With the emergence of fake Instagram accounts, or "Finstagrams," teens are taking charge of social media by creating anonymous online personas.
Justin Bieber and the (late) legendary Prince don’t usually appear in the same sentences. Until now. The reason? A reportedly fake Instagram comment about the recently deceased music icon, which was evidently intended to appear as if it had been posted by the young Canadian, set off a social media furor on Thursday. Show More Summary
One Janet Jackson fan is not happy that she canceled her recent tour and is tired of excuses about her health, sees through her fake Instagram videos, and has a name for her new tour: You Tried It. Watch:… Read The post Janet Jackson Fan Reads Her to Filth Over Tour Cancelations: ‘You Tried It’ – WATCH appeared first on Towleroad.
Shooting an artwork and a fake Instagram profile.
One Instagram account isn't enough for teens today. On stage at Business Insider's Ignition conference on Tuesday afternoon, a panel of teenagers explained which apps and digital trends they think are cool today. One thing the teen panel...Show More Summary
A new trend is emerging where teens create a second Instagram account, called Finstagram, in order to post “real” and unfiltered pictures. But why do teens feel like they must be perfect online and separate their accounts in the first place? -- This feed and its contents are the property of The Huffington Post, and use is subject to our terms. Show More Summary
Weary of staging their lives for social media, young people are presenting their true selves on locked “finstagram” accounts.
Popular password harvester kicked off App Store and Play A popular but malicious fake Instagram “who viewed your profile” app has been pulled from both Apple's App Store and Google Play – but not until after between 500,000 and a million suckers downloaded it.…
UPDATE: Many apologies. We’ve been duped by a fake Instagram account. Very annoying. Sorry. How many apologies can one goal celebration spawn? Sunderland romped to victory in the Wear-Tyne derby last weekend, as the Black Cats beat bitter rivals Newcastle 3-0 at the Stadium of Light. Show More Summary
Remember Stitches and Ink Monstarr, the pair of struggle rappers who sent out a NC-17 diss towards Tyga and Kylie Jenner? Well, they’re both back, creating fake Instagram messages in hopes to get fans to pay attention to them. Conti...
Instagram, still the hottest platform for reminding your friends and loved ones that sunsets happen approximately once each day, has been cracking down on the pay-for-follow companies that churn out fake accounts. The app wants its users to have a “real” experience. So what’s a bot farm to do? Read more...
Kim Kardashian has eclipsed Kendall Jenner's Instagram follower tally, but critics are accusing her of purchasing fake fans to reclaim the crown. All these years, while we watch Keeping up with the Kardashians online, we rarely think...Show More Summary
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Anguished Utah mother Brittany Champagne told KUTV-TV that she discovered photos of the girl Wednesday night on a fake Instagram account that claimed to be an 11-year-old bisexual girl.
Fake tweets. Fake Instagram posts. A fake fatherly scolding. How the tabloid-hungry blogosphere and social media are out to ruin their favorite pop stars.
A New Jersey court rules that police can go undercover to snoop on private Instagram profiles. While the great Instagram Rapture of 2014 zapped millions of fake accounts, the photo-sharing service won't soon be rid of bogus friend requests. Show More Summary
According to a recent opinion passed down by district court judge William Martini in New Jersey, it is 100 percent legal for a police officer to create a fake Instagram account, friend you, and use evidence found in your Instagram feed against you, should you get yourself into the kind of mess that requires such an investigation. Show More Summary
Many would argue that cops cross the line when they impersonate people on social networks to catch suspects, but that doesn't mean that fake accounts are always off the table. In a recent opinion, New Jersey district judge William Martini contends th...
"No…warrant is required for the consensual sharing of this type of information."