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Embratur, as the tourism board is known, leaves the message up long enough for the gaffe to go viral before deleting the post
News agencies, human rights activists and influencers have their accounts deactivated
Hackers vandalize the PCOO page, and replace posts with content in Arabic
(UPDATED) Instagram posts deemed to be false will be ignored by the platform's search or recommendation tools and are shown with a warning label if users come across it
Anti-vaccination users are hijacking sexual assault and abortion rights hashtags to spread their message
(UPDATED) Facebook blames "an issue in one of our central software systems" for snarling connectivity for several hours
In a Moscow park, her producer jogs backwards, using his phone to film as Liza Anokhina runs and blows raspberries. Tall and slim and wearing thick makeup for the shoot, she squeals with laughter when she views the result.
Users will be warned if they are seeing false content on their feeds or sharing these to their Stories
The new Instagram tool lets users check if an email sent by the service is genuine. It will give users a list of emails sent by Instagram across a period of two weeks.
The Following tab displays what posts and accounts your friends engage with
Available now, the Threads messaging app lets users interact more conveniently with the people on their Instagram 'Close Friends' list
The report presents a number of predictions related to social media-enhanced disinformation running up to the 2020 US elections
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Rick Perry reposts a message claiming a 'new Instagram rule' exists allowing the social media site to 'use your photos,' according to images of the since-deleted post on his account
Instagram users can now report suspicious posts shared across the photo and video-sharing platform
The selfie opportunities among the 11 interactive installations at the 400-square-meter facility include a ride on banana swings, a climb on a unicorn, or a lounge on giant macaroons
Likes, and their public tallying, have become the heart of Instagram and many other social media platforms. By hiding them, does Instagram risk devaluing a crucial currency?
Australia, Italy, Ireland, Japan, Brazil, and New Zealand are involved in the new trial, which follows an initial test launched in Canada in May
One new tool being rolled out is a warning generated by artificial intelligence to notify users their comment may be considered offensive before it is posted
On Twitter, the hashtags #whatsappdown, #instagramdown, and #facebookdown are trending worldwide
In the coming months, ads will appear on the Explore feed, where users go to discover content aligned with their interests, an Instagram blog post explains
Both Instagram and Playstation do not elaborate on the cause or extent of the outage
'We will treat this content the same way we treat all misinformation on Instagram,' says an Instagram spokesperson
Instagram is trying to determine how more than 49 million records worth of private contact information was amassed in an unguarded online database
Majority of the 16-year-old's Instagram respondents vote for D rather than L, which apparently mean 'Die' or 'Live,' respectively
'I'm too old to worry about who likes me and who dislikes me. I have more important things to do,' says the actor's Instagram post
Instagram thinks the change can help your followers focus on what you post rather than the number of likes it gets
'Ang hindi ko pagkibo at hindi pagpatol sa mga bagay na hindi kauunlad ng ating bayan ay hindi kabaklaan at kaduwagan,' says the actor
'We discovered additional logs of Instagram passwords being stored in a readable format. We now estimate that this issue impacted millions of Instagram users,' Facebook says in a blog post.
The outage affects approximately 60% of users. The remaining 40% who can access Facebook's services may encounter errors or issues.
The incident has once again called into question major social media platforms’ ability to police harmful content
A Facebook tweet says: 'We're aware that some people are currently having trouble accessing the Facebook family of apps. We're working to resolve the issue as soon as possible.'
(UPDATED) 'I apologize for my inability to continue serving and for all the shortcomings during my term in office,' Zarif says in a message posted on his verified Instagram account
The move comes after British Health Secretary Matt Hancock met with social media companies about doing more to safeguard the mental health of teenagers using their platforms
'We're working on making more of our messaging products end-to-end encrypted and considering ways to make it easier to reach friends and family across networks,' a Facebook spokeswoman says
One operation is said to have links to Sputnik, a Moscow-based news agency, and affected Central and Eastern European countries. The second Russia-linked operation operated specifically in Ukraine.
A silly post explicitly created to beat Kylie Jenner's record-holding post is a hit among netizens
The accidental design change rollout requires users to swipe horizontally instead of the normal vertical scroll to see their feed
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Users will be able to record messages up to a minute long, either to a chat partner or a chat group
Like Twitter, the image-sharing platform may be pushing for people to not boost their follower counts
The crackdown comes as Instagram parent Facebook strives to assure people that the leading social network and its services can be trusted
The numbers of accounts removed for 'coordinated inauthentic behavior' is raised to 36 at Facebook and 99 at the social network's Instagram service
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The move comes after Facebook also increased anti-harassment measures, following a survey which said young victims of online abuse feel social media firms aren't doing enough to fight the problem
(UPDATED) Those who attempted to use the app were not able to see their profiles properly, and a 'Cannot refresh feed' error showed. On the web version, the site showed a '5XX Server Error' message.
More and more, Facebook may try to funnel more Instagram users, known for being a younger demographic, onto its main platform