Instagram Direct Now Supports Sharing Photos in Landscape Orientation and Link Previews

Instagram on Thursday introduced two new features to its Direct messaging service, bringing support for landscape and portrait photo/ video orientations along with the ability to send website links. In addition, the users will also be able to see links automatically generated for phone numbers and addresses sent via Instagram Direct. The support for links in Instagram Direct is now available on Android and iOS with an update to version 10.22, but the landscape/portrait mode support is only available on iOS, with the Android support ‘coming soon.’ Earlier, you could…

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Instagram Finally Lets You Zoom in on Photos and Videos

  There have been a lot of requests to add a much-wanted zoom feature to the Instagram app. The ability to zoom in to a photo or a video on Instagram was highly talked-about but users could not do so. Until Wednesday that is – Instagram added a feature that lets you pinch in to zoom on the photos or videos you see in the app. Instagram in a post on Wednesday said,”Starting today, you can pinch to zoom on photos and videos in feed, on profiles and on Explore.…

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Google Photos for iOS Gets Support for Live Photos, Split View, and More

Google has consistently been rolling out updates and new features for its Google Photos application to increase its user base. It hasn’t only been focusing on its Android platform, but also on a rival mobile operating system – iOS. The company has this time rolled out an update for Google Photos for iOS with a feature exclusive to Apple iPhone models only. The search giant on Monday rolled out Google Photos on iOS with support for backing up and viewing Live Photos, a feature exclusive to iPhone 6s and the…

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