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Instagram adds a captions option for Stories and soon, Reels

Instagram is making its video Stories and Reels more accessible with the launch of a new “captions sticker” that will allow users to watch without having the sound on. The addition will not only make it easier for users who are hard of hearing or deaf to engage with video content, it also offers a way for users to watch videos when they’re somewhere they don’t want to have their sound on — and either don’t want to wear or don’t have access to headphones or earbuds. To use the feature, creators w...
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Want to crush it on TikTok, Instagram or YouTube? 7 tips for video creation

Tools such as Instagram Reels, TikTok and YouTube Shorts are becoming invaluable to real estate agents — especially because they're free. With a few of these best practices, you can ramp up your views and grow your well-deserved audience through short-form videos.
Tags: Videos, Video, Opinion, Marketing, Social Media, Service, Radio, Agent, Columns, Content Creation, Lead Generation, Video Creation, Brokerage, Select, IG, Reels


Advertisers face a fraught start to the year

Hi and welcome to this weekly edition of Insider Advertising, where we track the big stories in media and advertising. I'm Lucia Moses, deputy editor.Remember you can sign up to get this newsletter daily here. This week: Advertisers are in the hot seat, the rise of Newsmax's Greg Kelly, and creators warm to Instagram Reels. Virginia National Guard soldiers are issued their M4 rifles and live ammunition on the east front of the U.S. Capitol on January 17, 2021 in Washington, D.C. Samuel Corum...
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Top 9 social media trends to watch in 2021

Here are the top nine tips for meeting the social media trends that I think will be essential to focus on in 2021 and beyond.
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Instagram launches shopping in Reels, its TikTok rival

Instagram today is launching Shopping in Reels, its TikTok competitor. The new feature was announced in October as something the company had in the works, as part of a ongoing series of shopping-related updates to the Instagram app. With today’s launch, both businesses and creators will be able to tag products when they create Reels — the short-form videos that now have their own tab in Instagram following last month’s redesign. Instagram expands shopping on IGTV, plans test of shopping on ...
Tags: Social, Facebook, Apps, Instagram, Shopping, Tech, Walmart, Shopify, Trump, Bambuser, Reels, IGTV, Tiktok, Alibaba Amazon Google


How to share Instagram Reels in 3 different ways

It's easy to share an Instagram Reel in a variety of ways. CHRIS DELMAS/AFP via Getty Images You can share Instagram Reels with your friends, even if they don't have Instagram, or post them to your Story in a few simple steps. Similar to TikTok videos, Reels are short-form videos, typically accompanied by music, that can be up to 30 seconds long.  In the latest Instagram update, the Reels feature can be found in the middle of the menu bar at the bottom.  Visit Business Insider's Tech R...
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Instagram is redesigning the home screen with prime spots for TikTok-like Reels and in-app shopping — see what it looks like

Instagram Instagram announced a home screen redesign with shopping and Reels. Reels is Instagram's TikTok competitor, and it's getting prime real estate in the center of the app. The platform has been testing different layouts since September. Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stories. Instagram is officially changing its home page for the first time in years, it announced in a press release. Existing tabs will be rearranged to make room for Reels and Shop tabs.The social media p...
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Instagram's New Home Page Features More Reels, More Shopping

Instagram’s about to look a little bit different. As of today, the platform’s overhauling its home screen to give Reels and its shopping feature some coveted (and permanent!) space in the app’s navigation bar. When you open the app today, you might notice Reels replacing the shortcut to create a post and the new…Read more...
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The key details to know about Instagram Reels, the app's TikTok competitor

Three Instagram influencers use Reels (from left to right): Anna OBrien, Eitan Bernath, and Chriselle Lim. Screenshots from Instagram Hi, this is Amanda Perelli. Welcome back to Insider Influencers, our weekly rundown on the influencer and creator economy. Sign up for the newsletter here.Platforms like Instagram and YouTube have been rushing to compete with TikTok's success by launching their own short-form video features.As TikTok continues to face threats of a potential US ban, Instagram ...
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The pandemic hits the advertising account review

Hi and welcome to Insider Advertising, where we delve into the big stories in media and advertising.First, if you're not a subscriber, sign up here to get this in your inbox daily. Ad business as (un)usual  The advertising world was once known for its costly face-to-face pitches, the high-end commercial shoots, and in-person networking events — much of which has been upended by the pandemic. Add a less visible part of the ad business to that list: the account review. Electronics giant Samsung...
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Instagram expands shopping on IGTV, plans test of shopping on Reels

Instagram this morning announced the global expansion of its Instagram Shopping service across IGTV. The product, which lets you watch a video then checkout with a few taps, offers creators and influencers a way to more directly monetize their user base on Instagram, while also giving brands a way to sell merchandise to their followers. Instagram said it would also soon begin testing shopping within its newer feature and TikTok rival, Reels. Image Credits: Instagram Shopping has become a la...
Tags: Social, Facebook, Ecommerce, Instagram, Shopping, Digital, Tech, Walmart, E-commerce, Online Shopping, Levi, Mobile E-commerce, Qvc, Instagram Shopping, Justin Osofsky, Reels


Instagram’s TikTok clone Reels updates to allow longer videos, easier edits

Instagram is today rolling out a few changes to its TikTok competitor, Reels, after early reviews of the feature criticized its design and reports indicated it was failing to gain traction. The company says it’s responding to user feedback on a few fronts, by giving Reels users the ability to create longer videos, extend the timer, and by adding tools to trim and delete clips for easier editing. TikTok helped popularize the short, 15-second video — its default setting. But its app also allows vi...
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6 ways you can use Instagram Reels to grow your business and brand outreach

You can use Instagram Reels to build a stronger connection with your followers. CHRIS DELMAS/AFP via Getty Images In August, Instagram launched Reels, a new feature that allows users to share content in short, music-backed clips. If you want to make the most of this tool for your business page, plan ahead, create storyboard for your content, and practice filming before posting your first Reel. Take time to create and edit your Reel, and take advantage of different features that Instagram o...
Tags: Instagram, Marketing, Sales, Entrepreneur, Trends, Strategy, Miami, Nordic, Social Media Strategy, Contributor, CHRIS DELMAS, Shasa Hu, Reels, Instagram Reels, TikTok Instagram, Contributor 2019


Ad agencies pressure Facebook and Google on payment terms

Hi! Welcome to the Insider Advertising daily for August 26. I'm Lauren Johnson, a senior advertising reporter at Business Insider. Subscribe here to get this newsletter in your inbox every weekday. Send me feedback or tips at [email protected]'s news: Agencies put pressure on Facebook and Google to loosen payment terms, Away gets into pet products, and Instagram Reels' revenue potential. Google CEO Sundar Pichai. Denis Balibouse/Reuters Indie ad agencies are pressing F...
Tags: Google, Facebook, Instagram, Trends, Nike, Bloomberg, New York Times, Goldman Sachs, Gq, Wall Street Journal, Jefferies, YOSEMITE NATIONAL PARK, SVP, Patrick Coffee, Lauren Johnson, Selena Kalvaria


Donald Trump, the 'Professional at Technology,' Is Now on TikTok Rival Triller

In case we needed further proof that President Donald Trump really does not like TikTok, here’s the latest: Trump and his team have created a verified account on TikTok rival Triller, and are apparently trying to figure out how video-sharing apps work. Read more...
Tags: Science, Instagram, Social Media, Donald Trump, Trump, Triller, Reels, Tiktok


The Real Word: Key takeaways from Brad Inman’s keynote speech

Watch Byron Lazine and Nicole White give a real estate agent’s perspective on industry-related topics. This week, they'll discuss the Inman founder's Connect Now speech as well as new behaviors emerging as buyers search for homes and how to use Instagram's new TikTok-like feature.
Tags: Video, Opinion, Service, Radio, Agent, Brad Inman, Nicole White, Brokerage, Select, Client Behavior, Ryan Serhant, Reels, Byron Lazine, The Real Word, Instagram Reels, Connect Now


Instagram Reels launches in the U.S. to lure you off TikTok

You can create 15-second videos with audio and effects
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Take a closer look at Instagram Reels, Facebook's TikTok rival launching today in the US (FB)

Instagram Reels, Facebook's competitor to TikTok, launched Wednesday to users in the US. Reels is a new content format for Instagram that allows users to create and share short-form video content to followers in a new dedicated Feed and on the Explore page. The launch of Reels comes as TikTok's future in the US remains uncertain, as the Trump administration weighs a potential ban on the app. Here's everything you need to know about Reels' launch and how it works. Visit Business Insider's homep...
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Instagram Reels launches globally in over 50 countries, including US

Instagram Reels, the company’s significant effort in challenging TikTok on short-form creative content, is launching globally, starting today. The feature is being made available across 50 countries, including the U.S., as TechCrunch had previously reported. The expansion means Reels will now be available in key international markets, such as India, Brazil, France, Germany, the U.K., Japan, Australia, Spain, Mexico, Argentina and several others. The timing is fortuitous, given TikTok’s uncertain...
Tags: Social, Startups, Facebook, Apps, Europe, Video, Instagram, India, US, Brazil, TechCrunch, Trump, Lasso, Vishal Shah, Video Apps, Instagram Stories


Ban or no ban, Facebook wins in US threats against TikTok

On Monday, U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said that the U.S. is “looking at” banning Chinese social media apps, including the Chinese-owned company TikTok, comparing it to other Chinese companies like Huawei and ZTE that have been deemed national security threats by the current administration. “With respect to Chinese apps on people’s cell phones, I can assure you that the United States will get this one right, too,” Pompeo said. The fear is the app could be used to surveil or influence ...
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Ban or no ban, Facebook wins in U.S. threats against TikTok

On Tuesday, U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said that the U.S. is “looking at” banning Chinese social media apps, including the Chinese-owned company TikTok, comparing it to other Chinese companies like Huawei and ZTE that have been deemed national security threats by the current administration. “With respect to Chinese apps on people’s cell phones, I can assure you that the United States will get this one right, too,” Pompeo said. The fear is the app could be used to surveil or influence...
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Whether or not the Trump administration bans TikTok, it’s already helping Facebook

On Tuesday, U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said that the U.S. is “looking at” banning Chinese social media apps, including the Chinese-owned company TikTok, comparing it to other Chinese companies like Huawei and ZTE that have been deemed national security threats by the current administration. “With respect to Chinese apps on people’s cell phones, I can assure you that the United States will get this one right, too,” Pompeo said. The fear is the app could be used to surveil or influence...
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Facebook expands Instagram Reels to India

As scores of startups look to cash in on the video content void that ban on TikTok and other Chinese apps has created in India, a big challenger is ready to try its hand. Instagram said on Wednesday it is rolling out Reels — a feature that allows users to create short-form videos (up to 15 seconds long) set to music or other audio — to a “broad” user base in India. The Facebook -owned service first began testing Reels late last year. Video is already a popular way how many Indians engage...
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Facebook expands Instagram Reels to India amid TikTok ban

As scores of startups look to cash in on the video content void that ban on TikTok and other Chinese apps has created in India, a big challenger is ready to try its hand. Instagram said on Wednesday it is rolling out Reels — a feature that allows users to create short-form videos (up to 15 seconds long) set to music or other audio — to a “broad” user base in India. The Facebook -owned service first began testing Reels, which has been widely referred as “TikTok clone”, in select markets l...
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Instagram Reels arrives in India following TikTok’s ban

In the wake of India’s decision to ban TikTok and dozens of other Chinese apps over privacy concerns, Instagram has expanded its TikTok rival, known as Reels, in the region. The launch in India also comes only days after Facebook announced its standalone TikTok clone, Lasso, would be shutting down on July 10. In addition to India, Instagram Reels is live in Brazil, and as of recently, France and Germany. But an Instagram spokesperson hints the expansion may go even broader, without offering spec...
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Instagram Reels tested in India following TikTok’s ban

In the wake of India’s decision to ban TikTok and dozens of other Chinese apps over privacy concerns, Instagram has expanded its TikTok rival, known as Reels, in the region. The test in India also comes only days after Facebook announced its standalone TikTok clone, Lasso, would be shutting down on July 10. In addition to India, Instagram Reels is live in Brazil, and as of recently, France and Germany. But an Instagram spokesperson hints the expansion may go even broader, without offering specif...
Tags: Facebook, Apps, Instagram, France, Germany, India, Social Media, Tech, Beijing, Brazil, Reuters, Instagram Facebook, Saregama, Lasso, Reels, Tiktok


Facebook is dumping its failed TikTok clone Lasso to make way for its other TikTok clone on Instagram (FB)

Users of Facebook's TikTok clone, Lasso, were told Wednesday that the app is shutting down July 10. The app was first launched in November 2018 in the US, and never picked up much speed or popularity. Lasso's end comes as Facebook is starting to test in some countries a TikTok-like feature, called Reels, inside the Instagram app. Reels recently rolled out to France and Germany. Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stories. Facebook's first attempt at creating a rival to TikTok's viral f...
Tags: Facebook, Instagram, France, Germany, US, Trends, Brazil, Business Insider, Lasso, Instagram FB, Sensor Tower, Instagram Stories, Reels, Tiktok, Instagram app Reels


Facebook is shutting down Lasso, its TikTok clone

Facebook is no longer betting on Lasso, an app it launched a year and a half ago, to take on TikTok . The social juggernaut’s TikTok clone is shutting down on July 10, Lasso alerted users on Wednesday. Launched in late 2018, Lasso was seen as Facebook’s answer to TikTok that’s . Lasso allowed users shoot up to 15-second long videos and overlay popular songs. The app centered around an algorithmic feed of recommended videos, but also allowed users to tap through hashtags or a Browse page of...
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The BEST looking reel

Right? Introducing the new Redington I.D. reel. This is probably going to go on my striper rig. Thanks Redington!
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YouTube is testing “Reels” – its own take on Snapchat/Instagram style “Stories”

Instagram Stories has been wildly popular since it launched a little over a year ago. It’s developed since then into a fantastic tool for Instagrammers to get more involved with their community. YouTube seems to have taken note of this, and are currently testing out “Reels”, according to their Creator Blog. It’s their take on […] The post YouTube is testing “Reels” – its own take on Snapchat/Instagram style “Stories” appeared first on DIY Photography.
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