Instagram Stories are cool but effective?
Instagram Stories are cool but effective?

Instagram Stories are cool but effective? Oh yea, they can be very effective, very useful. But they can also be colossal wastes of time and energy. Like so many tools of digital marketing the effectiveness tends to boil down to execution, preparation even. Instagram Stories just celebrated the milestone of acquiring 250 million daily users […]

Businesses: manage your Instagram comments
Businesses: manage your Instagram comments

Businesses: manage your Instagram comments – well, soon, for all businesses and now for officially connected Marketing Partners. Everyone’s favorite image sharing platform has updated its API (application programming interface) giving Instagram users with a business account (again, soon for all; now for Marketing Partners), deeper access to metrics which will allow those businesses to […]

“Limitless” Snapchat changes its nature
“Limitless” Snapchat changes its nature

In a big update clearly designed to try to stay relevant in a struggle with Facebook & Instagram, “limitless” Snapchat changes its nature. Everyone’s favorite ephemeral social platform – the stock and trade of which has been its fleeting messages – has decided users can keep messages alive for as long as they please – […]

Instagram reaches 700 million users
Instagram reaches 700 million users

As everyone’s favorite image-sharing platform, Instagram reaches 700 million users proving itself to be – maybe – the most useful social network. Little wonder new Grammers are flocking to the app and platform every day. This 700 million user level was reached only four months after hitting the 600 million user club and less than […]

Instagram carousel takes images on a ride
Instagram carousel takes images on a ride

As a brand new feature in everyone’s favorite photo-sharing app Instagram carousel takes images on a ride. Could be it will also get Grammers used to swiping left to see Instagram advertising carousels, too. Call us cynical but, remember, we’ve been promised more Instagram advertising. Don’t get us wrong, like everyone else we love Instagram […]

Instagram’s new feed – don’t freak out!
Instagram’s new feed – don’t freak out!

So, here we are – rolling out over the next days, weeks – at Instagram’s new feed – don’t freak out! The enormously popular (and very useful) photo-video-social, Facebook-owned platform is finally rolling out its new algorithm-based feed, which means users will see Instagram images based on what we’ve tended to like and/or comment upon […]

Instagram continues to blow up – 400 million
Instagram continues to blow up – 400 million

Instagram continues to blow up, which you already know if you spend any time at all on the extremely active image-sharing social network. The Facebook-owned app & network bragged in its blog (on Tumblr, curiously without photos) it reached the 400-million-user mark – 80 million images a day – and that it’s a bigger hit […]