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  • India is the testing ground and microcosm for Instagram Reels’ performance, say Meta leadership Sep 30, 2022 07:45 PM IST

    India is the testing ground and microcosm for Instagram Reels’ performance, say Meta leadership

    Interestingly, India was the testing ground for the product before it took off globally

  • Instagram permanently removes Pornhub’s account Sep 29, 2022 10:51 AM IST

    Instagram permanently removes Pornhub’s account

    Pornhub has contested the removal of its account in an open letter that says "Instagram’s enforcement of these platform rules are opaque, discriminatory, and hypocritical".

  • Meta introduces new parental supervision tools on Instagram Sep 28, 2022 06:27 PM IST

    Meta introduces new parental supervision tools on Instagram

    Meta has been working closely with parents, guardians and stressed the need to educate them about digital services

  • Meta says removes China-based propaganda operation targeting U.S. midterms Sep 27, 2022 05:58 PM IST

    Meta says removes China-based propaganda operation targeting U.S. midterms

    The network maintained fake accounts across Meta's social media platforms Facebook and Instagram, as well as competitor service Twitter, but was small and did not attract much of a following.

  • Meta testing a way to make profile switching easier between Facebook and Instagram Sep 27, 2022 01:15 PM IST

    Meta testing a way to make profile switching easier between Facebook and Instagram

    A new interface on Android, iOS and web makes switching between Facebook and Instagram accounts easier

  • Instagram new feature allows users to post Stories up to 60 seconds Sep 26, 2022 12:04 PM IST

    Instagram new feature allows users to post Stories up to 60 seconds

    Stories that are up to 60 seconds will not be automatically broken up into segments

  • Watch: Pilot's welcome message for passenger who beat late-stage cancer Sep 23, 2022 08:58 AM IST

    Watch: Pilot's welcome message for passenger who beat late-stage cancer

    Many internet users were moved by the gesture of a Southwest Airlines pilot.

  • Instagram down for thousands of users: Downdetector.com Sep 22, 2022 11:02 PM IST

    Instagram down for thousands of users: Downdetector.com

    Nearly 19,000 users were having trouble accessing the social network, according to Downdetector, which tracks outages by collating status reports from a number of sources including user-submitted errors on its platform. The outage may be affecting a larger number of users.

  • Meta gains on report social-media giant to cut costs at least 10% Sep 21, 2022 11:25 PM IST

    Meta gains on report social-media giant to cut costs at least 10%

    The report suggests Meta has gotten more aggressive in its efforts to cut costs. Meta has already said it would slow down hiring and reprioritize key projects and initiatives.

  • Storyboard 18 | The rise of employee influencers and founder brands Sep 20, 2022 07:38 PM IST

    Storyboard 18 | The rise of employee influencers and founder brands

    Corporate India and the professionals from the advertising industry are expressing their opinions like never before. However, there are attendant perils.

  • Maroon 5's Adam Levine accused of cheating on pregnant wife with Instagram influencer Sep 20, 2022 07:14 PM IST

    Maroon 5's Adam Levine accused of cheating on pregnant wife with Instagram influencer

    This comes a week after Adam Levine and Behati Prinsloo announced they are expecting their third child. The couple has been married since 2014 and has two daughters.

  • Some iPhone 14 Pro users facing camera problems in third-party apps Sep 19, 2022 02:38 PM IST

    Some iPhone 14 Pro users facing camera problems in third-party apps

    Users are reporting that the camera shakes and a grinding noise can be heard when third-party apps like Instagram and TikTok are in use

  • Instagram extends its parental supervision tools to India Sep 15, 2022 02:40 PM IST

    Instagram extends its parental supervision tools to India

    The Meta-owned platform is also rolling out Family Center, a new hub for parents and guardians to access supervision tools and resources from leading experts.

  • Instagram testing new 'Repost' feature Sep 11, 2022 03:28 PM IST

    Instagram testing new 'Repost' feature

    Instagram users currently repost or share posts by adding them to their Stories, although that expires in 24 hours.

  • Meta fined $400 million for its treatment of children’s data Sep 07, 2022 12:06 PM IST

    Meta fined $400 million for its treatment of children’s data

    Meta said it disagreed with the decision and planned to appeal, setting up what could be a lengthy legal process.

  • Instagram to scale back shopping features amid commerce retreat: Report Sep 07, 2022 06:28 AM IST

    Instagram to scale back shopping features amid commerce retreat: Report

    Staff were notified that Instagram's existing shopping page will eventually disappear, according to the report on Tuesday.

  • Irish regulators fine Instagram 405M euros for data breach Sep 06, 2022 06:44 AM IST

    Irish regulators fine Instagram 405M euros for data breach

    Ireland's Data Protection Commission said by email Monday that it made a final decision last week to fine the company 405 million euros ($402 million), though the full details won't be released until next week.

  • Mark Zuckerberg throws kicks and punches in viral video | Watch Sep 05, 2022 05:37 PM IST

    Mark Zuckerberg throws kicks and punches in viral video | Watch

    While this is a rare instance of watching the Meta CEO try his hands at a combat sport, it is becoming increasingly common for centri-billionaires like Mark Zuckerberg, Amazon founder Jeff Bezos and even the richest person in the world, Elon Musk, take "fitness" seriously.

  • Meta takes action against 2.7 crore posts on Facebook, Instagram in India Sep 01, 2022 07:50 AM IST

    Meta takes action against 2.7 crore posts on Facebook, Instagram in India

    The company took action against 2.5 crore posts on Facebook and 20 lakh posts on Instagram to comply with Information Technology (Intermediary Guidelines and Digital Media Ethics Code) Rules, 2021.

  • Meta planning more paid features for Facebook and Instagram Sep 01, 2022 07:33 AM IST

    Meta planning more paid features for Facebook and Instagram

    The company still has no plans to let users pay to turn off ads and it is committed to growing the ads business, Meta's head of ads and business products, John Hegeman, said in an interview with The Verge.

  • Instagram is testing a new button to hide content you are not interested in Aug 31, 2022 01:22 PM IST

    Instagram is testing a new button to hide content you are not interested in

    The "not interested" button will tell the algorithm to stop showing posts you don't want on your timeline

  • Meta lets users post NFTs on Facebook, Insta: How will it work? Aug 31, 2022 11:08 AM IST

    Meta lets users post NFTs on Facebook, Insta: How will it work?

    Meta lets users post NFTs on Facebook, Insta: How will it work?

  • Olympic swimmer responds to ‘vulgar’ comments on Instagram photo Aug 30, 2022 02:12 PM IST

    Olympic swimmer responds to ‘vulgar’ comments on Instagram photo

    Olympic swimmer Linda Cerruti has criticised the ‘vulgar’ and ‘sexist’ comments she received on an Instagram picture.

  • Watch: Russian influencer Hasbulla 'almost' knocks out ex-NBA player Shaquille O'Neal Aug 29, 2022 01:54 PM IST

    Watch: Russian influencer Hasbulla 'almost' knocks out ex-NBA player Shaquille O'Neal

    Standing at 3 foot 3 inches, Hasbulla Magomedov takes a keen interest in MMA and his viral TikTok and Instagram videos often feature him training and mock sparring with MMA fighters.

  • Viral post claims stalkers can get your exact location from Instagram. App's response Aug 26, 2022 04:26 PM IST

    Viral post claims stalkers can get your exact location from Instagram. App's response

    "Since a new update, people can find your exact location from Instagram and this is being used by individuals to target people," read a message being circulated on the app.

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