Street Fight Daily: Instagram Boosts Ads for Brands, Google Acquires Urban Engines for Maps

A roundup of today’s big stories in hyperlocal publishing, marketing, commerce, and technology… Instagram Deems Its Brand-Focused, Call-to-Action Ads a Work in Progress (MediaPost) When Instagram launched link ads, late last year, the plan was to help brands elicit more “actions” from users — like driving Web site clicks, mobile app installs and site conversions.Read the full article