Hackers claim that contact information of six million accounts have been accessed. Instagram has said that the passwords have not been exposed.
In yet another move to bring down rival SnapChat, Facebook has now allowed its users to make Facebook stories on its messaging platform ‘Messenger’, the chance to be made public under its revised privacy settings
Barron's said Facebook's spending will rise in order to build more potentially lucrative advertising into its video, Instagram and Messenger platforms.
Based on an analysis of responses from just 235 families, the industry body claimed that Indians residing in big cities are now spending less than half the time reading newspapers and watching television as compared to 3-4 years ago.
Instagram users will now be able to choose from eight filters including koala ears that move and twitch as well as math equations that spin to create humorous effects for their photos or videos.
According to a report in Forbes magazine, Snapchat led all competitors in App Store search volume and as a result, Snapchat was also the app people were looking for most frequently.
The number of advertisers has grown five-fold from 200,000 a year ago, Instagram's vice president for business, James Quarles, said in a phone interview this week. He called the 1 million number a "milestone."
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The photo-sharing app added 100 million users since June, when it last announced its 500 million user milestone, the company said in a blog post.
The micro-blogging service said it has acquired Yes, the maker of apps such as Frenzy and WYD-What you doing, which allows users to connect with their friends.
While replying to a query on whether successive governments have done enough to avert such terror attacks in future, Fadnavis said nothing that is done will be enough as nobody knows how would terrorists strike.
Retailers will be able to showcase up to five products in a Instagram post, and clicking on the various tags will give users a lot more detail about the product than was previously available, Instagram said in a blog post on Tuesday.
Unconfirmed reports that Twitter is interested in selling itself buoyed the San Francisco-based company's shares at the end of last week, and the stock price rose around a percentage point today as talk of Disney's interest spread.
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The new policy announced in May and now in effect no longer factors in certain add-ons, including pictures, into a message's length.
The growth in Messenger gives greater reach to Facebook, which is moving to create a "family" of applications beyond the social network.
The company owned by Facebook Inc had 400 million users last September. It has seen its user base more than double over the past two years. Instagram added that 300 million people used the app every day.
"The data presented in this survey couldn't be farther from the truth," a Twitter spokesperson said. "We have close relationships with our agency clients and continue to hear that Twitter offers the most powerful creative canvas."
Facebook founder and CEO Mark Zuckerberg's Instagram, LinkedIn, Pinterest, and Twitter accounts appeared to have been briefly compromised by hackers and in some cases were also defaced
"Inspired by the previous app icon, the new one represents a simpler camera, and the rainbow lives on in gradient form," Instagram's chief executive, Kevin Systrom, wrote in a blog post. "You've inspired us to update our look by the way you've evolved."
On Tuesday, Twitter, Facebook and Instagram accounts for Google Glass were no longer active, a development first reported on the website 9to5Google.
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Facebook India is banking on Instagram's reach to maximise revenue potential and pitch facebook + instagram as an integrated platform for advertisers
'Signal' is simply the newest of Facebook's efforts to intertwine itself with the journalist and media publications which have discovered success attracting an enormous viewers by way of the social community.
With 300 million monthly active users, Instagram has a key advantage over rivals because parent Facebook Inc's vast trove of consumer data allows it to target audiences more accurately, a major selling point for advertisers.