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Photographer Combines Protest and Social Media to Spur Social Action

Photographer Dinda Avena wants to inspire those who have experienced and survived violence, feel unsafe in public, who are suffering due to sexual identity, for those whose land is being seized, and for all marginalized communities to not let their voices fade away.

Shutterstock’s CEO and Founder Steps Down After 16 Years at the Helm

16 years after founding the New York-based stock photo giant Shutterstock, CEO Jon Oringer has announced that he will be stepping down in April. Oringer announced the news in an open letter published this morning, just as Shutterstock unveiled a so-so financial report for Q4 of 2019.

Instagram Tests Hiding Like Counts

Instagram has internally floated the idea of a small design change that would have a huge impact on the service. Leaked screenshots show mockups of Instagram in which the Like counts on photos and videos are hidden from public view.

Instagram Accidentally Switched from Vertical Scrolling to Horizontal Tapping

If you opened up Instagram today, you may have been surprised to find that the vertical scrolling method of browsing content had been replaced with a completely different horizontal tap-based scroll. You weren't alone, and the outcry was immediate. The good news is the switch was an accident and isn't a permanent change to Instagram.

Instagram May Soon Break Its Classic Grid (and All Your 3×3 Mosaics)

Instagram has long featured a 3x3 grid of photos across its platform, allowing photographers to get creative and create larger photo mosaics by uploading the individual pieces as separate photos in the correct order. If you've spent a considerable amount of time and effort building these mosaics yourself, here's some bad news: it looks like Instagram may soon break that classic grid (and your mosaics).

Your Instagram Feed is About to Change

Your Instagram feed is currently a chronological list of photos posted by those you follow, but that's about to change: Instagram says a Facebook-style curation algorithm is on the way.