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Creeping on Instagram May Get a Lot Harder

A feature that identifies who screenshots your public posts is not a bad feature, unless you learn about it the hard way—trying to creep surreptitiously. And it appears that Instagram is now quietly testing such a feature within Instagram Stories, the Snapchat-like service that lets users create a sequence of photos and videos that disappear after 24 hours. Read More >>

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PSA: Your Instagram Stories Are Public 

Instagram did such a good job of completely ripping off Snapchat’s stories feature that you might think the two features work exactly the same. Well, I’ve got some bad news for you: your Instagram stories are totally public. Read More >>

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Instagram Bug Proves That Everything Is Forever on the Internet

Instagram released its Stories feature earlier this month—which is basically a rip-off of Snapchat Stories—in order to tap into the ephemeral social media market. In both features, Snapchat and Instagram let your pictures and videos expire after 24 hours, but viewers can still take screenshots. Snapchat lets you know who took a screenshot of your story; Instagram doesn’t. Snapchat doesn’t allow viewers to download other people’s videos, but there are a host of third party apps that give you that option. Read More >>