Tag: instagram

Tips on how to spot fake Instagram followers

Some people have a lot of Instagram followers, truth be told, some followers might be fake. It turns out that even if you have never bought followers, you may have a few bots following you. Although it is unavoidable and bots are harmless, the best thing is to report...

Facebook’s new dating service features a “Secret Crush” list

Since Facebook launched more than a decade ago, people have long used the app to search for and meet not just friends but also potential romantic interests. Now, Facebook is not just a social networking site but an official dating service as well. Despite the...

Panty-sniffing pervert in Tampines and Choa Chu Kang posts selfies with loot on Instagram, arrested

Singapore—The world is full of perverts. Many of them might go unnoticed or escape justice, but some go to social media to share their escapades. On August 15 (Thursday), an Instagram user based in Singapore started posting photos of himself with allegedly stolen underwear...

S’porean Mandopop stars JJ Lin & Stephanie Sun surprise fans with National Day duet

Singapore – Fans of Singaporean Mandopop stars JJ Lin and Stefanie Sun were in for a surprise when they performed an impromptu duet and greeted Singapore a Happy National Day on August 9 (Friday). Lin hosted an Instagram Live session on his account and invited...

Investigating Instagram: How to find out if you’ve been blocked, and whodunit

One of the convenient things about social media is that it removes certain awkward or potentially confrontational situations from our everyday interactions with each other. Don't want to see someone's pictures or posts? Unfollow them. Don't want to be their "friend" on social media?...

Peeping tom pervert advises ladies to use handicap toilet in Clarke Quay so he can pry open the door with a coin

Singapore – What started as a piece of seemingly friendly advice to use the handicap toilet turned out to be a traumatic experience for two ladies at Clarke Quay. On July 24 (Wednesday), @isabelleameliatan (a.k.a. Belle) shared her experience via Instagram that involved the dangers...

With Instagram hiding likes, how will “influencers” measure their influence?

In an update last Wednesday (Jul 17), Instagram announced that users in select countries will no longer be able to see the number of likes on posts or the number of views on videos made by other users. According to the company's official Twitter account,...

After half a decade of useless scolding, lady creates Instagram account highlighting “frustrations” with husband’s untidiness

Fukuoka, Japan – What should you do when your spouse does not take heed of your reminders to clean up after himself? Start an anonymous Instagram and make his quirks viral. A Japanese wife has had just about enough with discovering random rubbish lying around...

Facebook, Instagram, WhatsApp, Messenger and Twitter suffer outages

Users of Facebook faced issues loading images, videos and data across its apps today with people unable to load photos in the Facebook News Feed, view stories on Instagram or send messages in WhatsApp. The outage was due to an error triggered during a routine...

Instagram, PlayStation hit with outages

An Instagram outage on Thursday left users of the Facebook-owned social network flocking to Twitter to vent frustration. The website DownDetector.com showed a spike in reports of Instagram being unavailable in the afternoon, nearly hitting 54,000 before diving back down. "Earlier today, a technical issue caused...