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  • Photos: The India we see on Instagram vs. the real India. Because nothing's as it seems without a filter! 19 hours 29 minutes ago

    'Wow! That's a beautiful sunrise. Totally Instagrammable!' All those photos of beautiful place you've double-tapped on Instagram may not be how they appear in real life. For someone who has never visited Delhi, the Instagram version of an empty metro station can be pretty misleading. All your hopes about a...
  • Mario Balotelli courts more controversy with gun photo July 11, 2014

    Italy striker Mario Balotelli has stoked more controversy by publishing a picture of himself on Instagram pointing a gun at the camera with the message "a big kiss to all the haters". The AC Milan player quickly removed the photo but his latest gaffe will do him no favours in Italy...
  • 68% of Instagram users are female: 10 interesting Instagram facts that you should know July 7, 2014

    After Facebook and Twitter, Instagram has become another popular social media tool for users. Here is an infographic that tells 10 little-known facts about the photo sharing app. ...
  • Boys, Megan Fox is now on Instagram July 5, 2014

    Los Angeles: Actress Megan Fox has joined the celebrity bandwagon on online photo-sharing platform Instagram. The 28-year-old actress made her debut with make-up free selfie, in which she looked stunning. "First IG selfie. Early morning (check) no makeup (check) ?filter (check)(check)," she posted as a caption to the photograph. The photograph features her...
  • Photos: 20 mouth-watering 'Iftar' foods from all over the world that Instagram users are feasting on during Ramazan July 3, 2014

    Ramazan is the holy month in the Islamic calendar when the faithful observers of Islam fast during the entire month from sunrise (sahour) to sunset (iftar). Thoughts must be kept pure and no food or drink is consumed during this period. According to Islam fasting teaches its followers patience, modesty...
  • Arjun Kapoor looks bashful as family present him with a birthday cake June 26, 2014

    The young actor turns 28 today. Arjun Kapoor, who was last seen in the blockbuster film '2 States' with Alia Bhatt, protests adorably as his cousins make him cut a cake and blow out the candles in this video posted by Sonam Kapoor on her Instagram account. ...
  • Photos: Meet @humaidalbuqaish - Instagram's fearless Arab lion whisperer pets, cuddles and plays with wild animals June 19, 2014

    Humaid Albuqaish is one of the richest Arabs you'll come across on Instagram. How do we know that? Because of his Instagram feed which overflows with royalty. He roams around in his garden, playing with lethal predators, and you'll often find him on top of his luxurious Mercedes with a...
  • Hungry kya? 31 amazing food art to make you drool: You won't believe the pictures you can draw with food June 19, 2014

    How awesome would it be if you were served interesting looking food everyday! If you have children who refuse to eat food from a boring looking plate, make a Pikachu patty or an Angry Birds after school snack and watch their faces light up. Wondering how you could make ordinary...
  • LV bags, Rolex watches and a lot of cash: how Param Shah's lavish life has made him the 'most hated person on Instagram' June 17, 2014

    A wealthy Indian based in San Francisco has earned the tag of the most hated person on Instagram. His Instagram account @itslavishbitch, floats with pictures of him drowning in cash and designer possessions.He is believed to be the son of an Indian millionaire, but it isn't clear if it is...
  • Is e-commerce the new cool? Here's why young entrepreneurs are more interested in online business June 17, 2014

    New Delhi: Gone are the days when Facebook was used merely as a tool to share personal details with people. Along with Instagram and other such media, Facebook is becoming a lucrative and cheap ground for advertising for young entrepreneurs. The online platform has attracted young entrepreneurs mainly between 19...
  • Miley Cyrus posts new topless pictures online June 15, 2014

    Los Angeles: Pop star Miley Cyrus has posted new topless selfies online. In one of the Instagram photo, the 'Wrecking Ball' sticks out her tongue and sports a cowlick hairstyle reminiscent of Cameron Diaz's infamous hairdo in 'There's Something About Mary', reported Ace Showbiz. She covers her modesty with a digital...
  • Review: New Instagram tools give users more controls, but take away the simplicity of the app June 11, 2014

    New York: I started using Instagram in late 2011 and was instantly hooked. I have always loved taking pictures but have felt overwhelmed by all the adjustment options offered by apps such as Snapseed and Camera+. Instagram made it easy. After snapping a picture, I could simply add a filter or...
  • Facebook's Instagram to expand ads beyond US June 10, 2014

    San Francisco: Instagram, the mobile photo service owned by Facebook Inc, is expanding its nascent advertising business beyond the United States and will begin showing ads to users in Britain, Canada and Australia, the company said on Monday. The ads will start to appear on versions of the service in the...
  • Instagram adds more photo editing tools; includes ability to adjust brightness, contrast, saturation June 4, 2014

    New York: The photo sharing app Instagram is adding editing tools that go beyond the vintage-looking filters that made it popular. The Facebook-owned app said in a blog post Tuesday that users will be able to adjust the brightness, contrast, saturation and other features of photos they take with their smartphones. The...
  • Kim Kardashian and Kanye West's wedding photo makes Instagram record May 31, 2014

    London: A photo of reality TV star Kim Kardashian kissing rapper Kanye West on their wedding day has broken the record for the most likes on Instagram.A European spokesperson for the photo-sharing site said Friday the picture, shared from Kardashian's account, received 1.96 million likes, becoming the most popular post...
  • Aamir Khan: I'm not on Instagram May 30, 2014

    Mumbai: Actor-filmmaker Aamir Khan Friday said he is not a user of Instagram and that any account in his name on the online photo-sharing website is "fake". "Guys, I am not on Instagram. It's obviously some fake account," Aamir posted on his official Twitter page. The actor doesn't want his friends and...
  • Bruce Willis' daughter's topless tweets spark Instagram debate May 30, 2014

    Reuters: Scout Willis, the daughter of Hollywood actors Bruce Willis and Demi Moore, said on Thursday she wanted to empower women with her topless social media protest against popular photo-sharing site Instagram's no-nudity policy. Willis, 22, sparked a debate on social media about Internet standards after posting photos of herself topless...
  • 'My wife, my life and my everything': Aamir Khan joins Instagram, posts adorable photos May 28, 2014

    Mumbai: Bollywood superstar Aamir Khan is the latest celebrity to join photo-sharing website Instagram.The 49-year-old actor, who has accounts in other social networking sites including twitter and Facebook, so far posted two pictures on the website.In one picture, Aamir is seen with his director wife Kiran Rao, and while in...
  • Iran denies it summoned Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg to court May 28, 2014

    Tehran: An Iranian prosecutor denied reports that a local judge ordered Facebook founder and CEO Mark Zuckerberg to appear in court to answer complaints by individuals who say Facebook-owned applications Instagram and Whatsapp violate their privacy. Shiraz Chief Prosecutor Ali Alghasimehr was quoted by the official IRNA news agency as saying...
  • Thai ministry says blocks Facebook to stem anti-coup criticism May 28, 2014

    Bangkok: Thailand's information technology ministry blocked Facebook on Wednesday and planned to hold talks with other social networking sites to stem protests against the military government, a senior official said. "We have blocked Facebook temporarily and on Thursday we will call a meeting with other social media, like Twitter and Instagram,...
  • Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg ordered to appear in court in Iran May 27, 2014

    Tehran: A judge in southern Iran has ordered Facebook founder and CEO Mark Zuckerberg to appear in court to answer complaints by individuals who say Facebook-owned applications Instagram and Whatsapp violate their privacy, semiofficial news agency ISNA reported today. It quoted Ruhollah Momen Nasab, an official with the paramilitary Basij force,...
  • Is Instagram biased against overweight women? May 26, 2014

    New York: Forget selfies as the war has now moved to "belfies". The online photo-video sharing website Instagram has recently been accused of censoring plump, underwear-clad bottom while continuing to allow skinnier, skimpier clothed bodies to appear. A Californian musician and video blogger Meghan Tonjes who posted pictures of her body...
  • Instagram to be blocked in Iran over privacy concerns: Report May 24, 2014

    Tehran: An Iranian court ordered that the photo-sharing app Instagram be blocked over privacy concerns, a semiofficial news agency reported Friday, the latest in a series of websites to be banned in the Islamic Republic. The agency said a court order, stemming from a private lawsuit, had been given to Iran's...
  • Lindsay Lohan posts glamorous selfie on Instagram April 17, 2014

    London: Troubled actress Lindsay Lohan posted a glamorous selfie wearing a nude shade dress. The 27-year-old 'Mean Girls' star shared the photo on Instagram after filming an episode of American talk show 'The View' as a co-host, reported Daily Mirror. Lindsay seemed delighted with her appearance and had mentioned...
  • Miley Cyrus shares semi-naked selfie on Instagram April 12, 2014

    Los Angeles: Singer Miley Cyrus shared a semi-naked selfie flaunting her assets in a racy shot. In one photograph, Cyrus is seen getting her hair groomed while sitting on a chair with a white towel wrapped around her. Then she swiftly followed it up with another picture of her sitting on the...
  • Aww! Alia Bhatt's elder sister Shaheen shares a childhood picture of the actress April 8, 2014

    Shaheen Bhatt, Mahesh Bhatt and Soni Razdan's elder daughter, shared the most adorable picture of her and younger sister, Alia Bhatt's younger days. The writer shared a picture of her actress sister as a baby and of herself as a toddler on Instagram recently. Alia will soon be seen in...
  • Lorde admits to checking her Instagram page every hour April 4, 2014

    London: Teen singing sensation Lorde says she is constantly checking her Instagram page for updates. The 17-year-old 'Royals' hitmaker has revealed her obsession with Instagram and that she checks the picture-sharing site every hour, reported Contactmusic. "I'm kind of cruising Instagram every hour or so, it's the one I check...
  • Instagram bug hides users' recent photos; company working on fixing it April 3, 2014

    New York: Instagram says it is fixing a bug that has hidden users' photos on its mobile app from the past several days. The Facebook-owned photo-sharing app said on Twitter that it is working on fixing a temporary glitch that is showing photos from several days ago. It did not say...
  • Cloak: An 'anti-social' network that helps you avoid meeting people March 24, 2014

    New Delhi: This is an app that many secretly desire. In this age of social networks, when you are connected with people you like and also those you wouldn't want to bump into in real life, the Cloak app is designed to keep you away from unwanted real-life meetings. The app...