Instagram to test more changes, features to mimic to TikTok, YouTube

Facebook's head of Instagram Adam Mosseri says the app plans to start showing users full-screen, recommended videos in their feeds.

News 12 Staff

Jul 1, 2021, 12:29 PM

Updated 1,027 days ago

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