Instagram’s Close Friends Feature Lets Users Share Stories With a Smaller Group

Facebook’s Instagram said on Friday it launched a new feature dubbed “Close Friends” allowing users to share their stories with a smaller group of people. The new feature, which will appear on the user’s profile in the side menu enables Instagram’s more than 1 billion users to create a smaller group of friends and share stories exclusively with…

Instagram’s Close Friends Feature Lets Users Share Stories With a Smaller Group

Facebook’s Instagram said on Friday it launched a new feature dubbed “Close Friends” allowing users to share their stories with a smaller group of people. The new feature, which will appear on the user’s profile in the side menu enables Instagram’s more than 1 billion users to create a smaller group of friends and share stories exclusively with…

Facebook, WhatsApp, Instagram Users Faced Temporary Outage on Monday

Facebook on Monday said a technical problem prevented some users from accessing and posting on the social network as well as messaging app WhatsApp and Instagram, and it had mostly fixed the issue. “Earlier today, a networking issue caused some people to have trouble accessing or posting to various Facebook services. We quickly investigated and started restoring access, and…

Instagram Gets Stickers for Stories, Hands-Free Video Recording

Instagram has rolled out two more features that allows users to add stickers to posts and capture videos “hands-free”. According to a report in the Next Web on Tuesday, users can now add stickers to videos and photo stories through a sticker button that shows up next to the drawing tool. The feature includes specific…

This 10-year-old got $10K from Instagram for one bug

The latest bug bounty hunter who pinpointed a major security flaw in Instagram, netting himself a big reward, is only 10-years-old. The youngster called Jani, who is from Finland, isn’t even supposed to be on the social media site given his age (the minimum age limit is 13), but nonetheless he found the bug which…

13 effective ways your startup can use Periscope to grow the business

By now, most digital-savvy startups are not only popping up on Pinterest and Facebook, but also on Snapchat and Instagram. Visual and video-driven storytelling give startups a tremendous opportunity to reach new (and younger) customers. But how can entrepreneurs take full advantage of the live video platform, Periscope? To find out, I asked 13 entrepreneurs…