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Instagram Expands Guides, Upgrades Search

(CNN) - Instagram is expanding on its "guides" feature. The social media platform says creators will now find it easier to find guides. It can be used to recommend favorite products, places, and posts. The feature was introduced back…

Instagram Lets Anyone Go Live For Up To 4 Hours

(CNN) - During the pandemic many workout instructors, musicians, even cooks have turned to social media to connect with their community. Now Instagram is helping them stay connected longer. The platform is extending livestreams from one hour to four.…

Instagram Will Automatically Hide Offensive Comments

(CNN) - Instagram says it is making a change to address online bullying. On Tuesday the social media platform announced it is testing automatically hiding potentially offensive comments. Instagram plans to use artificial intelligence to identify the comments. The…

Amy Schumer Reveals She Has Lyme Disease

(CNN) - Amy Schumer says she has Lyme disease. The actress and comedian shared the news on Instagram on Tuesday. She didn't go into detail about her diagnosis, but asked fans for advice on her current medication and important…

Facebook Removes Roger Stone From Instagram

(CNN) - Facebook is taking down Roger Stone; president Trump's friend and former campaign adviser. Or more accurately, they're taking down his personal Facebook and Instagram accounts. On Wednesday, the social media platform said Stone's accounts were connected to…

Instagram Adds 'Pinned Comments' Feature For All Users

(CNN) - If you're trying to inject some positivity into your Instagram posts, a new featured called 'Pinned Comments' could be just the thing. Instagram began testing the feature in May, but now the social media app is rolling…

Prince Estate Shares Message About Intolerance

(CNN) - The estate of musical artist Prince is sharing a note about intolerance written by the late singer. June 7th would have been Prince's birthday. The estate marked the occasion by posting the handwritten message on Instagram. In…

Facebook Removes Iran Accounts Targeting Americans

(CNN) - Facebook has removed fake social media accounts targeting U.S. politics. The social media giant says the accounts were run out of Iran. The removal is the latest in a series of moves to crack down on misinformation…

LeBron James Posts Tribute To Kobe Bryant

(CNN) - LeBron James breaks his silence on the death of Kobe Bryant. In the lengthy Instagram post, James says he will take on Bryant's legacy as his own responsibility. In the post, which also includes photos of the…

Instagram Will Ask New Users For Their Age

(CNN) - Some people don't like revealing their age, but if you're thinking about signing up for Instagram you'll have to give it up. From now on, the social media app will ask new users their date of birth.…