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Facebook Home Adds Integration for Instagram, Tumblr and More

Facebook Home Adds Integration for Instagram, Tumblr and More

Facebook is acknowledging that most smartphone owners want a broader view of the social-networking universe, not just a window to planet Facebook. Starting Thursday, the company is incorporating Flickr, Pinterest, Tumblr, and Instagram content into the Facebook Home lock screen experience, marking the biggest modification ...

Instagram to Feature Advertisements Within a Year

Instagram to Feature Advertisements Within a Year

When Emily White joined Instagram from parent company Facebook in March, her first order of business was to push Chief Executive Kevin Systrom into a room. "For the first two weeks, I locked him into a conference room and I said, 'This is all about getting the mission on paper,' " Ms. White recalled. Two weeks later, Mr. ...

Instagram Adds 50 Million Users in 6 Months, Hits 150 Million Total

Instagram Adds 50 Million Users in 6 Months, Hits 150 Million Total

Instagram revealed its user base for the first time back in January, and after topping 100 million users February 26th a blog post on Sunday says its community has grown to "more than 150 million people capturing and sharing moments every month". That means it's added 50 million users in the last six months, growth that's ...

Instagram Acquires Video Sharing App Luma

Instagram Acquires Video Sharing App Luma

Instagram has just made its first acquisition, buying both the team and technology of Y Combinator company Luma (formerly known as Midnox). Luma created a video-capture, stabilization and sharing app, which will be shut down soon. In fact, one source tells us Luma’s stabilization technology is already live in Instagram. ...

Instagram Now Lets You Import Videos From Your Library

Instagram Now Lets You Import Videos From Your Library

Instagram has just been updated to version 4.1 — the first major release since video landed in the Facebook-owned photo-sharing app. With this update, users can now import video from their library, and iOS users can take advantage of a photo straightening feature. The most important change, however, is that users of ...

Instagram is Deleting Images (and Accounts?) Uploaded via Windows Phone

Instagram is Deleting Images (and Accounts?) Uploaded via Windows Phone

While Vine, Flipboard, and Path have all promised Windows Phone 8 support, one particular app is still missing: Instagram. Nokia has tried to pressure Facebook into building an Instagram Windows Phone app, but so far users have had to resort to third-party applications. Instance, a popular unofficial Windows Phone Instagram ...

Why Do Social Networks Increase Stress?

Why Do Social Networks Increase Stress?

It's hard to remember life before social media. How did we ever know what our distant, high school friends' kids looked like? Or what they cooked their family for dinner? Or the fabulous places they visited on their (seemingly) bi-monthly tropical vacations? Although Facebook and Twitter feel almost ubiquitous today, ...

Facebook Hires Washington D.C. Liaison for Instagram

Facebook Hires Washington D.C. Liaison for Instagram

Politicians likely fall at the bottom of your list of must-follow personalities on Instagram, which perhaps explains why the Facebook-owned app for sharing photos and videos is looking to hire someone to assist these public figures with image-crafting techniques. The social network is hiring a "Political Outreach Manager" ...

Path, Vine, Flipboard, Hipstamatic Coming to Windows Phone 8; Instagram is M.I.A.

Path, Vine, Flipboard, Hipstamatic Coming to Windows Phone 8; Instagram is M.I.A.

As Nokia lifted the lid on its new Lumia 1020, a 41-megapixel beast of a smartphone, a number of app-related news nuggets piggy-backed on this announcement in New York earlier on Thursday. First up, Path – the private social network with a 150-friend limit – has revealed that due to uber-popular demand, it’s finally ...

Shelly Palmer Radio Report – July 11, 2013

Shelly Palmer Radio Report – July 11, 2013

Since Instagram launched its video feature, the team over at Vine has been working overtime to prove why the original micro-video app is the one that you want. Last week, Vine pushed out its biggest update yet. The Vine team has completely re-thought the service, and now allows you to mark uploads as public or private – ...