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Why and How to benefit from Instagram Stories

Instagram is the largest social network today, and the communication power it offers businesses is unique. It is one of the best tools you can find to build brand awareness and grow your engagement with your public, which is what consumers expect companies to do today. Here is why you should use Instagram stories, and how to do so. Using Instagram Story Templates How many other ways do you have to reach a market of 500 million people? That is the number of worldwide users Instagram gathe...
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Win over Instagram’s algorithm in 2021!

For years, creating organic Instagram engagement has been an uphill battle for many brands. Thanks to Instagram’s algorithm, comments, likes and shares have decreased significantly. Needless to say, this is a major bummer. Instagram can be an incredible tool for gaining exposure, building your brand, connecting with audiences and bringing traffic to your website. So what the heck is going on with Instagram’s algorithm in 2021? Keep reading to discover how to master the algorithm and star...
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Facebook is redesigning Messenger app to prioritize Stories in an attempt to replicate the success of Instagram's killer feature (FB)

Facebook Messenger is getting a design overhaul that is soon rolling out to users, TechCrunch reports. The redesign has two significant changes: the removal of the Discover tab, which houses chatbots from games and brands; and an increased emphasis on Facebook Stories. By prioritizing Stories in the Messenger app, Facebook is likely trying to replicate the success it found after bringing the feature to Instagram. The Stories format itself was borrowed from Snapchat. Visit Business Insider's ho...
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New charts show how Instagram's plan to make money from Stories is hitting a wall

Instagram is under pressure to grow beyond its newsfeed by selling ads in Stories and the Explore tab. However, a new Cowen report found that 72% of advertisers' dollars are still going into newsfeed ads.  Explore tab ads are also off to a slow start, although 24% of advertisers plan to test it in 2020, up from 6% in 2019. Click here for more BI Prime stories. Stories is becoming a bigger source of revenue for Facebook-owned Instagram, but advertisers are slow to adopt the format, a new repor...
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New charts show how Stories are critical to Instagram's growth, but advertisers are slow to shift dollars to vertical video

Instagram is under pressure to grow beyond its newsfeed by selling ads in Stories and the Explore tab. However, a new Cowen report found that 72% of advertisers' dollars are still going into newsfeed ads.  Explore tab ads are also off to a slow start, although 24% of advertisers plan to test it in 2020, up from 6% in 2019. Click here for more BI Prime stories. Stories is becoming a bigger source of revenue for Facebook-owned Instagram, but advertisers are slow to adopt the format, a new repor...
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How to Gain an Immense Following with Instagram

While you may be reading this article to find out quick and easy tips to gaining a massive following, the tips we’ve gathered are more about consistency and dedication to your Instagram Social Media account. All tried and true methods require some work on your part, and gaining a following is no different. Instagram, however, as a social app is more than just another social media platform. It is also a huge marketing tool that allows you to advertise your product or service widely. It is also a ...
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Instagram said to be testing a new feature to allow students to join new groups organized by school

Instagram said to be testing a new feature where it is planning to group student users by the college community. This move of Instagram brings the photo-sharing platform a step closer to the flagship Facebook app. Instagram is prompting users to join a college community and "connect with other students. >Once you were opt-in, it lets users add university and graduating year, and then it grants access to class-based lists of other students who've opted into the community. You can direct messa...
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We Are Social’s Monday Mashup #404

Facebook and Twitter reveal new ad transparency measures The two giants of social media last week unveiled new ad transparency measures to give users “more details about what ads each account or page is running” and further insight into political ads. Twitter led the way with the launch of its new Ad Transparency Center, “which allows anyone to look up a particular Twitter handle to see which ads the account has run in a massive public archive” (including how much was paid for the ad and the dem...
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Digital Marketing News: Instagram Adds Hour-Long Videos With IGTV, Weeding Out Influencers Who Buy Followers, & Mobile’s Vast Growth

With IGTV, Instagram Takes Aim at YouTube Instagram has added the ability to upload videos up to an hour long, with the launch of its new IGTV feature, offering digital marketers a much bigger video canvas. Instagram also announced that it has broken through the one billion user barrier. Wired Unilever stops working with digital media influencers who buy followers Unilever has ceased working with social media influencers who buy followers, a first-of-its-kind effort to increase influencer trans...
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We Are Social’s Monday Mashup #402

Research shows less people use Facebook to discover and discuss news Messaging apps, such as WhatsApp, have overtaken Facebook as the platform of choice to discover and discuss news with friends – the seventh annual Digital News Report has found. The new report suggests that younger users in particular are more likely to turn to WhatsApp, Instagram and Snapchat for news; especially in countries such as Malaysia and Turkey, where it can be dangerous to express views in more open networks, and iss...
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We Are Social’s Tuesday Tweakup #33

TV ad spend set to decline as digital sees continued growth A has predicted that US TV ad spend will decline a further half percent in 2018, fuelled by ‘cord-cutting’ and related trends among younger audiences, and will sit at around $69.87 billion by the end of the year. This drop would bring US TV’s share of overall ad spend down to less than a third (31.6%). The trend is expected to continue until 2022, with the exception of 2020 when the US presidential election is set to bring viewing rat...
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Instagram has unreleased “nametag” scanning, adds # & @ links to profiles

Instagram may copy Snapchat’s QR Snapcode scanning, judging by files buried in the Instagram Android app’s files. Meanwhile, today it’s starting to let users link to hashtags and other accounts from their profile. “Nametag scan” images indicate Instagram might want to let you aim your phone’s camera at a visual code to open someone’s profile. Instagram declined to comment, but the last time we reported portrait mode files that were hidden inside Instagram, it was spotted testing a “Focus” portra...
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We Are Social’s Monday Mashup #387

Facebook adds new features for Groups Facebook has announced a series of new features to make managing and being part of Groups on the platform more fun. In addition to assigning personalised colours for members and groups, admins will also now have the ability to send out up to 10 group announcements, manage a dedicated rules section and get access to member requests, group insights and other information from a single dashboard. Instagram introduces shopping-enabled ads Last week . ‘Collecti...
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Instagram tests resharing of others’ posts to your Story

 Instagram purposefully lacks a “Regram” button to promote original sharing, but it’s easing up on that philosophy when it comes to Stories. Instagram now confirms to TechCrunch that it’s testing an option that lets you share public feed posts from other users to your Story. This could let you add commentary and overlaid stickers to a meme, celebrity post or even a…
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4 Reasons Marketers Should Embrace Instagram Over Snapchat

The race between Snapchat and Instagram might finally have a clear winner. Adweek recently announced that Instagram Stories, an Instagram feature considered to be in direct competition with Snapchat, now has 250 million daily active users—more than Snapchat’s entire user base. But even more impressive than Instagram’s number of daily users is the speed at which the app continues to grow compared to its competitor. According to Apptopia, Snapchat lost six percent of its daily users from May 2016...
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Snapchat's Not-Growing Pains Are Good News for Instagram

Facebook once failed to buy Snapchat; ever since, it's tried to copy it, mostly without success. Until now. Facebook's Instagram Stories, a clear Snapchat clone, has more daily users than Snapchat itself -- and parent company Snap Inc. should be very worried. Snap's latest earnings report isn't helping either. On Thursday, the company said user growth for the April-June period was a paltry 4 percent from the previous quarter. Snap's stock, already down 44 percent since its initial public offer...
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Instagram Stories Now Has 250 Million Daily Users

Instagram’s Snapchat Stories clone, aptly named Instagram Stories, is now being used by 250 million users every day. Instagram revealed the new milestone Tuesday when it announced a minor update for its live video streaming feature, allowing users to share recordings of their concluded live streams via Stories. Instagram launched Stories as its answer to... Read more »
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Instagram snaps Snapchat’s hold on millennials

Stories are dead. Long live Stories. Instagram announced earlier this week that its Stories feature has over 200 million daily users. As my colleague Napier pointed out, that’s at least 40 million more than Snapchat’s last reported number. I think we can safely say Instagram and Facebook have Snapchat beaten. 158 million active users is nothing to sneeze at, but it’s worth noting that Snapchat’s meteoric growth slowed considerably when Instagram Stories rolled out. For an app that’s never turned...
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Facebook gives zero fucks about cloning Snapchat, adds geostickers in Instagram

Instagram now has geostickers similar to those found on Snapchat. Why? Because parent company Facebook has apparently given its last fuck. Instagram today announced the introduction of geostickers to Stories. When you post a new image to your Instagram Story, you can add a sticker of the locale it was taken. This is pretty much the same as Snapchat’s geostickers, only with subtle design differences. Since launching Stories, Instagram has not-so-secretly started poaching Snapchat’s best features....
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