Instagram adds dark mode, works w/ Android 10 toggle and Pie

The Instagram app for Android is usually behind the curve when it comes to new features, but today it’s getting one before iOS. Instagram for Android just added official dark mode support in its latest beta update.

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Instagram for iOS updated with support for Dark Mode in iOS 13

Nearly three weeks after the release of iOS 13 to the public, Instagram for iOS has been updated with Dark Mode support. The new design is a mix of dark gray and black, and matches the system-wide setting in iOS 13.

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Instagram testing support for Group Stories after similar feature was dropped from Facebook

Facebook rolled out Group Stories earlier this year, only to subsequently shut the feature down last month. Now, the company appears to be taking the feature to Instagram instead, according to evidence found by Jane Manchun Wong.

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IGTV has new improvements for cropping, video length, more

After the update on landscape video back in May, the IGTV app is getting some new updates in response to feedback from creators that are using the platform constantly. The new update comes with minimum and maximum video length, autofill suggestions for tags, and new cropping options.

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Instagram and WhatsApp will add a “Sign up with Facebook”

Just how uncool can Facebook make Instagram and WhatsApp? If exerting more influence over the direction of both apps by installing Facebook executives wasn’t enough, now the social network giant is going to add “Facebook” to their names. Instagram will soon become “Instagram from Facebook” and WhatsApp will turn into “WhatsApp from Facebook.” The company already follows this approach with its Workplace appThe Information first reported the planned changes, which Facebook confirmed directly.

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Instagram confirms ongoing outage affecting uploads, says it’s working on a fix

Instagram has confirmed this morning that some users are currently unable to send or upload photos and videos.

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Instagram Down: App stops working properly as users unable to post photos and videos

Instagram has stopped working amid a huge Facebook outage.

Both parent company Facebook as well as sibling company WhatsApp are both having strange issues at the same time, users report.

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