Crunch Report | Instagram Stories Hits 150 Million Daily Users
FarmLogs raises $22 million, Instagram Stories hits 150 million daily users, Google closes its UAV project and JetBlue gives us free Wi-Fi. All this on Crunch Report. Read More ...
As Instagram Stories hits 150 million daily users, full screen video ads enter testing
Instagram’s Stories feature is still relatively new, but parent company Facebook is wasting no time in monetizing it. Today Instagram announced that full screen video ads will soon play within Stories, and it starts with partnerships with around 30 different businesses. From there, it seems safe to assume that Instagram will expand Stories ads quickly, letting more and more companies … Continue reading...
As Instagram Stories hits 150 million daily users, full screen video ads enter testing
Instagram’s Stories feature is still relatively new, but parent company Facebook is wasting no time in monetizing it. Today Instagram announced that full screen video ads will soon play within Stories, and it starts with partnerships with around 30 different businesses. From there, it seems safe to assume that Instagram will expand Stories ads quickly, letting more and more companies … Continue reading...
3 quick styling tips to step up your Instagram still-life photos
YouTube channel Mango Life has created a short tutorial breaking down three simple steps you can take to improve your still-life photography, specifically that geared toward an Instagram audience. The post 3 quick styling tips to step up your Instagram still-life photos appeared first on Digital Trends.
Instagram follows Facebook by reportedly testing mid-roll video ads for Stories
Instagram is emulating its parent company Facebook by reportedly experimenting with inserting video ads in between Stories -- the sharing feature it copied from Snapchat in August. The post Instagram follows Facebook by reportedly testing mid-roll video ads for Stories appeared first on Digital Trends.
Golden Globe Awards 2017: Instagram, Facebook and Twitter to be part of the red carpet and backstage at the awards
For the first time, social media giant Facbook and its photo-sharing service Instagram will showcase videos and photos from the red carpet as well as from backstage during the 74th Golden Globe Awards 2017. In a partnership with the Hollywood Foreign Press Association (HFPA), Facebook will let fans watch full 360-degree videos of celebrities’ red-carpet experience while Instagram is teaming up with fashion photography duo Mert and Marcus to shoot the action backstage as the Golden Globe Aw...
This is how to share iPhone Live Photos on Instagram
If you’re an iPhone user and you’ve been itching for a way to upload your Live Photos to Instagram, then good news: you can now do exactly that by turning them into Boomerangs. Instagram is rolling out this new functionality right now, giving users a somewhat easy way to upload Live Photos to Instagram Stories. Best of all is the … Continue reading...
5G promises to transform the world again
 We may be on the cusp of a new, simpler world.  From the current era of “peak complexity”, this new era will produce a step-change in society. It builds a platform for growth while empowering the developing world to leapfrog the competition.  At Huawei’s Mobile Broadband event last month, I saw what a 5G future looks like — ultra-fast, always on connectivity, making… Read More ...
5 easy ways to archive all of your favorite Instagram videos
It's easy to screenshot your favorite Instagram photos, but saving a video is a bit more complicated. Thankfully, there are a host of easy ways to do so, whether you prefer to use a web-based tool or a third-party app. The post 5 easy ways to archive all of your favorite Instagram videos appeared first on Digital Trends....
Instagram’s biggest stars are using this loophole to make their posts go viral
Some of Instagram's biggest users are convinced the've found a loophole tied into the photo-sharing app's geo-tagging system that has resulted in their photos going viral. Could they have stumbled upon a trick to boost a post's popularity? The post Instagram’s biggest stars are using this loophole to make their posts go viral appeared first on Digital Trends....
Crunch Report | Super Nintendo World Theme Park
Instagram Live is rolling out to all users, Microsoft Ventures opens an AI fund, JetSmarter has a $105 million funding round, Apple’s new app sort of unifies TV and Super Nintendo World theme park is slated to open in 2020. All this on Crunch Report. Read More ...
Instagram launches live videos in US – here’s how to use it
Instagram’s live videos are going live for all users in the US today. We’ve known about this feature for a little while – first in an October leak that got to steep on its own for a while before Instagram confirmed that live videos were in the works. Today, live videos are being rolled out as part of the Stories … Continue reading...
Facebook 2016 Year in Review: Diwali is top Topic, Marine Drive is top Instagram location in India and more
Facebook is one of the most used web platforms by most internet users. People share self-generated content on the platform that ranges from text, images, videos and more recently, live videos. Every year the company tracks the most talked about trends using internal analytics and presents a yearly review. The company has released the review of 2016, giving us details about the most discussed topics in India as well as on the Global level. According to the company, India has approximately 166 mil...
Facebook 2016 Year in Review: Diwali is top Topic, Marine Drive is top Instagram location in India and more
Facebook is one of the most used web platforms by most internet users. People share self-generated content on the platform that ranges from text, images, videos and more recently, live videos. Every year the company tracks the most talked about trends using internal analytics and presents a yearly review. The company has released the review of 2016, giving us details about the most discussed topics in India as well as on the Global level. According to the company, India has approximately 166 mil...
Facebook 2016 Year in Review: Diwali is top Topic, Marine Drive is top Instagram location in India and more
Facebook is one of the most used web platforms by most internet users. People share self-generated content on the platform that ranges from text, images, videos and more recently, live videos. Every year the company tracks the most talked about trends using internal analytics and presents a yearly review. The company has released the review of 2016, giving us details about the most discussed topics in India as well as on the Global level. According to the company, India has approximately 166 mil...
Instagram will soon let you turn off comments and boot followers from private accounts
Instagram has added long-requested features that include giving users more control over comments on any post. “Sometimes there may be moments when you want to let your post stand on its own,” said Kevin Systrom, CEO of Instagram in a blog post on Tuesday. This feature was only available for a small number of accounts but in a few weeks, every user can avail this. A user will have to tap “Advanced Settings” before posting and then select “Turn Off Commenting” o...
Instagram will soon let you turn off comments and boot followers from private accounts
Instagram has added long-requested features that include giving users more control over comments on any post. “Sometimes there may be moments when you want to let your post stand on its own,” said Kevin Systrom, CEO of Instagram in a blog post on Tuesday. This feature was only available for a small number of accounts but in a few weeks, every user can avail this. A user will have to tap “Advanced Settings” before posting and then select “Turn Off Commenting” o...
Instagram’s new anti-cyberbully tools: disabling and liking comments
Instagram has introduced some new tools intended to reduce cyberbullying and improve positivity on its platform. All users will soon have access to a feature that was previously limited to select accounts: the ability to disable comments on a specific post. As well, Instagram is adding a way to ‘heart’ individual comments, bump followers from a private account, and anonymously … Continue reading...
Geenee picks up $4.4 million Series A to make Instagram more shoppable
 There is a huge disconnect between the way users engage with content on platforms like Instagram and the way that they shop online. Without native links in Instagram posts, influencers are looking for other ways to monetize their posts through services like RewardStyle and now, Geenee. Geenee is a platform that lets users shop on Instagram by simply taking a snapshot of the post they like… Read More ...
Undisclosed ads on Instagram are no longer just limited to posts by celebs
Instagram's stealth advertising problem no longer encompasses just celebs. Consumer advocacy groups are now decrying the rise of "microinfluencers," users with small followings who are posting undisclosed endorsements in violation of FTC guidelines. The post Undisclosed ads on Instagram are no longer just limited to posts by celebs appeared first on Digital Trends....