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You Can Finally Schedule Posts on Instagram Now (Kinda)

Instagram has announced that you can now schedule posts on the social network, provided you are signed up as a business account and using an approved third-party scheduling service. This new automation will streamline the Instagram workflow for those who are using the image-sharing app.

Instagram is Finally Testing a Regram Feature

Reposting an Instagram photo you like currently involves uploading a new version to Instagram, an act that can put you on the wrong side of copyright law. Instagram may finally be getting ready to unveil a "regram" button that lets you safely share other people's photos in your feed without making a copy of them.

Vine is Stayin’ Alive as an App Called Vine Camera

Twitter announced back in October 2016 that it would be shuttering Vine, its 6-second video sharing service. If you're a faithful Vine user who wants Vine to live on, there's good news for you now: some parts of Vine will live on as an app called Vine Camera.

Instagram Likes and Comments Drop 33% in a Year

Instagram boasts over 400 million users now and has never been more popular. But even though user growth charges forward, the interaction rate by users appears to be trending downward. A new study reports a 33% drop in Likes and Comments over a one year period.

Twitter Unveils Uncropped Photos for a ‘Richer Photo Experience’

Back in August, Instagram made a lot of photographers very happy by announcing that it will no longer force all photos into a square aspect ratio -- by allowing rectangular images, photographers can now share their photos in their original form.

Now Twitter is following suit: the company is announcing that photos in Twitter timelines will no longer be cropped.

What if Guys Were Social Networks? Fashion Photos of Models as Facebook, Twitter and More

As a followup to her popular What If Girls Were Internet Browsers series that blew across the World Wide Web at the end of last year, fashion photographer Viktorija Pashuta decided to tackle another similarly pressing question: what if guys were social networks?

As with the first series, she enlisted the help of some high quality stylists/designers and, together, they tried to capture the character of each of the major social networks in a conceptual fashion portrait.

OKDOTHIS Leaps Into 2.0 With Updated UI, Better Discovery Features and More

Last November, photographer Jeremy Cowart revealed OKDOTHIS, a two-and-a-half year collaboration between himself and the development team at Aloompa to create an app that inspired creatives to be... well... more creative.

And now, in the name of continuing to keep the creative community on their toes, OKDOTHIS has announced a 2.0 revamp of what is essentially its entire platform. The app, website and overall structure of the platform is much more streamlined now, featuring a more unified and easy-to-use design across the board.

Dronestagr.am: The Social Photo-Sharing Network for Drone Photographers

Although drone photography might lead you onto some sticky legal ground in some states, it is nonetheless often quite beautiful. It makes sense that those who have spent good money on drones are eager to put that money to use, and now they have an Instagram-like social network on which to share their results.