Instagram New Logo

Hate Instagram’s new logo? Here’s how to get the old one back on your iPhone

By on May 13, 2016 at 9:50 AM.

Hate Instagram’s new logo? Here’s how to get the old one back on your iPhone

Facebook-owned Instagram rolled out an updated version of its mobile app earlier this week and it has been making waves ever since. This is the biggest update Instagram has released in quite some time, and it includes a floor to ceiling redesign that users absolutely love. The new look of Instagram’s app is sleek and modern, adopting the flatter look that’s so trendy these days. But Instagram also included a redesigned app icon with its big update, and the Internet absolutely hates it.

Well, if you’re one of the users who can’t stand the look of Instagram’s new app icon, we’ll show you how to get the old one back on your iPhone in just a few seconds, with no jailbreaking or other hacks required. More →

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The entire world is still tearing Instagram’s horrible new look apart

By on May 12, 2016 at 9:00 PM.

The entire world is still tearing Instagram’s horrible new look apart

Nobody likes change, and the tech community in particular seems to be especially averse to any sweeping or even minor changes made to software that they love.

So when Instagram yesterday released a completely redesigned iPhone app, alongside a brand new app icon, the blogosphere revolted in immediate disgust. While most people seem to have positive things to say about the actual app update, Instagram’s new app icon has generated no shortage of negative and, at times, hilarious feedback.

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Instagram App Logo Update

A deep dive into the new Instagram logo everyone hates

By on May 12, 2016 at 2:36 PM.

A deep dive into the new Instagram logo everyone hates

Instagram released a major app update earlier this week for iPhone and Android that brought some user interface changes as well as a major icon design change. Unsurprisingly, Instagram fans freaked out when they saw the logo change. That’s certainly understandable; after so many years of pressing that tiny skeuomorphic image of a Polaroid camera, the new logo is jarring to say the least.

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Instagram Update

Instagram releases completely redesigned iPhone app

By on May 11, 2016 at 10:11 AM.

Instagram releases completely redesigned iPhone app

Surprise: Instagram just released a major update to its iPhone app that completely changes the look of the world’s most popular photo-sharing app. We saw some hints that the Facebook-owned app was testing a pretty dramatic redesign, and early peeks at the new layout were universally praised by users. It looks like the redesign was so well-received that Instagram decided to move forward, and the new design is now available to all iPhone users. More →

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Facebook Instagram Kid Hacker

10-year-old who got $10,000 for hacking Instagram reveals his other feats

By on May 5, 2016 at 8:25 PM.

10-year-old who got $10,000 for hacking Instagram reveals his other feats

What were you doing when you were just 10 years old? Were you able to find any software bugs and win a boatload of cash for it? I sure wasn’t, but a Finnish boy named Jani recently told Facebook about an Instagram bug would let anyone delete comments inside the app. The social network rewarded him with $10,000 for his discovery.

It turns out that Jani is not only good with computers already, but he has a great sense of humor. More →

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What Instagram looks like when you have 8 million followers

By on January 13, 2016 at 5:55 PM.

What Instagram looks like when you have 8 million followers

An interesting video making the rounds on the web showcases what it’s like to post something on Instagram when you have a following that numbers in the millions. Spotted by TechCrunch, we’re directed to the following Facebook video from Demy De Zeeuw, a Dutch soccer player who runs a popular soccer-oriented Instagram account called 433 with over 8 million followers.

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Instagram Likes Top Friends

New app lets you see who likes your Instagram pics the most

By on January 4, 2016 at 1:33 PM.

New app lets you see who likes your Instagram pics the most

How many times were you involved in a conversation with your friends and family about liking each other’s pics on Facebook or Instagram? Some people take this meaningless social interaction pretty seriously, though I guess it’s pretty clear where I stand on on the matter. If you’re interested in analyzing the likes your Instagram photos receive – or you have friends who might appreciate a service like this – you should check out a brand new app that can do all of the heavy lifting for you. More →

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Climate Change Photos

Moving Instagram account lets you follow along as humans destroy the Earth

By on December 22, 2015 at 8:25 PM.

Moving Instagram account lets you follow along as humans destroy the Earth

Watching our planet crumble around us has never looked so beautiful.

It’s difficult to dispute the impact humans have had on Earth, and the damage isn’t slowing down. While progress continues to be made thanks to increased efforts surrounding renewable energy, electric vehicles and other endeavors, mankind has much work to do if it hopes to reverse the years of negative impact modern technologies have had on the climate. And now, a project on Instagram looks to open our eyes to the causes and effects of global warming with stunning photography captured by professional and amateur photographers across five continents. More →

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Facebook Instagram Virtual Reality App

I’m finally starting to understand Facebook’s grand plans for virtual reality

By on November 19, 2015 at 9:45 PM.

I’m finally starting to understand Facebook’s grand plans for virtual reality

Every time I’ve laughed at one of Mark Zuckerberg’s decisions, he’s made me look foolish. I remember being very skeptical of Facebook’s decision to buy up virtual reality headset maker Oculus Rift last year but a new report from Variety is making me understand just how cool Facebook’s plans for virtual reality could be. More →

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