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Instagram: Online photo-sharing and social networking service
Instagram is an American photo and video-sharing social networking service owned by Facebook, Inc. It was created by Kevin Systrom and Mike Krieger and launched in October 2010 on iOS. A version for Android devices was released in April 2012, followed by a feature-limited website interface in November 2012, a Fire OS app on June 15, 2014, and an app for Windows 10 tablets and computers in October 2016. The app allows users to upload media, which can be edited with filters and organized with tags and location information. Posts can be shared publicly or with pre-approved followers. Users can browse other users' content by tags and locations and view trending content. Users can like photos and follow other users to add their content to a feed.


RuPaul quits social media [Video]

RuPaul quits social media

RuPaul has suddenly quit Twitter and wiped his Instagram profile, much to fans' confusion.

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Kylie Jenner Launches Clear Sunscreen [Video]

Kylie Jenner Launches Clear Sunscreen

If you're not a fan of the white color of most sunscreens, Kylie Skin is launching a new clear sunscreen. The face specific cream, was introduced on Kylie Jenner's Instagram page as the "invisible..

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Jodie Comer quits social media [Video]

Jodie Comer quits social media

Jodie Comer has revealed that she has temporarily left Instagram because she is guilty of "seeking out negative comments" about herself.

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Serena Williams On Tennis Court With Daughter [Video]

Serena Williams On Tennis Court With Daughter

Serena Williams, a 23-time grand slam champion, hit the tennis court with her daughter Olympia. Serena recently shared pictures of she and her 2-year old daughter, in matching purple outfits on..

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Princess Royal reads for Save The Children [Video]

Princess Royal reads for Save The Children

The Princess Royal reads 'Thomas and the Royal Engine' on Instagram for Save the Children's Coronavirus appeal.

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Jennifer Aniston Friendly Reminder 'Wear A Mask' [Video]

Jennifer Aniston Friendly Reminder 'Wear A Mask'

On Tuesday, the "Morning Show" star took to Instagram with a photo of herself wearing a face mask, alongside a message encouraging everyone to wear a mask amid the coronavirus outbreak. And so many..

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Dwayne Johnson bumps Kylie Jenner from Instagram rich list following Forbes allegations [Video]

Dwayne Johnson bumps Kylie Jenner from Instagram rich list following Forbes allegations

Dwayne Johnson has overtaken Kylie Jenner on the Instagram rich list - after Forbes magazine revoked her billionaire title.

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Jennifer Aniston sternly tells fans to wear masks [Video]

Jennifer Aniston sternly tells fans to wear masks

Jennifer Aniston has urged her Instagram followers to take new coronavirus guidelines seriously and posted a selfie of her facemask imploring fans to do the same to stay healthy and safe.

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Nicole Scherzinger feels truly blessed after spending birthday with boyfriend Thom Evans [Video]

Nicole Scherzinger feels truly blessed after spending birthday with boyfriend Thom Evans

The Pussycat Dolls star turned 42 on Monday and she took to Instagram to share a touching tribute to her boyfriend Thom, after they celebrated her birthday during a trip to Portugal.

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Google Photos to no longer auto-backup media files from social media, chat apps [Video]

Google Photos to no longer auto-backup media files from social media, chat apps

Tech company Google has announced that it will no longer backup media from chat apps like WhatsApp, Messenger, Instagram, Snapchat, and Twitter to Google Photos. According to Mashable, Google was..

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Facebook to roll out dark mode for mobile application [Video]

Facebook to roll out dark mode for mobile application

Facebook is currently testing a dark mode for its mobile application after launching it on the desktop interface. According to The Verge, a very small percentage of people across the globe will be able..

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Ariana Grande makes new romance Instagram official [Video]

Ariana Grande makes new romance Instagram official

Ariana Grande has made her latest romance Instagram official by sharing shots of herself with boyfriend Dalton Gomez on her birthday eve.

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Lewis Hamilton Said Bernie Ecclestone's Comments On Race Were 'Disappointing' [Video]

Lewis Hamilton Said Bernie Ecclestone's Comments On Race Were 'Disappointing'

Lewis Hamilton said it was “sad” and “disappointing” to see the comments of the former head of Formula 1, Bernie Ecclestone. Ecclestone said “in lots of cases, Black people are more racist..

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Ariana Grande: Floral False Lashes [Video]

Ariana Grande: Floral False Lashes

Ariana Grande might have kicked off her birthday weekend with shorter hair, but she can't say the same about her lashes. Grande shared several selfie videos to her Instagram Stories and grid on Friday,..

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Duchess Catherine messages fans on Instagram [Video]

Duchess Catherine messages fans on Instagram

Duchess Catherine has been messaging fans on Instagram who have taken part in her Hold Still initiative.

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Ariana Grande makes Dalton Gomez romance Instagram official [Video]

Ariana Grande makes Dalton Gomez romance Instagram official

Ariana Grande has made her romance with Dalton Gomez Instagram official, after posting a photo of the two together to mark her 27th birthday.

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Ariana Grande Reveals Shortest Haircut [Video]

Ariana Grande Reveals Shortest Haircut

Ariana Grande's signature Rapunzel-esque ponytail is almost as famous as the star herself. There's a reason that every time she lets her hair down or chooses a different hairstyle, fans are in a state..

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Cardi B frustrated by fake Instagram rumours [Video]

Cardi B frustrated by fake Instagram rumours

Hip-hop sensation Cardi B has shut down rumours she created a secret Instagram account just to troll chart rivals.

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Boogaloo crackdown: Facebook bans movement, gives it same designation as hate groups and terrorists

Facebook has removed accounts, groups and pages on Facebook and Instagram connected to the extremist movement that encourages violence in the U.S.
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Trump Campaign Has Spent $325,000 on Facebook Ads Featuring Brad Parscale’s Page

Mr. Parscale, the president’s campaign manager, is one of only three people whose Facebook and Instagram pages have been used by the campaign to display ads. The others are Donald Trump and Mike..
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Colorado Rockies' Ian Desmond announces he won't play in 2020 MLB season in stirring Instagram post

The Colorado Rockies' Ian Desmond announced in a stirring social media post Monday night that he is opting out of the 2020 season.
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'Black-ish' star Marsai Martin, 15, reacts to critics of her looks during BET Awards: 'Let me live'

"Black-ish" star Marsai Martin, 15, took to Instagram on Sunday to deliver a cheeky response to trolls attacking her hairstyle and teeth.
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Starbucks says it will pause advertising on social media platforms including Facebook

Starbucks is the latest company to announce it will pause advertising on all social platforms, which include Facebook, Instagram and Twitter.
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Megan Fox denies being 'preyed upon' by Michael Bay after resurfaced interview clip

After a 2009 interview with Jimmy Kimmel resurfaced, Megan Fox has denied mistreatment from director Michael Bay in an Instagram post.
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A California teen started an anti-racism book club with an Instagram post. She expected 15 people. Hundreds signed up.

Five days after Sasha Ronaghi posted her interest in starting an anti-racism book club on Instagram, 350 people had signed up. It's still growing.
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Barbra Streisand makes George Floyd's daughter Gianna, 6, a Disney stockholder

Gianna Floyd, 6-year-old daughter of George Floyd, thanked Barbra Streisand on Instagram for a gift including Disney stock.
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Ruby Bridges takes over Selena Gomez's Instagram, shares new footage from 1960 school desegregation

Selena Gomez put her 179 million-strong Instagram following to good use, welcoming civil rights activist Ruby Bridges to take over the account.
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Actress' comments reignite long debate on racism in Mexico

"How dark! No! How ugly!" a Mexican social media star exclaimed after accidentally using a filter that darkened her face during a live broadcast on Instagram, reigniting the country's longstanding..
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On Prince's 62nd birthday, estate reveals timely handwritten note on 'intolerance'

Prince's estate placed the late singer's handwritten note on intolerance on his Instagram page. A message of love on Prince's 62nd birthday.
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Twitter, Facebook disable Trump video tribute to Floyd over copyright complaint

Twitter Inc, Facebook Inc and Instagram disabled U.S. President Donald Trump's campaign tribute video to George Floyd on their platforms on Friday, citing copyright complaints.
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'9-1-1' star Ryan Guzman apologizes for defending racial slurs: 'I came from an angry place'

Ryan Guzman has issued two new apologies after defending the use of racial slurs on an Instagram Live video.
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Facebook signs licensing deal with century-old Indian music label

Facebook Inc has signed a global licensing deal with one of India's largest music labels, allowing users to choose from a large catalogue of Bollywood music for their Facebook and Instagram posts, the..
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Seth Rogen fires back at 'All Lives Matter' comments: 'You don't deserve my movies'

After his Instagram post supporting Black Lives Matter, Seth Rogen has fired back at several commenters taking issue with the phrase.
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'Law & Order: SVU' spinoff writer fired for threatening to 'light up' looters in Instagram post

Producer Dick Wolf fired a 'Law & Order: SVU' spinoff writer Tuesday after he threatened looters in a social-media post.
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Iranian professor acquitted of sanctions busting leaves U.S., Zarif says

An Iranian professor imprisoned in the United States after being acquitted of stealing trade secrets has left the country and is on his way back to Iran, Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif said in..
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'They're gonna arrest us all': 'Insecure' star Kendrick Sampson protests on behalf of George Floyd

The 'Vampire Diaries' and 'Insecure' star took to Instagram on Saturday to show video from marches in the Los Angeles area.
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Nike takes a social stand on race relations: 'Don't turn your back on racism'

As protests continue over George Floyd's death, Nike took to Instagram Friday to post a socially conscious message: "Don't turn your back on racism."
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Heather Locklear's daughter looks just like mom in her old Bon Jovi shirt: 'Got it from my mama'

Heather Locklear's daughter is taking some style tips from her mama. Ava Sambora, 22, took to Instagram to show of her mom's Bon Jovi shirt.
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Coronavirus live updates: Day after US records 100K deaths, jobless claims to hit 41M; Tom Hanks donates plasma; gym owners want you back

The US marked 100K deaths. Jobless claims are due Thursday. Tom Hanks went 'PLASMATIC' on Instagram. Gym owners sue. Latest coronavirus news.
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Lana Del Rey insists she's 'definitely not racist' after Instagram post singles out Beyoncé, others

The singer's Instagram post has been liked more than 1.7 million times and had almost 160,000 comments.
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Christie Brinkley's daughter Sailor Brinkley-Cook candidly shares 'body dysmorphia' struggles

Sailor Brinkley-Cook, the 21-year-old model daughter of former model Christie Brinkley, took to Instagram Monday talk about body image and cellulite.
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'Bachelorette' alum Mike Johnson calls Hannah Brown's use of the N-word 'unacceptable'

"Bachelorette" alum Mike Johnson spoke out against former star Hannah Brown, who used the N-word during an Instagram Live stream over the weekend.
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Diamondbacks outfielder Starling Marte's wife dies of heart attack

In an Instagram post, Diamondbacks outfielder Starling Marte reveals his wife, Noelia Brazoban, died of a heart attack.
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'Bachelorette' Hannah Brown apologizes after using the N-word on Instagram Live video

Hannah Brown used the N-word singing on Instagram Live Saturday. After being called out, including by "Bachelor" alum Bekah Martinez, she apologized.
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'Fifty Shades' star Jamie Dornan reveals hilarious dress-up photos, tragic wig: 'Meet Jenny'

Jamie Dornan will do anything for his daughters, including playing dress-up in dress, blue wig and heels. "Meet Jenny," he wrote on Instagram.
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Capitals' Brendan Leipsic apologizes for 'inappropriate and offensive' Instagram messages

Washington Capitals forward Brendan Leipsic apologized for "inappropriate and offensive" comments he made in Instagram messages that leaked online.
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Vanessa Bryant finds 'one more letter' from Kobe Bryant, opens on her birthday

Vanessa Bryant said in an Instagram post that she had found a letter from Kobe Bryant on Monday but waited to open until her 38th birthday on Tuesday.
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Nick Cordero's coronavirus recovery: Amanda Kloots shares update she hopes is 'great sign'

Amanda Kloots took to Instagram Friday to share a positive update in her husband Nick Cordero's harrowing recovery from coronavirus.
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Vanessa Bryant remembers Gianna's birthday with Instagram post: 'You are part of my soul forever'

Gianna Bryant, who died in a helicopter crash with Kobe Bryant and seven others, would have been 14 Friday. Vanessa Bryant shared tribute on birthday.
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Ana de Armas and Ben Affleck go Instagram official, get cozy in sweet birthday photos

Ana de Armas and Ben Affleck seem to be Instagram official! Posting photos embracing each other to the social media site following dating rumors.
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High School Seniors Are Making Yearbooks on Instagram

The class of 2020 has given up prom, graduation and other rites, but they’re sharing memories and celebrating each other’s achievements online.
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Britney Spears reveals she burned down her personal gym: 'It was an accident...'

Accidents happen. Britney Spears revealed on Instagram Wednesday before her workout routine that she accidentally burned down her personal gym.
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Gabrielle Union recalls once telling Ayesha, Stephen Curry to 'just break up now'

Gabrielle Union revealed in an Instagram live stream with husband Dwyane Wade that she once advised Ayesha and Stephen Curry to break up.
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'Halfway there!': Hilaria Baldwin shows off bare baby bump in pregnancy update

Hilaira Baldwin, the wife of actor Alec Baldwin, is sharing a pregnancy update: Her new Instagram post shows off her growing baby bump.
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Adam Schlesinger tribute: Partner details final, heartbreaking moments of coronavirus battle

Musician Adam Schlesinger died April 1 of complications from the coronavirus. His partner, Alexis Morley, paid loving tribute on Instagram Sunday.
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Love under lockdown: Facebook 'virtual dates' to help users find quarantine dream partner

The news was hidden at the bottom of the company's Messenger Rooms announcement where it unveiled new tools for Instagram, Messenger and WhatsApp.
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Sheriff Told Teen to Take Down Posts About Coronavirus, Family’s Lawsuit Says

Amyiah Cohoon, 16, was asked to remove Instagram posts about what she believed was her experience with Covid-19 because it upset some parents at her school, the lawsuit said.
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Broadway star Nick Cordero will have his right leg amputated because of COVID-19 complications

Amanda Kloots shared difficult news to Instagram: Her husband, Broadway star Nick Cordero, will have his leg amputated as a result of coronavirus.
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Sheriff threatened to jail teen's family if she did not delete Instagram posts about coronavirus, lawsuit says

The Marquette County sheriff maintained the girl did not have the right to make her Instagram posts, the lawsuit says.
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'This will pass': Turkish cancer blogger hopeful despite coronavirus

Demet Isil Yilmaz was halfway through a debilitating chemotherapy course when the coronavirus pandemic erupted, intensifying her struggle for health which she has chronicled for her thousands of..
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Johnny Depp joins Instagram to support fans battling 'invisible enemy' of coronavirus

Johnny Depp is on Instagram. The actor took the plunge Thursday, quickly racking up 1.4 million followers with a pair of posts.
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'Sorry, that's my Momma calling': Cardi B's wild, live Twitter interview with Bernie Sanders

Bernie Sanders and Cardi B took to Twitter and Instagram on Wednesday for a live interview, and it was outrageously great.
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From an empty church, Venezuela cardinal leads Instagram Easter Mass

Venezuelan Cardinal Baltazar Porras led Easter Mass on Sunday from an empty church, offering a sermon that was broadcast over Instagram to hundreds of people quarantined in their homes because of the..
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Quarantine Diaries: 'Queer Eye' star Bobby Berk is landscaping at his Airbnb and building Legos

"Queer Eye" star Bobby Berk is staying busy amid in quarantine with his Instagram live workouts, rogue Airbnb landscaping and Legos after dinner.
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How to Live in the Face of Fear: Lessons From a Cancer Survivor

Kate Bowler is a religion scholar and best-selling author who is sharing daily reflections on Instagram.
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'The Flash' actor Logan Williams dies at 16, co-star Grant Gustin posts tribute

Grant Gustin posted to Instagram about his late "The Flash" costar, Logan Williams, who died at age 16. "We are heartbroken," says his representative.
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The World’s Great Photographers, Now Insiders, Are Posting Quarantine Pics

Stephen Shore, Catherine Opie, Todd Hido and others have turned to Instagram — to cure corona claustrophobia or show how life has changed.
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Southwest Airlines shares heartwarming photo of 'selfless' health care workers headed to NY

News about the coronavirus pandemic continues to be grim. Southwest Airlines' latest Instagram post is here to make you smile when you need it most.
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