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Apple’s new Clips app is taking the fight to Instagram and Snapchat

Apple’s new Clips app is taking the fight to Instagram and Snapchat We’re living in the golden age of short-form video.Between Instagram, Snapchat and, up until recently, Vine, it’s never been easier to create and share customized video.

Special toilet paper is how one fashion blogger handled all her potty-mouthed trolls

Special toilet paper is how one fashion blogger handled all her potty-mouthed trolls It's a tale as old as time: girl starts Instagram account, gets several hundred thousand followers, signs sponsorships and gets mobbed by trolls.With a little bit of work and a lot of printing, Nasti found a way to stick those terrible social media thoughts where the sun don't shine.

Instagram is testing offline functionality

Instagram is testing offline functionality The company is experimenting with offline experiences for users in countries that have low bandwidth, according to a session description on the agenda for Facebook's upcoming F8 developer conference.According to the description for the session, titled "Building Offline Experiences for Instagram," the company is "testing offline experiences that keep the Instagram experience consistent and let people consume and engage with content, even if they don’t have service.

Instagram had a crazy 2016. With 1 million advertisers, here's what's up in 2017.

Instagram had a crazy 2016. With 1 million advertisers, here's what's up in 2017. 2016 was the "defining year for Instagram," says James Quarles, Instagram's VP of Business.On Wednesday, Instagram announced it had reached 1 million monthly active advertisers, up from 200,000 a year ago.

The #CupBlowingChallenge is about to blow up your timeline

The #CupBlowingChallenge is about to blow up your timeline It's been a while since a viral challenge really caught on, but teens may have finally found their new #BottleFlip, #AndysComing or #MannequinChallenge with the help of plastic cups.The #CupBlowingChallenge has been taking off on both Twitter and Instagram this week, and it looks like this one's really here to stay.

Now 1 million advertisers strong, in-app booking is coming to Instagram

Now 1 million advertisers strong, in-app booking is coming to Instagram On Wednesday, the social media platform shared that the ability to book a service without leaving Instagram is coming before the end of 2017.Just last year, Instagram was only home to 200,000 active advertisers.

Relive moments from live videos on Instagram

Relive moments from live videos on Instagram Part of the fun is reliving moments of pure joy, sheer humiliation and inside jokes.“We are excited by how our community is using live video to connect with their friends and followers in the moment,” says Instagram in the blog post on the update.

How dealers are using Instagram to sell cannabis to travelers in India

How dealers are using Instagram to sell cannabis to travelers in India They hunt down travelers through geo-tagged photos and hashtags on Instagram and turn them into potential buyers, Hindustan Times reports.The charas is then delivered to customers either in person or via Speed Post, the government-run courier service.

Kendrick Lamar teases new album and now we're so excited

Kendrick Lamar teases new album and now we're so excited It's been almost exactly a couple years since Kendrick Lamar dropped To Pimp A Butterfly, the Compton rapper's world-stopping third studio album.The post is a simple "IV" image, a reference to what will be his fourth studio album, with no comment.

Memes don't just look good on the internet, they also look good on your eyelids

Memes don't just look good on the internet, they also look good on your eyelids We aren't sure, but we do know that the results are impressive as heck.The trend was started by non-binary makeup artist Jenny, and it has since blossomed into something truly grand.

Instagram is rolling out new safety features, will blur ‘sensitive content’

Instagram is rolling out new safety features, will blur ‘sensitive content’ Sometime soon, Instagram plans to start blurring out “sensitive photos and videos” from your feed or a user’s profile.Moreover, the app has made two-factor authentication available to everyone, helping you keep your account safe.

Instagram will soon censor sensitive content in your feed

Instagram will soon censor sensitive content in your feed The app will soon begin to blur out photos and videos that have been deemed "sensitive.It's not clear what types of "sensitive" content will earn your post the new treatment.

See No Evil: Instagram To Blur 'Sensitive' Posts

See No Evil: Instagram To Blur 'Sensitive' Posts But starting soon, the photo-sharing service will begin blurring photos and videos that contain “sensitive” content.“While these posts don’t violate our guidelines, someone in the community has reported them and our review team has confirmed they are sensitive,” Instagram CEO Kevin Systrom wrote in a blog post.

Chance the Rapper sat in on a third grade math class and it looked really fun, TBH

Chance the Rapper sat in on a third grade math class and it looked really fun, TBH The verdict is in: Yes, math can, in fact, be fun.Addition, multiplication, and subtraction are all on the day's menu, and none of the students look even a little mad about it.

This week in apps: Mario 'runs' onto Android, Uber for teens and a Google search redesign

This week in apps: Mario 'runs' onto Android, Uber for teens and a Google search redesign It's a lot, so you may have missed some of the best new apps out there.If you're looking for more, make sure to check out last week's instalment.

More than 20 students suspended after liking a threatening photo on Instagram

More than 20 students suspended after liking a threatening photo on Instagram North Carolina high school students recently posted an Instagram photo with a caption threatening a shooting at their school and both the students behind the post and the users who hit that heart button are facing punishment, NBC Charlotte reports.The post resulted in more than 20 students suspended from Bradford Preparatory School in Charlotte last week.

Wiz Khalifa is getting called out for these Instagram pics by Pablo Escobar's grave

Wiz Khalifa is getting called out for these Instagram pics by Pablo Escobar's grave Wiz Khalifa has caused upset after paying tribute to Colombian drug lord Pablo Escobar in his hometown Medellin.The US rapper posted a number of images on his Instagram account.

Facebook Stories are a thing now because nothing is sacred

Facebook Stories are a thing now because nothing is sacred The update not only pushes you to use Facebook's new camera feature but puts friends' stories — yes, it's called Facebook Stories — at the top of your News Feed.The update, which is rolling out now, consists of three features: Facebook Camera, the Snapchat-like camera the company has been testing in Ireland and Brazil, Facebook Stories, and Direct, a dedicated space for messages exchanged via the new in-app camera.

2 dogs just had an incredible engagement photoshoot so the rest of us might as well give up

2 dogs just had an incredible engagement photoshoot so the rest of us might as well give up We get it, you're so in love and the photographer made both of you look like you have very nice skin.But it's not every day that you see two dogs have an engagement photoshoot.