Bella Hadid apologised for Instagram story that insulted parts of the Arab community

2019-06-18 09:18

An Instagram story posted by Palestinian-American model Bella Hadid on Sunday sparked controversy over a perceived offence to Saudi Arabia and the UAE.

Instagram went down

2019-06-14 08:15

It's not just you: The Facebook-owned photo-sharing app is apparently having a bit of a meltdown. This story is developing.

A 27-year-old blogger's behind-the-scenes photo shows how easy it is to fake a glamorous picture on Instagram

2019-06-06 21:06

London-based blogger Laura J Hyatt told INSIDER that Instagram is "not always as glamorous as it might seem."

Apple scrubs iTunes social media accounts amid rumours it's shutting down the service

2019-06-03 13:01

Facebook and Instagram account pages were empty on Sunday as the tech giant prepares a MacOS overhaul at its developer conference on Monday.

This graph shows that time spent on Facebook is flatlining, with no growth in sight

2019-05-29 14:04

According to a report from eMarketer, the average daily time spent on Facebook by US adult users fell by 3 minutes in 2018.

Here are all the major US tech companies blocked behind China's 'Great Firewall'

2019-05-24 08:32

Although Huawei has only recently been banned in the US, China has long blocked major US tech companies like Facebook and Google from operating there.

An Instagram travel couple with nearly 500,000 followers shared what their photos look like before and after editing

2019-05-18 20:50

Marie Fe and Jake Snow told Insider exactly what goes into creating their beautiful, romantic images.

This is how much money Kim Kardashian gets for a single Instagram post

2019-05-10 06:32

Kim Kardashian West revealed in a lawsuit just how much she demands to be paid for sponsored Instagram posts and endorsement deals.


Instagram keeps a detailed list of everything it thinks you're interested in — here's how to find it

2019-06-15 16:15

Instagram shares the data it collects about the topics you're supposedly interested in, and the company apparently has no idea what I like.

There's a fake video showing Mark Zuckerberg saying he's in control of 'billions of people's stolen data,' as Facebook grapples with doctored videos that spread misinformation

2019-06-12 11:05

A deepfake video making the rounds on Instagram shows Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg saying he's in control of "billions of people's stolen data."

Instagram 'self-harm' posts give rise to copycat behaviour

2019-06-09 21:30

According to researchers self-harm isn't usually suicidal, but people who engage in self-harm are at increased risk for suicide.

South Africans can finally sell their stuff directly on Instagram – here’s how

2019-06-05 20:01

Instagram shopping is now live in South Africa – as long as you have a business account with Facebook.

Instagram is changing the way brands make clothing, and it's leading to some head-scratching designs

2019-05-31 11:31

The trend of impractical yet visually alluring clothing is becoming more popular thanks to social media and the desire to go viral.

WhatsApp’s new ads could endanger your privacy

2019-05-28 14:21

“Advertising isn’t just the disruption of aesthetics, it insults your intelligence and interrupts your train of thought."

A teenage Instagrammer is being criticised for smashing the nose off a 200-year-old Polish statue for a video

2019-05-20 19:57

She has since apologised for vandalising the historic sculpture, saying that she doesn't know why she did it.

Instagram quietly killed its standalone messaging app before some people even had a chance to use it

2019-05-16 13:41

The Instagram app was rolled out to a limited selection of countries in 2017.

"This man tried to 'cut' my hair as part of an Instagram prank while I was shopping"

2019-05-10 15:08

The world is too scary a place for women, which is why playing certain pranks on strangers should be off limits.

Instagram experiments with hiding 'likes' from your newsfeed

2019-05-01 18:29

The goal was to create a 'less pressurised environment.'

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