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PSA: Instagram polls are NOT anonymous

In the latest update for Instagram, the app rolled out a polling feature in its Snapchat clone, which allows a user to ask their followers to vote between two choices. While polls aren’t groundbreaking on social media, (Twitter rolled out polls in 2015), there is one thing different about Instagram polls that you should probably[…]

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Facebook is testing a way for you to share your Instagram Stories directly to Facebook

Facebook really wants people to view Stories on its main app, so much so that the social network is now turning to Instagram to see if its teen-friendly app can get the feature to finally stick.  Instagram is testing a new feature that allows people to share their Story directly to Facebook. SEE ALSO: Facebook’s[…]

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That Instagram hack is shaping up to be way bigger than anyone thought

Turns out we all may be “high profile” in the eyes of Instagram.  A bug in the social media company’s API reportedly allowed hackers to gain access to account holders’ phone numbers and email addresses, with Instagram assuring everyone on Aug. 30 that it was the celebs of the world who were targeted. But that[…]

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That Instagram hack is shaping up to be way bigger than anyone thought

Turns out we all may be “high profile” in the eyes of Instagram.  A bug in the social media company’s API reportedly allowed hackers to gain access to account holders’ phone numbers and email addresses, with Instagram assuring everyone on Aug. 30 that it was the celebs of the world who were targeted. But that[…]

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Oops: An Instagram bug let a hacker access phone numbers and email addresses

What’s shady, possibly wearing a hoodie, and is currently sitting on the stolen personal information of an untold number of high-profile Instagram users? That would be — SURPRISE! — a random hacker. Or several of them.   SEE ALSO: Remotely hacking ships shouldn’t be this easy, and yet … “We recently discovered that one or[…]

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Instagram is finally making albums less awkward

Instagram is finally fixing one of the most frustrating parts about posting multiple photos at once. The app now allows you to add both portrait and landscape photos to albums.  SEE ALSO: Use your Instagram to make money — here’s how Previously, the app only allowed you to upload multiple photos as square images.  This[…]

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Use your Instagram to make money — here’s how

Just to let you know, if you buy something featured here, Mashable might earn an affiliate commission. You already spend tons of time each day on Instagram. What if you could also use that time to grow your business and even make some money? It’s totally possible, but you’re probably not going to be able[…]