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Bloomberg:
Data shows Pokémon Go DAUs, downloads, and engagement on downward trend since July launch   —  A number of important metrics have Pikachu'd, says Axiom Capital Management.  —  Pokemon Go is starting to lose the battle for mobile mindshare, according to Axiom Capital Management.
Aug 23, 2016, 7:05 AMIn context
Phil Oakley / Android Police:
Instagram hits 1B downloads on Google Play, Facebook's fourth app to do so   —  The latest app to join the rather exclusive 1 billion club on Google Play is... drumroll please... Instagram.  This is quite surprising when estimates only put the number of accounts at 500 million …
Aug 22, 2016, 2:55 PMIn context
Kurt Wagner / Recode:
Instagram starts showing US users personalized video suggestions of live events in the Explore tab   —  The photo sharer is getting into event curation again.  —  Instagram really wants to become a video destination.  It's one of the reasons (I suspect) it built its own version …
Aug 17, 2016, 1:10 PMIn context
Tim Peterson / Marketing Land:
Instagram's direct-response ads challenged by the difficulty of attributing results and the app's artsy image   —  Instagram's direct response efforts have had to endure perception problems, last-click limitations and the shadow of its parent company, Facebook.
Aug 15, 2016, 1:55 PMIn context
Mike Shields / Wall Street Journal:
Media brands, including many Snapchat Discover partners, are testing Instagram Stories and report solid early traffic   —  Media brands, including many Snapchat Discover partners, are seeing solid early traffic  —  Media firms are flocking to the new Instagram Stories …
Aug 13, 2016, 7:25 AMIn context
Sarah Perez / TechCrunch:
Microsoft Flow, the company's IFTTT competitor, comes to Android   —  Microsoft Flow, the company's workflow management tool, has now arrived on Android.  The app, a competitor of sorts of IFTTT and Zapier, offers an interface where you can mash up two or more services in order to create workflows …
Aug 12, 2016, 2:25 PMIn context
Josh Constine / TechCrunch:
Just like Facebook Subscribe was good enough to slow Twitter's growth, Instagram Stories could slow Snapchat   —  Good-enough goes a long way when combined with network effect.  You don't always need to be better to win, you just have to rob your competitor of its appeal.
Aug 10, 2016, 6:45 PMIn context
Josh Constine / TechCrunch:
Instagram CEO Kevin Systrom gives full credit to Snapchat for Stories format, and looks at how tech companies build on each others' innovations   —  The one thing you never hear in Silicon Valley is an entrepreneur admit they copied someone else.  Yet there in the headquarters of Facebook …
Aug 6, 2016, 9:25 PMIn context
Ben Thompson / Stratechery:
Instagram Stories is copying done right: cloning the result of years of iteration, while leveraging Instagram's 500M users   —  One of the more eye-rolling sentiments in tech — thankfully fading — is that every rectangular device with a touchscreen is a rip-off of the iPhone.  Well duh!
Aug 3, 2016, 5:35 PMIn context
Jordan Novet / VentureBeat:
Snapchat introduces city-specific Geostickers, now available in LA, NYC, SF, London, Honolulu, Sydney, São Paulo, Paris, and Riyadh   —  Messaging app Snapchat, hot off of being copied by Facebook with Instagram's new Stories feature, is announcing today a new feature called Geostickers.
Aug 2, 2016, 1:30 PMIn context

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