Instagram’s new features show ambition to become real-time news source

Instagram has announced a new ‘explore’ page for its app featuring trending tags and places as well as a “more powerful search” to help users sift through the 70 million-plus photos and videos posted on it every day. According to a …

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Letsell lets Instagram users buy and sell in 8 countries

Letsell, an app by Brazilian company Gerencianet that makes it possible to buy and sell products using Instagram, is available for free on Google Play and Apple’s App Store. With an initial investment of around $53,000, it has been released in eight countries, including the US, UK, Spain and Germany, …

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Instagram launches standalone collage app

Instagram launched a standalone app inspired by “visual storytelling” called Layout, which lets users combine multiple photos into a collage that is shareable on Instagram and Facebook. Users can select up to nine photos from their camera roll and the app …

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Facebook dominates 2014 app download, with LINE making cash

The “app superpowers” of Japan, South Korea and the US collectively generated more revenue in 2014 than the rest of the world combined, highlighting their ability to monetise even as the market saturates and download growth slows, according to App …

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Facebook dominates 2014 app download, with LINE making cash

The “app superpowers” of Japan, South Korea and the US collectively generated more revenue in 2014 than the rest of the world combined, highlighting their ability to monetise even as the market saturates and download growth slows, according to App …

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Instagram hits 300M users, announces verified badges

Instagram has announced that the photo-sharing app’s user base has exceeded 300 million, overtaking Twitter’s 284 million users, with 70 million photos and videos being shared on it each day. It was also announced that verified badges, like Twitter and Facebook, …

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