If you want to follow friends on Instagram without opening their garbage soul- and time-sucking app: https://github.com/RSS-Bridge/rss-bridge is your ticket.
Great piece of software & it will run on any bog-standard PHP-capable webserver.
@bascht but the instagram bridge is dead right?
@moagee nope, we've been using it the last few days to aggregate our photos and it works great. 😊
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