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Facebook and Instagram Attempt to Take on Snapchat with New App Called Bolt

If you aren’t already convinced that every tech company with a pulse wants to dominate the instant messaging space, yet another app is making its debut: Bolt. For all intents and purposes, it’s another Snapchat clone, this time developed by Instagram (owned by Facebook). Facebook launched Slingshot back in June, which was received with lackluster [...]

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Awesome Idea: IKEA Builds the First Website Inside Instagram

The idea of eCommerce brands using social networks to promote products to their customers is nothing new, but really great, outside the box approaches are harder to come by. Here’s one we haven’t seen before: IKEA built a functional store within Instagram, using profiles as landing pages and individual photos for categories and specific products. [...]

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Instagram Update for iOS and Android Adds a Myriad of Editing Controls

While there are hundreds of photo editing apps on the App Store for both iPhone and iPad, Instagram wants to be your one stop shop for taking, editing, and sharing photos. The latest update for both Android and iOS include a suite of new editing tools aimed at those who take mobile photography a bit [...]

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How To Add Creative Designs To Instagram Posts

Ever wonder how people create those cool Instagram photos with the inspirational quotes and the designed backgrounds and the unique fonts? Well, at least some of them are probably using Studio Design. It’s an app for iOS and Android that gives you the creative means to design your own boxy pieces of wisdom to share [...]

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The ‘Selfie Stick’ Makes Snapping The Perfect Selfie Super Easy

Teenage girls, rejoice. The ‘Selfie Stick’ is real, and it’s only $29 bucks on Amazon. With this splendid stick, you can make sure to get yourself (and even your BFFs) in the picture the first time, every time. No more snapping, checking, deleting, reposing, snapping, checking, deleting… That fake smile makes your cheeks hurt after [...]

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Facebook Removing Chat And Messages From Apps; Forces You To Download ‘Messenger’

If you’re using an iPhone, this is old news, but something you probably noticed a few weeks ago. If you’re using an Android phone, your time is coming. Facebook, in its ongoing quest to dominate your smartphone home screen, is removing the chat and messaging functions from its main app and instead, will require you [...]

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Ditto Gives Companies Social Media Insights

We’re sharing 750 million photos a day on Twitter, Tumblr, and Instagram. Does that surprise you, or does it sound about right? It’s no secret that uploading, liking, and passing along favorite photos online have become part of our everyday social media life. And chances are, a lot of those photos have companies’ brands in [...]

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Instagram Passes 200 Million Active Monthly Users

In a blog post Tuesday, Instagram announced they’d crossed the 200 million active users mark, which is quite the figure for a company just three and a half years old. 50 million users have joined in the last six months alone. If you recall, the Internet nearly exploded when news broke that Facebook was buying [...]

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Turn Your Instagram Photos Into Wearable Art. Here’s How:

Guys, you can go ahead and pass on this post—it’s for the ladies. That is, unless you and your bros have been waiting patiently for an app that will allow you to turn your beautifully composed Instagram photos into wearable nail art. NailSnaps allows you to do just that—create one-of-a-kind nail stickers based on photos [...]

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80 Year Old Grandma Betty Sharing Her Cancer Battle With 300,000+ Instagram Followers

In a unique twist of old and new, Grandma Betty might very well be one of Instagram’s oldest active users. She’s 80 years old and is fighting an ongoing battle with cancer. In January, her great grandson setup an Instagram account for her. Since then, the outpouring of love, well wishes, and support has shot [...]

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