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Instagram Finally Gets People Tagging with ‘Photos of You’ Instagram Finally Gets People Tagging with ‘Photos of You’

Instagram is borrowing another feature from Facebook today, as they are rolling out true people tagging for both iOS and Android. With the updated apps, you’ll be able to add people to photos for the first time. All you have …

Instagram Will Probably Hold Off on the Ads for Now, But It’s Not for Lack of Interest Instagram Will Probably Hold Off on the Ads for Now, But It’s Not for Lack of Interest

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg briefly discussed Instagram at yesterday’s Q1 earnings call, and the takeaway is that big brands want more commercialization, but the Facebook-owned company is content with a growth strategy at the time being. That means no ads …

Instagram Selfie Catches Reporter’s Near Miss with Flying Baseball Instagram Selfie Catches Reporter’s Near Miss with Flying Baseball

Talk about perfect timing. And incredible luck. Tampa Bay Rays reporter Kelly Nash almost got plunked in the back of the head with a baseball this past weekend. And the near miss was captured by a once-in-a-lifetime selfie and posted …

Chechen Leader Blames U.S. Upbringing of Boston Bombing Suspects, Posts Statement on Instagram Chechen Leader Blames U.S. Upbringing of Boston Bombing Suspects, Posts Statement on Instagram
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Chechen President Ramzan Kadyrov has issued a statement on the Boston Marathon bombings, and the death of suspect #1, Tamerlan Tsarnaev, and his brother Dzhokhar Tsarnaev, who is considered suspect #2 and is still on the loose. As you know, …

Snapchat Sees an Incredible 150 Million Photos Daily Snapchat Sees an Incredible 150 Million Photos Daily
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Are you snapping ephemeral photos with the Snapchat app? If not, you may be quickly becoming the minority. Apparently, Snapchat is processing more photos daily than Instagram. And not just more – nearly four times as many. The figure was …

Instagram: Android Users Make Up Nearly Half Our User Base Instagram: Android Users Make Up Nearly Half Our User Base

Today, on its one-year anniversary, Instagram has announced that nearly half of all Instagram use comes from its Android app. After some time as an iOS-only service, Instagram finally launched on Android in April of 2012 and quickly racked up …

Facebook Mobile Exec Emily White Is Your New Director of Business Operations at Instagram Facebook Mobile Exec Emily White Is Your New Director of Business Operations at Instagram
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Facebook Director of Mobile Partnerships Emily White is leaving that job, but she’s not going very far. Facebook has confirmed that White will head up Instagram’s expansion as the new Director of Business Operations. According to All Things D, White …

Klout Score Now Takes Into Account Instagram Data Klout Score Now Takes Into Account Instagram Data

Klout has just announced that its adding another element into your influence score: Instagram. “Instagram generates some of social media’s most beautiful and engaging content, and is one of the most highly-requested networks by Klout users. Starting this week, all …

Mobli Gives You A Shot At $100K For Ditching Instagram, Taunts Facebook Mobli Gives You A Shot At $100K For Ditching Instagram, Taunts Facebook

Lance Armstrong-backed photo sharing service Mobli is giving people a chance to win $100,000 by giving up Instagram. The company has just kicked off a campaign called #mylastinstagram, complete with a new site at MyLastInstagram.com. Users are encouraged to download …

View Instagram Photos on Twitter with This Chrome Extension View Instagram Photos on Twitter with This Chrome Extension

As you may remember, Instagram had a little spat with Twitter that resulted in Instagram disabling all photo integration with Twitter. What that means for Twitter users is that they are no longer able to view Instagram photos when they …

North Korea Real-Time Instagramming Made Possible After Visitors Get Mobile Internet Access North Korea Real-Time Instagramming Made Possible After Visitors Get Mobile Internet Access

Up until recently, visitors to the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea (North Korea) had to abandon their cellphones at the customs gates. When travelers were finally granted the access to carry their phones with them a little over a month …

Instagram Tops 100 Million Monthly Active Users Instagram Tops 100 Million Monthly Active Users

Instagram has just announced a major milestone: 100 million monthly active users. It comes just five weeks after the photo-sharing network announced 90 million MAUs and a little of ten months after being acquired by Facebook. “Now, nearly two and …

“Boy And His Bulldog” Pics: Your Daily Cute Overload “Boy And His Bulldog” Pics: Your Daily Cute Overload
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When mom Aya Sakai uploaded photos of her adorable son Tasuku spending quality time with his French Bulldog Muu to Instagram, she thought she’d just be sharing them with a few people. But pretty soon, anyone with a beating heart …

Instagram Finally Has a True Web Presence, Minus Photo Uploads Instagram Finally Has a True Web Presence, Minus Photo Uploads

After taking baby steps for the past year, Instagram has finally realized its potential as a real website. The company has just launched web feeds for all users, which means that interacting with Instagram on the web produces nearly the …

Cat With Eyebrows Gains Thousands Of Instagram Followers Cat With Eyebrows Gains Thousands Of Instagram Followers
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“Cat with eyebrows” is exactly what is sounds like: an adorable white cat with eyebrow-like markings on his forehead. And while that’s pretty much his sole claim to fame, Sam the cat has garnered thousands of Instagram followers…almost 6,500, to …

Chris Brown: Jesus Painting/Comparisons Draw Ire Chris Brown: Jesus Painting/Comparisons Draw Ire

Chris Brown has landed himself in the headlines once again for violence, this time after an altercation with fellow entertainer Frank Ocean. “Deputies talked to witnesses who stated that Chris Brown and the victim were involved in an altercation over …

Yandex Launches Social Search App Wonder Aimed At US Yandex Launches Social Search App Wonder Aimed At US

Update: Facebook has pulled data from Wonder. More here. Russian search engine company Yandex has launched a new social search app for the iPhone and iPod Touch for people in the U.S. It’s called Wonder, and taps into Facebook, Twitter, …

It’s My Food and I’ll Instagram It If I Want to: A Defense of Amateur Food Photography It’s My Food and I’ll Instagram It If I Want to: A Defense of Amateur Food Photography
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Apart from posting a copious amount of baby photos on Facebook (nobody cares and your kid isn’t even that cute anyway), and going overboard with the politically-charged rhetoric (nobody cares and your opinion is stupid anyway), there’s not really a …

Instagram Announces 90M MAUs After Weeks of Reports of User Hemorrhage Instagram Announces 90M MAUs After Weeks of Reports of User Hemorrhage

Maybe Instagram wants to quell rumors that Instagram is leaking users. Maybe they simply thought it was the right time. Whatever the case, they have just put up monthly active user stats for public consumption, for the first time ever. …

Facebook Graph Search Will Contain Instagram Data Says Zuckerberg Facebook Graph Search Will Contain Instagram Data Says Zuckerberg

When Facebook’s new Graph Search begins to roll out to the masses, it will focus on four things: people, photos, places, and interests. Those are the key areas that Facebook says the first stage of the new search feature will …

Instagram’s New Privacy Policies Take Effect on Saturday Instagram’s New Privacy Policies Take Effect on Saturday
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Just a friendly reminder: those new Instagram policies that caused such a ruckus back in December go into effect this Saturday, January 19th (but without the clause that caused most of the ruckus). The new privacy policy and terms of …