9-year-old Instagram star Lil Tay returned to social media to memorialize ‘father figure’ XXXTentacion

Lil Tay and XXXTentacion were apparently communicating with each other before he died.Lil Tay/YouTube; mpi04/MediaPunch/IPX/AP The 9-year-old Instagram star returned from her social media disappearance to memorialize XXXTentacion, the 20-year-old rapper shot and killed Monday in Miami. She…

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This Fashion Brand Grew On Instagram With Help Of Celebs, Relatable Models

If you’ve heard any of rapper Cardi B‘s recent string of hits, you know the woman has expensive taste. The Bronx-born star loves Balenciaga, Prada and Gucci. But true fans know that for years she’s been one of the…

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XXXTentacion predicted his ‘tragic death’ in an Instagram video

“I want to make sure that my life made at least five million kids happy” XXXTentacion foresaw his own “tragic death” yesterday in a eerily prescient Instagram video. The 20-year-old rapper, real name Jahseh Onfroy, was gunned down by…

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Instagram plotting new music stickers feature

The new code suggests users will soon be able to add music to Stories It looks like photo sharing app Instagram is plotting a new feature which will allow users to add music to their Stories. TechCrunch reports that…

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Instagram vs. Facebook – Why Instagram Seems to be the Clear Winner

In the year 2012, Facebook made a huge spend amounting to $1 Billion. The reason? It went ahead to buy the not-so-popular, photo-sharing app Instagram! But why would Facebook spend so much on an app which wasn’t even…

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You Can Now Screenshot Instagram Stories Again

For the last few months, Instagram has been testing a new feature notifying people when someone took a screenshot of one of their stories. This was a feature cribbed from Snapchat. Because anything Snapchat does, Instagram has to try…

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Instagram expects New York to house up to half its engineers — eventually

Instagram recently opened its New York office, and plans to house up to 50 percent of its engineering staff there. New York allows a change of scenery for people in the Bay Area who want to relocate and…

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First look at Instagram’s self-policing Time Well Spent tool

Are you Overgramming? Instagram is stepping up to help you manage overuse rather than leaving it to iOS and Android’s new screen time dashboards. Last month after TechCrunch first reported Instagram was prototyping a Usage Insights feature, the Facebook…

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3 Ways to Immediately Get More ROI From Your Instagram Marketing

While popularity for social media platforms like Facebook, Twitter and Snapchat has begun to wane, more and more brands have begun shifting ad spend to Instagram. Whether it be for Instagram Story ads, newsfeed ads or influencer marketing,…

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Why Instagram gives one employee the ‘axe’ every week

Workplace culture can have a huge impact on employee happiness. That’s why Instagram’s co-founder and CTO Mike Krieger says his company uses a unique exercise to boost morale. In a recent interview with The Player’s Tribune, Krieger explains…

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