’s feeds, even if those people do not fol...
20:48 2019-06-04

How to make one of those ‘Best of’ Instagram collages Welcome to TNW Basics, a collection of tips, guides, and advice on how to easily get the most out of your gadgets, apps, and other stuff. So you, lik...
08:32 2019-06-15

Instagram inspired travel (NBC News) This weekend kicks off the busy summer travel season, and social media sites like Instagram are inspiring people to chase new experiences....
23:00 2019-05-24

Instagram will now ask you to think twice before posting profanities Instagram today released two new features with a view to curb bullying on the platform: a warning when you try to post an abusive comment, and a ‘Res...
05:16 2019-07-09

Instagram just said you’re going to start seeing even more ads, which we didn’t think was possible Not that this should surprise anyone, but you’re about to start seeing more ads on Instagram now that the Facebook-owned photo-sharing app has ...
13:32 2019-06-27

Instagram will kindly let you know you’ve F’ed up before banning you Instagram has just introduced a new policy that’ll notify you if your account is at risk of getting banned. The social network will let you know if i...
06:00 2019-07-19

Inside Instagram’s War on Bullying Ethan Cohen tried to laugh off his first experience with bullying on Instagram. Like many kids his age, the Raleigh, N.C., teen eagerly joined the pl...
18:32 2019-07-08

Instagram Is This Close to Ruining Itself You know what we definitely need more of on social media? Influencers and ads. And lucky for us, Instagram has announced a new tool for surfacing a h...
19:48 2019-06-04

‘GeneBragging’: why glamorous mothers are all over Instagram ‘Just wanted to share this snap of my hot grandma. Isn’t she gorgeous? And can you see the resemblance? #FamilyGoals’Name: #GeneBraggingAge: New for ...
14:32 2019-07-31

This couple has 7 Instagram-famous pets Nala the cat, a Siamese and tabby mix, is slightly cross-eyed with gray and white fur. She likes being petted but isn't a fan of being held. She was ...
10:48 2019-07-17

The Instagram hoax that fooled thousands Argentinian-born artist Amalia Ulman's "Excellences and Perfections" performance happened only four years ago, but in the digital age, it feels like ...
14:48 2019-05-29

Prepare yourselves for a deluge of new AR filters on Instagram As of today, anyone can create AR filters and effects for Instagram. Facebook has opened Spark AR -- the tool responsible for pretty much every AR ex...
16:32 2019-08-13

How to (selectively) hide Instagram Stories like a pro Welcome to TNW Basics, a collection of tips, guides, and advice on how to easily get the most out of your gadgets, apps, and other stuff. Instagram S...
11:16 2019-08-09

How to Be Inspired, Not Discouraged, by Fitness Instagram Fitness Instagram can be a place of powerful inspiration. It can also be a soul-sucking morass full of impossibly fit people doing things you could n...
16:48 2019-07-01

Here’s how to delete or deactivate your Instagram account Welcome to TNW Basics, a collection of tips, guides, and advice on how to easily get the most out of your gadgets, apps, and other stuff. Tired of Fa...
08:16 2019-07-01

Instagram Now Fact-Checks, but Who Will Do the Checking? Facebook said it will expand its fact-checking program to Instagram. But the system is already overwhelmed, and may not be able to handle more inform...
21:16 2019-08-16

How to post on Instagram from your phone or a Mac computer Getty Images It's easy to post on Instagram from your phone using the Instagram app, where you can upload and edit photos or videos. You can also...
00:16 2019-07-24

Here's how Instagram is cracking down on bullying Instagram announced the release of its "Restrict" feature, which will allow users to hide comments from specific users.     ...
17:48 2019-07-08

No, Instagram influencers are not flocking to Chernobyl Influencer culture can be a bit much, to say the least, and understanding it can be a struggle. But if you saw that now-viral tweet about Instagram b...
17:16 2019-06-12

How to Add Song Lyrics to Your Instagram Story Last week Instagram added a new feature that allows you to add lyrics to your Instagram stories. The feature allows you to not only add a song to you...
15:16 2019-06-09

Instagram will notify you before it disables your account Instagram is making a few changes to the way it disables accounts. Currently, the platform removes accounts with a certain percentage of violating co...
00:16 2019-07-19

Here’s how to mute those Instagram Story spammers Welcome to TNW Basics, a collection of tips, guides, and advice on how to easily get the most out of your gadgets, apps, and other stuff. I’m not a h...
05:48 2019-07-12

15 destinations Instagram has helped ruin martin-dm/Getty Images Instagram has always been a great place to find travel inspiration, displaying photos of hidden paradises around the world. B...
00:16 2019-07-24

How to recover your hacked Instagram account Welcome to TNW Basics, a collection of tips, guides, and advice on how to easily get the most out of your gadgets, apps, and other stuff. Previously,...
05:48 2019-06-18

6 Airbnbs That Are Practically Made for Instagram We love these products, and we hope you do too. E! has affiliate relationships, so we may get a small share of the revenue from your purchases. Items...
20:32 2019-05-21

The New Starbucks Tie-Dye Frappuccino Is Perfect for Your Instagram Behold: the newest drink to end up on your Instagram feed. Starbucks has unveiled its lasted confection just as summer kicks into high gear. Introd...
17:32 2019-07-10

How to Make Your Instagram Account as Private as Possible In an interview last week regarding privacy concerns, Instagram’s CEO, Adam Mosseri, wants you to know: Your privacy isn’t at stake (for now). “We do...
14:32 2019-07-02

Instagram now warns you if you're in danger of being banned If you break Instagram's rules, you'll now be given a warning that your account is in danger of being banned.The notice will list all the p...
05:32 2019-07-19

Instagram's Changes Could Leave Influencers Heartbroken Instagram influencers are akin to huge businesses, but Facebook’s moves to decrease social pressure and improve users’ happiness threaten to upend so...
06:32 2019-08-16

US briefing: Trump condemned and Instagram murder Wednesday’s top story: House denounces president’s attack on congresswomen. Plus, why moon landing shots are artistic masterpieces.Subscribe now to r...
09:48 2019-07-17

‘My Halloween with Becker’ – Djokovic’s Instagram interview "Novak Djokovic talks us through his best Instagram photos, featuring tales of fancy dress, Best Man duties and spending Halloween with Boris Becker....
05:16 2019-06-05

When will I be famous? Oscar the whippet’s bid for Instagram fame Petfluencers rule the internet. Can Emma Beddington transform her gloomy pet into a social media sensation?Grumpy Cat, the internet’s favourite seemi...
05:48 2019-07-14

Instagram intros new chat sticker in Stories, here is how to use it Instagram has just announced a new function that will be available in Stories starting today – the sticker chat. The new feature will allow friends a...
15:48 2019-07-02

Irina Shayk's Instagram being read like tea leaves Irina Shayk was super private about her relationship with Bradley Cooper, and now that they reportedly have split her Instagram is being hailed as a ...
13:32 2019-06-12

Instagram’s 'huge booty' problem keeps getting worse There isn't a day when I don't come across comments from bots on Instagram. They're all over the place. But there's nothing they ...
18:16 2019-08-06

Why are more women than ever applying to be Miss England in the age of Instagram? Despite widespread derision of beauty pageants – and the potential to become a model or influencer through social media – applications have risen to ...
14:16 2019-08-08

New Instagram feature turns your Story into a sing-along Remember when Instagram was known for its photo filters? Back in the day, when Instagram added a new filter to the app, it was a newsworthy story. In...
22:16 2019-06-06

Here's Why Brad Pitt Isn't Joining Instagram Anytime Soon If there's one thing missing on Instagram, it may just be Mr. Brad Pitt. Scroll through the social media site and you'll quickly discover that his O...
20:32 2019-07-23

Instagram Will Now Warn You If Your Account Is Close to Being Yanked Instagram’s recent rollouts of updates to its platform continues this week with two more changes around post and account take-downs, as well as a new...
21:00 2019-07-18

Use This App to Find the Perfect Instagram Shot When You're Traveling In San Francisco, it started with The Museum of Ice Cream, a “museum” downtown where for $38 dollars you can snap selfies of yourself next to a unico...
00:32 2019-06-23

Amazon Shuts Down Its Instagram Competitor, Spark Amazon Spark, a shopping social network that could be thought to essentially be a competitor to Instagram, has shut down less than two years since af...
19:16 2019-06-15

What to Know About Restrict, Instagram’s New Anti-Bullying Feature Bullying is a big problem for Instagram, one that the company’s head, Adam Mosseri, has vowed to take on. As TIME explains in a new feature, th...
18:32 2019-07-08

Instagram Will Now Alert Violators Before Deleting Their Accounts Instagram is adding a new warning alert that would show users a history of the posts, comments and stories that could be or has been removed from the...
03:01 2019-07-19

Canon's G7 X III can shoot vertical video for your Instagram Canon has unveiled a pair of PowerShot cameras that are well suited for YouTube and Instagram creators, even more so than its high-end EOS R cameras....
06:48 2019-07-09

Zendaya just can't live down her old, embarrassing Instagram photos Zendaya grew up on Disney Channel and has since given us one of the best songs from The Greatest Showman and a memorable turn as MJ in Spider-Man: F...
21:48 2019-08-09

Visiting Chernobyl more powerful than Instagram hype The HBO series about the 1986 Ukrainian nuclear disaster has spurred visits to the reactor — and inappropriate selfies. Kai Dambach reflects on his o...
06:16 2019-06-20

Share - An instagram star at a crossroads - video Tim is an 18-year-old Asian-American with more than 4m followers on Instagram. He lives online, grabbing his phone first thing in the morning and eve...
15:48 2019-07-19

This App Lets Your Instagram Followers Track Your Location By aggregating data from geotagged posts and stories, Who's in Town can paint a detailed picture of the habits and haunts of anyone with a Instagram ...
19:32 2019-07-19

Browsing LinkedIn and Instagram to Put Herself in Readers’ Shoes People consume news in many ways, which is why Anna Dubenko’s job — editor of off-platform strategy — takes her to platforms where others go for a br...
10:00 2019-06-19

Instagram will warn users before making mean posts Instagram is introducing new features which will automatically challenge users before they post something which might be considered bullying, and all...
09:48 2019-07-09

Instagram will ask users to rethink posting something offensive Instagram will ask users to think again if they are about to post something that could be considered offensive and early tests suggest it could work,...
09:48 2019-07-09

Instagram introduces new anti-bullying features Instagram is rolling out new features to help combat cyberbullying, as the social-media company and its parent, Facebook Inc., FB -0.33% work to quel...
09:32 2019-07-09

Instagram expands hidden ‘like’ test to more countries Instagram is expanding its ‘hiding likes’ test in several more countries. The company says the test hopes to “focus on the photos and videos yo...
20:16 2019-07-18

Instagram to let US users report false content Facebook-owned company seeking to stem spread of misinformation by removing dubious posts from searchesInstagram is adding an option for users to rep...
08:16 2019-08-18

Instagram is down, so users are flocking to Twitter to complain Users around the world began reporting Thursday afternoon that they’re unable to access their Instagram accounts, with the Facebook-owned photo...
00:00 2019-06-14

Instagram's Siberian 'Maldives' is toxic lake A Russian lake known as the "Siberian Maldives" because of its bright turquoise waters, is a highly toxic artificial pond and anyone swimming in it c...
15:48 2019-07-10

Instagram is attempting to crack down on misinformation about vaccines Instagram is trying to prevent misinformation about vaccinations spreading on the app by blocking hashtags that include "verifiably false" informatio...
10:16 2019-05-21

Celebs with the most fake Instagram followers, revealed A new report is calling out fake Instagram followers found on celebrities’ Instagram accounts. Shockingly, the Kardashians did not win this one...
13:32 2019-08-09

Instagram’s wholesome ‘Construction Guy’ is a viral stunt In the end, everyone’s new favorite Instagrammer was just as phony as the rest of ’em. A construction worker from Texas became a social m...
12:48 2019-06-14

Instagram is expanding its hidden 'Like' test to more countries Instagram launched an experiment for Canadian users in April to try and find out whether hiding Like counts can benefit its users. While the Facebook...
06:16 2019-07-18

Instagram website was leaking user details for months A security researcher has revealed that Instagram's website leaked user contact information, including phone numbers and email addresses, over a...
19:00 2019-05-23

People with disabilities are finding empowerment from Instagram communities When I search for “bipolar mother” on Google Images, I find a lot of women with their heads in their hands, their crying children in the corner. Thes...
15:00 2019-06-11

Tom Brady owns Max Kellerman again with ‘cliff’ Instagram post If there is one thing that Tom Brady enjoys the most — besides winning Super Bowls — it’s proving his doubters wrong. ESPN “First Take” h...
11:00 2019-06-28

Instagram adds tool for reporting false information Instagram is adding an option for users to report posts they think are false, as the Facebook-owned photo-sharing site tries to stem misinformation.R...
09:32 2019-08-16

Corey Johnson ‘smitten’ by new beau in Instagram photo City Council Speaker Corey Johnson said Tuesday that he’s “very smitten” with his new beau, adding that their whirlwind romance is on such a fa...
10:48 2019-08-13

Anthony Davis found out about Lakers trade on Instagram When the Los Angeles Lakers introduced Anthony Davis to the media on Saturday, the star revealed he actually found out about the trade on Instagram. ...
22:48 2019-07-13

Indonesia woos Instagram generation for hip new bond raisings Indonesia's push to cut its reliance on foreign funds to fill the yawning current account gap has prompted it to chase a new and growing source of fu...
07:00 2019-08-06

Instagram's anti-bullying AI asks users: 'Are you sure you want to post this?' Instagram said early tests found it encourages users to ‘share something less hurtful once they have had a chance to reflect’Instagram is inviting us...
12:01 2019-07-09

Corey Johnson ‘smitten’ with new beau in Instagram photo City Council Speaker Corey Johnson said Tuesday that he’s “very smitten” with his new beau, adding that their whirlwind romance is on such a fa...
17:00 2019-08-13

Instagram keeps a detailed list of everything it thinks you're interested in — here's how to find it (FB) Shutterstock Instagram compiles a list of topics it thinks you're interested in inside the Instagram app itself, which is used to show you relevant ...
06:16 2019-06-12

3 Key Instagram Feeds to Follow If You Love Architecture and Design Indulge your design fascination with photos of rooms decorated in the 1980s and ’90s, the seemingly endless styles of Japanese public bathrooms, and ...
16:16 2019-06-06

Instagram is hiding likes in 6 more countries so you can post like no one’s watching In an effort to remove the pressure of posting content, Instagram is doubling down on its experiment to hide certain social media metrics in select r...
04:32 2019-07-18

In over your head: how to master Instagram’s favourite pose – the headstand Celebrities from Duncan Bannatyne to Fearne Cotton have been posting pictures of their advanced yoga moves – but these precarious positions need a bi...
14:48 2019-07-23

Instagram is testing new Boomerang modes and Layouts in Stories Your Instagram Stories could soon be flooded by a greater variety of Boomerangs than ever before, according to Jane Manchun Wong. The app researcher ...
13:00 2019-08-16

TikTok Appears to Be Experimenting With a Bunch of Instagram-Like Features TikTok, the wildly popular short-form video platform, appears to be testing a whole host of new features that seem to take a few cues from Instagram....
23:48 2019-07-19

Instagram will warn about account takedowns, add new appeals process Instagram is boosting its content moderation appeals process and adding a new alert that will warn users who violate rules when their account is clos...
21:32 2019-07-19

Instagram influencer staged 'surprise' engagement weekend Marissa Fuchs posted photos of disbelief, but marketers were sent itinerary months beforeA public proposal is a risky thing to attempt. For every cou...
13:16 2019-06-21

Sharing that Twitter post or Instagram pic will get easier with Android Q Have you ever tried to send someone or a group an Instagram posting, YouTube video, a picture from the gallery, or a Twitter status only to find your...
11:16 2019-06-07

Instagram is now hiding like counts in Australia, Canada and five other countries It began in Canada in May and now it’s spreading. Immediately after changes to the photo-sharing platform were announced in April, Instag...
01:16 2019-07-18

Instagram Will Enable Users to Flag Posts They Think Are Fake Instagram users in the U.S. will soon be able to report content they deem to be fake as the Facebook-owned app joins the fight against online misinfo...
09:00 2019-08-16

Instagram announces ads will be served to users' Explore feed Instagram has just confirmed it will bring ads to your Explore feed. As one of the go-to features for Instagram users who search for places, shops an...
12:48 2019-06-27

Netflix is testing a change that makes its mobile app more like Instagram If you’ve opened the Netflix app on your smartphone or tablet recently, you may have noticed the addition of a new “Extras” tab tha...
17:32 2019-06-05

Instagram makes it easy to add song lyrics to your Stories Instagram announced today that it is adding the ability to display lyrics when adding songs to Stories. The feature will let users decide if they wan...
21:48 2019-06-06

Hey big spender - how luxury brands are raising the stakes on Instagram Big-spending luxury brands like Gucci, Louis Vuitton and Christian Dior are splashing out on everything from dance-fuelled fashion shows to teams of ...
12:48 2019-06-07

Instagram update will force posts from ‘influencers’ into your feed Instagram is going to start putting posts from “influencers” in your feed and Stories – even if you don’t follow them. It means tha...
20:00 2019-06-06

Instagram expands hiding ‘likes’ to make you happier Getty Images SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Instagram is expanding a test to hide how many “likes” people’s posts receive as it tries to comb...
15:16 2019-07-19

HBO’s ‘Chernobyl’ has Instagram influencers flocking to the site of the disaster HBO’s miniseries that retells the story of the 1986 Chernobyl nuclear power plant disaster has quickly become one of the best TV series of the ...
23:48 2019-06-07

Instagram launches ‘AI intervention’ to fight online harassment In response to the public’s growing concern over cyber bullying and hate speech, social media giant Instagram has finally announced plans for m...
19:32 2019-07-09

Big floppy hats are the new peek-a-boob trend on Instagram Babes are grasping at straw — to cover their naked bodies. Recently, Kylie Jenner, who is currently blasting millions of feeds with Turks and C...
18:48 2019-07-17

Tamil Nadu Man Finds Bug To Hack Into Any Instagram Account, Gets $30,000 Chennai-based security researcher Laxman Muthiyah has won $30,000 as a part of a bug bounty programme after he spotted a flaw in Facebook-owned photo...
12:48 2019-07-18

How Instagram censors could affect the lives of everyday women It is often the way in which women are viewed rather than what they are doing that renders their behavior potentially 'suggestive' or not. ...
13:16 2019-06-08

Bee ‘influencer’ uses 102K Instagram followers to save stingers The latest “Instafamous” social-media star doesn’t resort to Kylie Jenner-esque thirst traps for attention. “I’m the 1s...
21:00 2019-07-23

Twitter and Instagram Unveil New Ways to Combat Hate—Again The social media giants just released new policies to cut down on bullying and hate speech. It's not clear they'll be any more successful this time a...
08:01 2019-07-11

'Not the end of influencers': Does it really matter if Instagram gets rid of likes? | Elfy Scott The move has been criticised by many, but some users see an opportunity for more creativity and less judgmentThere have been viral posts of influence...
12:32 2019-07-31

Madonna: Instagram designed to make people feel bad Pop singer says platform enslaves people to their image and gaining approval of othersMadonna has criticised Instagram, which she says enslaves peopl...
14:48 2019-06-15

Harry and Meghan use Instagram to spotlight the work of two CNN Heroes Prince Harry and Meghan, Duchess of Sussex, continue to show that they are two of the most charitable and Instagram-savvy members of the British roya...
14:32 2019-08-09

Instagram’s purge of accounts cost this teen $4,000 per month Instagram is going after meme accounts — which post pictures with slogans — often created by other social media fanatics and, on many occasions, repo...
18:00 2019-08-07

Instagram will start sending you a warning if you leave a mean comment Adam Mosseri, the head of Instagram, said the company is willing to "make decisions that mean people use Instagram less if it keeps people more safe....
16:00 2019-07-08

90 Day Fiancé's Jonathan Rivera Is Now Instagram Official With New Girlfriend Making it official! Jonathan Rivera has finally shared a picture of his new girlfriend's face. The 90 Day Fiancé star, who called it quits with Fern...
18:16 2019-06-13

Badgley Mischka designers host Instagram series From travel tips to what to wear to a wedding, designers Mark Badgley and James Mischka of Badgley Mischka star in their own Instagram series, "Q&A w...
16:16 2019-07-08

Instagram model defends bikini pic after people think she’s pregnant: 'Wtf?' An Australian model and YouTube beauty blogger is setting the record straight after receiving an outpouring of body-shaming comments on a bikini snap...
12:48 2019-05-31

Instagram pond with $1 entrance fee saved an Indonesian village Social media can destroy tourist attractions. But sometimes Instagram’s power can be used for good. It can even save a village. Fifteen years ago, th...
19:16 2019-08-10

Instagram is hoping to combat cyber bullying via two new tools Instagram has had a major problem with online bullying on its platform and Adam Mosseri, the head of the Facebook-owned company, says he’d rat...
22:32 2019-07-08

Instagram, the Last Good Social Network, Is Down [Update: It's Back] Updated 6/13/19 8:20 p.m. ET: After hours of Instagram users reporting issues with the app, the company said in a tweet shortly after 8 p.m. ET on Th...
01:16 2019-06-14

Welcome to the wonderful world of bizarre literary Instagram accounts Literary Instagram sounds like it should be a fairly relaxed corner of social media. It conjures images of nicely staged photos of books next to cups...
17:16 2019-06-12

A marketing firm may have saved your Instagram stories, report If you think your Instagram stories disappear forever after 24 hours ...think again. Veuer’s Mercer Morrison has the story.    ...
21:48 2019-08-09

Instagram Testing an Easier Way of Recovering Hacked Accounts Instagram is testing a new in-app account recovery process. To control cases where the hackers alter username and contact data linked to the accounts...
09:00 2019-06-17

Eugenie Bouchard fights back against ‘absurd’ Instagram criticism There’s more to Eugenie Bouchard’s life than just Instagram filters. The 25-year-old tennis star, who is set to compete at Wimbledon on T...
09:16 2019-07-02

Guess The Song, Smriti Irani Asks Her Instagram Followers Union Minister Smriti Irani took to Instagram this morning to throw a challenge at her followers, asking them to guess the song she refers to in her ...
19:00 2019-08-13

As Instagram tests its 'like' ban, influencers will have to shift tactics to make money Instagram began tests that hide "like" counts on posts. That means influencers who market products on Instagram will have to rely on different metric...
10:16 2019-07-21

Padres behind 'laid-back' Manny Machado after Instagram rant San Diego Padres players and manager Andy Green told UPI they stand behind Manny Machado after he alluded to a double-standard in Major League Baseba...
18:00 2019-07-18

Clay Matthews teases Aaron Rodgers about no Instagram farewell Clay Matthews, the former Packers linebacker, teased QB Aaron Rodgers about not posting an emotional Instagram farewell when he left .   &...
21:16 2019-08-04

People are buying digital 'clothes' that aren't real — and they could be the next Instagram hit Digital apparel is no emperor's new clothes fad — in the gaming industry, "skins" and "cosmetics" are a staple item, but virtual fashion is new ...
03:16 2019-08-02

Instagram removes ad partner that tracked millions of users' locations Facebook's privacy woes aren't over in the wake of its FTC fine. The company has pulled the marketing company Hyp3r from Instagram's ...
01:00 2019-08-08

Instagram tests easier ways to recover hacked accounts Instagram might offer a little more reassurance if your account is ever hijacked. The social network is testing a new in-app account recovery proces...
01:32 2019-06-17

Here's why Duchess Meghan and Prince Harry just unfollowed everyone on Instagram The royals' official @sussexroyal Instagram went on an unfollowing spree on Instagram, with the account currently sitting at zero followers. &#...
11:16 2019-08-01

Olivia Culpo Opens Up About Depression Battle in Raw Instagram Post Olivia Culpo getting candid about her mental health, opening up about her battle with depression amid a "difficult" situation that affected her menta...
20:32 2019-07-11

Tim McGraw shows off big fish, more impressive abs in shirtless Instagram shot Tim McGraw meant to show off his prize catch on Instagram. But his fans couldn't help but to notice some serious abs in the shirtless shot. ...
03:01 2019-05-29

Selena Gomez Is Removing Traces of Justin Bieber From Her Instagram Selena Gomez just proved she's over Justin Bieber once and for all. Over the weekend, a fan account noticed the 26-year-old singer had deleted an In...
14:16 2019-06-10

The latest hazard for Instagram influencers is a toxic ‘lake’ in Spain Mount Neme in Galicia draws droves of tourists each year because of its sparkling blue water reservoirs. But it is a actually an abandoned quarry con...
02:32 2019-07-19

Instagram Influencer Ekaterina Karaglanova's Ex-Boyfriend Confesses to Murdering Her More details are being revealed surrounding the death of Instagram influencer Ekaterina Karaglanova. According to multiple reports, police say a man...
15:32 2019-08-01

Tracking Instagram-famous dunk star’s journey to NBA draft This was two years ago, before Jalen Lecque became Instagram-famous for his jaw-dropping dunks, before he developed into an elite-level recruit, befo...
10:32 2019-06-16

Manny Machado goes on explosive Instagram rant against MLB Network analysts Manny Machado apparently isn’t a big fan of the MLB Network. The Padres star took to Instagram Live on Tuesday night to lay into MLB Network commenta...
11:32 2019-07-17

Amazon closes down its shopping-focused Instagram rival Spark Amazon Spark, the e-commerce giant's social network, has seemingly shut down after only a couple of years. If you don't even know what it i...
18:32 2019-06-15

Gigi Hadid beats copyright lawsuit over Instagram picture A Brooklyn federal court judge has tossed a lawsuit filed by a paparazzi agency against supermodel Gigi Hadid for posting one of their snaps of her t...
02:32 2019-07-19

Jussie Smollett returns to Instagram with Pride month message Actor Jussie Smollett celebrated Pride month in his first Instagram post since January, when the "Empire" actor first said he was the victim of a hat...
06:00 2019-06-11

Prince Harry and Meghan Markle Just Unfollowed Absolutely Everyone on Instagram Prince Harry and Meghan Markle are cleaning house. The Duke and Duchess of Sussex unfollowed literally everyone on Instagram. But, before the backla...
12:16 2019-08-01

Instagram adds tool for users to flag false information Instagram is adding an option for users to report posts they think are false, the company announced on Thursday, as the Facebook-owned photo-sharing...
11:00 2019-08-16

Netflix tests an Instagram-style scrolling feed in its mobile app One of Netflix's biggest challenges is helping users discover content. To address that, it's testing an Instagram-like scrolling feed that ...
14:32 2019-06-05

Afraid Of Losing Instagram Followers, Model Ditches Boyfriend A self-proclaimed Instagram model with a following of 4,50,000 decided to break up with her boyfriend who wanted her to post his pictures too on her ...
07:16 2019-07-23

Instagram Begins Hiding Likes in More Countries 'To Remove Pressure' Instagram started hiding "likes" on its platform in Australia, Brazil and several other major markets Thursday, saying it wanted to ease pressure on ...
07:32 2019-07-18

Fake Instagram accounts are hijacking Sudan solidarity campaign Some Instagram accounts have been accused of using a social media campaign that aims to promote solidarity with victims of unrest in Sudan merely to ...
14:32 2019-06-18

Instagram couple slammed for asking people to fund cycling trip An Instagram couple from Germany is getting ridiculed on social media after setting up a GoFundMe page to fund their trip to Africa. Cat and Elena of...
01:48 2019-06-18

Milking it! Instagram babes go wild for sexy ‘cowgirl’ bikini FASHION Nova recently released a "cowgirl" bikini. The animal print swimwear has gone down a treat with influencers, who have been rocking it on Inst...
06:32 2019-08-07

Instagram hides number of 'likes' from users in Australian trial Social media giant says the trial, which rolls out Thursday, will ‘reduce pressure’ on users of the platform Instagram users in Australia will no lon...
21:48 2019-07-17

Taylor Swift reveals new song ‘The Archer’ live on Instagram Taylor Swift just dropped a new single from her upcoming album. Called “The Archer,” the dark, synth-pop ballad was released with a fusch...
01:48 2019-07-24

Lakers star Kyle Kuzma skewered on Instagram over outfit Instagram had plenty to say about Kyle Kuzma’s latest ensemble. After the Lakers forward posted a series of shots Saturday, including a photo o...
16:48 2019-08-18

Houses are the new Instagram influencers — so it's a shame most millennials in the US will likely be renters for years Artazum/Shutterstock There's a new kind of influencer in town — the home-décor influencer, who has turned their house into a money mach...
21:48 2019-08-18

Instagram Rises Gloriously To Neha Dhupia's 'Caption This' Challenge Shutterbugs recently managed to capture a candid moment between actors Arshad Warsi and Neha Dhupia - and now the Internet can't stop suggesting hila...
07:32 2019-06-06

Rihanna posted a mind-bending brainteaser on Instagram. Here's how it works. AP Photo/Steven Senne Rihanna shared a brainteaser on Instagram. It contains text in different sizes set on black or white sections. The biggest tex...
18:16 2019-07-03

Netflix Tests Instagram-Like 'Extras' Scrollable Feed on Android, iOS Netflix is testing a new "Extras" tab in its mobile app on Android and iOS, which features an Instagram-like scrollable feed of its original series a...
06:16 2019-06-06

Instagram bans marketing company tracking users' locations Instagram has banned a marketing company called Hyp3r which was saving location data attached to users' stories so it could track their real-world mo...
09:48 2019-08-09

Big Cats Of Instagram: World Of Pakistani Elites And Their Exotic Pets Pakistani laws make it easy to import exotic animals, but once inside the country regulation is almost non-existent. This has led to an untold number...
14:16 2019-07-02

QB Brett Favre staying retired, Instagram announcement was fake Legendary quarterback Brett Favre says he isn't coming out of retirement. An Instagram announcement declaring his return to the NFL, he said, was a h...
22:48 2019-06-19

Man Slashed Throat Of Teen Popular On Instagram, Took Selfie With Body Police arrived at the gruesome scene Sunday morning, alerted by frantic calls from users on the messaging app Discord. What police heard in those cal...
09:48 2019-07-16

Instagram will make it easier to recover your password if your account is ever hacked Whether they’re attempting to steal your Instagram account to sell it back to you for Bitcoin, or whether they have different plans with it, ha...
08:16 2019-06-17

Instagram accidentally leaks private data of major influencers Instagram has accidentally leaked the private information of 49 million of its users, including major influencers and bloggers. A huge database conta...
10:32 2019-05-21

Explore the Instagram-famous falls in Utah that only allow 150 hikers daily Kanarra Falls in Utah has become internationally famous. Now there's a daily limit on the number of hikers.       ...
18:16 2019-08-08

Chernobyl Instagram thirst traps are not cool: HBO series creator The internet is blowing up over these Chernobyl selfies and travel porn pics. The nuclear wasteland has become a major tourist attraction since the M...
12:48 2019-06-12

Instagram Is Ruining Instant Photography—The Instax Mini LiPlay Is Proof There’s a reason instant cameras died the first time around: They’re unwieldy, the film is expensive, and even if you’re a great photographer, you’re...
12:32 2019-06-27

Alec Baldwin reacts to daughter's NSFW Instagram post Alec Baldwin's daughter Ireland posted a NSFW image of herself on Instagram. Here's how he reacted.        ...
12:32 2019-07-19

Miley Cyrus invites Britney Spears over to twerk in new Instagram video Cyrus shouted out Spears on her IG Stories, with the 37-year-old star herself an expert in posting dancing clips to Instagram.    ...
09:48 2019-07-19

Gory photo of Bianca Devins’ killing was on Instagram for hours: report Instagram allowed the account that posted a gory image of a slain teenage social media infulencer to stay active for nearly a day — and at one point ...
22:16 2019-07-15

Tickled director now digging into Instagram's weird “Hotel Bed Jumping Community" Documentary filmmaker David Farrier, whose Tickled introduced us to the bizarre world of competitive endurance tickling, has found a new weird corner...
19:16 2019-05-28

Ex-boyfriend of slain Russian Instagram influencer confesses to her murder in video The ex-boyfriend of a slain Russian Instagram influencer whose body was found stuffed in a suitcase has confessed to her murder.    &...
14:32 2019-08-01

Joe Jonas Plays Perfect Instagram Husband for Sophie Turner on the Red Carpet Chasing happiness...and the perfect red carpet photo. On Monday night, Joe Jonas and Sophie Turner seemingly found both at the Los Angeles premiere...
11:48 2019-06-04

Snooping Through the Instagram of Beyoncé's Latest Enemy, NBA Wife Nicole Curran After an unknown woman with a Chanel lambskin crossbody and knockoffs of those Balenciaga thigh-highs leaned across Beyoncé last night, I immediately...
16:32 2019-06-06

Who is Grimes? Get to know the artist responsible for 2019's craziest Instagram post Claire Boucher is one of her generation's most interesting musicians, and is/was romantically involved with Elon Musk.     ...
02:01 2019-07-18

Couple Prays In Cleansing Ritual After Instagram Post On Bali Temple A Czech couple slammed for disrespecting a Balinese temple took part in a ritual purification ceremony Thursday, after their antics sparked warnings ...
14:00 2019-08-16

French Rock Star’s Instagram Defeats His Widow in Inheritance Battle If Johnny Hallyday, the “French Elvis,” was a United States resident, then his fourth wife stood to inherit his whole fortune. Social media evidence ...
13:48 2019-05-29

From his room with a view, UN chief takes to Instagram with an eye on hope and a brighter future United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres has long highlighted the importance of young people in addressing the challenges confronting the wo...
13:32 2019-05-21

Jenna Dewan and Steve Kazee Take Their Relationship To New Level: They're Instagram Official Jenna Dewan has found zen in boyfriend Steve Kazee. And now, she's sharing her happiness with the world. Earlier today, the actress took to Instagr...
16:32 2019-06-05

Teen sheds 10 STONE after finding weight loss inspiration on Instagram THIS teenager was inspired to change her lifestyle when she saw weight loss transformation snaps on Instagram. Here's how the super-slimmer shed 10st...
10:32 2019-05-21

Nick Foles' wife, Tori, announces on Instagram that she had a miscarriage On Tuesday, the Jaguars said Nick Foles would be skipping OTAs for "a personal reason." On Wednesday, we learned the sad reason for Foles' abse...
09:32 2019-05-30

Russian watchdog asks Instagram to explain reported data leak: RIA Russia's state communications watchdog Roskomnadzor has formally asked Instagram to explain reports of a big data leak on the social network last mon...
14:16 2019-06-06

Yes, Chris Brown Just Came for Karrueche Tran's Boyfriend Victor Cruz on Instagram Chris Brown isn't impressed with his ex-girlfriend's man. As pop culture fans know, Karrueche Tran has been living her best life with longtime boyfr...
07:32 2019-06-14

Manny Machado rips MLB Network analysts for hypocrisy during Instagram rant San Diego Padres third baseman Manny Machado tore into MLB Network commentators Dan Plesac and Eric Byrnes during an Instagram Live rant on Tuesday. ...
02:32 2019-07-18

Instagram is crippling young entrepreneurs like Kylie Jenner by dropping ‘likes’ Instagram is doing away with “likes.” And, boy, do people hate it. Instagram’s new pilot scheme, which launched last month in Australia, New Zealand,...
14:48 2019-08-03

Private contact data of millions of Instagram users was reportedly exposed Facebook is investigating a report that claims the private contact data for millions of the influencers, brands, and celebrities who use the company&...
09:16 2019-05-21

Instagram Won't Drop Fake Clip Of Zuckerberg Bragging About "Stolen Data" Instagram will not take down an ultra-realistic "deepfake video" posted on Tuesday of Facebook's chief executive bragging about controlling billions ...
11:16 2019-06-13

Camila Cabello Slams Body Shamers in Heated Instagram Post Body shamers, be gone! Camila Cabello isn't feeding into the "bulls--t" any longer. The "Señorita" singer took to Instagram Stories on Saturday to v...
02:32 2019-08-04

Drake jokes about plastic surgery rumors while flexing his six-pack on Instagram Drake wants his fans to know that his abs are all-natural, if his comment on a recent Instagram post is any indication.     ...
11:16 2019-05-21

Student at elite school smeared as racist over Instagram post: suit A Manhattan couple is suing the elite Spence School, saying the Upper East Side all-girls academy bought into a “Mean Girls”-like scheme ...
08:16 2019-05-31

Le’Veon Bell goes nuts on critics in frantic airport Instagram video Le’Veon Bell hasn’t played a game in New York, but he is already fed up with his critics. The Jets new running back has a well-known life outsi...
13:48 2019-07-22

@DykeDigital Is the Instagram Account Producing High-Fashion Content For Lesbians "My mission is to create a space where lesbian-identifying creatives can just make what they want to make and for people to know that we are high fas...
06:48 2019-06-17

Instagram date kills NY teen, posts photos of corpse online NEW YORK (WNBC) – A 17-year-old girl with a small social media following in upstate New York was killed by a man she’d met recently on In...
22:01 2019-07-16

Jussie Smollett posts on Instagram for first time since alleged 'hoax' attack Jussie Smollett has returned to social media, sharing his first Instagram post since January when he alleged he'd been the victim of a hate crime -- ...
22:16 2019-06-10

Ocasio-Cortez shares panicked reaction to DC tornado warning on Instagram Freshman Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez livestreamed on Instagram her panicked reaction to a tornado warning in Washington DC on Thursday afternoon. T...
03:32 2019-05-24

I swore I’d never mention marriage again, but everyone deserves an Instagram wedding | Grace Dent Those perfectly curated, hashtag-ready photos are so seductive, they practically pull us down the aisleWhile the traditional requirements of a lifelo...
08:48 2019-07-20

Adult performers to protest Instagram's nude photo rules at company HQ Artists, activists and models join in condemning confusing guidelines leading to account suspensionsDozens of adult performers are set to picket Inst...
07:32 2019-06-19

Instagram's latest Stories sticker is a direct link to group chats Instagram is introducing a new feature that will let users start private group messages around specific Stories. The company announced the change on ...
18:00 2019-07-02

Pregnant model praised for not editing ‘veiny’ chest in Instagram photo A mom-to-be has been applauded for proudly displaying her “veiny” chest in a stunning bump shot. Belle Lucia, 24, from Sydney, Australia,...
16:48 2019-07-02

Police make arrest in gruesome murder of Russian Instagram star Moscow police said Wednesday they had made an arrest in the headline-grabbing murder of a Russian Instagram star, according to a statement released b...
11:48 2019-07-31

Neymar posts message on Instagram denying rape allegations - video Brazil and PSG footballer Neymar published a seven-minute video on Instagram on Sunday to explain his relationship with an unidentified woman who acc...
10:48 2019-06-03

Millennials posting pet pictures on Instagram could be at risk of fraud and financial scams Spanish bank Santander, in a survey, criticized celebrities for setting a bad example by oversharing online, claiming they were putting "impressionab...
13:16 2019-07-22

Instagram influencer found dead inside suitcase in her Moscow apartment Twenty-four-year-old Ekaterina Karaglanova’s body was discovered with knife wounds inside a suitcase in her Moscow apartment.   ...
19:48 2019-07-31

Instagram influencer protests outside Reitmans head office over ‘Mom, I’m fine’ campaign For the past week, content creator and Instagram influencer Jonathan Kubben has been peacefully protesting metres away from the Reitmans head office....
21:32 2019-06-30

Irina Shayk's Sexy, Post-Split Instagram Is Instantly Iconic Bradley who? Just days after Bradley Cooper and Irina Shayk's called it quits, the Russian model took to Instagram yesterday to share a sexy shot of...
14:00 2019-06-11

Instagram’s anti-bullying feature warns users if they’re about to post a mean comment Adam Mosseri, the head of Facebook-owned Instagram, said the company is willing to make decisions that keep its users safe from online bullying, even...
18:48 2019-07-09

Instagram’s anti-bullying tool lets you ‘restrict’ problematic followers Today, Instagram announced two new tools meant to combat bullying. The first will use AI to warn users if a comment they're about to post may be...
02:16 2019-07-09

A Climber Who Died on Everest Warned on Instagram That Overcrowding Could ‘Prove Fatal’ A British mountaineer, among the latest to die while climbing Mount Everest in less than two weeks, wrote about his worries that overcrowding on the ...
09:48 2019-05-27

Katherine Schwarzenegger Proves That Chris Pratt Is Already the Greatest Instagram Husband Chris Pratt is adding a new profession to his already impressive resume: Instagram husband! The Jurassic World star snapped a stunning photo of wife...
15:32 2019-07-05

Bianca Devins found dead after grisly photo posted on Instagram An upstate man allegedly slit the throat of a teenage social media star he was dating — then posted a grisly photo of her lifeless body to Inst...
16:32 2019-07-15

Instagram model Kina Tavarozi busted for punching baby daddy An Instagram model who bills herself a “blonde bombshell with a brain” was busted for slugging the father of her child last week, accordi...
21:16 2019-06-18

Darius Slay says on Instagram Live that he will not attend Detroit Lions minicamp Pro Bowl cornerback Darius Slay indicated Monday on Instagram Live that he will not be attending the Detroit Lions' minicamp this week.  &...
04:16 2019-06-04

Watch: Rajyavardhan Rathore "Superb" Coin Trick Impresses Instagram BJP parliamentarian and Olympian Rajyavardhan Rathore has shared a video on Instagram that is making jaws drop. On Monday, Mr Rathore demonstrated a ...
14:16 2019-07-02

Horrific footage of Christchurch mosque shooting surfaces on YouTube and Instagram Almost five months after 51 people were massacred at two mosques in Christchurch, New Zealand, sick footage of the killings can still be seen on YouT...
12:16 2019-08-06

'We're anti-influencer': Ice cream truck makes Instagram 'stars' pay double Joe Nicchi has had enough of self-proclaimed ‘influencers wanting free cones for publicity. Now he’s the one going viralCustomers at Joe Nicchi’s ice...
03:32 2019-07-04

Fake Saudi prince who flaunted on Instagram sentenced in fraud scheme Miami fraudster Anthony Gignac was sentenced Friday by a Florida judge to 18.5 years in prison for swindling $8 million from people by posing as Midd...
02:16 2019-06-02

Ireland Baldwin scares mom Kim Basinger with another NSFW Instagram – that isn't even her Ireland Baldwin posted a racy Instagram picture that triggered a reaction from her mom, Kim Basinger. The punchline: It wasn't Ireland in the ph...
23:48 2019-07-22

Drake takes Warriors trolling to Instagram with ‘Stephen Curry hair lint’ Did you think Drake would leave the trolling at courtside? After the Raptors’ 118-109 win in Game 1 of the NBA Finals on Thursday night, the ra...
13:48 2019-05-31

Siberian lake frequented for Instagram photo shoots is actually full of toxic waste Thousands of Siberian residents have been busy Instagramming near a bright blue lake that's full of allergy and burn-inducing chemicals.  ...
12:32 2019-07-14

DeAndre Hopkins’ Instagram flooded with model Kardelen Toprak’s pictures after hack DeAndre Hopkins is the latest victim of an Instagram hack, as the Texans receiver’s feed was filled with photos of a model on Wednesday. Now un...
12:48 2019-06-05

Lady Gaga's Ex Christian Carino Just Liked Irina Shayk's Sexy Instagram Photo Well, well, well. Look what we have here! Earlier this week, Irina Shayk took to social media and turned up the heat in a sexy post-split Instagram ...
18:00 2019-06-11

Private data (including rates) of 49M Instagram influencers leaked due to agency’s malpractice Last night, TechCrunch reported that a massive database containing info of over 49 million Instagram influencers, celebrities, and brand accounts fou...
08:37 2019-05-21

Instagram’s 'Solicitation' Policies Are Exposing Porn Performers to Harassment—and Financial Exploitation In late March, porn performer and sex worker activist Bella Bathory discovered that her Instagram account had vanished. A person going by the name “O...
11:16 2019-06-06

Thief steals cell phone then posts creepy selfie to victim’s Instagram A New Jersey thief stole a man’s cell phone — then taunted his victim by posting a freaky selfie to the guy’s Instagram story, local poli...
13:16 2019-07-05

Chernobyl writer urges Instagram tourists to 'respect' nuclear disaster site Spike in visitors, including some who pose in little more than a g-string, prompts writer of HBO hit to speak outThe writer of the acclaimed HBO dram...
23:32 2019-06-11

LeBron James steps up Kyrie Irving recruitment in bold Instagram move LeBron James has another superstar target, and the Knicks may have a competitor for Kyrie Irving. James liked an Instagram post Friday afternoon disp...
18:16 2019-05-24

Instagram models swimming with sharks: Bikini babes pose in JAW-DROPPING pics TWO photographers take stunning snaps of models and sharks. The travel bloggers have attracted 300,000 followers on their France and Jesse Instagram ...
04:48 2019-05-25

Missing college student Mackenzie Lueck was recently active on Instagram: report Friends of the 23-year-old University of Utah sorority sister who went missing more than a week ago noticed that she was active on Instagram recently...
11:16 2019-06-28

Russian Instagram influencer's ex-boyfriend arrested, confesses to murder in police video An ex-boyfriend of an Instagram influencer in Russia discovered dead, stuffed in a suitcase in her own Moscow apartment last week has confessed to he...
10:00 2019-08-01

Celebs love the flattering Face Off pose that works a treat for Instagram snaps WANT to perfect your Instagram poses? If you're looking for a flattering pose you can use in front of the camera, try the Face Off move that celebs l...
15:00 2019-08-01

Jussie Smollett shares first Instagram post since alleged attack during Pride month Jussie Smollett returned to Instagram for the first time since January, when he claimed to be a victim of a hate crime that police called a "hoax." ...
05:48 2019-06-11

Celebs cover naked bodies with floppy hats in daring Instagram trend KYLIE Jenner shared a naked snap on Instagram yesterday. In the saucy image, she posed in nothing but a hat. Here are other celebs who have done the ...
17:32 2019-07-15

Thief steals soccer star Daniel Sturridge’s dog – an Instagram famous Pomeranian Someone broke into the home of British soccer player Daniel Sturridge and decided to swipe his beloved Pomeranian — and he’s not taking i...
21:16 2019-07-09

Daylesford cries fowl: locals warn of Instagram backlash if geese relocated Council in Victorian town to vote whether to re-home birds popular on social media, following reports of ‘intimidating’ behaviour A plan to relocate ...
01:48 2019-07-16

Sparkly bikini makes fashionistas stand out on the beach – and Instagram babes love it FASHION Nova have released a sparkly bikini that's a hit with Instagram influencers. The sexy swimwear has been worn by Janet Guzman and Madalena Ram...
05:32 2019-08-03