Instagram to Let Users Download Their Content
Instagram, which is owned by Facebook, is preparing a tool that will eventually make it simpler for users to download all the photos, videos, messages, and other content they've uploaded to the imaging-based social network. "We are building a new data portability tool," said Instagram in an email to Reuters. Specifics concerning how the tool might work and when it might be released were not revealed. The news arrives as Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg spent the last two days answering Congress' questions on Capitol Hill in the fallout of the Cambridge Analytica scandal. The social network has taken steps the last few weeks to ensure users have easier access to and control over their own data.
Facebook Makes Sweeping Changes to Data Collection Policies as It Admits Cambridge Analytica Breach Impacted 87M
Facebook today made significant changes to its platform as it continues to deal with the fallout from the Cambridge Analytica breach. To start, the company now believes Cambridge Analytica was given improper access to the data of as many as 87 million people, mostly U.S.
Instagram Intros Live Video and Disappearing Photos
Instagram today announced two new features for its mobile app that expand how people can share photos and videos. First, the social network is marking the debut of live video within Instagram Stories.
Sharing Photos to Instagram from the iPhone Just Got Easier
Instagram has updated its iOS application with an important new feature that will improve the picture-sharing experience. Instagram version 8.2 enables share extensions, which make it possible to share photos to Instagram from within other apps.
Instagram Users Can Now Follow Hashtags
Instagram today rolled out a new tool that allows people to follow hashtags in addition to individual accounts. The idea is to make it easier to discover photos, videos, and people.
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