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Josh Constine / TechCrunch:
Instagram will open up carousel posts, with up to 10 photos and videos, to all users in the coming weeks   —  Instagram wants you to share a more complete picture of your experiences in its classic feed, not just its Snapchat Stories clone.  Today, Instagram launches the ability to share …
Feb 22, 2017, 11:07 AMIn context
Kurt Wagner / Recode:
Instagram hires Kristina Schake, formerly head of communications for Hillary Clinton's campaign and Michelle Obama, as communications chief   —  Kristina Schake is joining Instagram to lead comms, and current comms boss David Swain is leaving after almost a decade at Facebook.
Feb 21, 2017, 4:45 PMIn context
Bloomberg:
Snap hired Laurent Balmelli, co-founder of Strong.Codes, which makes tools to prevent copycats, after noting risk of Facebook mimicking its products in its S-1   —  Switzerland subsidiary created by Snap to make deals  —  Co-founder of security startup Strong.Codes joins Snap
Feb 8, 2017, 2:05 PMIn context
Ingrid Lunden / TechCrunch:
Hootsuite acquires Facebook ad manager AdEspresso as it moves into paid content and social ads   —  Hootsuite, the startup and platform that lets marketers manage a company's interactions across a range of social media networks, is getting into the business of paid content.
Feb 7, 2017, 11:25 AMIn context
Josh Constine / TechCrunch:
Snapchat filing shows DAU growth slowed at end of Q3, right after Instagram Stories launched, cites competitors that may mimic its products under risk factors   —  Snapchat was flying high in early 2016, but the launch of direct competitor Instagram Stories coincided with a massive drop …
Feb 2, 2017, 9:00 PMIn context
Kurt Wagner / Recode:
Flipagram CEO says the video creation app has been acquired by Chinese news aggregator Toutiao, will remain “completely independent”   —  Flipagram says it will remain “completely independent.”  —  Flipagram, the video creation app that was once considered a serious threat to Instagram …
Feb 1, 2017, 12:10 PMIn context
Brian Barrett / Wired:
How Lego built Lego Life, its child-friendly social network with Instagram-style profiles, a news feed, and more, available now on iOS and Android   —  There are Lego bricks and Lego movies, Lego videogames and Lego books.  The stackable, sortable plastic molds permeate all corners of society.
Jan 31, 2017, 12:55 PMIn context
Josh Constine / TechCrunch:
Analytics firms and social media stars say Snapchat Stories view counts have plummeted between 15% and 40% since Instagram launched its Stories clone   —  Good enough and convenient.  That's proved a winning strategy for Instagram's clone, according to a dozen analytics providers …
Jan 30, 2017, 4:23 PMIn context
Alex Heath / Business Insider:
Facebook is testing ephemeral Stories that sit at the top of News Feed in its main app in Ireland, mimicking Snapchat and Instagram   —  After successfully copying Snapchat with Instagram Stories, Facebook is at it again in its big blue app.  —  The same interface, which Facebook …
Jan 25, 2017, 11:13 AMIn context
Instagram Blog:
Live video on Instagram Stories will be rolling out globally over the next week   —  Today we're excited to share that live video on Instagram Stories — a new way to connect with your friends and followers right now — will be rolling out to our entire global community over the next week.
Jan 24, 2017, 2:25 PMIn context

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