Shahwar Fawad Mian

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Instagram adds melodramatic 'Superzoom' effect to Stories

Instagram is adding another wacky effect to its Stories camera, and it might be my favorite one yet. Say hello to ‘Superzoom.’<p>It’s pretty much what it sounds like – you select an area to zoom into it in a video. It’s sure to be used for a plethora of melodramatic videos, and Instagram even includes …

Developers wish people would remember what a big deal the Y2K bug was

Jacob Rees-Mogg, an outspoken Conservative MP, sits firmly within the Brexit camp, and recently described the consequences of a no-deal exit scenario as being exaggerated “much like the millennium bug.” The complicated realities of Brexit aside, this remark has annoyed developers <i>d’un certain age</i> …

5 Steps To Hack Your Facebook Influencer Marketing Campaign

Facebook is not only a platform to be used by the average internet user anymore, but have also become a powerful tool for any type of business that wishes to be a success online. The platform features a variety of useful options and tools that businesses can now utilize to help them gain more …

Marketing

Keeping it Lean and Clean…

<b>The product development way!</b><p>In my 2 years journey, of building and sustaining my startup, I have learned lessons. But most of them not-so-very-hard …

Product Management

Shawar Fawad – Medium

Entrepreneur, Digital Marketing Strategist, UI/ UX designer & writer, Digital And Social Media Marketing Trainer and a Learner. My baby: …

5 impacts of virtual reality in marketing

What comes in your mind by the mention of the term ‘virtual reality’? Most people will conceive it to be either a film or a game set. However, Virtual reality (VR) is an artificially generated environment by a 3D computer program and then presented to its user in a manner that simulates reality, …

Virtual Reality

Bill Gates regrets Ctrl+Alt+Delete, offers better solution

Nobody’s perfect, not even Bill Gates. The billionaire recently admitted that if he could go back in time, he’d switch the Ctrl+Alt+Delete command for a single button.<p>Gates spoke out on the subject yesterday at a Bloomberg business forum in response to David Rubenstein’s question about why he chose …

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Apple may have unintentionally solved smartphone addiction

Fall, each year, signals the arrival of a new iPhone. And now that Apple’s annual event has come to pass, we’re left to reflect, albeit briefly, before the rumor mill begins picking up steam for next year.<p>This year we’ll see two new iPhone models: the iPhone 8/8 Plus, and Apple’s newest flagship, …

Social Media

YouTube tries to lure brands with ad-supported original series

YouTube is hoping to pull from TV ad budgets by offering advertisers sponsorship and custom brand-integration opportunities for its growing slate of …

Advertising Industry

A 10 Step Facebook Marketing Strategy - Small Business Trends

There are 2 billion people connecting on Facebook every month. What’s more, 800 million people like something on the social media site monthly. Those …

Pinterest's latest feature helps connect brands with influencers

<i>This story was delivered to BI Intelligence "Digital Media Briefing" subscribers. To learn more and subscribe, please click here.</i><p>Pinterest announced its new self-service tool that helps brands more easily connect with influencers and create ads for the platform. The tool is available to brands that …

Social Media

Why You Need To Stop Pitching Influencers

The power of influencers continues to grow stronger, and with this comes an outpouring of brands attempting to create relationships and work with …

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7 Ways to Reach More Prospects in 90 Minutes a Day

1,500 words.That was Jack London’s target word count for each and every day. You’ve likely heard of many successful authors who set similar goals for …

3 Easy and Effective Instagram Growth Tips

How to grow your social media following on this visual medium in an organic way.<p>4 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Your presence on social media can contribute to your overall success as an entrepreneur. It needs to be a focus point of your growth and branding …

Social Media

Influencer marketing is growing up with tighter contracts

Influencer marketing is moving from a sidelight to a major part of marketing strategies, leading to tighter expectations and contractual obligations …

Public Relations

Infographic - The Best Times and Days to Post to Social Media

With the social media landscape changing literally every single day, it's become a full-time job for social media managers to merely stay up-to-date …

Social Media

15 tools to measure and monitor your social media efforts

The ability to monitor conversation around your organization has become imperative in today’s marketing landscape.<p>A Sprout Social study revealed that …

Social Media

8 Ways to Get More Engagement on Instagram

Did you know, for example, that images of human faces encourage more social connections with your users?<p>5 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Instagram has caught the eye of marketers everywhere. It's relatively new, at least compared to old standbys like LinkedIn …

Social Media

How to Use Facebook Audience Optimization for Better Organic Exposure

Want to increase your Facebook news feed exposure? Looking for a solution that doesn’t involve ads? In this article, you’ll discover how to improve …

19 Tools for Creating Engaging Social Media Videos, Images and GIFs in Minutes

Creating social media content takes time. And creating great social media content takes even more time.<p>13 min read<p>This story originally appeared on Buffer<p>Creating social media content takes time. And creating great social media content takes even more time.<p>You don’t just need to think about what …

Infographics

Making sense of Internet of Things platforms

The IoT platform space is important, but crowded and confusing. How do you go about finding one that is right for your business?<p>Platforms big, small, …

There will be 24 billion IoT devices installed on Earth by 2020

By 2020, more than 24 billion internet-connected devices will be installed globally — that's more than 4 devices for every human on earth.<p>The Internet of Things first came to us on PCs. Then it moved to smartphones, tablets, smartwatches, and TVs.<p>But now it's coming to all of our everyday devices …

By 2020, There Will Be 4 Devices for Every Human on Earth

Internet Of Things<p>According to research from <i>Business Insider</i>, more than 24 billion internet-connected devices will be installed around the world by …

Internet of Things

Monitoring and Managing the Smart Cities of the Future

$1.135 trillion dollars. That’s how much developing Smart Cities projects will cost worldwide in 2019. In 2014 the figure was only $411 billion …

Internet of Things

How AI and IoT must work together

As artificial intelligence (AI) and Internet of Things (IoT) become more commonplace, it is both useful and important to understand how these two important trends work together to benefit specialists and the average person alike.<p>How can AI control and potentially improve the rollout of IoT?<p>For …

Technology Will Drive Supply Chain Digitalization

New technologies like the internet of things (IoT), big data, and social learning platforms have the power to transform the supply chain to make them …

Manufacturing

Artificial Intelligence Entrepreneur Torben Friehe On Why He Is Eyeing Africa

German-born tech entrepreneur Torben Friehe is the CEO of 1aim, a full-stack AI building platform that is helping businesses use and manage their commercial spaces more efficiently. Among other things, 1aim develops and produces access control systems which enable users to open doors with mobile …

Brands Can Now Tap Pinterest’s Pin Collective via a Self-Serve Custom Platform

Pinterest’s Pin Collective is now more accessible to advertisers of all sizes following the introduction of a new custom platform.<p>Pinterest formed …

Social Media

5 Social Media Trends That Will Have Maximum Impact in 2018

With more and more brands trying to connect with audiences across an array of social channels, the attention span of people is on a …

Marketing