Instagram’s latest feature isn’t one from Snapchat

Instagram’s latest feature isn’t one from Snapchat

For the first time in a long while, Instagram finally introduces a feature that is not inspired by Snapchat. With the latest Instagram app update, users can now post up to 10 photos or videos as a single carousel post on Instagram. Now instead of combing through your camera roll looking for that million dollar Instagram-perfect shot, you can have a “album” of photos in one post and scroll through it. How to post more than one photo/video To upload more than one photo/video post, simple click on the multiple upload icon…

Instagram now lets you like a comment or turn it off in a post

Instagram now lets you like a comment or turn it off in a post

Shortly after launching the live video and vanishing post feature, Instagram is definitely not resting on its laurels with its new product updates announced today. New Comment Control Features With the new app update, users can now choose to turn on and off the comments section for each individual post. Simply tap on “Advanced Settings” before posting the image to turn the comment on/off. You can also choose to turn on the comments later if you desire. You can also now “Like” a particular comment by tapping on the heart…

Instagram adds live video and vanishing photos to take on Snapchat

Instagram adds live video and vanishing photos to take on Snapchat

After weeks of rumors, Instagram is finally updating its app to include live videos in its Instagram Stories and vanishing photos and videos for direct messaging. Live video in Instagram Stories lets you comfortably share you videos and have it disappears once you stop broadcasting. To start live video, simply swipe right from the feed to enter the Stories mode and tap on “Start Live Video” button. You can broadcast for up to 1 hour and your Instagram friends will get notification of you online. According to Instagram, 300 million people…

Instagram brings ZOOM to its iOS app

Instagram brings ZOOM to its iOS app

Voyeurs (you know who you are) rejoice! Instagram has announced in a tweet today that the latest Version 9.2 of the Instagram app on iOS will allow users to pinch and zoom onto an image or video! This feature will be available on the news feed, on profiles and on the Explore tab. Simply tap and pinch into the picture to zoom into its full glory! Besides the pinch and zoom feature, a new low light button is now also available for Instagram Stories to capture better photos and videos in the…

Instagram changes logo to reflect its growth

Instagram changes logo to reflect its growth

Instagram has came a long way since the app was first created 6 years ago. What began as an app to edit and share photos with filters has transformed into a social network with over 300 million active users. Over the years, Instagram iconic retro brown polaroid camera icon with rainbow stripes became instantly recognizable and yet the same time feels a little dated. After adding millions of new users and accepting a billion dollar buyout by Facebook, Instagram needed a new look to keep up with its evolution. In a…

Improved search comes to Instagram

Improved search comes to Instagram

One of the biggest complaint about Instagram is its lacklustre search function. Today, Instagram announced two major updates to the service which promise to improve the search experience on the platform. Better exploration The new explore tab now displays real-time trending tags, places and even hashtags. There will also be new curated collections that will be updated by Instagram with accounts from influencers, musicians to interesting places. Enhanced Search Ever wanted to know what is happening at a certain location (say Pan Pac Singapore)? Now Instagram allows you to search by…