Mobile Minutes: Instagram content disappears; Apple TV’s iPhone app; Pokemon Go backlash; Disney enlists YouTube stars
New Instagram feature makes content disappear after 24 hours
Instagram, the photo-sharing app owned by Facebook, is taking aim at fast-growing messaging app Snapchat with a new feature that gives users the option to make pictures and videos to disappear automatically after 24 hours.
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Apple releases iPhone app to control Apple TV using Siri
Apple Inc. released a new application for the iPhone that lets users control their Apple TV set-top box, mimicking the functions of the Siri remote control. The app works with the latest Apple TV, which first went on sale in October.
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Pokemon Go creator Niantic tries to calm angry users, admits features confusing
The creator of hit game “Pokemon Go” has tried to appease users after a software update over the weekend sparked a social media backlash, pushing the company to admit some of its features were “confusing”.
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Disney enlists YouTube stars to promote fashion wares, mouse house-inspired styles
Disney has recruited YouTube beauty and fashion vloggers LaurDIY, Meredith Foster, Jaleesa Moses and Lucy & Lydia for a new travelogue series aimed at pushing sales of its clothing lines and other merch as well as featuring styles inspired by the company’s brands.
Read more on Variety