Instagram 5.1 debuts as faster, more responsive app

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Instagram has announced a new version of its Android app which promises to be faster, more responsive, and cleaner than ever. Rolling out as a 5.1 release, the size of the app has been cut in half versus previous versions. Thanks to a simplified layout, Instagram now works just as well on ...

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First look at how ads will appear on your Instagram feed

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So you want to see what Instagram has planned for your feed in terms of feed advertisements. Behold. It’s a terrible, intrusive, and invasive manner and we hate it already.  Actually, scratch that.  It’s none of those things and we’re actually keen on what’s happening. ...

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Instagram: Look for “occasional ad” in your feed

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Instagram on Thursday confirmed what some of you have been dreading: advertisements in your photo (and video) feeds. A post on the company blog says that, in order to be sustainable, they’ll be soon putting little ads within your social experience. The spots are expected to come from ...

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Instagram 4.1 released with video import; video support for Ice Cream Sandwich included in update

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Instagram announced on Wednesday that a new 4.1 version of the popular app is available for Android and iOS. Key among the changes for this release is the ability to import your videos from the gallery on your smartphone. Additionally, the app now sees Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich added to ...

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Instagram debuts ‘Photos of You’ feature

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Instagram announced on Thursday that it will soon introduce a new feature to the Android and iOS versions of the popular photo sharing application. Set to take effect on May 16th, the “Photos of You” feature will go live for those running the 3.5 release of Instagram. Introducing ...

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Full Instagram experience comes to the web

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Kevin Systrom, Co-Founder of Instagram, today announced the launch of Instagram on the Web. Once limited to your smartphone app and browser app for viewing photos on your feed, you can now access your feed from any web enabled device. This means your home PC, notebook, or tablet get the same ...

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Instagram 3.0 debuts on Android

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Instagram today announced a new version of their popular Android (and iOS) application which adds in a number of handy features.  This particular release (3.0) centers around the common theme of browsing experience, most notably with the debut of Photo Maps and redesigned user profiles. Deals, ...

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Five for Friday: Instagram alternatives and companion apps

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This week we look at five apps that can enhance your Instagram experience if not replace it altogether.

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Instagram notches 5 million Android downloads in first week

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If you needed proof that Android users were anxious to get their hands on Instagram then we’ve got it for you.  According to figures in the Google Play Store, Instagram has eclipsed 5 million downloads already and is headed to 10 million.  The numbers are quite remarkable when you ...

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