Dozens of Android users reported that the Instagram app wasn’t working for them as of Saturday morning, with some posting about problems on mobile on Twitter late Friday. Instagram now says the issue is fixed.
With seemingly little fanfare, Facebook has launched its new app Lasso, a standalone short-form video platform that’s been billed as a competitor to TikTok. According to TechCrunch, the app is Facebook’s attempt at winning over its dwindling demographic of teens.
Earlier today, hundreds of Marvel fans tuned into an Instagram Live streaming from a bar in Los Angeles, hoping for information about Avengers 4. And, surprise surprise, they actually got some, just not what they wanted.
Grown-ish actor and reported onetime Kourtney Kardashian suitor Luka Sabbat is facing down a lawsuit from Snap Inc.’s public relations firm, PR Consulting, for allegedly violating the terms of an “influencer” agreement worth $60,000.
Instagram has pulled from its platform a post by former Breitbart tech editor Milo Yiannopoulos that seemingly praised the apparent pipe bombs sent this week to a number of top Democrats—including former President Barack Obama and former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton—as well as CNN. The post, shared Thursday,…
If teens are the litmus test for what’s cool, Facebook is hurdling into mediocrity. A new survey indicates that slightly more than a third of teenagers use Facebook at least once a month, a number that has only decreased over the last few years.
Two-factor authentication is a simple and crucial step toward preventing someone from hacking into your account, and Instagram just updated this key security feature for all users.
As hundreds of millions of people flood social networks, tech companies are struggling to weed out harassment on their platforms—and so they’re turning to machines for help. On Tuesday, Instagram announced it was doing just that.
Facebook could soon start gathering location information from users’ Instagram accounts, if it implements a feature that the company has prototyped.
New York Comic Con 2018 is in full swing. But it’s not just about the panels and the special guests, it’s also about the cool stuff on the show floor. I’m joined by our new social editor Klaudia Amenábar to take a look at what Glass, Good Omens, Star Wars Resistance, and others have in store for attendees this…
Yes, we finally took the plunge and got an Instagram. No, we will not be selling you Marvel-themed fit teas. (I can’t believe I just put that horrifying idea into the universe.) Instead, we’re barging onto Instagram like the Kool-Aid Man of social media with full coverage of New York Comic Con this weekend. Oh yeah!
Today has been exciting for anyone who cares about tension among Big Tech’s ultra-rich, as two executives have thrown barbs over Facebook’s management ethos.
On Monday, the founders of Instagram announced they were leaving to focus on new opportunities. To the surprise of no one, it’s looking like the problem was the CEO of Instagram’s parent company, Facebook. And with those meddlesome founders out of the way, users should worry about a Facebook-ified Insta.
The largest tech platforms in the world have yet to prove that they can effectively and expeditiously moderate their hellish platforms, and Instagram is no exception.
On Tuesday, Instagram will start rolling out some new tools designed to help weed out fake accounts and better inform users. Popular accounts will soon have the option for other users to see more detailed information about them, and everyone’s going to be scrambling to get the coveted check mark of authenticity.
Gizmodo has advocated for libraries as an excellent means of logging off, because a library is a service that lets you “stream” films, music, magazines, books, and all other kinds of media for free.
It looks like Tesla founder and tortured workaholic Elon Musk has deleted his Instagram account. “Finally!” you might say, if you’ve been following the 47-year-old’s controversial behavior on social media lately. “But wait you have to give me back my phone!” Azealia Banks might say, since she demanded Musk return the…