• Top Celebs Like Kim Kardashian West, Selena Gomez Stream Videos On New IGTV App And You Can Too

    27 days ago - By Forbes

    Instagram reaches one billion global users and launches new IGTV app. Now, creators are their own channels and can stream vertical videos up to an hour in length. Kim Kardashian West and Selena Gomez are among the first users.
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  • Instagram just reached 1 billion users

    27 days ago - By Chron

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    Instagram announced on Wednesday it had reached 1 billion active users for the first time ever.
    In comparison, Facebook has around 2.19 billion monthly active users and Snapchat has about 100 million monthly active users.
    Instagram also announced it was launching a hub for creators to upload long-form videos and make money from ads.
    Instagram has reached a major new milestone: 1 billion users.
    On Wednesday, the social media announced the new statistic at a press event alongside its new YouTube-rivalling video hub, IGTV.
    It means Instagram joins a prestigious club of...
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  • Instagram launches IGTV, a standalone app for longform video

    Instagram launches IGTV, a standalone app for longform video

    27 days ago - By Venture Beat

    Facebook today announced the launch of IGTV, a standalone video app for Instagram users. IGTV content will also be available in the Instagram app. IGTV videos will be able to go beyond the 60-second limit placed on videos uploaded on Instagram today. A swipe left or right in IGTV can bring up additional content, while viewers will be able to leave...
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  • The SEC has received nearly 200 pages of complaints about Coinbase, the $1.6 billion cryptocurrency trading platform

    The SEC has received nearly 200 pages of complaints about Coinbase, the $1.6 billion cryptocurrency trading platform

    27 days ago - By Business Insider

    Coinbase users allege that the company has stolen funds and not responded to their complaints, according to complaints filed with the SEC.
    Coinbase says that it's addressing the complaints, and that it has hired more support staff to respond to user inquiries.
    Coinbase has long positioned itself as a trusted trading platform among cryptocurrency enthusiasts, but a series of complaints filed with the SEC reveals that the cryptocurrency exchange is not without its troubles.
    According to 164 pages of complaints obtained by Mashable , multiple Coinbase users say that they've had issues with...
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  • Instagram launches IGTV video hub for creators

    Instagram launches IGTV video hub for creators

    27 days ago - By Tech Crunch

    Instagram is ready to compete head on with YouTube. Today at a flashy event in San Francisco, the company is announcing it will begin allowing users to upload videos up to 1 hour in length, up from the previous 1 minute limit. And to house the new longer-form videos from star content creators, Instagram is launching IGTV. Located in the app's Explore Tab, IGTV will spotlight popular videos from Instagram celebrities.
    The launch confirms TechCrunch's scoops over the past month outlining the features and potential of IGTV that we said would arrive today, following the WSJ's report that...
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  • Instagram hits 1 billion monthly users, up from 800M in September

    27 days ago - By Tech Crunch

    Instagram's meteoric rise continues, dwarfing the stagnant growth rates of Snapchat and Facebook. Today Instagram announced that it has reached 1 billion monthly active users, after reaching 800 million in September 2017 with 500 million daily users.
    That massive audience could be a powerful draw for IGTV, the longer-form video hub its launching for creators today. While IGTV monetization options are expected in the future, content makers may flock to it early just to get exposure and build their fan base.
    Instagram launches IGTV video hub for creators
    While Snapchat's daily user count...
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