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Instagram
Report shows Instagram Singapore’s most engaging platform
A new report by Emplifi highlights how the country’s government used social media channels to engage with Singapore residents, revealing Instagram is the public sector’s most popular.
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Facebook
User error causes six hour outage on Facebook, Instagram and Whatsapp
Following a six-hour outage on Facebook, Instagram, and WhatsApp, bringing millions of digital lives to a halt, criticism of the company has been widespread. 
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Cloud
Instagram to roll out better third party access controls
 Instagram has created a way for users to manage all third party services connected to their account
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Facebook
Looking for love? Facebook gets in on the dating game
Facebook is trying to downplay the whole idea of Tinder-like swipes, and instead it’s promoting the idea of creating ‘meaningful relationships through things people have in common, like interests and groups.
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Cloud
Retailers must prepare for social media revolution
Retailers need to ensure their back end operations are fit for purpose if they want to cash in on Instagram.
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VPN
Who's watching you?
With privacy an increasing concern amongst the public, users should be more aware than ever of what personal data companies hold.
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Commerce Systems
Instagram: The next big thing in online shopping?
This week Instagram announced a new feature called checkout, which allows users to buy products they find on Instagram.
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Instagram
Auckland digital agency Inbound picks up HubSpot award
“We would like to congratulate Inbound on achieving the Inbound Growth Story award for their region amongst their competition."
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Instagram
Social media cafes and bubble tea - 'Instagrammable spaces' are coming
Starting from the end of July, New Zealand will have its own new prototype ‘social media’ café designed specifically for social media lovers.
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Cybercrime
Why cybercriminals are corrupting popular social media platforms
Fraudsters are targeting legitimate social media platforms to create a new type of fraud market – one that has a global reach.
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Facebook
Is social media now almost impossible to monetise unless you’re an industry giant?
MarketLine asks whether a social media business model based on building popularity before monetisation is fundamentally flawed.
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YouTube
Kiwi artist features on the world’s biggest online art exhibition
Facebook and YouTube have a huge impact on our daily lives, it is thus only the natural progression that art would begin to reflect that...
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Cloud
Instagram update; replay and share your live stream
Instagram delivers on the long awaited replay feature for Instagram live
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Malware
Oops, Turla did it again - hackers target Britney Spears' Instagram account
A backdoor trojan has been lurking in the comment sections of Britney Spears' Instagram posts and the hacking group Turla may be the culprit.
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Instagram
Week in review: The biggest stories that went down last week on NetGuide
We thought we'd make it easy for you and pick out our highlights of the week in the land of consumer tech.
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Cybercrime
Getting more Instagram followers? Could be a scam
Cybercriminals have been targeting Instagram users by luring them to install these apps, which claim to boost their Instagram followers.
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Cloud
Instagram loves New Zealand: Our most Instragrammed spots in 2016
“The photography skills of visitors and Kiwis on Instagram are quite remarkable – although they do have some pretty good landscapes to work with."
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Instagram
What is Boomerang? Instagram explains
Today, we’re introducing a few new tools to help you make your story even more fun.
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Cloud
Instagram to roll out online shopping platform
On a platform known for its power of mobile discovery, we’re excited to announce an easier experience to shop the products you love on Instagram.
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Instagram
New tools to keep your comments safe on Instagram
All different types of people - from diverse backgrounds, races, genders, sexual orientations, abilities and more - call Instagram home.
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Cloud
The Instagram update we've all been waiting for
Over the past six months, there have been many changes and updates made to Instagram.
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Symantec
Symantec: How Instagram accounts were hacked & altered to promote adult dating spam
Symantec comments on the influx of fake Instagram profiles luring users to adult dating sites. Now Instagram's being hacked to promote adult spam.
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Instagram
Uh oh Instagram, what have you gone and done?
The new feature allows users to share every moment with photos and videos all appearing in a slideshow format. Hmm, feels a little like déjà vu​..
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Facebook
Instagram - the history of half a billion
Launched in October 2010 as a free mobile app, Instagram became an immediate success and within two months there were already 1 million global users.