Tech Crunch reports: “Instagram is preparing to launch a feature called Nametags that lets you create a special image that people can scan with the Instagram Stories camera to follow you. Nametags could make it easier for people to visually promote… Read More ›
Instagram is now letting its users follow hashtags based on their interests, in a move that could make streams more engaging while open up new marketing opportunities. Under the new system, users need to tap a hashtag and press the… Read More ›
Instagram alerted verified users earlier this week about a security flaw that could give hackers access to their personal information. It told the users that it had fixed the issue. But it appears the bug was exploited before Instagram’s fix,… Read More ›
As teens increasingly engage with Snapchat and Instagram, Facebook will see slowing growth in this demographic in the U.S., according to a new forecast by eMarketer. Read more at MediaPost.
Instagrammers are spending more time than ever looking at photos, videos and memes. In fact, users under the age of 25 now spend more than 32 minutes each day on the platform. Read more at CNN.
You can now add web links to Snaps, a feature many had requested to Snapchat over the years. An update to the popular messaging app, introduced Wednesday, brings web links and features to add colorful backgrounds to your selfies. Read… Read More ›
The world’s most popular social apps are starting to look a little … similar. As companies like Facebook, Instagram, Twitter and Snap have evolved, they’ve started to borrow product ideas from each other in the hope of building an all-in-one… Read More ›
“Consumers spend more than 50 hours a week using a ‘screen’ – whether that’s a TV, a PC, tablet or smartphone. The average screen time spent on social networks now totals about four hours per week, of which 63 percent… Read More ›
“Instagram appears to be taking a page—or perhaps a picture—out of Snapchat’s playbook, with disappearing messages called Instagram Stories. Instagram announced Stories on its blog, explaining that users would not have to worry about “overposting” by sharing too many moments… Read More ›