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How to permanently delete your Instagram account: Delete, deactivate or make your account private

Here is everything you need to know to delete or temporarily deactivate your Instagram account. We also detail how to make your account private.

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A guide to getting started on Threads, plus tips and tricks

Learn how to sign up and use Meta's new Twitter alternative, and get some useful tips to get you started.

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How to turn off broadcast notifications on Instagram

Stop the endless stream of broadcast notifications for the sake of your sanity.

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This secret setting will make your Instagram photos and reels look so much better

Tired of low-quality photos and videos on your Instragram feed? This secret setting can fix things.

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What is Instagram Threads and how does it work?

Your guide to Meta's new Twitter alternative networking app, Threads. This is an explainer as to what it is, how it works and how you get it.

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The most famous and amusing internet memes of all time

We've collected some of the best and most chortle-worthy memes from around the world. Brilliant memes and the story behind them.

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What is the best time to post on Instagram?

If you're looking to maximise your impact on Instagram, we've got the details you need on when to post.

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How to hide your Instagram online status

Instagram shows when you are online or you were last active, but you might want to hide it. Here is how to turn off online status and hide activity.

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How to customise your Threads feed: Ditch the suggested posts

Threads now offers a new option on your feed that lets you select to only show content from people you're following. Here's how.

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What are Avatar Calls and how can you make one using your Meta Avatar?

Meta's platform-agnostic answer to FaceTime lets you make video calls without showing your face. Here's how to set it up.

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I found the thing I don't like about Threads in my first 30 seconds

Everyone is going nuts for the new app Threads, but there's a feature Android users are getting that iPhone users aren't.

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How to use GIFs in Threads on iPhone and Android

With the help of a third-party keyboard, you can use GIFs in Threads

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What is Instagram and how does it work?

We've laid out everything you need to know about Instagram.

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How to turn on Instagram's dark mode

Instagram has a dark mode, like many other apps these days. Here's how to get it.

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Instagram tips and tricks: Use Instagram better with these top techniques

Our tips and tricks for Instagram will turn you into a power user.

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How to share a Note on Instagram

This new feature is becoming really popular - but how do you share a Note on Instagram?

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What is Meta Verified, how much does it cost and how do you get it?

Meta has launched a new subscription service called Meta Verified for Instagram and Facebook users to get a blue verification badge.

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We bet you didn't know these weird things existed

It's hard to keep up with everything that happens in the world, but this Instagram account is helping spread the knowledge.

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37 of the finest surreal photographers and image manipulators of Instagram

We've been trawling Instagram to find something a little different - Instagrammers with a passion for the surreal. Weird and wonderful creations you'll love.

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You can now pay for Instagram and Facebook verification in the US

You can now pay to prove that you're you on Instagram and Facebook.

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