Instagram is rolling out anti-bullying features

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Instagram is rolling out anti-bullying features.Image: LightRocket via Getty Images Instagram is taking further steps to tackle bullying on its platform. The social network is employing machine learning to help proactively detect bullying in photos, which will then be reviewed by a human moderator. SEE ALSO: Ignore the backlash — HUJI is still good An […]

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Instagram enables support for third party authenticator security apps

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Multiple ways to authenticate.Image: LightRocket via Getty Images About time, Instagram. On Tuesday, Instagram announced several changes intended to improve security for its 1 billion users. Among the changes is the ability to use third party authenticator apps to log in to Instagram, including DUO Mobile and Google Authenticator. Instagram did not previously support this […]

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Burger King just showed how valuable Instagram stories are for brands

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More burgers, more money, more grams.Image: lola & Sarah There are two plausible reactions to a new Instagram campaign from Burger King. The first: Dope, burgers!  The second: Dang, brands are about to clog up my Stories feed. SEE ALSO: Don’t forget: Instagram is creepy, too Spanish Burger King used Instagram Stories’ polling feature to […]

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Busted! President Trump photographed on golf course during vacation that’s not a vacation

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It seems like just yesterday President Trump was making headlines for starting a nuclear war with North Korea. Obviously his “fire and fury” comment is what dominated headlines, but the real purpose of his meeting Tuesday with Secretary of Health and Human Services Tom Price and acting Director of National Drug Control Policy Richard Baum […]

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Boomer Phelps’ Instagram is the best thing about social media these days

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Instagram reality vs Instagram expectation.Image: mashable composite: boomerrphelps/instagram If social media usage ever becomes an Olympic sport which is truly not that unthinkable at the rate were moving there will be but one participant worthy of a gold medal: Boomer Phelps. The one-year-old son of Olympic legend Michael Phelps and his wife,Nicole, first captured the hearts […]

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Popular social media sites ‘harm young people’s mental health’

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Poll of 14- to 24-year-olds shows Instagram, Facebook, Snapchat and Twitter increased feelings of inadequacy and anxiety Four of the five most popular forms of social media harm young peoples mental health, with Instagram the most damaging, according to research by two health organisations. Instagram has the most deepening young peoples feelings of inadequacy and […]

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