Instagram and Threads will no longer recommend political content

Feb 12, 2024
Dunja Djudjic

As the elections are approaching, the number of false news and AI fakery is getting insane. So, after Midjourney, Meta has also decided to pull…

Meta to label AI-generated content on all its platforms

Feb 7, 2024
Dunja Djudjic

Just after it was criticized for its “inconsistent fake videos policy”, Meta started labeling AI-generated images across its platforms. This includes Facebook, Instagram, and Threads,…

Hey random stranger, you can no longer send Instagram messages to teens

Jan 26, 2024
Dunja Djudjic

In a bid to create a safer and more controlled online environment for teenagers, Meta is rolling out some new features and adjustments for teens’ Instagram and Messenger. No more sliding into teenagers’ DMs, and parents will have more power over shaping their teens’ online experiences.

Meta to allow (some) Europeans to unlink their accounts to comply with EU regulations

Jan 23, 2024
Dunja Djudjic

In a move aimed at complying with the upcoming Digital Markets Act (DMA) regulations, Meta announced it will give some European users more control over…

5 ways photographers can grow their following on Threads

Jan 17, 2024
Jada Parrish

Social media has become integral to the lives of photographers, offering unique opportunities to showcase their work and connect with potential clients and other like-minded…

Instagram lets you change backgrounds using generative AI

Dec 15, 2023
Dunja Djudjic

Instagram’s been on the generative AI bandwagon for a while and has released a new feature. This Wednesday, the Meta-owned platform introduced a generative AI-powered background editing tool to users in the US.

Instagram will let you send video notes status updates

Dec 14, 2023
Alex Baker

Video Notes will be the latest update to Instagram, Meta announced this week. The new feature will let you leave a two-second looped video. You…

Social media giants slapped with over 3 billion in fines over GDPR violations, Meta tops the list

Nov 21, 2023
Dunja Djudjic

Data breaches and similar violations have sent social media giants to court several times so far. But how much did they actually have to pay…

Instagram now offers you a “holiday bonus”

Nov 7, 2023
Dunja Djudjic

Last year, Instagram launched Subscriptions, a feature for creators that lets them charge for their Stories and live streams and play them only for those…

Wildlife photographer Paul Nicklen issues warning about fake photo scams

Nov 3, 2023
Alex Baker

Wildlife photographer and National Geographic contributor Paul Nicklen has raised the alarm about scammers using his image to deceive people. The photographer shared an image…