If you are trying to register a new Instagram account on your mobile device (iPhone or Android), you may receive the following error message that prevents you from completing a new account when you get to the create username screen.
Worried about online privacy? Find out how to make your posts private on the photo and video-sharing app with this easy guide.
Instagram has been a massive success story. Since it launched in 2010, the photo and video-sharing app have garnered more than 600 million users who share a staggering 70 million images a day.
Did you know that by using ONE banned hashtag in your Instagram post, currently makes ALL of your hashtags undiscoverable for that post?
The best thing to understand is why Instagram are on a banning rampage (they’ve recently banned over 60,000 hashtags!), how to know what they are, examples of banned hashtags and how to work out quickly if you need to swap out any of yours with new ones!
Visuals play an increasingly important role in marketing – they appeal to customers and increase engagement. Hence, Instagram is the perfect platform for a successful Internet marketing campaign.
Unfortunately, however, few social media marketing teams understand the true value of the platform, especially when sharing captivating pictures translate into engaged followers and more sales.
This is an update to a previous entry about Instagram follow limits and how to moderate your activities in order to avoid getting your account into the ‘Instagram jail’ and even avoid the ‘ban hammer’. We are going to do a summary of what’s explained in that post and add what we’ve learnt since the last update.
Fortunately, we have answers for you on all fronts. One of the best ways to figure out what you should do on Instagram is to familiarize yourself with what you shouldn’t do. In the name of winning at Instagram (and having fun while doing it), let’s check out some of the worst types of Instagram captions people use. We wouldn’t recommend posting these kinds of captions (or the sorts of Instagram quotes we’ll also take a look at) — at least not if you don’t want your friends to roll their eyes when they scroll past your posts.
Instagram is going to start telling you when other people take screenshots of your Stories.
That means it will also notify other users when you take screenshots of their Stories.
Stories posts automatically self-destruct after 24 hours, but the screenshot and screen-recording functionality essentially allow you to make permanent copies of them if you really want to.