Instagram suffers another global outage, reason unknown

San Francisco: Facebook-owned photo messaging app Instagram suffered a major global outage that hindered app logins, page refreshes, commenting on posts and uploading content on the platform. Users started experiencing issues with Instagram at 11.30 p.m. ET. According to Down Detector, users in India, US, UK, South America, Japan and Australia were subject to the outages, […]

Data of Instagram influencers leaked, traced to India

San Francisco: Personal data of millions of celebrities and influencers stands exposed on Instagram in a massive database that has been traced to Mumbai-based social media marketing firm Chtrbox, TechCrunch reported on Monday. The database containing 49 million records of several high-profile influencers, including prominent food bloggers, celebrities and other social media influencers were found to […]

Instagram testing to hide ‘Like’ counts on posts

San Francisco: To channelise user-focus on sharing better and sensible content on its platform, Facebook-owned photo-messaging app Instagram is planning on hiding the ‘Like’ counts for posts on its app. Spotted by reverse engineer Jane Manchun Wong, the feature, currently in internal testing, would restrict visibility of the number of likes on the post only to […]

Facebook denies cyber attack as Whatsapp, Instagram, Messenger suffer outage

New Delhi: Facebook ruled out a cyber attack on its products Whatsapp, Instagram and Messenger, which suffered service outage for hours on Wednesday. Users across the globe experienced problems sending messages on Facebook’s messaging apps Messenger and Whatsapp. The social networking giant’s image-sharing website Instagram also suffered service disruptions. After users reported about the inconvenience […]