Stories tagged: instagram
UPDATED: Thu., Sept. 19, 2019
Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg is meeting with lawmakers in Washington to discuss regulation of the tech industry, including the companies’ collection of users’ personal data on their platforms.
Wed., May 1, 2019
Facebook Inc.’s Instagram is considering removing the number of “likes” on posts, a move that mirrors efforts by social media companies like Twitter Inc. to make their platforms healthier places …
UPDATED: Tue., April 30, 2019
Much as Anne Frank’s diary gripped the older generations, an Instagram account based on a true 13-year-old Jewish victim’s journal, called Eva.Stories, is generating buzz among the young.
UPDATED: Tue., April 9, 2019
More and more Spokane businesses and organizations are finding ways to incorporate the visual platform into their marketing strategies.
UPDATED: Sat., March 9, 2019
Mark Zuckerberg’s abrupt Wednesday declaration of a new “privacy vision” for social networking was for many people a sort of Rorschach test.
Tue., Feb. 12, 2019
NEW YORK – Cardi B has deactivated her Instagram account following social media criticism of her winning a Grammy for best rap album. Some people said the 26-year-old rapper didn’t …
UPDATED: Wed., Feb. 20, 2019
A federal judge on Tuesday ordered Roger Stone to appear in court to consider whether to revoke his bail after the Trump confidant posted a photo on Instagram of the …
Fri., Feb. 8, 2019
Instagram has agreed to ban graphic images of self-harm after objections were raised in Britain following the suicide of a teen whose father said the photo-sharing platform had contributed to …
Tue., Dec. 18, 2018
Social media companies are fighting an expensive and increasingly complex battle against Russian trolls who are using catchy memes, bots and fake accounts to influence elections and sow discord in …
UPDATED: Thu., Nov. 8, 2018
Social media threat against Lewis and Clark High School targeted two female students, one who would be ‘first victim to go,’ court documents say
The latest round of social media threats against Lewis and Clark High School specifically mentioned two underage female students, one who would be the “first victim to go.”
UPDATED: Wed., Nov. 7, 2018
Spokane police ask feds for help to crack social media threat case against Lewis and Clark High School
While Spokane police continue to investigate a social media threat made against Lewis and Clark High School, staff and students are simply trying to cope.
UPDATED: Mon., Nov. 5, 2018
Spokane police continue to investigate a threat to Lewis and Clark High School student posted on Instagram
UPDATED: Mon., Oct. 1, 2018
Facebook has named Adam Mosseri, a 10-year veteran at the company, as the head of Instagram.
Tue., Sept. 25, 2018
When Kevin Systrom and Mike Krieger sold Instagram to Facebook in 2012, the photo-sharing startup’s fiercely loyal fans worried about what would happen to their beloved app under the social …
Fri., July 20, 2018
Facebook said Friday that it has suspended Boston-based analytics firm Crimson Hexagon while it investigates how it collects and shares Facebook and Instagram’s user data.
Sat., June 9, 2018
From the slopes of Mount Adams and across much of the West, there’s growing concern that social media may be playing a role in the increasing number of mountaineering accidents.
Wed., Feb. 7, 2018
Jenner shared a photo Tuesday of her new daughter’s tiny hand captioned with the baby’s name, Stormi Webster.
UPDATED: Fri., Nov. 24, 2017
Uma Thurman has wished everyone a happy Thanksgiving – everyone except disgraced movie mogul Harvey Weinstein.
Thu., Nov. 2, 2017
An album cover image posted to Snoop Dogg’s Instagram account showing the rapper looking down on what appears to be the dead body of President Donald Trump has been removed …
Wed., Oct. 11, 2017
Actress Lindsay Lohan says she feels “very bad” for Harvey Weinstein, who was fired by the company he co-founded amid decades of allegations of sexual harassment. Lohan made the comments …
Wed., July 26, 2017
A California teenager pleaded not guilty Wednesday to felony charges of vehicular manslaughter and drunken driving after she lost control of her car while livestreaming on Instagram and recording a …
Sat., May 6, 2017
Miley Cyrus says she respects and appreciates all genres of music, but is gravitating now to “more uplifting, conscious rap,” with an eye to giving the younger generation a more …
UPDATED: Fri., April 21, 2017
Teenagers and their technology are inseparable, but a new poll shows black teens are the most likely to have access to smartphones – which could explain why they’re the biggest …
Wed., Dec. 21, 2016
Former “Law & Order: Special Victims Unit” co-stars Mariska Hargitay and Christopher Meloni are celebrating the season with a holiday selfie.
Tue., Dec. 6, 2016
In the next few weeks, Instagram is going to look even more like its parent company, Facebook. The social network announced Tuesday that it will let users like individual comments …
Thu., Dec. 1, 2016
Instagram released its year-end data Thursday showing the 24-year-old Selena Gomez has the most followers of any celebrity (103 million) and was responsible for nearly all of the most-liked celebrity …
Mon., Nov. 14, 2016
The Kardashian clan might be getting serious about taking a step back from social media. Kendall Jenner’s Instagram account vanished over the weekend, but her 68 million followers on the …
Wed., Nov. 2, 2016
Instagram is making it easier for retailers to promote and sell products through photos. The photo-sharing service is giving 20 retailers the ability to add tags to pictures to add …
Fri., Oct. 28, 2016
A campfire that wasn’t completely extinguished caused a wildfire near Hamilton that burned over 13 square miles of forest land, destroyed 16 homes and 49 outbuildings and cost $11 million …
Tue., Oct. 4, 2016
A Connecticut school district is banning clown costumes and any “symbols of terror” during this year’s Halloween season as authorities investigate the authenticity of a number of clown-related social media …