Instagram will let users report ‘false information’

Instagram is, very slowly, ramping up its tools to fight misinformation. The photo-sharing app will now let its users report posts that contain “false information.” Reported posts may be sent to one of Instagram’s fact-checkers and the post could eventually be hidden from Instagram’s Explore page and hashtag pages.  In other words: if you spot […]

Instagram tests a serious Boomerang upgrade

It looks like Instagram is getting ready to finally revamp one of its most popular features: Boomerang. Instagram is readying as many as five new styles of looping video for its app, according to code discovered in its Android app. The new effects were spotted by researcher Jane Manchun Wong, who has a solid track […]

Instagram now lets anyone make their own AR effects

Get ready to see a lot of new augmented reality effects in Instagram. The photo-sharing app is now prominently featuring user-generated AR selfie filters in a move that seems like a direct challenge to Snapchat’s Lenses.  Instagram has been testing its AR creation software, called Spark AR Studio, for some time, but now it’s making […]

Instagram let a marketing company scrape users’ location data

Speaking at the 2019 F8 developers’ conference, Mark Zuckerberg assured the gathered crowd that “the future is private.” Apparently, he forgot to pass that message along to Facebook-owned Instagram.  According to Business Insider, “lax oversight” at the social media service permitted San Francisco-based marketing company HYP3R to scrape location data on millions of Instagram users […]

Snapchat’s new ad campaign trolls Instagram

The Snapchat ads, found on Instagram, seem to hit the “influencer” culture Instagram is perceived to perpetuate. Read more here. Read more… More about Entertainment, Instagram, Mashable Video, Snapchat, and Culture Temp Mails (https://tempemail.co/) is a new free temporary email addresses service. This service provide you random 10 minutes emails addresses. It is also known […]

Snapchat trolls Instagram with ‘real friends’ ad campaign

Snapchat is finally growing again, and it’s using that momentum to engage in some (not so) subtle trolling of its biggest rival: Instagram. Snap introduced a new ad campaign that’s all about promoting Snapchat as the home for “real friends.” The implications, of course, being that other platforms aren’t about “real friends.” Think that’s too […]

Why your Instagram is full of wooden Montessori-inspired baby toys

Welcome to , an ongoing series at Mashable that looks at how to take care of – and deal with – the kids in your life. Because Dr. Spock is nice and all, but it’s 2019 and we have the entire internet to contend with. In an age of screens, augmented reality games and YouTube […]

True Lies Reunion Brings Arnold Schwarzenegger & Jamie Lee Curtis Together on Instagram

A full 25 years after co-starring together in the James Cameron movie True Lies, Jamie Lee Curtis and Arnold Schwarzenegger have reunited. The former co-stars are all smiles in a new photo posted by Curtis on Instagram, which is accompanied by hashtags of their True Lies character names. “Together again for the first time,” Curtis […]

Instagram tests new green screen effect in Stories

If FaceApp’s mega-viral age filter has taught us anything, it’s that the right selfie effects can take on a life of their own. Now, Instagram may be testing a new augmented reality feature that essentially puts you in front of a green screen.  The feature was uncovered by app researcher Jane Manchun Wong, who has […]

Instagram deleted a post calling out predatory photographer for ‘bullying’

When a young model tried to shine a light on a predatory photographer’s slimy work ethic, Instagram took down her post because it was considered “bullying.”  Celebrity photographer Marcus Hyde is known for shooting icons like Kim Kardashian and Ariana Grande. He posted a call for models on his Instagram story days ago, accompanied by […]