Busy hockey mom Sarah Palin is an Instagram influencer now

You know how contestants on The Bachelor leave the show and inevitably start their new lives as Instagram influencers for Sugar Bear Hair gummies and such?  Well apparently politicians who resign from office become Instagram influencers for tea that looks like urine. Folks, what we are trying to say here is that Sarah Palin, former […]

Virtual Instagram celebrity ‘Lil Miquela’ has had her account hacked

The Instagram account for the virtual celebrity known as Lil Miquela has been hacked. The multi-racial fashionista and advocate for multiculturalism, whose account is followed by nearly 1 million people, has had “her” account taken over by another animated Instagram account holder named “Bermuda.” Welcome to the spring of 2018. The hack of the @Lilmiquela […]

How to Use Instagram Like a Beauty Brand

Posted by zeehj Does your brand’s activity on its social accounts impact its search rankings? Maybe. Maybe not. But does it matter anyway? I shouldn’t have to convince you that investing in a social media for your company is worth it; even in light of Facebook’s recent data breach, we are so reliant upon our […]

Instagram tests scannable Nametags, taking another page from Snapchat’s playbook

Similar to Snapchat’s Snapcodes, Nametags will allow users to create a scannable image that makes it easier to gain followers. The post Instagram tests scannable Nametags, taking another page from Snapchat’s playbook appeared first on Marketing Land. Please visit Marketing Land for the full article. Marketing Land – Internet Marketing News, Strategies & Tips

Marketing Day: Snapchat tests an e-commerce option, Instagram Nametags & dynamic search ads

Here’s our recap of what happened in online marketing today, as reported on Marketing Land and other places across the web. The post Marketing Day: Snapchat tests an e-commerce option, Instagram Nametags & dynamic search ads appeared first on Marketing Land. Please visit Marketing Land for the full article. Marketing Land – Internet Marketing News, […]

Instagram will let you download your content after criticism about portability

Yesterday we reported that Instagram lacked data portability, knocking the app for the absence of an equivalent to Facebook’s Download Your Information too. Now an Instagram spokesperson tells me “We are building a new data portability tool. You’ll soon be able to download a copy of what you’ve shared on Instagram, including your photos, videos […]

Instagram rolls out Focus portrait mode for videos and photos

Instagram is one-upping Apple with a portrait mode feature that runs on a wider variety of phones and works with video, not just photos. Last month, TechCrunch reported about a Focus feature buried in Instagram’s code, which began publicly testing a week later. Now Instagram is rolling out Focus, which blurs the background while keeping someone’s […]

First look at Instagram Nametags, its clone of Snapchat QR codes

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. TechCrunch broke the news of Nametags code in Instagram’s Android APK last month. But now thanks to reader Genady Okrain we have screenshots and more details of […]

13 Tips for Creating More Effective Instagram Video Ads

Instagram has more than 400 million users that share 80 million posts daily, making it a pretty compelling platform for advertisers – particularly as other platforms struggle with concerns over data and privacy. Instagram itself boasts a highly engaged audience and says its ads help drive awareness. The platform offers multiple options, including photo ads […]

Facebook announces changes to Events, Pages, Groups, and Instagram APIs

As CEO Mark Zuckerberg prepares to testify before Congress next week to answer questions about the company’s privacy and data policies, Facebook announced a slew of changes to its APIs. The changes don’t come as a surprise — Facebook already announced that it was conducting an audit of “all apps that had access to large […]