Business Profiles

  • Hiya and Samsung Turn the Phone Dialer Into a Local Search Engine

    … a business in the same way they call their friends and family.” The top categories that mobile users search for are restaurants, nightlife, food, and home services – all categories with significant local reach. Kamat says that the idea is to provide more useful information and a better experience for people making phone calls via a Hiya “Business Profiles…

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  • Full-Screen Ads Coming to Instagram Stories; Insights, Too

    … Instagram announced that Instagram Stories has reached 150 million daily active users, and those users will soon start seeing full-screen ads. The Facebook-owned photo- and video-sharing network also revealed the rollout of Stories insights within its Business Tools. Instagram Stories launched last August and reached the 150 million DAU mark…

    David Cohen/ AllTwitterin Social- 29 readers -
  • New Look for Pinterest Business Profiles

    … Pinterest announced several updates to its business profiles: a new rotating showcase, the ability to highlight boards and Buyable Pins and a consistent design across the web and mobile. Product manager Adam Barton detailed the updates in a blog post, saying that the updates will begin rolling out to desktop and mobile users Wednesday…

    David Cohen/ Inside Facebookin Social- 14 readers -
  • Instagram Adds Live Video, Disappearing Photos and Videos

    …. Meanwhile, disappearing photos and videos for friends and groups via Instagram Direct will begin rolling out globally Monday, and Instagram said in its blog post that Instagram Direct now has 300 million monthly active users, up from 80 million last year. Instagram provided the following instructions for creating and viewing disappearing photos…

    David Cohen/ AllTwitterin Social Facebook- 33 readers -
  • Instagram Tops 500,000 Advertisers

    … Instagram announced Thursday that it now has more than 500,000 advertisers, more than doubling its total over the past six months, and that more than 1.5 million businesses have converted to its new business profiles since that option was made available in June. The Facebook-owned photo- and video-sharing network introduced advertising last…

    David Cohen/ AllFacebookin Social- 18 readers -
  • How to Boost Your Brand With Instagram for Business

    … media platforms, it can be hard to keep up, so we’ve distilled Instagram’s business offerings and summarized how to use them for the optimum benefit to your business. Read on for a guide to Instagram for businesses: Business profiles Instagram created profiles specifically for businesses. Companies that have Facebook pages can easily set up business…

    AllFacebookin Social Facebook How To's- 16 readers -
  • Instagram Introduces Business Profiles, Analytics, Promoted Posts

    … Instagram’s confirmed its worst-kept secret: the launch of business profiles, analytics and the ability to boost posts. The Facebook-owned photo- and video-sharing network announced in an Instagram for Business blog post that the tools for businesses will launch in the U.S. starting in June, with Australia and New Zealand to follow shortly…

    David Cohen/ AllFacebook- 30 readers -
  • Instagram Business Profiles Test Now Features Analytics

    … If Instagram is going to introduce profiles for businesses, the next logical step is analytics for those profiles. Instagram scheduling tool Later shared the iOS screenshots below in a blog post, and it offered details on the available information to profiles with access to these features. According to Later, Instagram business profiles now…

    David Cohen/ AllFacebookin Social- 17 readers -
  • Instagram Testing Business Profiles

    … are testing new business tools coming to Instagram in a few months,” but offered no specific details on a launch date or further information. Features on Instagram business profiles that differ from traditional Instagram profiles include a contact call-to-action button, access to maps and directions, the ability for users to email the businesses…

    David Cohen/ Inside Facebookin Social Facebook- 26 readers -
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