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    • Instagram Adds Contextual Stickers, Holiday Stickers, More

      Instagram released a host of updates Tuesday: contextual stickers, holiday-themed stickers, multiple text fields, hands-free mode for videos and the ability to save Instagram Stories. Contextual stickers allow users to add the time, weather and location to their posts, in multiple styles, and they can be accessed via the smiley face icon in the top-right-hand corner of the c ...

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    • Instagram’s Jim Squires Shares 7 Predictions for SMBs in 2017

      By David Cohen on Dec. 19, 2016 - 11:10 AM Small and midsized businesses have increasingly turned to Instagram as a resource to promote their brands, and Jim Squires, director of market operations at the Facebook-owned photo- and video-sharing network, shared his seven predictions for the SMB sector in 2017 with SocialTimes: The shift to mobile will continue: It’s no secr ...

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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…

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  • Adaptly Execs Share Their 2017 Predictions

    … camera apps with filters like Instagram and Snapchat; it has iTunes with capabilities that rival YouTube. The only challenge is that there isn’t a network in place for sharing those things, but that’s only one step away. I wouldn’t be surprised to see them enter the VR/augmented reality space in the next year, as well. Something that has less…

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  • 10 Social Media Trends Giving Brands New Ways to Engage in 2017

    … to be active on mediums like Snapchat, Instagram Stories, Facebook Live–places where social storytelling is informal and direct. In this environment, brands need to let loose and allow for marketing that is less polished but that will come across as much more genuine. In many cases, this will require brands to rethink existing guidelines. Artificial…

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  • Instagram Tops 600 Million Monthly Active Users

    …, but the Instagram community and the diversity of expression it provides has remained consistent. And you now have more ways to share than ever before with Instagram Stories, live video and disappearing photos and videos in Direct. Additionally, with updated safety tools that give you more control over comments and other parts of your experience, we’re working to make Instagram safer than ever for connection and self-expression. Readers: How soon will Instagram reach 700 million MAUs? …

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  • Instagram Begins Rolling Out Live Video in U.S.

    … The live video feature for Instagram Stories that was announced last month is on its way, starting with users in the U.S. Instagram announced in a tweet (embedded below) that live video is being rolled out to U.S. users this week, with another tweet (embedded below) indicating that the feature will roll out globally “in the next few weeks…

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  • Snapchat et Instagram Stories : 7 idées de campagnes marketing pour Noël

    …. Découvrez nos 7 idées de campagnes marketing pour Noël pour utiliser judicieusement les applications en vogue comme Snapchat & Instagram Stories. Vous dynamiserez ainsi les échanges entre votre marque et les utilisateurs grâce une stratégie adaptée à votre cible. #1 – Exhibez le côté fun de votre entreprise Les internautes apprécient de…

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  • What Marketers Should Know About Instagram’s Shoppable Photo Tags

    … content that they might be interested in. It wanted to become even more personal, so it developed a new algorithm to determine which posts users see first, giving up on its reverse-chronological feed and becoming more like Facebook’s News Feed, based on what content users engage more with. Finally, Instagram added Instagram Stories to Explore–again…

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  • Instagram Eyes College Football With Correspondents Program

    … Instagram wants to take fans of select college football teams behind the scenes with its Correspondents Program. The Facebook-owned photo- and video-sharing network said in an email to SocialTimes that one student ambassador at each participating school will take over that school’s Instagram account and use Instagram Stories to share…

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  • Instagram Adds Live Video, Disappearing Photos and Videos

    … Instagram announced two major updates Monday morning: live video in Instagram Stories and its latest nod to Snapchat, disappearing photos and videos in its Instagram Direct messaging feature. The Facebook-owned photo- and video-sharing network said in a blog post that live video in Instagram Stories and in its Explore section will roll out…

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  • Social Media Content Ideas for the Holidays

    … ‘Tis the season and if you haven’t planned out your holiday social media posts, here’s a great infographic from MDG Advertising to give you some ideas, Holiday Marketing 2016: 7 Fresh Ideas for Your Holiday Social Media Posts. Here are seven unique ideas that can spur your creativity and attract some attention to your brand when you need it most…

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