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Instagram Direct adds Snapchat-like visual chat threads and more in latest update

Instagram Direct adds Snapchat-like visual chat threads and more in latest update

In December of 2013, Instagram officially debuted Direct, a messaging platform designed to share photos and videos with other people.

How to share photos and videos in both portrait and landscape orientation on Instagram

How to share photos and videos in both portrait and landscape orientation on Instagram


Instagram this week began rolling out an update to its service that removes the forced 1:1 aspect ratio being applied to every photo uploaded to the service. This limited aspect ratio often was frustrating for users who go to great lengths to frame a shot only to have Instagram crop out the most important elements when it applied its square format.

Instagram adds support for portrait, landscape content in latest update

Instagram adds support for portrait, landscape content in latest update

Instagram‘s popularity has certainly grown, even with only recently adding video and those static images being stuck in tiny boxes.

Instagram improves Search and reimagines the Explore page in new update

Instagram improves Search and reimagines the Explore page in new update

On June 23, Instagram took to its official blog to detail the newest update to its iOS app, which is available beginning today.

10 Cool ways to use Instagram’s Layout app

10 Cool ways to use Instagram’s Layout app

Instagram is one of the world’s most popular photo sharing applications, yet it has been known for lacking some customization features. While it is full of filters and photo manipulation tools, it sorely lacked the function to splice photos together or create epic collages. So, to answer these needs, Instagram recently launched Layout and I am going to show you 10 new ways Layout can improve your Instagram game.

Instagram adds three new filters and emoji hashtags

Instagram adds three new filters and emoji hashtags

Instagram for iOS has been updated to version 6.11.0, and with it even more functionality for spicing up your images. And hashtags.

Concept shows how the Instagram app might look like on Apple Watch

Concept shows how the Instagram app might look like on Apple Watch

Apple released the Apple Watch SDK, dubbed WatchKit, to developers a few weeks back with iOS 8.2 beta. The SDK lets developers build Glances, Actionable Notifications, and WatchKit apps, with full blown native Watch apps coming in 2015.

Instagram unveils five new photo filters for the first time in years

Instagram unveils five new photo filters for the first time in years

One of the strengths of Instagram is its filters, something that users of the social network have used for years, but it’s been some time since new ones have been added.

Instagram announces 300 million monthly active users as it rolls out verified badges and more

Instagram announces 300 million monthly active users as it rolls out verified badges and more

If Instagram’s developers had high aspirations for its photo sharing social network, certainly those have been met.

Instagram updated with new caption and location options, bolsters the Explore function

Instagram updated with new caption and location options, bolsters the Explore function

Recently, Instagram updated its iOS app to fully support the iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus, but now a new update is rolling out to add a bit more functionality.