UPDATE: Hashtag “EDM” looks to have been restored to search results on Instagram, but only partially. After being deactivated as a search term and rendered effectively useless for violating nudity policies, “#EDM” is searchable once again, however only for about three dozen photos, after which it cuts off with the following message: [...]
A new app has launched called Cymbal that aims to be “Instagram for music.” Created by three undergraduates from Massachusetts-based Tufts University–Amadou Crookes, Gabe Jacobs and Mario Gomez-Hall–Cymbal’s motto is “music discovery powered by friends, not algorithms.” Similar to other social media platforms, Cymbal allows user to [...]
Instagram has revealed @music, the first-ever handle on the platform that will be solely dedicated to providing a specific brand of content, in this instance focusing on musicians. CEO and Founder Kevin Systrom wrote in a post on the company’s blog that “The music community is––and always has been––an important part of Instagram. For [...]
Today we’re kicking off a new series called InstaWeekly, where we’ll deliver you the best artists, festivals, and news as documented on Instagram each week. If you missed the annual techno pilgrimage to Movement Electronic Music Festival this past weekend, there were plenty of others who managed to capture the spirit of the festival [...]