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Facebook security acquisition points to something like a CDN

A small acquisition in the security space lends new evidence to the poorly-kept secret that the parent company of Instagram is building up security for its content delivery... rather, for its "edge network".

Instagram says ads coming 'in the next couple months'

Facebook-owned photo sharing application Instagram said it will roll out paid advertisements within the next few months as it accelerates its effort to build a sustainable business.

Facebook Home adds Instagram, Pinterest, Tumblr support

Facebook continues building out its much-maligned Home launcher for Google's Android, adding support for the social networking giant's own Instagram photo-sharing app as well as rival media sharing platforms Pinterest, Tumblr and Flickr.

Instagram eclipses 150M monthly users, says ads coming soon

Facebook-owned photo sharing application Instagram said more than 150 million users worldwide now capture and share moments each month using its service, an increase of 50 million users over the last six months. More than 60 percent of users herald from markets outside of the United States, Instagram added.

Flickr for iOS adds filters in bid to rival Instagram

Yahoo is adding filter enhancements to its photo sharing application for Apple's iOS, positioning the service as a rival to Facebook's popular Instagram.

Instagram snaps up video sharing app Luma, shutdown slated for Dec. 31

Facebook-owned photo sharing application Instagram has completed its first acquisition, purchasing video app maker Luma. Financial details were not disclosed.

Instagram cracks down on brand copycats

Facebook-owned photo sharing application Instagram has updated its brand guidelines to prevent third-party developer partners from incorporating either "Insta" or "Gram" into their app names.

YouTube founders challenge Instagram, Vine with MixBit video app

Chad Hurley and Steve Chen, who co-founded video sharing site YouTube in 2005, unveiled their latest effort, video creation application MixBit.

Facebook Messenger for iOS adds Instagram photo sharing

Facebook is rolling out an updated version of its over-the-top Messenger application for Apple's iOS, adding support for Instagram photo sharing.

Instagram restores third-party Windows Phone app photo uploads

Facebook-owned Instagram has restored support for photos snapped via third-party applications optimized for devices running Microsoft's Windows Phone OS.