Morgan Williams

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Instagram's 400 million users show Facebook got a bargain when it bought the company

Instagram announced this week that it has 400 million users. The announcement underscores just how good a deal Mark Zuckerberg got three years ago when Facebook bought the company for $1 billion.<p>At the time, Instagram only had about a dozen employees. People marveled that Facebook would pay tens of …

These pictures show what really happens in the background of stylized Instagram shots

Our filter-friendly life is coming under so much scrutiny lately. First, hipster Barbie touched a nerve by parodying all the stereotypes of the Instagram hashtag #liveauthentic. Now, Chompoo Baritone, a Thai photographer based in Bangkok, has published a new series of pictures that reveal all the …

Social Media

7 features most people don't know exist in Instagram

The app is designed simply and is optimised for social connections, displaying all the posts from people you follow in reverse-chronological order.<p>It's easy to figure out the basics like cropping a photo or choosing a filter to make it look better.<p>But while the app's interface is simple to use, …

Mobile Photography

The 7 Secrets to the Most Effective Social-Media Campaigns

This story originally appeared on Buffer<p>I’ve resisted social media advertising for a long time, believing that there are a host of free tools and free strategies that can help your business grow on social media organically.<p>What I’ve come to find out (and I’d imagine many of you have discovered this …

Social Media

How to Maximize Your Brand's Instagram Presence [Infographic]

Instagram - so hot right now.<p>The image-based social network has seen massive growth in the last 18 months - in January this year, Pew Research …

11 Vital Resources For Specialists In The Social Media Marketing Industry

<b>Which social media marketing websites do you read for the latest news and tips?</b><p>When online marketers don’t do their best to stay updated with the …

The 30 Best Websites to Learn Marketing for Free — SitePoint

Between January 2011 and January 2015, the number of job listings on Indeed containing “content marketing” or “content strategy” grew by about 350 …

Pinterest And Instagram Launch ‘Buy’ Buttons To Maximize Revenue

Popular social media sites Pinterest and Instagram have announced plans to debut “Buy It” and “Shop Now” buttons in a bid to maximize their …

Social Media

Brace Yourself for More Instagram Ads

Pinterest, meanwhile, is rolling out "buyable pins," which will let you purchase things right from its app.<p>PCMag reviews products independently, but …

8 tips from famous Instagrammers for taking better photos and getting more followers

Being famous on Instagram can come with a lot of perks, but unless you're a celebrity, getting thousands of followers isn't easy.<p>There's no special trick to becoming an amazing and popular photographer on Instagram, but there are a few shooting and editing practices you can adopt to take your …

Mobile Photography

Instagram Is Too Large for Your Business to Ignore

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Remember when Instagram was just a little startup app that you used to show off your DSLR camera skills? Five years ago, it wasn’t much more than that.<p>Observers even questioned why Facebook acquired Instagram, for $1 billion. But after …

Facebook Can’t Prevent Your Posts From Being Used Against You In Court

New York judges unanimously reject Facebook's appeal.<p>A New York state appeals court ruling that Facebook can’t challenge search warrants seeking users' private account information was a stinging defeat for Internet privacy advocates.<p>Facebook said in a statement that "overly broad search warrants -- …

Privacy

How to Increase Your Sales Using Instagram

Social media has evolved into a treasure trove for marketers who know how to harvest fans and customers. Here are some ways to market to different segments of consumers on Instagram.<p>Social media has evolved into a treasure trove for marketers who know how to harvest fans and customers on Facebook, …

RIP to Twitter backgrounds: All user profiles on the web will now be white

<b>Your customised Twitter background just died.</b><p>Say goodbye to sunlit landscapes, tiled pictures of Harry Styles and pugs in watering cans; from now on when you visit someone's Twitter profile all you'll get is white.<p>This blank canvas is meant to show off tweets themselves, rather than users' profiles.<p>…

Social Media

How To Make Money On Instagram

Post photos, get #paid.<p>Sometimes, being constantly glued to your phone can pay off.<p>Marketing on Instagram offers social media enthusiasts the opportunity to land a side job where they get paid to post pretty pictures and acquire free stuff.<p>Instagram “influencers,” as the industry calls them, team …

These are the 5 apps you need on your phone this week

App stores are crowded places these days, and because storage space on your phone is often at a premium, you’ll want to find and fill it with not …