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Discussion sparked around social media community standards, following Tommy Robinson Facebook ban
The world’s biggest social media platform has spoken out about community standards. This follows the much-talked-about removal of a profile reportedly linked to “organised hate”. Facebook and Instagram announced on Tuesday February 26 that the accounts of Tommy Robinson would be removed. This has been welcomed by many and... Read more
Instagram announce changes to approach on self-harm content
Social media giant, Instagram, has vowed to do more to “support and protect” the most vulnerable people who use the app. Head of Instagram, Adam Mosseri, has shared exactly what his team is changing about their approach. In a blog post, posted on Thursday February 7, he revealed four... Read more
This is how Instagram is improving accessibility for users with visual impairments
Instagram has announced that it will introduce new improvements, making the app more accessible for people with visual impairments. Yes, the app is all about imagery and video content – but now Instagram is making big steps to better support visually impaired users. Screen readers will now be able... Read more
Instagram Launches Layout Collage App
Popular image sharing app Instagram, has just launched a new app called Layout. The new app is designed to help users create image collages before sharing them on their social networks. Layout is initially only available for iOS on iPhone. It won’t be long before Android receive their version... Read more
Turn Instagram Photos Into Temp Tattoos With Picattoo
Everybody is a shutterbug! I receive stacks of pics from all my friends on a daily basis, mainly through Instagram. It’s great that you can share you artistic pictures in numerous ways these days; from social websites to email and app sharing. Now you can share your pictures in... Read more
The Best Viral Moments Of 2014 That Broke The Internet
2014 was certainly the year of the selfie, with celebrities like Kim Kardashian and Beyonce stealing the limelight when it came to Instagram and Twitter. However, who can forget the amazing Oscar selfie courtesy of Ellen DeGeneres or the scandal involving naked pictures and numerous celebrities like Jennifer Lawrence... Read more
Instagram Purge Spam Accounts
The extremely popular photo-sharing app, Instagram, has erased millions of accounts that they believed to be posting spam. In the process this has angered, nay, outraged many of  the app’s legitimate users. There are many people who have lost a stack of followers who have criticised the action, some have... Read more
How to Rearrange Instagram Filters
Here at Techbeat, we reported last week that Instagram had announced a, well needed, update for both the iOS and Android app. Top of the change-log list was the addition of five new filters.  All of these take a more subtle approach to enhancing your images. There is a... Read more
Instagram Updated with 5 New Filters & New Design
Photo apps are great aren’t they? Take Instagram for instance. The app started out as a small platform with a few features, now it has more fresh tweaks and filters than you can shake a stick at. The new update also features a fresh design and a lots of... Read more
Instagram Hits 300 Million Mark
The Facebook owned, photo-sharing social network, Instagram, announced on Wednesday of this week that it has more than 300 million users at the same time unveiling a new system to authenticate it’s celebrity members. The new update means that Instagram has for the first time overtaken it’s rival, Twitter.... Read more
Secret App Hacked, Reveals Anonymous Identities‏
Secret is a new hit US mobile app, based on the idea of Twitter and Instagram, without the profile, name or any identity. This allows users on Secret to expose different “secrets” that they would otherwise never speak about on the Internet. Like most cases with anonymity, Secret has... Read more
Supermarket Fails Exposed On Instagram
Thanks to social networking sites like Instagram, mistakes rarely go unnoticed. These photos have been captured by some savvy shoppers who just had to share the supermarkets’ blunders for everyone else to enjoy! Read more
#Fatkini – Promotes Self Acceptance Through Instagram
Plus sized women tired of being bombarded with images of super skinny celebs, have sparked a new Instagram trend, confidently posing in bikinis and sharing their photos with the hashtag ‘Fatkini’. Participants are hoping that by creating hype on Instagram, it will lead to a more tolerant attitude towards... Read more
Flaw In Instagram Leaves iPhones Vunerable
Instagram is a great social networking tool for keeping in touch with friends and relatives through the media of images.  But is you account safe?  Not as much as you want it to be, I think.   An Instagram user has recently uncovered a serious flaw in the iOS version... Read more
The Cutest Pair On Instagram!
Be prepared, the following images are seriously cute and are guaranteed to melt any heart! Baby Eisleigh and Clyde the puppy are practically the same age, with only a couple of weeks between them. They are the best of friends and do everything together. Perhaps the most incredible thing... Read more
The Reality Behind Instagram!
Instagram is awash with seemingly perfect images of everyone’s holiday, wedding or latest arrival, whether that be a baby, a puppy or a cat. However, if you take away the filters, effects and practised poses, what are you left with? Check out the following gallery to find out!   Read more
This is the Most Liked Instagram Photo Ever
When Kim Kardashian posted a photo of her and new hubby Kanye West kissing on their wedding day, they stole the crown of most liked Instagram picture from Justin Bieber and Selena Gomez. Within 24 hours of Kimye posting the photo of their wedded bliss, it had received a... Read more
Adidas App For Printing Your Instagram Pics Onto Shoes
Sports giant Adidas has just tantalised folks with their, yet to be released, Photo Print app.  The app will allow you to custom design the Adidas ZX Flux trainer with your own Instagram photos. The app will be made available on both iPhone and Android.  It will let you... Read more