7 Tips for Making Your Instagram Stories Stand Out

It’s hard to imagine anything easier than posting a story on Instagram. After all, it only takes a few seconds and three taps to take a photo or video and immediately share it on your profile. Especially as Stories are often seen as the unpolished antidote to many users’ curated Instagram feeds.But there’s more to Instagram Stories than meets the eye. When used properly, they are an incredible tool for driving engagement with your followers, building connections with other users,

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How to Post Images to Instagram Directly From Lightroom

Adobe Lightroom is the preferred photo enhancement tool for photographers. Instagram is the social media where most of the tribe flocks. But still there is no way to directly post a photo to Instagram from Lightroom—unless you use a third-party shareware Lightroom plug-in that bridges the two tools.LR/Instagram helps you work on Lightroom and then post the photo directly to your Instagram account. Remember, Adobe Lightroom is now Adobe Lightroom Classic CC. The process to install a plug-in is still the same: use

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Instagram Makes it Easy to Follow People by Scanning ‘Nametags’ by @MattGSouthern

Instagram is reportedly in the process of rolling out a new feature which is similar to Snapchat’s QR codes.The new “Nametags” will make it easier to follow people on Instagram that you meet in real life, and easier for them to follow you back.Instagram will generate an image that is unique to each user. Another user can then scan the image with the Instagram app to automatically follow that person.At least one user has reported seeing this feature in the

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How to Publish Images From Lightroom to Instagram Directly

If you’re a photographer that does most of your editing in Lightroom 3 Reasons All Photographers Should be Using Adobe Lightroom 3 Reasons All Photographers Should be Using Adobe Lightroom A lot of people aren’t quite sure where Lightroom fits into things. It’s an image editor… but it’s not as good as Photoshop? Here’s everything explained. Read More , with the use of a little plugin, you can also publish your photos straight into Instagram right from your desktop. If

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Instagram to Feature Carousel Ads in Stories by @MattGSouthern

A new ad unit is coming to Instagram stories, as advertisers can now feature up to three pieces of media per stories ad.Stories ads will display multiple pieces of media in a carousel-style format, similar to stories you would see posted by any of your Instagram contacts. Users can tap through, swipe back and forth or pause the content.Previously, Instagram stories ads were limited to either one photo or one video. Now they can feature either three of the same

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Instagram Introduces Type Mode for Text-Based Stories by @MattGSouthern

Instagram continues to build on its popular stories feature with an update geared toward text-only stories.Now stories can be published without a photo or video. Type mode allows users to create messages using a variety of typefaces and backgrounds.Type mode can be accessed from the camera screen with an option under the record button reading “Type.” Simply select type mode and write a message.From there, different text styles can be selected from the top of the screen. Text styles include

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5 New Instagram Hacks to Fix Annoying or Missing Features

Over 800 million people use Instagram every month, making it one of the biggest social networks around. There’s a lot more to it than sharing photos though. Check out these apps that take your Instagram to the next level. Instagram has added several new features 10 New Instagram Features You Need to Know 10 New Instagram Features You Need to Know Instagram initially made a name for itself with its filters, but the social network keeps adding new features —

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Who unfriended me on Facebook?

Who unfriended me on Facebook? There’s nothing worse than wondering if someone you care about quietly snuck out the back door of your digital life. Except, of course, that feeling that comes after you confirm they have unfollowed you, and you’re left wondering what post, photo, or caption finally pushed them over the edge. There are all sorts of reasons why you may want to find out who is unfollowing you on social media. Maybe you’re concerned about your personal

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How to Post to Instagram from Your Computer

Instagram has never made it priority to help users upload images from their computers, but that doesn’t mean it can’t be done. We’ve got a clever and completely safe workaround that will have you uploading content from your computer in no time.If you’re snapping photos on your phone and sharing them immediately with friends, this probably isn’t of much interest to you, as you’re using the Instagram workflow exactly how Instagram intends you to use it. If, on the other

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Hacker Found Ways To Hack 20 Million Instagram Accounts

Hacker Found Ways To Hack 20 Million Instagram Accounts The security safety consultant, Arne Swinnen discovered vulnerabilities in Instagram through which any hacker can hack 20 Million Instagram Accounts. Hence, the Instagram owner the social media giant Facebook paid Arne Swinnen (@arneswinnen) $US5000 for reporting the loopholes. Security safety Consultant Arne Swinnen discovered vulnerabilities in Instagram authorization system. According to the security experts, the lack of authentication control together with the vulnerability that allows a direct reference to the object

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