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Update from Instagram brings new data usage controls

Last week, Instagram had announced to roll out ads in users feeds. With the unveiling of ads for US users, comes a new update from the company for their app with more data control.



Users of Instagram Android and iOS apps would receive an update providing more controls in the video feature of Instagram. The photo straightening feature also get added for android users.

On Thursday, Instagram released updates for Android and Apple users which brings new video features in both platforms and also added the photo straightening feature to Android which the iOS already had months back.

Though Instagram mentions only “performance updates and other minor improvements” in the App store of iOS and Android, the Twitter handle of Instagram revealed more information. The Android app also received “new sound and data usage controls for Instagram videos” through the update. The update reveals that Instagram is looking forward to refine recording and editing videos for users.

Photo and video ads would also start streaming for US users, Instagram announced last week. Even though users wouldn’t want their selfie, and other memorable pictures mixed with brands, Facebook is looking forward to earn some revenue from the photo-sharing app.


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