We recently reported that like Amazon, Mark Zuckerberg is interested is using drones as satellites to areas of the world without internet access. Now Facebook has bought the virtual reality company Oculus for $2 billion, and not everybody’s happy about it.
Like them or not, there’s more proof that selfies aren’t going away any time soon. Georgia Institute of Technology and Yahoo Labs researchers looked at 1.1 million photos on Instagram and found that pictures with human faces are 38 percent more likely to receive likes than photos with no faces. They’re also 32 percent more likely to attract comments.
Warning Instagrammers: you might want to stop taking so many pictures of your food. New research out of BYU finds that looking at too many pictures of food can actually make it less enjoyable to eat.
The US' Internal Revenue Service claims to have caught a pair of serial ID fraudsters by using some simple detective work on an Instagram picture of a steak and cheese dinner.
The wildly popular photo-sharing application Instagram is used by millions of people around the world. Nevertheless, the social media phenomenon is often dismissed as a trivial pastime.
Instagram has started releasing its usage figures following reports that the photo sharing site was hemorrhaging users over privacy concerns.
Instagram has been hit with a class-action lawsuit following its decision to change its terms of service.
Following yesterday's outcry over Instagram's radical changes to its terms of service, the company's attempting to reassure users.
In an astonishing demonstration of nerve, Instagram has declared that from next January it has the right to use your name and photos for anything it likes - including selling them to third parties for use in ads.
Just weeks before accepting a $1bn offer from Facebook, Instagram CEO Kevin Systrom agreed to sell the company to Twitter - but then changed his mind, according to a report.
As promised, Twitter has added Instagram-style features to its service, allowing users to edit photos and apply filters.
Facebook-owned Instagram has disabled a feature that allowed Twitter users to view full versions of photos on the social network. Without Twitter Cards, pictures now appear distorted or cropped.
Projecteo is part projector and part Instagram hack.
Let's face it, nobody can ever see enough sepia-tinted photos of somebody else's vacation, which is why Instagram is making it easier to share them by launching web profiles.
Google is squaring up to Instagram with the acquisition of San Diego-based Nik Software, maker of the Snapseed photo-editing software.
An Instagram-connected digital photo cube appears to be the next Ouya on Kickstarter.
Life goes on, IPO or no IPO, and yesterday Facebook released a new Camera for iOS app that allows users to shoot, filter and share photos.
Hold your horses - that billion-dollar Instagram acquisition has to face some hoops before it becomes official.
It's being reported that Twitter also had eyes on the social platform that was recently acquired for $1 billion.
Facebook has announced that it is acquiring Instagram for a cool $1 billion in cash and shares.