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Instagram, now owned by Facebook, is a massively popular social photo sharing network that's more recently expanded into video and messaging as well. With Instagram you can take photos, scale and crop them down to a square aspect ratio, rotate, add blur, filters, and framing, and post them to your timeline or send them directly to friends. You can also record crop, filter, and post video.

Currently Instagram supports direct posting to both Twitter and Facebook. You can also use the Photo Map feature in Instagram in order to view all of your photos in a map view. Over time Instagram has added more filters and more editing tools for users to take advantage of. In order to compete with other photo sharing services and replacement Camera apps, Instagram has added more and more powerful editing tools to ensure it's your one stop shop for taking, editing, and sharing your images. Recent updates to the Instagram app itself have included advanced editing options such as exposure, sharpening, warmth, saturation, and more.

Instagram videos can be anywhere from 3 to 15 seconds in length. You can either take a new video or import existing video and select the portions you'd like Instagram to use. You can then add filters just as you would to a still photo. Most recently, the direct messaging feature of Instagram lets you send private photos and videos to your friends without having to post them to your Instagram timeline.

Instagram has yet to ship an iPad-optimized version, though the iPhone version can be run on the iPad.

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Mar 23, 2017 Two-factor authentication comes to Instagram
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How do I set up and use Instagram's new two-factor authentication feature? Two-factor authentication is now available to everyone. This tool adds an extra layer of security to your Instagram account by requiring a code every time you log in. Tap the gear icon on your profile and choose Two-... Continue Reading →
Mar 07, 2017 Instagram adds location-based geostickers to Instagram Stories
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Instagram Stories now features location-based geostickers. Instagram is introducing a fun new feature to its Instagram Stories platform; users can now add location-based "geostickers" to their Stories. The stickers are only available in New York City in the U.S. and Jakarta in Indonesia, but... Continue Reading →
Feb 22, 2017 You can include multiple photos in an Instagram post – here's how!
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Instagram has a huge new update, but how exactly can you upload more than one photo at a time? Since the beginning of time (like, 2010), Instagram as only allowed people to upload one photo per post. At first you could only post your images in the square format, but after a few updates, the... Continue Reading →
Jan 17, 2017 How to use Live video on Instagram [UPDATED!]
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Let there be live! Here's everything you need to know about streaming Live video on Instagram. Update: Instagram Live is now available worldwide. Let the streaming begin! Instagram has added a live feature to their increasingly popular Instagram stories – and it appears that it is now live... Continue Reading →
Jan 11, 2017 Instagram Stories gets skippable ads
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Skip, skip, skip to my lou! After Instagram rolled out its Stories feature that eerily mirroed Snapchat's, I figured it was only a matter or time before ads began to appear. Turns out, they popped up a hell of a lot faster on Instagram, because it looks as though skippable ads have already... Continue Reading →
Jan 10, 2017 How to upload Live Photos to Instagram
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I love the look of my Live photo when it's playing, so how can I post it live to Instagram? Live photos are ridiculously cool for a number of reasons: 1) They're kind of like what would happen if a GIF and a video had a lil' baby. 2) You can now edit and add filters to them just like any... Continue Reading →
Dec 08, 2016 #RIP2016 … but say hello to your to your #2016BestNine!
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What is #2016BestNine and how can I make my own?! Remember last year (in the far-away time of 2015), how everyone had those 9 photo collages on their Instagram pages? Almost everyone had one, and whether you were Kylie Jenner boasting your billion likes to your billions of followers, or your... Continue Reading →
Dec 06, 2016 Instagram updates to make *you* feel safer!
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Trolls, spammers, and unwanted followers, be-gone! Instagram's got your back with their latest update that adds an extra layer of safety to your profile. Instagram has always given you the option to make your profile public or private, and deleting and blocking IG comments has always been easy,... Continue Reading →
Nov 16, 2016 Five reasons Instagram Stories are actually kinda better than Snapchat
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After spending a bit of time with Instagram's new Stories feature, does it actually even hold a candle to Snapchat? Well, yeah… It kinda does. Snapchat has quickly become one of the world's favorite social media platforms with nearly 150 million active users every day who spend their time... Continue Reading →
Oct 25, 2016 Comic: 15 Years of iPods!
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Oct 20, 2016 Five ways to master the Stand Ring on Apple Watch (and have fun doing it)
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Apple Watch not giving you credit for standing and moving around? Here are five things you can do to fix that! The first few days I wore my Apple Watch, the Stand Ring and I were at war. I tend to work both sitting and standing throughout the day, but kept missing that key Stand hour. With the... Continue Reading →
Oct 19, 2016 Instagram makes strides towards mental health support and awareness
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Passionate about ending the stigma surrounding mental illness and reaching out to those who really need it? Instagram is, too. When it comes to social media and mental health, things can get a bit tricky. Some may swear that apps like Instagram keep them connected and grounded in the real world... Continue Reading →
Sep 30, 2016 You could be featured on iMore's Instagram!
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We're on the lookout for beautiful, interesting, hilarious, and all-around awesome Apple photography to feature on iMore's Instagram! Are you following iMore on Instagram? You should be! Check out our Instagram account at @imoregram @sjvivs was featured! Now this is how you tackle a Monday... Continue Reading →
Aug 09, 2016 iMore show 520: Equally infuriated
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The iMore show brings you everything you need to know about the week in iPhone, iPad, Watch, TV, Mac, and Apple! Rene explains putting the 'More' in iMore: Part deux, Georgia quizzes him on Apple's new security bounty program, and Mikah and Lory talk Snapchat Stories, no, Instagram Stories, no... Continue Reading →
Aug 02, 2016 Instagram just added a Snapchat-style story feature
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What are Instagram Stories? Instagram is rolling out a new slideshow-sharing feature that's best described as nearly identical to Snapchat stories. Instagram rolled out an update to its app Monday with some unassuming release notes: Little did we know, hidden among those performance... Continue Reading →
Jun 30, 2016 How to get the best time-lapse video with Hyperlapse
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How do you create time-lapse and stabilized videos on your iPhone? With Instagram's Hyperlapse! Instagram's oft-overlooked companion apps are actually quite useful — not only do they feature easy integration with Instagram itself (duh), they're also good tools to use for image editing and video... Continue Reading →
Jun 23, 2016 Instagram's 'Explore' tab gets more personal with recommended video channels
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Finding videos you like in Instagram should now be a little easier thanks to the latest update to the app's Explore section. Continue Reading →
Jun 21, 2016 Instagram is now used by 500 million people
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Instagram has announced that the popular social network is now used by 500 million people, and that a majority of those folks access it every day. Continue Reading →
Jun 06, 2016 Instagram makes posting from other apps easy with new share extension
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Instagram users rejoice: you can now share photos and videos directly to the service from any other app that supports share extensions. Continue Reading →
Jun 03, 2016 As Instagram continues crackdown, some third-party apps stop working
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Many third-party Instagram apps have ceased working with the service following the rollout of new rules affecting API access. Continue Reading →
May 14, 2016 iMore show 509: Snazzy Ex-Instagram
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The iMore show brings you everything you need to know about the week in iPhone, iPad, Mac, and Apple! On this episode Mikah talks Instagram's new look, Serenity suggests some weekend binges, Rene goes over our music listening workflows, and Georgia gets us to answer all your questions! Oh, and we... Continue Reading →

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Instagram introduces Collections aka the newest feature for your saved posts

What are Collections and how the heck do they work? Instagram: Starting this week, you can save posts into private collections. Last year in December, Instagram introduced a feature that allowed users to save posts so they could view them at a later time. This tool was great if you were...

Is Instagram secretly banning users without telling them?

Have you noticed that the number of likes on your profile has gone way down? Then you may have been shadow banned. It's not news that Instagram has changed drastically in the last year. From algorithm reboots to new logos to a shiny new layout, Instagram is a whole world away from how people...

How to save and share videos from the Clips app

How do you save and share all the videos you make in Clips? With the Share Sheet, of course! If a video stays in the editor, is it ever really seen? Luckily, Apple's new Clips app makes it so easy to save and share your videos, you'll never have to find out. How do you save your Clips to your...

Snapchat Stories, Instagram Stories... Facebook Stories? Facebook launches 24-hour filter and effect app

What the heck is Facebook Stories and how can I use it? The Instagram community has shown us that it can be fun to share things that disappear after a day, so in the main Facebook app we're also introducing Facebook Stories, which lets you share multiple photos and videos as part of a...

Two-factor authentication comes to Instagram

How do I set up and use Instagram's new two-factor authentication feature? Two-factor authentication is now available to everyone. This tool adds an extra layer of security to your Instagram account by requiring a code every time you log in. Tap the gear icon on your profile and choose Two-...

Instagram adds location-based geostickers to Instagram Stories

Instagram Stories now features location-based geostickers. Instagram is introducing a fun new feature to its Instagram Stories platform; users can now add location-based "geostickers" to their Stories. The stickers are only available in New York City in the U.S. and Jakarta in Indonesia, but...

You can include multiple photos in an Instagram post – here's how!

Instagram has a huge new update, but how exactly can you upload more than one photo at a time? Since the beginning of time (like, 2010), Instagram as only allowed people to upload one photo per post. At first you could only post your images in the square format, but after a few updates, the...

How to delete your Instagram account (after saving your photos)

How do I save my photos and delete my Instagram account? There's a support page for that! Updated February 2017 with new information on how to save your photos. So you wanna say goodbye to your Instagram account do ya? Well you've come to the right place! There are plenty of reasons why someone...

How to use Live video on Instagram [UPDATED!]

Let there be live! Here's everything you need to know about streaming Live video on Instagram. Update: Instagram Live is now available worldwide. Let the streaming begin! Instagram has added a live feature to their increasingly popular Instagram stories – and it appears that it is now live...

Instagram Stories gets skippable ads

Skip, skip, skip to my lou! After Instagram rolled out its Stories feature that eerily mirroed Snapchat's, I figured it was only a matter or time before ads began to appear. Turns out, they popped up a hell of a lot faster on Instagram, because it looks as though skippable ads have already...

How to upload Live Photos to Instagram

I love the look of my Live photo when it's playing, so how can I post it live to Instagram? Live photos are ridiculously cool for a number of reasons: 1) They're kind of like what would happen if a GIF and a video had a lil' baby. 2) You can now edit and add filters to them just like any...

#RIP2016 … but say hello to your to your #2016BestNine!

What is #2016BestNine and how can I make my own?! Remember last year (in the far-away time of 2015), how everyone had those 9 photo collages on their Instagram pages? Almost everyone had one, and whether you were Kylie Jenner boasting your billion likes to your billions of followers, or your...

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