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Dog art gallery Human's Best Friend is an Instagram pup-up

Tired: Taking Instas of your pup. Wired: Taking Instas with your pup at a pop-up dog art gallery coming to the West Village called Human’s Best Friend. Described as “a pop-up experience for dogs and the humans who love them,” Human’s Best Friend is coming to the West...

Tuesday, September 11, 2018 - 1:19pm

Who has the most Instagram followers in the world?

Instagram is the virtual world of too-pretty-for-their-own-good meals and even prettier selfies that we all love — and, more accurately at times, love to hate. With 1 billion monthly users as of June 2018, there seem to be infinite accounts to follow. And, it's easy to assume that...

Monday, September 10, 2018 - 8:10pm

Everything inside 29Rooms for 2018, now with night sessions

There’s no more beautiful, urgent and eloquent examination of our modern world than Refinery29’s annual 29Rooms exhibit. Those may seem like strong words for a made-for-Instagram gallery, but throughout its four years the pop-up has always been about more than escapism. “We...

Thursday, September 6, 2018 - 1:05pm

PHOTOS: Color Factory is not just another Instagram pop-up

It’s been a good summer for reconnecting with your inner child and filling up your Instagram with enviable photo ops between Candytopia, Rose Mansion, Believe in Your Selfie Museum, Dream Machine, Happy-Go-Lucky Exhibit and many more New York City pop-up galleries. The latest, Color Factory,...

Wednesday, September 5, 2018 - 7:27pm

PHOTOS: Reality melts away in the trippy halls of Candytopia New York

Whatever you think is inside Candytopia, you’re probably nowhere close. From the first moment you walk inside the Garment District warehouse where a dragon made of candy guards a curtained entryway lined with madly tilting houses, you definitely know you’re not in Midtown anymore. The...

Wednesday, August 15, 2018 - 9:47am

SheKnows: Why blogging still matters in the Instagram age

What does it take to be successful online today? If you haven’t settled on an Instagram aesthetic and curated the heck out of your Pinterest boards, then there’s your homework. But the successful creators who have built a truly holistic personal brand, not to mention a loyal following,...

Tuesday, August 7, 2018 - 5:47pm

Color Factory NYC promises to 'awaken' your love of the city

New York may seem a little bit drab, until you see it through the lens of Color Factory, the “multisensory exhibit inspired by the colors of the city.”  The exhibit premiered in San Francisco in August 2017 originally as a month-long pop-up that stretched into eight. When it...

Tuesday, July 17, 2018 - 9:05am

Kim Kardashian made more off one Instagram post than Trump makes in a year

Have you ever swiped your MTA card, received the "insufficient fare" warning, then remembered you still haven’t Venmoed your friend for dinner last night and thought to yourself: I wonder if my sorry income will ever compare to the Kim Kardashian net worth? (Or am I alone on this...

Thursday, July 12, 2018 - 11:54am

The Instagram trend you've definitely seen (or tried) before: Barbie feet

We all know the illusion of a good Instagram pose. There’s the "skinny arm," the sorority squat, the "belfie" and the "just suck it in." And let’s not forget about the "thighbrow." Now, there’s a new Instagram trend in town to make you grow...

Wednesday, July 11, 2018 - 12:55pm

Instagram Lite: Slimmed-down app will help you save space on your phone

Instagram has launched a new version of its popular app called Instagram Lite — a smaller and slimmed-down version of the popular app but aimed at developing markets where data plans are limited. Whenever Instagram releases a new feature or product such as their new video platform IGTV...

Tuesday, July 3, 2018 - 4:14pm

Selena Gomez's new crazy-creepy horror film can only be streamed on IGTV

Selena Gomez's career post-Disney Channel hasn’t diverged too far from her Wizards of Waverly Place days (minus her role in 2012’s Spring Breakers): she’s still creating pop music with honest lyrics, and she’s kept on the straight and narrow. But now she’s starring...

Monday, June 25, 2018 - 11:12am

Instagram rolls out IGTV app to post videos up to one hour

Instagram announced it will launch IGTV — a new feature that will let users upload videos that are up to one hour in length. During a special event in San Francisco, the company said it plans to roll out the feature that will give users more camera time. Previously, users were only allowed...

Thursday, June 21, 2018 - 4:39pm

Can you take an Instagram screenshot without the other person knowing?

Will the other person get notified when you take an Instagram screenshot?  If you have ever viewed someone’s Instagram Story and wanted to capture what you’re seeing by taking a screenshot, you might be wondering if the other person is notified. In early February Instagram began...

Friday, June 15, 2018 - 3:33pm

Instagram releases new stickers, features to celebrate Pride Month

There are new Instagram stickers and other fun features to use to celebrate Pride month and show your support for the LGBTQ community on Instagram throughout June. The latest Instagram update will include a Pride rainbow version of Instagram’s "signature gradient" in different...

Monday, June 4, 2018 - 5:36pm

Tiffany Trump played and Instagrammed about an anti-Trump card game

Tiffany Trump played another game of Fun With Passive Aggression on social media this week, this time by playing an actual game: The first daughter posted an Instagram story of her with a card game that isn't super-nice to her father: Trumped-Up Cards. On Tuesday, Tiffany posted the story of...

Thursday, May 24, 2018 - 4:12pm

Instagram is rolling out a new feature that is long overdue

There is a new Instagram feature that that is being rolled out that will give users a new way to control what they see on their Instagram feeds. The new Instagram Mute feature will give users the option to personalize their own feed by hiding posts from certain accounts without necessarily having...

Tuesday, May 22, 2018 - 5:02pm

Anything for the 'Gram: 5 Times Food Trends Went Too Far

Pleading for sanity in the food world is pointless when restaurants live and die not necessarily by how good their food is, but how Instagram-worthy. Which isn’t necessarily a bad thing! The garnish race happening on the Bloody Mary scene has been amusing to watch (and a boon for brunchers)....

Tuesday, May 15, 2018 - 7:52pm

Latest Instagram update gives you a new way to judge your friends

The latest Instagram update will include a new poll feature that will give users an interesting way to let your friends know how you feel about them. The emoji slider sticker in Stories will let users answer questions using a sliding scale function instead of two simple answers. For example, when...

Monday, May 14, 2018 - 2:00pm

Reese's follows one person on Instagram: can you guess who?

The internet is enthralled with one very random yet remarkable (and extremely funny) fact. The company to thank for Reese's Pieces, festive easter eggs, peanut butter cups and much more, only follows a single account on the Reese's Instagram, despite having over 100K followers. She’s...

Thursday, May 10, 2018 - 5:21pm

It just got way easier to impulse buy everything on Instagram

See, want, have — that's the dream for retailers, and we've been falling into the One-Click hole of Amazon for years. Now, that feature has come to tons of your favorite brands, not to mention restaurants and salons, thanks to Instagram. Instagram has added so-called Action Buttons...

Tuesday, May 8, 2018 - 4:34pm