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Facebook, Instagram as well as WhatsApp experience blackouts in Americas …

Facebook has been suffering from outages across the world since around 12pm ET (4pm GMT) Wednesday. All four of the company’s main applications – Facebook, Instagram, WhatsApp and Messenger – were encountering problems, according to Downdetector.com. The outages appeared to be concentrated in the Americas and Europe. “We’re aware that some people are currently having trouble accessing the Facebook family of apps,” spokesman Tom Parnell said by email. “We’re working to resolve the issue as soon as possible.” Parnell subsequently added: “We’re focused on working to resolve […]

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Instagram Rolls Out In-App Resident Organisation Account Pages

Instagram is introducing a new way to showcase local businesses with in-app profile pages. Raj Nijjer alerted me to this feature while providing several screenshots. As you can see in the examples below, the pages look very much like Google local knowledge panels. They have the business address, hours, contact information, and website. Of course, a link to the business’s Instagram profile is featured prominently at the top of the page. I reached out for more information about how Nijjer found these pages, as I’m not able […]

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5 sophisticated Instagram hacks to expand your local business|Lon …

How would you react if someone told you Instagram marketing is the best social media marketing platform for your business? Well, it is! Every business, whether small, medium, or large need an active social media presence. It is, however, more important for small businesses. Over the years, Instagram has grown to a major marketing platform from being a social networking site where users share selfies and videos. 80% of accounts follow a business according to the Instagram user data. This proves that users are willing to engage […]

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Instagram Includes New Ways to Involve With Fans

Instagram has rolled out a series of new features designed to form stronger connections with followers. These new features can be used with Instagram’s fastest-growing channels–stories and live videos. Countdowns in Stories Users can now add interactive countdown stickers to Instagram stories. Marketers can use this feature to countdown to an event, like a product launch or a webinar. Ecommerce retailers can also use countdown stickers in stories to remind followers about a limited-time offer that’s expiring soon. Or one that’s about to start. After a countdown […]

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Instagram includes many people do not find out about

Nowadays, Instagram is one of the most popular social media platforms. The Facebook owned application is mostly used by millenial youngsters.  However, about 35% of Instagram users are adults. Instagram features are many but most people concentrate on its core use. Even the newbies to the app know its all about photo sharing. However, Instagram has many features that are not known to everyone. Because many people are interested in a large following on Instagram, here is quick one to raise your following to the skies. This […]

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Instagram Releases Snapchat-style QR Nametags

Instagram has introduced another Snapchat-inspired feature that makes it easier for users to connect with people they meet in-person. The new ‘Nametag’ feature is a scannable identification card that lets people find and follow each other on Instagram. Here’s how it works: One person displays an Instagram Nametag on their phone Another person scans it with their phone After scanning the Nametag, the person can then view the profile of the other and/or follow them Users can display their Nametag by opening the Instagram app and tapping […]

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Professionals evaluate in on Instagram purchasing engine – Social Mark …

First, these experts believe merchants need to look at the Explore option as an extension of what Instagram was already doing: allowing brands to tag stories as well as individual images. The big change is in the shortened path to purchase, which could become a game-changer for small and medium sized merchants. “With the ability to shorten the path to purchase and directly attribute revenue, we see spends on Instagram ads growing as more merchant partners gain accessibility. This will also put a damper on inventory and […]

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