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It's Time to Unfollow Your Favorite Brands on Instagram

Instagram launched Checkout on Instagram this week, which makes it possible for users to buy products without leaving the app (before, users could click on a product, and would be directed to the retailer’s website to complete the purchase). In other words, it’s all too easy to impulse-buy a new sweater or pair of…Read more...
Tags: Instagram, Impulse Spending, Money, Personal Finance


A Facebook, Instagram bug exposed millions of passwords to its employees

Facebook, Facebook Lite, and Instagram passwords weren't properly encrypted and could be viewed by employees, the company said Thursday. The network estimates millions of users were affected. The post A Facebook, Instagram bug exposed millions of passwords to its employees appeared first on Digital Trends.
Tags: Mobile, Facebook, News, Instagram, Trends, Social Media, Web, Facebook Instagram, Facebook Bug, Facebook Facebook Lite, Facebook password


7 Hacks To Consider Being A Master On Instagram

Did you know that in a day a person spends 1.72 hours a day on social media platforms? With this information, one would be able to make proper use of your Instagram and engagement through brand awareness, boosting sales using informative channels. Instagram having being adored by the hearts of many could be the breakthrough you have been looking for all those years. With over 700 million monthly users, Instagram is an untapped source of opportunities. Here are some tips that can help one find t...
Tags: Startups, Instagram, Marketing, Online Marketing, Others, Digital Marketing, Variety, Driven Mentality Instagram, Instagram Business Profile


How To Integrate Social Media With eCommerce in 2019

Both eCommerce and social media have enjoyed meteoric rises in the last few years. Facebook and Instagram have over a billion active users each month, while the eCommerce sector is positively booming. But while... The post How To Integrate... [This is a content summary, continue reading on our website!]
Tags: Facebook, Ecommerce, Instagram, Social Media, Branding, Social Media Weekend, Tips For Ecommerce


Facebook employees had unfettered access to hundreds of millions of users' unencrypted passwords for years (FB)

Facebook employees had access to hundreds of millions of users' passwords — for years. Users' passwords were being stored in an unencrypted format, and reportedly were accessible by 20,000 workers at the company. Facebook says it hasn't found any evidence of misuse of the data. It's the latest privacy scandal to hit the besieged tech firm. Facebook stored hundreds of millions of users' passwords in a format easily readable by its employees for years, in the latest security scandal to hit the ...
Tags: Facebook, Instagram, Trends, Silicon Valley, Andreessen Horowitz, Brian Krebs, Signal, Facebook Lite, Samsung Galaxy, Krebs, Cambridge Analytica


I’ve Been Off Instagram in 2019 (and Book Review: Digital Minimalism by Cal Newport)

This past New Year’s day I was sitting in the lounge of the top floor of a very nice hotel in Taipei, looking out over the green hills. I had a lot to be grateful for, on a number of levels. I had been off the grid for the previous 10 days. I opened up my phone and went online for the first time. I opened Instagram and began to scroll through. The first photo was someone posing in a Happy New Year’s photo from a Four Seasons in Hawaii. The next photo was someone at an epic party at a different F...
Tags: Books, Instagram, Mexico, Sales, Hawaii, New York Times, Middle East, Taipei, Cal Newport, Cal, Henry David Thoreau, Marie Kondo, Walden, Twitter Facebook


Beto O'Rourke sounds off on big tech companies like Facebook, Twitter, and Google, says government needs to treat them 'a little bit more like a utility'

Beto O'Rourke, the 2020 presidential candidate and former congressman from Texas, responded to a question about breaking up the big tech companies on Wednesday. O'Rourke, who officially entered the race on March 14, has emerged as a fundraising frontrunner, raking in $6.1 million in 24 hours. O'Rourke was asked about Massachusetts Sen. Elizabeth Warren's calls to break up the big tech companies — Google, Facebook, Amazon, and others — by CNN national reporter Eric Bradner. For O'Rourke the "be...
Tags: Google, Amazon, Facebook, Texas, Instagram, America, Trends, Cnn, New Hampshire, Iowa, PAC, Warren, Amy Klobuchar, Sen Ted Cruz, Facebook Twitter, Rourke


Get Savvy

FAKE NEWS is not a new phenomenon. From the beginning of time, people have played loose with the truth in order to get what they want. Trust too, has waxed and waned over the millennia. It’s not new. People have always had to be on the lookout for fake news. And much has gotten through our filters over the centuries and has negatively impacted the assumptions we take for granted today. Perhaps what if different today is our ability to so quickly and persuasively disseminate it through technolog...
Tags: Facebook, Leadership, Instagram, Thinking, Jonathan Swift, Walt Kelly, Fake News, Rohini Luthra, Shiv B Singh


Instagram Launches In-App Shopping Experiment

Instagram has introduced Checkout on Instagram -- an in-app purchasing tool -- as a closed beta for consumers in the United States. Among the 20 participating brands are Adidas, Nike, Burberry, Dior, Huda Beauty, Prada and Michael Kors. "Users in the U.S. can buy from a majority of these brands starting today, with all of them coming on board over the coming weeks," said Instagram spokesperson Paige Cohen. Instagram will continue adding brands to the closed beta, and it plans to expand Check...
Tags: Ecommerce, Instagram, United States, Michael Kors, Adidas Nike Burberry Dior Huda Beauty Prada, Paige Cohen Instagram


Instagram users will be able to buy from brands on platform

‘Checkout on Instagram’ is new e-commerce service available to US customersFacebook is moving into retail, as the company partners with more than 20 brands to allow Instagram users to buy clothes, accessories and makeup on the social network without leaving the app.“Checkout on Instagram” is a step up from previous shopping features on the service, which ultimately pushed buyers to a brand’s web page to complete transactions. Users were then required to enter payment and shipping details, and of...
Tags: Facebook, Mark Zuckerberg, Technology, Money, Media, Instagram, Social Networking, Internet, US, World news, Consumer affairs, E-commerce, US news, Online Shopping


When to use Longform vs Shortform Video in Brand Marketing

The effects of technology and social media on our collective attention spans have been well documented. One such study by Microsoft indicating that the average human attention span has reduced from 12 seconds in 2000 to just 8 seconds in 2015 – less than that of a goldfish. With just a few seconds to capture the attention of your audience, it can be tempting to assume that focusing exclusively on the production of short-form video content will help you to communicate core marketing messaging and...
Tags: Google, Facebook, Instagram, Microsoft, Marketing, Sales, Shortform Video, Social Media Short


Kylie Cosmetics, Nike, and Zara want shoppers to buy their products right on Instagram. Here's the full list of retailers that are giving early access to the game-changing service. (FB)

Instagram launched a checkout button this week, allowing users to shop without ever leaving the platform.  Checkout on Instagram is currently being beta-tested with 23 brands.  Instagram has partnered with some of the buzziest names in retail, including Kylie Cosmetics, Zara, and Outdoor Voices. You can now shop on Instagram without ever leaving the app.  On Tuesday, Instagram announced it had launched "Checkout on Instagram." Shoppers can tap an Instagram photo to see a "Checkout on Instagra...
Tags: Facebook, Instagram, Trends, Zara, Instagram Here, Kylie Cosmetics Nike, Kylie Cosmetics Zara, Instagram page Checkout on Instagram, Anastasia Beverly Hills Instagram, Balmain Instagram


5 Common Mistakes of Instagram

If you’re running a business these days, you know how important it is to have a strong social media presence. Whether you’re an influencer trying to get sponsors interested in… Read more » “5 Common Mistakes of Instagram” The post 5 Common Mistakes of Instagram appeared first on Noobpreneur.com.
Tags: Business, Instagram, Social Media


Instagram marks e-commerce debut with new ‘checkout’ button for US users

Instagram on Tuesday debuted a new ‘checkout’ button that will let users buy products tagged for sale without leaving the platform. It is the photo and video sharing platform’s first foray into e-commerce. For now, the feature is limited to users in the US who use the beta version of the app, and... ...
Tags: Travel, Ecommerce, News, Instagram, Shopping, US, E-commerce, Digital Payments


Apple News jitters, Instagram goes shopping, and chatbots rise again

Hello! Thanks for subscribing. If you got this newsletter forwarded, sign up for your own here. In less than a week, Apple is set to announce a range of services including an all-you-can-read subscription news bundle, and it’s causing a lot of angst for publishers already worried about big tech eating media. I talked to publishers who were pitched by Apple, and they say the phone maker is basing the business model on a flawed comparison between news and music. To date, The New York Times and Th...
Tags: Apple, Google, Verizon, Facebook, Instagram, Washington Post, North Korea, Trends, Comcast, New York Times, Alex Gibney, Wall Street Journal, Xfinity, Lance Armstrong, Elizabeth Holmes, Alaska Airlines


Daily Crunch: 85+ startups launch at YC Demo Day 1

The Daily Crunch is TechCrunch’s roundup of our biggest and most important stories. If you’d like to get this delivered to your inbox every day at around 9am Pacific, you can subscribe here. 1. Here are the 85+ startups that launched at YC’s W19 Demo Day 1 With more than 200 companies, the Winter 2019 class is by far YC’s largest yet. It’s so large, in fact, the accelerator had to change the way it does Demo Day — rather than all pitches happening on one stage, they were split across two stages ...
Tags: Apple, Startups, Y Combinator, Instagram, Tech, Intel, Nvidia, Warby Parker, Lucas Matney, Devin Nunes, Nunes, AgileCraft, Daily Crunch, Adidas Kylie Cosmetics


Shopping on Instagram

I've been telling people for ages that we'll soon be able to buy directly from Instagram, and today they announced an initial trial in the US. The friction involved in shopping from social platforms has always seemed a bit artificial - why can't it be as easy as on Amazon?  Now Instagram is making it much easier, letting people shop within the app by putting in payment and delivery details.  This video shows how it will work:  [Author: Dan]
Tags: Amazon, Ecommerce, Instagram, Advertising, US, Dan


Glossier triples valuation, enters unicorn club with $100M round

Glossier, known for its flagship line of barely there beauty products, has landed a $100 million Series D led by Sequoia Capital. The round values Emily Weiss’ business at a whopping $1.2 billion, fully cementing the company as a startup “unicorn” and tripling the valuation it garnered with a $52 million Series C in 2018. News of the round was first reported by The Wall Street Journal and later confirmed by Glossier. “We are building an entirely new kind of beauty company: one that owns the dist...
Tags: Startups, TC, New York, Instagram, Funding, Tech, Dropbox, Venture Capital, Estee Lauder, Quinn, Sequoia Capital, Thrive Capital, Wall Street Journal, IVP, WSJ, Tiger Global Management


You can now shop from brands including Kylie Cosmetics, Nike, and Zara on Instagram — here's the list (FB)

Instagram launched a checkout button this week, allowing users to shop without ever leaving the platform.  Checkout on Instagram is currently being beta-tested with 23 brands.  Instagram has partnered with some of the buzziest names in retail, including Kylie Cosmetics, Zara, and Outdoor Voices. You can now shop on Instagram without ever leaving the app.  On Tuesday, Instagram announced it had launched "Checkout on Instagram." Shoppers can tap an Instagram photo to see a "Checkout on Instagra...
Tags: Facebook, Instagram, Trends, Zara, Kylie Cosmetics Nike, Kylie Cosmetics Zara, Instagram page Checkout on Instagram, Anastasia Beverly Hills Instagram, Balmain Instagram


Insta-checkout? New Instagram service lets you shop without leaving the platform

Shopping on Instagram no longer means leaving the platform to checkout in a web browser. Instagram checkout launched in beta today with a handful of retailers, allowing users to checkout without leaving the app. The post Insta-checkout? New Instagram service lets you shop without leaving the platform appeared first on Digital Trends.
Tags: Photography, News, Instagram, Trends, Social Media, Online Shopping, Instagram Shopping


'It helps Facebook further fortify its walled garden': Instagram is testing in-app checkout to make shopping more seamless, but experts say it has a bigger agenda

Instagram is rolling out a checkout button to make it easier for people to shop from the platform. The function is being beta-tested with 20 brands, including Adidas, Burberry, MAC Cosmetics, Michael Kors, Nike, Warby Parker, and Zara.  It shows how Instagram has been making shopping a bigger priority in recent months and is also an attempt by the company to gather more data, say experts. The move could threaten companies like Curalate that have built businesses on bridging the gap between br...
Tags: Amazon, Facebook, Instagram, Trends, Zara, Warby Parker, Michael Kors, Facebook Instagram, Instagram Instagram, Instagram for Shopping, Huynh, Phillip Huynh, Essence North America, Adidas Burberry MAC Cosmetics Michael Kors Nike, Meghan Myszkowski, Linz Shelton


Instagram launches shopping checkout, charging sellers a fee

Instagram is opening a whole new revenue stream. Now the 130 million people who tap Instagram’s product tags on shopping posts will be able to buy those items without leaving the app thanks to stored payment info. “Checkout with Instagram” launches today in the US with more than 20 top brands including Adidas, Kylie Cosmetics, and Warby Parker who’ll no longer have to direct customers to their website to make a purchase.. An Instagram spokesperson confirms to TechCrunch “We will introduce a s...
Tags: Social, TC, Facebook, Ecommerce, Apps, Mark Zuckerberg, Instagram, US, Tech, Paypal, Payments, Warby Parker, Instagram Shopping, Instagram Payments, Facebook Buy Button, Adidas Kylie Cosmetics


How Big Companies Can (and do) Innovate Like a Start-Up

THE INNOVATION WE PRIZE at successful start-ups is a mindset that is brought into the start-up and not necessarily the inherent quality of every start-up. Innovation isn’t something that just happens; we create the conditions for it. Big organizations can innovate like small start-ups. In Creative Construction, Gary Pisano says that when big organizations fail to innovate, the root cause is often related to “management practice and leadership than with organizational scale per se.” While orga...
Tags: Apple, Google, Facebook, Leadership, Instagram, Party, Creativity & Innovation, Pisano, Gary Pisano, Creative Construction


6 Great Ways To Make Money Using Just A Laptop

by Hasib Howlader, director of Hudson Weir  If you’re an entrepreneur, after a side business or looking to go self-employed, all you need to make money is your laptop. Though once it was considered a pipe dream, today there are many things you can do, using just your laptop, to make money without ever needing to leave the house. So whether you’re looking to start your business or are experiencing financial difficulties and seeking additional means of income, here are some excellent positions th...
Tags: Startups, London, Instagram, Singapore, Making Money, Laptop, Twitter Facebook, Advice For The Young At Heart, Hasib Howlader, Hasib Howlader director of Hudson Weir, Digital Marketer Digital, Social Media Consultant Every, Hudson Weir


6 Kinds of Content to Intrigue Your Customers

Dropshippers know that their success largely depends on marketing. In the digital age, one of the primary avenues of marketing is through content, which can take many forms. Between blogs, social media, SEO, newsletters, and other media and techniques, dropshippers do not always know how to compose a plan of attack that will resonate with their audience the best. Simply producing content is not enough, though—it has to be compelling, or else people have no reason to pay attention. Are you a drop...
Tags: Google, Instagram, Sales, More, Memes, Brightcove


Here are the 85+ startups that launched at YC’s W19 Demo Day 1

Y Combinator’s incubator classes have gotten huge. With over 200 companies, the Winter 2019 class is by far YC’s largest yet. Meanwhile, the incubator prepares to shift its headquarters from Mountain View to San Francisco. It’s so large, in fact, it’s had to change the way it does Demo Day. Rather than all pitches happening on one stage, they were split across two stages (the “Pioneer” and “Mission” stages) running in parallel. So even if you were in the building, you couldn’t see all the pit...
Tags: Google, Startups, TC, Facebook, Y Combinator, Hbo, New York, Instagram, Navy, China, India, Nigeria, Africa, US, Los Angeles, San Francisco


For $1,500, you too can get custom Tesla Nikes just like Elon Musk

Elon Musk’s shoes — a custom pair of Nikes with a Tesla logo emblazoned above the toe box — were the belle of the company’s Model Y unveiling last week. The reaction, during the event and later on the Tesla forums and social media, not only shot the company behind the custom kicks into the spotlight; it prompted the designers to make more. DM Custom Sneakers, a Habra, California-based company run by father and son duo Marco Sr. and Marco Jr Acosta, will make six Limited Edition versions of...
Tags: Startups, Transportation, Elon Musk, Instagram, Tesla, Automotive, Musk, Acosta, Model Y, The Boring Company, Marco Sr, DM Custom Sneakers, Tesla Nikes, Habra California, Marco Jr Acosta, Acosta Jr


YC-backed Basement is a social network for close friends only

The past few years have been a bit of a dark age for budding social media startups. Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, Snap and messenger apps took up all the time of their users, leaving little room for yet another social media platform. But the tide is shifting. Privacy scandals have shaken some users’ faith giants like Facebook, Instagram and Twitter, and users have grown fatigued by the constant onslaught of #content. Basement, a YC-backed startup, is looking to give users a new, simpler socia...
Tags: Google, Social, Startups, TC, Facebook, Apps, Instagram, Tech, Vsco, Path, Kakao, Yc, Berman, Shawn Fanning, Rojo, Dave Morin


YouTube's human moderators couldn't stem the deluge of Christchurch massacre videos, so YouTube benched them

YouTube said videos of the mass shooting at two mosques in Christchurch, New Zealand, were being uploaded at an "unprecedented" speed last Friday. YouTube's Chief Product Officer Neal Mohan told The Washington Post that his team removed human moderators, instead letting AI unilaterally block videos. Even then not everything was caught, as users got around the machine by adding watermarks, cutting together clips, or in some cases even animating people in the video. Mohan said YouTube's processe...
Tags: Amazon, Facebook, Instagram, Youtube, Trends, Bloomberg, New Zealand, The Washington Post, Christchurch, Mohan, Sarah Frier, Christchurch New Zealand, Neal Mohan, On Sunday Facebook, Post YouTube, Washington Post YouTube


Facebook analysts are sounding off on executive turnover, privacy, and regulation (FB)

Facebook shares fell Monday after a handful of Wall Street analysts expressed concern over the company's recent management changes as well as regulation- and privacy-related uncertainty. Needham downgraded its rating from "buy" to "hold," pointing in part to violent images of the New Zealand shooting uploaded to the site. Bank of America Merrill Lynch lowered its price target, citing the possible "revenue impact of a more privacy centric platform." Watch Facebook trade live. Facebook shares ...
Tags: Facebook, Mark Zuckerberg, Post, Instagram, US, Trends, New Zealand, Zuckerberg, Martin, Cox, Chris Cox, Needham, Bank of America Merrill Lynch, Laura Martin, Watch Facebook, Justin Post



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