Instagram Stories: News

14 Dec 2022

Instagram

Instagram rolls out Twitter-like 'Notes' and BeReal clone 'Candid Stories'

Instagram has rolled out a series of new features that could set the tone for a big 2023 for the company.

30 Sep 2022

Instagram

Instagram's new 'Notes' feature lets users share thoughts in short

Instagram has caught its users by surprise with an unexpected feature. The new facility is called 'Notes.'

24 Sep 2022

Instagram

Now you can post up to 60-second-long uninterrupted Instagram Stories

Instagram has been talking about consolidating its video products for a while.

27 Jul 2022

Bollywood

After new pictures go viral, Shamita, Raqesh formally announce breakup

Shamita Shetty and Rakesh Bapat, one of the most adored television couples, officially announced their breakup on Tuesday.

13 Jul 2022

Mahendra Singh Dhoni

See photos: Saif Ali Khan meets MS Dhoni, Gordon Greenidge

Bollywood actor couple Saif Ali Khan and Kareena Kapoor Khan went to watch the first ODI match between India and England in London.

11 Nov 2021

Instagram

Instagram Subscriptions in-app purchase spotted on Apple App Store

Instagram is reportedly gearing up to launch a subscription model to benefit the creators on the app.

22 Oct 2021

Facebook

Instagram allows posting via website, launches 'Collabs' for posts, Reels

Following the news of Facebook's rebranding, its subsidiary Instagram has finally added the ability to create posts from its website.

12 Oct 2021

Facebook

Instagram testing new system to notify users of service outages

Facebook and its subsidiary platforms, including Instagram and WhatsApp, appear to have learned a valuable lesson from the recent worldwide service outage, although we suspect the same cannot be said for its learnings from whistleblower Frances Haugen's testimony.

14 Sep 2021

Facebook

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.

06 Aug 2021

Instagram

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.

27 Jun 2021

Instagram

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.

10 Mar 2021

Instagram

Instagram Captions feature will transcribe audio within your Stories

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

11 Jan 2021

Bollywood

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?

08 Jan 2021

Instagram

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.

07 Jan 2021

Virat Kohli

'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.

06 Jan 2021

Facebook

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.

03 Jan 2021

Mumbai

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.

28 Dec 2020

Twitter

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.

18 Nov 2020

South Korea

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.

01 Nov 2020

India

YouTube star Bhuvan Bam tests positive for coronavirus

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

06 Oct 2020

Facebook

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

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

06 Aug 2020

Bigg Boss

'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.

23 Jul 2020

Twitter

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.

13 Jul 2020

Instagram

'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.

26 May 2020

Madhya Pradesh

'Crime Patrol' actor Preksha Mehta commits suicide at 25

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

14 May 2020

Bollywood

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.

01 Apr 2020

Hollywood

'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.

13 Nov 2019

Facebook

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.

08 Oct 2019

Instagram

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.

18 Sep 2019

India

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

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

12 May 2019

Facebook

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.

12 Apr 2019

Facebook

Why Instagram showed strangers' Stories to users

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

14 Mar 2019

India

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.

09 Feb 2019

Facebook

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.

23 Jan 2019

iOS

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.

30 Nov 2018

Facebook

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.

25 Oct 2018

Virat Kohli

'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.

29 Sep 2018

Facebook

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.

05 Aug 2018

Android

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.