Today Instagram unveiled support for threaded comments on its popular social media platform. The introduction of comment threads follows in the footsteps of parent-company platform Facebook, making it easier to track and follow conversations related to the photos and videos posted on the service.
Animated GIF capture tool and social network Phhhoto is shutting down its app due to server costs becoming unsustainable after getting slammed with competition by Instagram’s copycat Boomerang. Phhhoto will pivot to focus on its parent company HYPNO’s original business — physical photobooths for events.
Instagram Stories is still eating Snapchat alive, and we have fresh data to prove it. Instagram’s Stories now have 250 million daily active users, up from 200 million in April, according to the company. At the same time, engagement with Snapchat Stories declined 50 percent in June compared with the same time last year, according to […]
Instagram may be going back to its roots. After the ephemeral Snapchat-like Stories, reports are now indicating Instagram could be about to bring LIVE video to its mobile app.
The Instagram community is 500 million users strong, and companies big and small are eager to get a share of those eyeballs. For brands, however, the challenge is determining if their Instagram marketing efforts are effective. Are they building a relevant audience? Are they capturing and converting new leads? Driving ROI?
The Toronto International Film Festival, taking notice of the flurry of photos and videos posted to Instagram, has partnered with the Facebook-owned app to launch a digital shorts competition.
Last week, Instagram announced that it will release three new business tools for commercial entities using the social network to stay in touch with their fans and customers. There will be dedicated business profiles, statistics and analytics for your posts, and promoted posts.
On his 21st birthday, Keraun Harris received a non-traditional birthday drink: a celebratory cup of coffee, infused with Jolly Ranchers for sweetness (there were no sugar packets available) and delivered to him by his middle-aged cellmate.
Despite the reputation modeling agents often get as the “bottom feeders” of the fashion game, up until now they have at least been a necessary evil.