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Friday, August 14, 2020

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Instagram expands Shopping in Stories to 46 countries

Instagram has expanded its Shopping in Stories feature to 46 countries. This feature allows the users to shop their favorite items from the scenes they see in Instagram Stories.The Instagram  team says, “More than 400 million accounts come to Stories every day to feel closer to their favorite accounts. And with one-third of the most-viewed stories coming from businesses, we’re excited to see how Shopping in Stories enable brands to tell an even deeper story about what’s behind their products.Introducing Shopping in Explore We’re also announcing a Shopping channel in Explore that... [...]

Instagram testing ‘questions’ in Stories

Android Police has reported that in its new experiment Instagram is allowing its users to post questions in the Stories. This allows allows Instagram users to post questions to their followers and receive answers.Commenting on this new feature Android Police contributor Richard Gao says, “There are already yes/no polls and emoji sliders (yes, that’s a thing) that can be used with questions; the new aspect here is open-ended questions. With these, your followers’ answers can be as long-winded as they want them to be. For example, in the screenshot above, you could roast the story-poster... [...]

Instagram Launching IGTV Video App

Instagram is launching IGTV, a video app that will allow businesses to share longer vertical video on Instagram for getting closer to more audience and to get discovered by new people.The IGTV team says, “Five years after the launch of video on Instagram, we are excited to introduce IGTV which brings audiences closer to the creators they love. We are re-envisioning mobile video with a new standalone surface that features longer videos and easy discoverability through channels, all in a vertical format that sits upright, in the palm of your hand.We’re evolving with the times; these... [...]

Instagram now has 2 million monthly advertisers

Instagram has announced that how it has 2 million advertisers. In March 2017, Instagram had 1 million advertisers.According to Instagram team, people spent 80% more time watching video on Instagram and the number of videos produced per day has increased by 4X from last year.On making pitch perfect videos, the Instagram team says, “In anticipation of the year’s biggest movie, La La Land, Lionsgate UK (@lionsgatemoviesuk) wanted to jazz up the launch with a series of vibrant, thumb-stopping videos made specifically for Instagram. Adapting the stunning visuals and sound from the box... [...]

With Gram Poster, Instagram brings visits, opt-ins and sales #ad

Instagram statistics are impressive. 1 out of 2 people under the age of 35 are on Instagram today. That means that over 1 Billion people are on Instagram.As a result, Instagram is now one of the top social networks. It’s a market that should not be ignored.Thomas Witek has created new software that will help you take advantage of the power of Instagram. It is called Gram Poster, and it will transform your Instagram marketing with the simplicity that it offers. Now, Instagram becomes practical for the small business or solo entrepreneurs.Now you don’t need to be a celebrity to earn... [...]

Instagram Announces New Mobile Web Sharing Feature

Instagram is becoming a great way for marketers to reach out a huge community with recent reports of reaching 700 million users. According to TechChrunch, the social network has added a new mobile web sharing feature for its users.Here is what Instagram conveyed to TechChrunch: “The company tells TechCrunch, “Instagram.com (accessed from mobile) is a web experience optimized for mobile phones. It’s designed to help people have a fuller experience on Instagram no matter what device or network they are on”.Talking about the new feaure, Josh Constine says, “With the exanded... [...]

NYTimes: Instagram is Growing

In a recent NYTime report titled Why Instagram Is Becoming Facebook’s Next Facebook, Farhad Manjoo has explained how Instagram is growing quickly.According to Manjoo, this social network reached 500 million to 600 million users in a period of six months and a recent report suggest that Instagram now has 700 million monthly users.Talking about the changes the site is incorporating, Manjoo says, “Instagram is now substantially changing the daily experience of using the service at a speed that would ordinarily feel reckless for a network of its size. But rather than alienating existing... [...]