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Instagram is redesigning the home screen with prime spots for TikTok-like Reels and in-app shopping — see what it looks like

Instagram announced a home screen redesign with shopping and Reels. Reels is Instagram’s TikTok competitor, and it’s getting prime real estate in the centre of the app. The platform has been testing different layouts since September. Visit Business Insider’s homepage for more stories. Instagram is officially changing its home page […]
Instagram is redesigning the home screen with prime spots for TikTok-like Reels and in-app shopping — see what it looks like
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Instagram’s boss says that foreign adversaries are attempting to use social media to ‘their own end’ ahead of the 2020 presidential election

Instagram boss Adam Mosseri told Savannah Guthrie on “Today” that there are foreign adversaries trying to use social media to “their own end” ahead of the presidential election. “There are definitely foreign adversaries who are trying to use the platforms, or platforms like Instagram, to their own end,” Mosseri said. […]
Instagram’s boss says that foreign adversaries are attempting to use social media to ‘their own end’ ahead of the 2020 presidential election
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Instagram boss Adam Mosseri slams the Trump administration’s TikTok ban, calling it ‘quite bad for Instagram, Facebook, and the internet more broadly’

Adam Mosseri, the head of Instagram, spoke out on Friday about the Trump administration’s partial ban on TikTok. “I’ve said this before, but a US TikTok ban would be quite bad for Instagram, Facebook, and the internet more broadly,”Mosseri tweeted. While the ban may have a short-term benefit for Instagram […]
Instagram boss Adam Mosseri slams the Trump administration’s TikTok ban, calling it ‘quite bad for Instagram, Facebook, and the internet more broadly’
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Instagram finally made a tool to help clean up your follows

Today Instagram added a tool that lets users see what accounts they interact with the least, and which accounts show up the most on their feed. Instagram head Adam Mosseri announced the new function with a tweet. The tool could be useful for paring down who you follow. Visit Business […]
Instagram finally made a tool to help clean up your follows
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Instagram is now experimenting with removing ‘likes’ worldwide

Instagram is testing out removing “likes” on posts worldwide, TechCrunch first reported. Last week, Instagram chief Adam Mosseri announced that the company would start removing likes on posts in the US, an experiment which it has already been testing in seven other countries. Users will still be able to see […]
Instagram is now experimenting with removing ‘likes’ worldwide
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Here’s what your Instagram posts will look like without ‘likes’

Instagram chief Adam Mosseri announced on Friday at Wired25 that the company will start hiding “likes” on some US posts. Instagram has already experimented with removing likes in seven countries. Instagram said in a tweet that the change would allow users to “focus on the photos and videos you share, […]
Here’s what your Instagram posts will look like without ‘likes’