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Instagram fake followers

Instagram purges fake followers and threatens to take action against users

November 19th, 2018

It should come as a surprise to absolutely no one that some Instagram users get massive followings on the Facebook-owned service through the use of trickery that includes everything from following and then unfollowing others — after they got a follow back — and through the use of third-party apps that promote inauthentic likes, follows …

Instagram Anti-Bullying

Instagram introduces tools to limit online bullying

October 10th, 2018

While the tech world was busy discovering Google’s newest toys, Instagram on Tuesday announced the introduction of new safety features meant to reduce online bullying and encourage the spread of kindness. No, seriously, that’s what Instagram wants to do going forward, according to a blog post penned by Instagram’s new chief executive, Adam Mosseri.

New Instagram head

And now it’s official – the guy who once ran Facebook’s News Feed will now lead Instagram

October 1st, 2018

It was widely expected, and now it’s official. Adam Mosseri, the guy once in charge of Facebook’s algorithmically-powered, fake news-packed, enigmatic News Feed, is getting a promotion from Instagram VP to taking charge of the photo-sharing app altogether following the sudden departure of its founders. We told you last week that with Kevin Systrom and Mike …

Instagram founders step down

With founders out, Instagram is poised to turn into Facebook 2.0

September 25th, 2018

If you’re a fan of Instagram, and many hundreds of millions of you are, there are plenty of reasons to be worried about a pair of resignations that came out of nowhere Monday night, sent tech Twitter into a tizzy and signaled the arrival of a significant new chapter for the biggest social networking company …