Instagram today added a feature that’s designed to let users share posts from their accounts and public accounts that they follow directly to their story feed as a sticker.
Today, we’re introducing a new way to easily share feed posts to your story.
When you come across something in feed that inspires you — like a post from a friend raising money for a cause or a photo of a new design from your favorite brand — you can now quickly share that post as a sticker to your story for your friends and followers to see.
Instagram users can share a feed post to a story by tapping on the paper airplane button below a post, which is the same [...]
Apple Music now has over 50 million users on either paid subscriptions or free trials, according to Apple CEO Tim Cook.
Cook revealed the updated total in an interview with Bloomberg Television, nearly five weeks after Apple’s services chief Eddy Cue said Apple Music had 48 million users, including 40 million paying and eight million on a trial.
Apple Music remains the world’s second most popular streaming music service, behind Spotify, which disclosed that it had 75 million paying subscribers as of March 31, 2018. Spotify has a much larger total of at least 170 million active users, however, due to the free, ad-supported tier that it offers.
Snapchat has adjusted its iOS app interface to placate a large number of dedicated users who complained about the recent redesign, reports The Verge.
Snap unveiled its radical redesign in November with the goal of creating a personalized user experience that’s easier to navigate, especially for newcomers. But the change didn’t go down well with many long-time users, so much so that 1.2 million of them signed a petition asking the company to walk back the UI changes.
Snap initially responded to the outcry in February by acknowledging that „the new Snapchat has felt uncomfortable for many“, but went no further than to reassure users that they [...]
Instagram has added a native payments feature that’s currently available to some Instagram users, reports TechCrunch.
The payments feature allows Instagram users to add a credit or debit card to Instagram to make purchases of advertised products and services directly within the Instagram app.
Instagram already has a shopping feature through Shoppable tags, but it requires users to access a third-party website to complete payments, so it is not the same as the new native option.
An Instagram spokesperson told TechCrunch that native payments are currently available to some users for booking appointments at locations like restaurants and salons. [...]