Emerging Tech

Digital Trends Live: Instagram’s warning to users, NOLA ransom, weeding robots

On this episode of Digital Trends Live, hosts Greg Nibler and Nicole Raney dig into the top trending tech stories of the day, including Instagram’s warning to users, illegal streamers’ guilty plea, New Orleans’ cyberattack-motivated state of emergency, a swim-powered lung, weeding with taser robots, and more. Miguel Nunes We also return to more highlights […]


Vertical video haters win the war — Instagram’s IGTV has a horizontal view

Instagram Instagram’s IGTV launched with one main differentiating feature from platforms like YouTube — vertical video. But a year later, IGTV is conforming to traditional video with support for horizontal videos. On Thursday, May 23, Instagram shared an update that brings the more traditional horizontal video aspect ratio to the mobile-focused video platform. At launch, […]