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Dog Talent Agency Helps 'Dogfluencers' Advertise Products On Instagram

Do you love cute dog photos on Instagram? Well, much like everything in our world, there’s a good chance that those precocious pups are trying to sell you something. And it’s largely thanks to The Dog Agency, the first talent agency catering exclusively to Instagram-famous canines.


Dear God: Please Let Instagram's Algorithm Put Spammers In Their Place

Every social media platform has bottom feeders. You know the ones: the fake teen pornbots, the meme factories, the personal brand trumpeters — the spammers. They come in many different forms, but they are all categorically bad, and they make the experience of actually using the platform slightly worse every time they pop up. Even if you don’t follow them, their mere existence is irritating enough.


All The Cool Beta Software You Can Use For Free

Beta software lets you test out the newest features while app developers work out the final bugs in the software. Now, more app developers are offering beta programs than ever before. All you need to do is sign up to be part of the beta program. Plus, switching back to the stable version is usually easy. (Please note: beta programs can cause problems in your devices, so please proceed with caution). Here are 11 beta programs you can join today — and one you can’t.


The Five Biggest #FoodPorn Trends In Countries Around The World

Love it or loathe it, taking pictures of food to post on social networks is very much a thing. But what are the most popular types of food porn around the world?


I Am An Obsessive Instagram Power User And I Demand A Chronological Feed

Yesterday, Gizmodo and a multitude of other outlets reported on an impending change to Instagram’s chronological photo and video postings. “Watch Out, People Are About to Get Unreasonably Upset About The Order of Their Instagram Feeds”, reads a headline from Gizmodo’s very own Sophie Kleeman, a writer I personally hired who then proceeded to pierce a hole into the black, FOMO-filled core of my heart with this news blog.


The Pope Is Getting Instagram

According to a report from the Italian newswire service ANSA, Pope Francis will make his grand entrance on Instagram on Saturday, March 19, under the handle @Franciscus. The Earth-shaking piece of intel reportedly came from Dario Viganò, Prefect for Communications, during an appearance on Vatican Radio on Tuesday.


Watch Out, People Are About To Get Unreasonably Upset About The Order Of Their Instagram Feeds

In a move that should surprise exactly no one, Instagram is testing an algorithm-based newsfeed for its users, similar to what you see on Facebook. And according to a blog post from the company, they plan to force this change on everyone in the long run.


Watch A Spectacular Lightning Show Splinter Across The Skies Over Dubai

Video: Dubai’s skyline is an ever-growing collection of impressive towering skyscrapers, including the Burj Khalifa, the tallest building in the world. And you know what loves tall buildings even more than tourists do? Lightning.


This Is What Happened When Instagram Banned Certain Pro-Anorexia Words

In 2012, Instagram started moderating certain terms used by pro-anorexia groups, making it one of the more tightly moderated social media platforms. A group of Georgia Tech researchers decided to study if banning such words helped the communities using them. Instead, they found that it may make matters worse.


Do They Have Instagram In Heaven?

The Pope has met with so many leaders from the tech industry lately. Last month there was Tim Cook, and today His Chillness met with Instagram CEO Kevin Systrom. The question on everyone in Silicon Valley’s lips: Is the Pope trying to take over Silicon Valley?


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