Tag Archives: Instagram

Junior Claims He’s Now “Shadowbanned” On Instagram

Trump Junior is ever so pissed that he’s not getting as many new Instagram followers as he used to. This, of course, is the dastardly working of those evil censors at Facebook. He writes: Honestly it’s time for me to put this out there. For weeks I’ve been watching my #instagram analytics and noticed a crazy drop off in new ...

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Dan Savage Battles Instagram Over Anti-Trump Sign

Dan Savage writes on Instagram: “My husband posted this pic and @instagram appears to have taken it down after “Gays For Trump” complained. For info about the sign & the queer artists who created it and how to get one of your own, head over to @terrysphots! And happy Presidents’ Day!” Dan’s husband Terry Miller writes: “So @instagram in its ...

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Facebook, Instagram Outages Hit Users Worldwide

Mashable reports: Bad news, friends: Facebook appears to be down for a large number of users. Instagram, which is owned by Facebook, is reportedly struggling too. Users of the social media platform began reporting issues around 11:11 a.m. EST, and it appears the outage has spread. The problems appear to be affecting users on both desktop and mobile. Multiple services, ...

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Gabbana: We’re Like Charlie Hebdo

They may be trying to walk back their anti-LGBT comments in the press, but yesterday Stefano Gabbana took to Instagram to compare their situation to Charlie Hebdo. Not incidentally, the #BoycottDolceGabbana hashtag is trending at  #1 in the United States at this writing. (Tipped by JMG reader John)

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Babs Joins Instagram

You gotta love the amount of styling that went into this selfie.

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Surfin’ Schock

Back in January, Rep. Aaron Schock (R-IL) made his Instagram account private, but his followers continue to share the posts. Yesterday Americablog posted a roundup of recent photos posted by Schock, including the above image which carries this message: “Waikiki Beach – Enjoying the Aloha spirit thanks to @tulsigabbard hospitality and Surfing Coach Nish for getting me up. Shout out to ...

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How Instagram Changed Fashion Week

Paper Magazine editorial director Mickey Boardmen on the lag between social media coverage and new items actually appearing in stores: “We have ejaculated five times before we’re actually able to have sex with that piece of clothes. Not to be graphic.”

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Schock Makes Instagram Account Private

A few days ago John Aravosis posted an AmericaBlog column titled The 7 Gayest Aaron Schock Instagram Posts Of 2013 in which he needled Schock’s famous sense of fashion and devotion to bodybuilding. That AmericaBlog post was referenced in yesterday’s Facebook piece on Schock by CBS reporter Itay Hod. And JMG reader Michael reports that Schock today made his Instagram ...

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Facebook Copies Vine

Facebook-owned Instagram will now support very short video clips just like the Twitter-owned Vine. Instagram’s Kevin Systrom said video clips on Instagram will be 3 to 15 seconds long and include new shaky hand video stabilization technology called Cinema. Instagram now has 130 million users. Systrom: “The frame shown to people is typically the first frame. We think that’s silly. ...

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If Famous Websites Were People

John Aravosis wonders how well-known gay blogs would be portrayed in this style. (Via AmericaBlog)

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Facebook Vs Twitter

Over the weekend Facebook-owned Instragram pulled the photos that its users had posted to Twitter. In a company blog post, Twitter said that Instagram has “disabled photo integration with Twitter,” though tweeting links to Instagram photos is still possible. Photos from Instagram no longer appear in Twitter user photo galleries. In an interview at a Paris tech show last week, ...

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