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Instagram no longer accessible in Russia

MOSCOW: Instagram was inaccessible in Russia after Moscow accused its parent company Meta of allowing calls for violence against Russians, including the military, on its platforms. The move comes after Facebook and Twitter were blocked in early March as part

Russia curbs Instagram over ‘death to invaders’ posting rule

WASHINGTON: Russia has moved to block Instagram access and launched a criminal case against its owner Meta, as Moscow fired back at the tech giant for allowing posts calling for violence against Russian forces. This new escalation follows Russia’s blocking

Instagram tests letting creators charge subscriptions

SAN FRANCISCO: Instagram will let some content creators in the United States charge subscriptions to fans, allowing popular users to dabble with a way to make steady money as the platform competes for online stars. Social media users whose posts

Woman jailed after creating up to 30 fake Instagram accounts

LONDON: A woman has been jailed for sending herself ‘vile’ threats from up to 30 fake Instagram accounts she created in attempts to get her ex-boyfriend locked up. Courtney Ireland-Ainsworth, 20, of Brackendale, Runcorn, made 10 police statements and claimed

Sanam Saeed’s new Instagram post leaves netizens curious

Known for her versatile roles, actress Sanam Saeed’s new Instagram post has left social media users curious.  In her new Instagram post, the Zindagi Gulzar Hai actress posted a mysterious picture with a pictorial ‘Tayyar Ho’ on it. On the

Frustrating to see Indian actors cast as Pakistanis in Netflix series: Ahmed Butt

Comedian turned actor Ahmed Ali Butt has expressed his unhappiness with Netflix choosing Indian actors to essay the characters of Pakistanis in its series. The comedian posted a story on Instagram and expressed that it’s frustrating to see Indians playing

Why did WhatsApp, Facebook, Instagram stop working?

Social media has become an important source of communication and information not only in Pakistan but all over the world. Millions of people globally use these platforms to communicate with people through WhatsApp, Facebook, and Instagram. The suspension of WhatsApp,

Hilarious memes sparked after Facebook, Instagram and Whatsapp outage

Last night, several social media sites went down due to outages globally which resulted in some funniest memes sparked by netizens in their leisure. Though some of the sites went down, Twitter was there for the rescue, so Facebook,  WhatsApp,

Facebook, Instagram, WhatsApp restored after nearly six-hour outage

SAN FRANCISCO: Facebook, Instagram, Messenger and WhatsApp were restored again late on Monday after a nearly six-hour outage that prevented the company’s users from accessing its social media and messaging services. “Facebook, Instagram, WhatsApp and Messenger are coming back online

Instagram will require users to share their birthday

SAN FRANCISCO: Instagram will begin requiring users to confirm their birthdays as part of an effort to create new safety features for young people, the Facebook-owned social media app said. Instagram has explored building a version of its app for

I have unapologetically been myself, says Hania Amir

Pakistani actress Hania Amir penned a heartfelt message on Instagram, saying she won’t apologise for being herself and will not change to please others. The 24-year-old drama actress described her mind loud and clear on social media in a message

Do you know how much Priyanka Chopra makes for every promotional post on Instagram?

Actor Priyanka Chopra has landed at the 27th spot on the Hopper Instagram Richlist year. With 64 million followers on Instagram, the Sky Is Pink actress is reportedly getting $403,000 (₹3 crore) for every promotional post she drops at Instagram. The list

US lawmakers urge Facebook to drop ‘Instagram for kids’

WASHINGTON: A group of Democratic U.S. lawmakers urged Facebook to drop plans for a version of photo-sharing app Instagram for children younger than 13, saying the social media company had failed to “make meaningful commitments to protecting kids online.” Senators

Instagram deletes Kangana Ranaut’s post days after her Twitter ban

Instagram has also taken action against Bollywood star Kangana Ranaut as her post got deleted days after her Twitter ban. The Queen star, who recently tested positive for COVID-19,  has now deleted her post on the grounds of misinformation after the

Hira Mani wears socks on scandals, gets called out for her fashion sense

Pakistani actress Hira Mani shared a picture wearing socks on scandals and immediately received flak on social media for the fashion faux pas. The actress shared a picture on the popular site Instagram captioning “Sandal socks kay sath, hmm, interesting!!’

After removing from ‘Dostana 2’, Karan Johar unfollows Kartik Aaryan on Instagram

Famous for nepotism in Bollywood, Karan Johar has unfollowed actor Kartik Aaryan on Instagram after removing the actor from the movie Dostana 2. On the other hand, Kartik Aaryan is still following Karan Johar on Instagram. Moreover, on Friday, Dharma

Osman Khalid announces hitting 1 million followers through funny post

Actor Osman Khalid Butt has announced the news of hitting one million followers on Instagram through a funny post. The Chupke Chupke actor recently crossed one million followers on Instagram. He took to Instagram and thanked everyone and wrote, “Special

Jennifer Lopez shares first posts on Instagram after breakup with Alex

Singer and actress Jennifer Lopez has expressed happiness on her Instagram account even after her split from former beau Alex Rodriguez. Taking to Instagram, the 51-year-old singer shared her snaps with the caption “Coffee talk”. In the pictures,  Lopez can

Zuckerberg urged to cancel launching Instagram for kids

SAN FRANCISCO: An advocacy group called on Facebook Chief Executive Officer Mark Zuckerberg to not create a version of photo-sharing app Instagram for children under 13 as it would put them at “great risk”. A letter from the Campaign for

Instagram tests feature where users can choose to see likes

SAN FRANCISCO: Instagram is launching a small global test where users can choose whether to hide like counts on their own posts or other people’s posts. The photo-sharing site, which is owned by Facebook, said this latest test came after

Hania Amir faces backlash for wearing sleeveless crop top

Actress Hania Aamir has become the latest celebrity becoming a victim of trolling for hilarious reasons as she ends up getting bashed on social media. Taking to her Instagram, the Ishqiya actress shared a video singing Harry Style’s ‘watermelon sugar’

Relax and have a fabulous Saturday: Saba Qamar treats fans with stunning beach pictures

Actress Saba Qamar has just released her bold pictures and she is undoubtedly looking beautiful in her sizzling fashion photoshoot on a beach. Turning to her Instagram, the 36-year-old Baaghi star posted a series of posts in which she is

Katrina Kaif keeps fans in suspense by not revealing her new film’s name

Bollywood star Katrina Kaif is all set to shoot a new movie as she shared on her Instagram post keeping fans in suspense by not revealing the name of the film. Katrina Kaif took to Instagram and posted a charming

Netizens troll Meera for asking ‘how do I look’ with Humayun Saeed

Actress Meera has just uploaded a selfie with actor Humayun Saeed on her Instagram account with the caption how does she look with the ‘Mere Pass Tum Ho’ actor. While using several hashtags with her post, the actress questioned her

Aima Baig pens down heartfelt birthday note for Shahbaz Shigri

Singer Aima Baig has penned down a heartfelt birthday note for her rumored beau Shahbaz Shigri. Wishing Shigri the heartiest birthday on Instagram, Aima Baig wrote, “Halalalalalalala… that’s what my thoughts are writing this, there’s so much to say but

‘Pawri’ girl Dananeer Mobeen crosses one million followers on Instagram

Internet sensation Dananeer Mobeen is on a roll these days and has just crossed one million followers on Instagram. Many people were not aware of this teenage content creator from Islamabad even two weeks ago. Then came the shorter than

Meet Dananeer Mobeen the ‘Pawri Horai Hai’ girl

Now you all have been familiar with the ‘Pawri Horai Hai’ girl, whose video has taken the internet by storm. Not even users but also celebrities cannot stop remaking the funny video. Be it Saba Qamar, Ali Zafar, Aijaz Aslam,

Mahira Khan turns poetic in her recent Instagram post

KARACHI: Movie Superstar actress Mahira Khan has adopted a poetic style on social media in her recent picture on Instagram. Taking to Instagram, the actress shared the picture with a poetic caption in Urdu that read, “Jahan bhi azaad rooh

Ayeza Khan becomes most followed Pakistani celebrity on Instagram

KARACHI: Popular actress Ayeza Khan has finally hit eight million followers on Instagram, making her the first Pakistani celebrity to achieve the milestone. Famously known for the drama ‘Mere Pass Tum Ho’ the actress surpassed another celebrity Aiman Khan who

Work given to newcomers is based on Instagram followers not talent: Ali Abbas

Actor Ali Abbas has expressed that now the work given in the industry is based on the number of followers on Instagram. In a recent interview, where Ali Abbas appeared as a guest complained that people are cast according to