Instagram may have been key tool in Russia’s manipulation of U.S. voters
19 December 2018 | 5:20 am
Renee DiResta, New Knowledge's director of research, discusses the results of a new report commissioned by the Senate Intelligence Committee about Russian interference in U.S. elections.
10 Oct 2019
Users will only be able to message people from their “Close Friends” list on Instagram. Messages sent to those who have not yet downloaded the app will go to the person’s regular DM inbox. The app will directly compete with Snapchat as a means of private messaging for young people.
17 Oct 2019
Justin Bieber has found himself in legal hot water after posting a photo of himself on Instagram.
22 Oct 2019
The former First Lady has long advocated for Americans to live active lives. In the picture, the 55-year-old 'Becoming' author can be seen doing a lunge with an exercise ball.
25 Oct 2019
Instagram will use ‘False Information’ label to flag fake news. The new update will inform users when a post contains misinformation.
13 Nov 2019
Adam Mosseri, the head of Instagram, recently announced the platform’s decision to start hiding post likes in the United States. Starting this week, a limited number of users will be able to see the likes they receive, but unable to see likes on other people’s posts.
14 Nov 2019
Like or Dislike? Instagram to test hiding "likes" in the US
19 Dec 2019
German companies and political parties paid for an online popularity boost. Who bought likes on Facebook, Instagram and YouTube usually remains hidden from the public, but poor programming brought the details to light.
4 Feb 2020
The policy would remove posts that promote fake cures for the virus.
15 Apr 2020
Lateef Adedimeji was recently on Instagram live and his girlfriend joined and they started exchanging words on the Instagram live and they kept at it. An even many have tagged “Staged” Lateef Adedimeji blasted her and asked why they can’t settle the fight privately instead of the ’embarrassment on Instagram live’. This didn’t go down well with some Nigerians who took out time to call her out on twitter.
Davido unfollows everyone on Instagram, Twists and turns in the rape allegation against D'banj and more
20 Jun 2020
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27 Jun 2020
The coronavirus is spreading at an enormous pace in Pakistan. Analysts say the government's inaction and mismanagement of the virus has worsened the outbreak.
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In Germany, there has been much criticism of World Cup host Qatar for discriminating against the LGBTQ community. But when it comes to soccer, is Germany a good role model?
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The trial opens in Ivory Coast over the 2016 jihadist attack at the Grand Bassam beach resort outside Abidjan.
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