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Instagram's new live video face filters just changed everything

Going live on Instagram is a great way to update your friends and followers on what’s happening — <i>literally</i> as you speak. It’s changed the way we are …

Instagram is adding Face Filters to live broadcasts soon

The war between Instagram and Snapchat rages on, and the newest weapon in Instagram's arsenal is the introduction of Face Filters to Live. So the …

Face Filters Can Now Be Added to Instagram Live Videos

Instagram users can now add face filters to their Instagram Live videos.<p>The Facebook-owned photo- and video-sharing network said in a blog post that …

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Instagram accidentally advertises itself on Facebook with rape threat photo

Instagram is the latest social media platform to have its algorithms accidentally promote hate speech and fail to filter it out. The social media platform used an offensive photo that read, “I Will Rape You” to advertise itself on Facebook, according to <i>The</i> <i>Guardian</i>.<p><i>Guardian</i> reporter Olivia Solon …

Whoops: ISIS Backers Reveal Location on Instagram

So much for Islamic State's reputation for being media savvy. It turns out that hundreds of the group's supporters took to Instagram in recent weeks …

Islamic State (ISIS)

Instagram Live Video face filters will give Snapchat deja-vu

Earlier this year, Instagram added face filters to its service, allowing users to add special effects to their selfies. Those face filters served to …

Instagram enables face filters in live video, adds exclusive filter

Instagram, much like Snapchat, features face filters that add things like glasses, dog features, and more to your face. Unfortunately, you could not …

‘F--kjerry’ sued by teen's dad over Instagram account

The popular Instagram account "F--kjerry," which regurgitates countless memes daily to 12.5 million followers, is being sued for ripping off a …

Now Rihanna (and everyone else) can use goofy face filters on Instagram Live

The slow Snapchat-ification of Instagram continues today with the launch of face filters for Instagram Live. Just like Instagram’s Snapchat-inspired Stories feature, its livestreaming tool now <b>lets users don silly faces and other graphical disguises while they’re broadcasting to their …

Instagram’s ‘Follows You’ Feature Lets You Know If Your Ex Is Stalking You

<b>The app’s latest</b> update finally allows you to see who follows you back. The new ‘Follows you’ feature is currently only available to Android users. …

iOS Apps

Swap from Facebook to Instagram without navigating back to that home screen

Why it matters to you<p>Switching from Facebook to Instagram is getting a bit quicker -- but not the other way around.<p>Using both Instagram and Facebook …

Facebook

Instagram is testing a ‘follows you’ feature on Android

It appears Instagram will finally add a ‘follows you’ feature that makes it possible to see whether another user is following you on the social …

Face filters come to Instagram Live

The next time you go live for your Instagram followers, you'll be able to spice it up with some face filters.<p>The fun filters, stickers, and effects …

Instagram brings face filters to live video

The Snapchat-ification of Instagram rolls on.<p>On Thursday, the Facebook-owned photo site said it's bringing face filters, which superimpose digital graphics like sunglasses or a dog nose on your face, to its live video feature. The filters were already available for photos and Instagram Stories, …

Instagram Adds Face Filters for Live Video

We're living for this.<p>We all have that friend who's so into face filters that when we see them in person unadorned, we can't help but feel their face is sorely lacking in whiskers. With Instagram's new update, this will no longer be the case.<p>A company spokesperson tells <i>Teen Vogue</i> that starting …

Instagram adds face filters to live video

Instagram is making its face filters available for live video streaming through the app, the company announced today. Instagram had introduced face filters, which add visual effects to detected faces, back in May, but until now it was only available on video and images captured first and then …

Apps

Instagram Testing Calamitous Feed-Breaking Layout

Some angry Instagram users are reporting an unwelcome change to the way photos are displayed which is wreaking havoc with their painstakingly curated photo grids.<p>Clicking on a user in the Instagram app brings up a scrollable three-wide grid of images allowing you to browse the user’s posts. Most …

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Brooklyn Beckham and Chloë Grace Moretz say they love each other in Instagram comments

There has been a <i>lot</i> of speculation over whether Brooklyn Beckham and Chloë Grace Moretz are back together over the last couple of months, ever since …

Chloë Grace Moretz

Instagram is adding face filters to live video

As part of its ongoing campaign to slowly morph into Snapchat, Instagram is doubling down on augmented reality features in its app. The latest …

How to Post GIFs on Instagram Using Giphy

Instagram is a great place to share all kinds of fun visuals—except for your favorite GIFs. Instagram won’t let you upload them. Fortunately, the …

GIF Animations

Instagram Adds Filters To Video, Enhances Engagement

Following the lead of rival social networks and messaging services, Instagram is adding face filters to live video.<p>As with similar features, the new …

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Instagram's face filters are now available during your livestreams

The face filters that Instagram swiped from Snapchat are now available on Instagram Live. Starting today, you can add filters before your Live feed airs or during with options that include various crowns and animal ears as well as pilot getup and and nerd glasses. Also, for the next week, a …

Stream yourself in a virtual costume with Instagram’s new live face filters

Why it matters to you<p>Live-streaming on Instagram just got more interesting with the ability to use face filters in real time.<p>Instagram has been able …

Augmented Reality

Rape Threat Sent to Journalist Used as Instagram Ad

Here are some good potential Instagram photos to use in an ad for the platform: Scenic and enviably styled travel pictures. Overhead food shots. …

Fashion

Instagram now lets you add filters and masks in live video too

What would Instagram be without its filters? Unfortunately, for all their popularity, you haven’t been able to use any filters in the increasingly popular live streaming feature – until now.<p>Starting today, Instagram is rolling out the ability to apply filters or masks during live video. Just tap on …

Top 10 WeeklyFstops - Leading Lines

Well, we did it. We have successfully started the weekly Fstoppers photo theme. It was not only great to see so many submissions, but the response …

Photography

Instagram is rolling out a 'follows you' feature to make your friend culls much, much easier

Figuring out whether your boss, crush or—let's be honest—ex is still following you can be a bit of a faff. But, Instagram is rolling out a new …

Why VSCOcam Should Be On Your Smartphone Today

Rating: 0 based on 0 Ratings<p>September 20, 2017 By Michael Moodie<p>Why VSCOcam Should Be On Your Smartphone www.sleeklens.com<p>It’s amazing all the doors …

Instagram's 'follows you' feature reveals your true friends

In what might be one of the most overdue updates of all time, Instagram is finally testing a feature that lets you see if someone is following you directly from their bio. Previously, you'd have to laboriously scroll through your followers list to see if your crush/boss/favorite celebrity cat was …

Instagram adds native profile support for stalkers to see who follows back

One of the biggest complaints about Instagram has always been that you can’t easily see who follows you back. Or at least, it’s one of the oldest …