At its recent Connect event, Meta revealed that generative AI editing is coming to Instagram. As a part of introducing AI features to its platforms, you’ll now be able to add AI-generated elements to your photos and make your Instagram life even more fake than it already is.
Have you ever wondered what the most photographed places in the world are? Places that will make your friends the most jealous if you visit and share photos on Instagram? Joke aside, folks at FloridaPanhandle.com actually analyzed this and came to some interesting conclusions. They researched hundreds of hashtags and attractions all over the world, as well as every single U.S. state. In their recent report, they reveal what the most “instagrammable” places are across the world and in the United States.
The European Union’s Digital Services Act (DSA) will soon begin its full implementation on major tech platforms. This doesn’t spare Facebook and Instagram, and we’ll finally see more chronological posts on the platform. To comply with the EU rules, Meta is about to introduce Stories and Reels in chronological order, to the joy of everyone who just can’t stand the algorithmic approach.
Meta’s newest AI tools, based on the company’s Llama 2 model, seem to be approaching a consumer debut. According to recently leaked information, new generative AI features for Instagram are in the works. Specifically, they will include labels disclosing that work was “generated by Meta AI.”
Even though Instagram has 2.35 billion users (at the time of writing this), it looks like we have a love-hate relationship with the app. Cybersecurity experts at VPN Pro recently did an interesting study examining which social media app people want to delete the most. According to the results, it’s Instagram. But other social media apps have rated high on this list, so let’s dive in and see the rest of the results.
Meta has finally decided to add a chronological feed… to Threads. Wait, what? Yeah, we’ve been asking for this on Instagram for ages, but Meta has decided that chronological feed is something they’ll apply to its new Twitter-like app, Threads.
Meta CEO Mark Zuckerberg recently sparked both outrage and concern after posting a Fourth of July family photo on Instagram. The photo shows him with his wife Priscilla Chan, and their three young daughters. What’s so weird about it, you may ask? Well, even Mark covers his children’s faces on his own platform that “cares for children’s safety.” Does this mean you should be concerned? Maybe start obscuring your kids’ faces too?
Two photographers have lost a copyright case against Instagram. The court recently ruled that embedding photos on third-party websites is not a copyright infringement. This might have implications for all photographers out there, and it’s also not the first time that a photographer lost to Meta in a similar case.
Elon Musk’s company, X Corp., which now owns Twitter, has threatened to sue Meta over intellectual property violations. You’d probably guess even if it weren’t in the title: it’s about Meta’s new social network, Threads, which looks and acts pretty much the same as Twitter. This allegation comes in a letter written by Musk’s lawyer, Alex Spiro, to Meta CEO Mark Zuckerberg.