Articles about Instagram Stories

Instagram says it's developing a new Favorites feature

14 Sep 2021

Instagram says it's developing a new Favorites feature

To date, Instagram users have no choice but to see what the algorithm shows them at the top of their feeds. That could change soon since the Facebook-owned social media platform has confirmed it is developing a new feature called Favorites.

TikTok confirms that it is testing a new Stories feature

06 Aug 2021

TikTok confirms that it is testing a new Stories feature

On one hand, Twitter has discontinued its "stories" feature called Fleets while on the other hand, popular short video app TikTok has confirmed that it is developing a feature called TikTok Stories that should work just like Instagram Stories.

Instagram is testing Feed post uploads via website on desktops

27 Jun 2021

Instagram is testing Feed post uploads via website on desktops

Earlier this month, Facebook-owned image sharing platform Instagram was spotted developing features that would allow users to upload content directly from a computer.

Instagram Captions feature will transcribe audio within your Stories

10 Mar 2021

Instagram Captions feature will transcribe audio within your Stories

Instagram is testing a new feature called Captions which transcribes the audio of Instagram Stories.

Shahid Kapoor seeks 'fun' roles after wife Mira's rant

11 Jan 2021

Shahid Kapoor seeks 'fun' roles after wife Mira's rant

After delivering some critically-acclaimed performances, Shahid Kapoor is now looking to play easy roles. Wondering why?

After being trolled, Rajiv deletes pictures with Rhea Chakraborty

08 Jan 2021

After being trolled, Rajiv deletes pictures with Rhea Chakraborty

Television presenter-actor Rajiv Lakshman has deleted his pictures with fellow actor Rhea Chakraborty, which triggered a controversy earlier today.

'Stop this now': Anushka Sharma slams photographer for invading privacy

07 Jan 2021

'Stop this now': Anushka Sharma slams photographer for invading privacy

Actor Anushka Sharma lost her cool last evening after an entertainment portal published a picture of herself and her husband Virat Kohli, without permission.

Instagram testing new carousel-like layout for Stories on desktops

06 Jan 2021

Instagram testing new carousel-like layout for Stories on desktops

Instagram has been testing a new design to improve the experience of viewing Stories on the desktop.

Mom-to-be Kareena Kapoor shares a glimpse of her 'dream home'

03 Jan 2021

Mom-to-be Kareena Kapoor shares a glimpse of her 'dream home'

Actor Kareena Kapoor Khan, who is expecting her second child with her husband, actor Saif Ali Khan, has shared a sneak peek from her new Mumbai apartment, which is currently being redesigned.

Farah Khan and Vikrant Massey's social media accounts hacked

28 Dec 2020

Farah Khan and Vikrant Massey's social media accounts hacked

Choreographer-director Farah Khan and actor Vikrant Massey on Monday said the security of their social media accounts has been compromised and efforts are on to restore their profile.

Twitter Fleets launched globally; Audio Spaces coming to select users

18 Nov 2020

Twitter Fleets launched globally; Audio Spaces coming to select users

Twitter has launched a new feature called 'Fleets' worldwide, after initially testing it in India, Brazil, Italy, and South Korea.

YouTube star Bhuvan Bam tests positive for coronavirus

01 Nov 2020

YouTube star Bhuvan Bam tests positive for coronavirus

Popular comedian and YouTube personality, Bhuvan Bam, has tested positive for the novel coronavirus.

Instagram gets interesting new features on its 10th birthday

06 Oct 2020

Instagram gets interesting new features on its 10th birthday

Instagram, the popular photo-sharing platform under the umbrella of Facebook, has turned 10 years old.

I need to breathe: Sooraj Pancholi quits Instagram, deletes posts

22 Aug 2020

I need to breathe: Sooraj Pancholi quits Instagram, deletes posts

Bollywood actor Sooraj Pancholi has announced he is taking a break from Instagram, as he feels "suffocated."

'Bigg Boss' fame Asim Riaz attacked, shares video of injuries

06 Aug 2020

'Bigg Boss' fame Asim Riaz attacked, shares video of injuries

Former Bigg Boss contestant and model Asim Riaz has sustained multiple injuries after he was allegedly attacked by some unknown persons.

Kim Kardashian opens up on Kanye's struggle with bipolar disorder

23 Jul 2020

Kim Kardashian opens up on Kanye's struggle with bipolar disorder

Kim Kardashian West on Wednesday addressed growing concerns over her husband, rap star Kanye West's mental health, asking fans and media to show compassion and empathy toward their family.

'On my deathbed', said Divya Chouksey before succumbing to cancer

13 Jul 2020

'On my deathbed', said Divya Chouksey before succumbing to cancer

Just a day before she lost a hard-fought battle with cancer, actor/model Divya Chouksey penned a heartbreaking note on Instagram, telling fans and admirers she is short of time and wished for another life without suffering.

'Crime Patrol' actor Preksha Mehta commits suicide at 25

26 May 2020

'Crime Patrol' actor Preksha Mehta commits suicide at 25

Television actor Preksha Mehta committed suicide on Monday night. She was 25 years old.

Legends don't die: Ira pens emotional note for Amos Paul

14 May 2020

Legends don't die: Ira pens emotional note for Amos Paul

Aamir Khan's daughter Ira has shared a heartfelt note in remembrance of the superstar's late assistant Amos Paul.

'The Society' actor Olivia Nikkanen (21) tests positive for coronavirus

01 Apr 2020

'The Society' actor Olivia Nikkanen (21) tests positive for coronavirus

Actor Olivia Nikkanen, known for her roles on TV shows such as Supergirl and Netflix's The Society, says she has been diagnosed with the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) disease.

Soon, you'll get a TikTok like tool for Instagram Stories

13 Nov 2019

Soon, you'll get a TikTok like tool for Instagram Stories

The virality of TikTok - and its recent expansion into education - has shaken the entire video-sharing space.

Pregnant with second child, Lisa Haydon shares gym selfie

08 Oct 2019

Pregnant with second child, Lisa Haydon shares gym selfie

Bollywood actor Lisa Haydon is expecting her second child and if her first pregnancy told us anything, it is that the 33-year-old tries to keep her Instagram followers up-to-date on her maternity diaries.

Instagram Music launches in India: Here's how to use it

18 Sep 2019

Instagram Music launches in India: Here's how to use it

Finally, you can add music to your Instagram Stories, videos, and Boomerangs.

You'll be able to share song lyrics as Instagram stickers

12 May 2019

You'll be able to share song lyrics as Instagram stickers

Instagram appears to be working on a new kind of Story sticker, one that would show lyrics of a song on something you post.

Why Instagram showed strangers' Stories to users

12 Apr 2019

Why Instagram showed strangers' Stories to users

Another day, another example of Facebook's poor grip on the data of its users.

WhatsApp, Instagram, Facebook not working for many users: Details here

14 Mar 2019

WhatsApp, Instagram, Facebook not working for many users: Details here

In a major surprise, Facebook's entire family of apps, including WhatsApp and Instagram, appears to have gone down for some users.

Why are Instagram users not happy with it?

09 Feb 2019

Why are Instagram users not happy with it?

In a small but notable change, Instagram has stopped showing the list of Story viewers in the 'Highlights' section of the platform.

Now, share Netflix movies, shows as Instagram Stories: Here's how

23 Jan 2019

Now, share Netflix movies, shows as Instagram Stories: Here's how

Netflix is launching a handy new feature, one that would let you share title arts directly to Instagram Stories.

Now, you can control who can see your Instagram Stories

30 Nov 2018

Now, you can control who can see your Instagram Stories

Ever since Instagram took off, users have been asking for some privacy-focused features to share photos with a select circle rather than all of their followers.

'What a man'! Anushka is all hearts for Virat's achievement

25 Oct 2018

'What a man'! Anushka is all hearts for Virat's achievement

Virat Kohli got the nation buzzing on Wednesday after he became the fastest cricketer to score 10,000 ODI runs.

WhatsApp is working on bringing ads to its iOS app

29 Sep 2018

WhatsApp is working on bringing ads to its iOS app

According to reliable leaker WABetaInfo, WhatsApp is already working to implement ads on its iOS app.

You can soon view YouTube/Instagram videos in WhatsApp itself

05 Aug 2018

You can soon view YouTube/Instagram videos in WhatsApp itself

WhatsApp is set to bring its picture-in-picture (PiP) mode to Android with YouTube and Instagram integration. It will allow users to view Instagram and YouTube videos in a mini window in the WhatsApp app itself.

Priyanka posts Nick Jonas, brother Siddarth's picture captioning 'favorite men'

27 Jun 2018

Priyanka posts Nick Jonas, brother Siddarth's picture captioning 'favorite men'

Priyanka Chopra, who is enjoying her homecoming with Nick Jonas in Goa, has called her rumored beau one of her "favorite men".

Instagram allows re-sharing of posts as stories

19 May 2018

Instagram allows re-sharing of posts as stories

Instagram has launched a new feature that allows users to re-share someone's post as a story.

Over 75 billion WhatsApp messages sent on December 31

04 Jan 2018

Over 75 billion WhatsApp messages sent on December 31

WhatsApp achieved a new milestone this New Year's Eve. Over 75 billion messages were sent by users on the Facebook-owned app.

You can soon post Instagram Stories directly on WhatsApp!

04 Jan 2018

You can soon post Instagram Stories directly on WhatsApp!

Facebook-owned popular image sharing platform Instagram is soon rolling out a feature to allow users to post Instagram Stories directly as a WhatsApp Status.

Third-quarter Results: Facebook reports best quarter while Tesla, the worst!

02 Nov 2017

Third-quarter Results: Facebook reports best quarter while Tesla, the worst!

Facebook posted its third-quarter earnings, and it looks like the social media giant has had its best quarter so far.

Facebook is going bullish on Instagram's revenue potential

26 Jul 2017

Facebook is going bullish on Instagram's revenue potential

Facebook threw a curve ball when it, without any prior notice, decided to report solely GAAP earnings last quarter.

Instagram hits the 700 million user mark

28 Apr 2017

Instagram hits the 700 million user mark

Facebook-owned photo and video sharing platform Instagram just reached the milestone of having 700 million monthly active users.

Facebook beating Snapchat at its own game?

14 Apr 2017

Facebook beating Snapchat at its own game?

In eight months, Instagram's new Snapchat-copied feature 'Stories' has attracted 200mn users, compared to the 161mn Snapchat managed to gain in five years.