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Instagram is a very popular social media network owned by Facebook. Instagram users can share photographs and short videos with accompanying text with their followers. Instagram is unusual in that it does not allow links from individual posts. Here is the latest Instagram coverage from The Write News:

Instagram Reaches 600 Million User Mark
Instagram has reached the 600 million user mark. Instagram says 100 million were added in the past six months. (December 15, 2016)

Instagram Live Video Rolling Out to U.S. Users
Instagram Live Video is being rolled out to U.S. users this week. The feature competes with Snapchat. (December 12, 2016)

Instagram Unveils New Logo and App Design
Instagram has unveiled a new look for its logo and its popular photo sharing app. (May 11, 2016)

Facebook Attaches Automatic Alternative Text to Photos
Facebook announced it has started adding automatic alternative text to photos shared on Facebook, Instagram, Messenger and WhatsApp. (April 5, 2016)

Instagram Announces Move to Algorithmic Feeds
Instagram has announced a move to an algorithmic feed. This is similar to what Facebook does with its feed. (March 15, 2016)

Instagram Reaches 300 Million Monthly Users
Instagram says it now has over 300 million monthly users on its photo sharing site. (December 10, 2014)

Google Joins Facebook Owned Instagram
Google has joined Instagram. The first entry shows the Rubki's cube game they posted today. (May 19, 2014)

Vice President Joe Biden Joins Instagram
Joe Biden officially joined Instagram in April. He has been sharing personal photographs and selfies. (May 3, 2014)

Instagram Announces 200 Million User Milestone
Instagram announced today it has reached the 200 million user milestone. They also have exceeded 20 billion photos shared so far. (March 26, 2014)

Instagram to Start Displaying Ads
Instagram to start displaying ads on its website and in users feeds. (October 10, 2013)

Instagram Adds Video Sharing Feature
Instagram has added a video sharing feature. The new tech will help Instagram compete with Twitter and YouTube. (June 20, 2013)

Social Network Photo War Begins Just Before the Holidays
Photographs have always been important for social websites. (December 8, 2012)

Instagram Expected to Get $500 Million Valuation After New Funding Round
Instagram, a popular free iPhone photo sharing app, is expected to be valued at $500 million after a new round of funding. (March 16, 2012)