Instagram Category

April 10, 2019

Facebook has a three-part plan for tackling ‘problematic’ content

Facebook has faced intense scrutiny over the past couple of years for how it handles issues like harassment, hate speech and the spread of misinformation. Though it’s attempted to manage them, clearly the company is still struggling and has faced a l…

April 10, 2019

7 Annoying Instagram Issues and How to Fix Them

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Over the years, Instagram has gradually transformed from being a photo-sharing platform to a full-fledged social network. With built-in instant messaging, a dedicated video service, and more, Instagram is now laden with every social tool you’d need. However, in the process of evolving into a social media destination, Instagram has failed to fix some common annoyances. Thankfully, however, people have developed workarounds to these. Here are some annoying Instagram issues and how to fix them. 1. Putting Multiple Links in Your Bio Instagram has a strict policy against links. You can only have a single link in your bio and…

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April 1, 2019

5 places to buy super Instagrammable plants

Where is everyone on Instagram getting these gorgeous plants?
Even if you denounce influencer culture, you have to admit that the social validation of a good selfie is intoxicating. Whether you posed in front of the bright pink wall in West Hollywood…

April 1, 2019

Facebook removes over 1,000 pages ahead of India’s election

Facebook announced today that it has removed 1,126 Pages, groups and accounts ahead of India’s general election. Most of the accounts, which were based in India and Pakistan, were flagged for “coordinated inauthentic behavior.” In total, Facebook rem…

March 31, 2019

Instagram verification will make you Public Enemy No. 1

This piece is part of an ongoing series exploring what it means to be a woman on the internet. 

In a folder on my phone called “PUBLIC FIGURE,” I save screenshots of some of the most outrageous messages strangers have sent me since …