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Back in 2018, Instagram launched its longform video brand IGTV. We're less than a month into 2020 and maybe the most prominent way to access IGTV is going away. TechCrunch reported Saturday that Instagram would remove the IGTV button that appears at the top right corner of users' home screens in the main Instagram app. The reason? Nobody was voluntarily tapping that button, an Instagram spokesperson told TechCrunch. ...
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by on December 5, 2019
We are announcing a few updates in our continued effort to build a safer experience for the youngest members of our community. Asking for Your Date of Birth Starting today, we will be asking for your date of birth when creating an account on Instagram. According to our Terms of Use, you must be at least 13 years old to have an account in most countries. Asking for this information will help prevent underage people from joining Instagram, help us keep young people safer and enable more age-...
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by on October 16, 2019
Close on the heels of making it easy for users to spot phishing scams, Instagram is tightening its grip over third-party access to user data. The Facebook-owned photo-sharing social network is now adding a new feature that allows individuals to “manage all of the third-party services they connect to their Instagram account.” The option can be accessed by heading to Settings > Security > Apps and Websites. ...
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