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Instagram Live Replays, Periscope Super Hearts, Snap Map, and Pinterest Lens Camera Updates

Welcome to this week’s edition of the Social Media Marketing Talk Show, a news show for marketers who want to stay on the leading edge of social …

Social Media Marketing

Instagram Is Crushing Snapchat With Stories, And Here Are The Biggest Reasons Why

When Instagram launched its Stories feature in August 2016, most people scoffed at what appeared to be a blatant rip off of Snapchat. However, it soon became pretty clear that social media addicts were being wooed away (or at least were willing to share serious time with) from Snapchat’s dog …

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Instagram Stories more popular than Snapchat with 250 million daily users

In an interview with <i>CNBC</i>, Facebook’s global head of sales Carolyn Everson said that Instagram Stories now has 250 million daily active users. She also added that a third of their most viewed stories come from companies and one million from advertisers.<p>What’s even more interesting is that Instagram …

Technology (India)

Snapchat should be worried about Instagram's daily active user growth

<i>This story was delivered to BI Intelligence "Digital Media Briefing" subscribers. To learn more and subscribe, please click here.</i><p>Instagram stories now has 250 million daily active users (DAUs), which is up from 200 million users in April and well above Snap’s last reported 166 million users, …

Social Media

Snapchat just made it a lot easier for your friends to stalk you

Following in the tradition of other tech heavyweights, Snapchat parent company Snap is launching its own mapping feature.<p>Dubbed Snap Map, it lets …

Lifestyle

In a Twist, Snapchat Rolls Out a New Feature Similar to One Already on Facebook

Snapchat's newest feature encourages users of the popular messaging app to meet up with their friends in real life after sharing their current …

Facebook Messenger

Instagram is still clobbering Snapchat, and it's worse than we thought

Instagram Stories is still eating Snapchat alive, and we have fresh data to prove it.<p>Instagram's Stories now have 250 million daily active users, up from 200 million in April, according to the company. At the same time, engagement with Snapchat Stories declined 50 percent in June compared with the …

Technology

Snapchat’s Stock Dips After Instagram Stories Hits Another Major Milestone

When asked whether he was scared of Facebook after the company launched Instagram Stories, Snap CEO Evan Spiegel laughed it off, saying "just because …

Evan Spiegel

Instagram Stories now at 250M users & adds Live Video replays, will expand to other services

After deciding to clone Snapchat’s Stories feature and roll it out to Instagram last August, today the company offered an update on progress, confirming the feature now has 250 million daily active users. That’s up from the 200 million it announced back in April when it officially surpassed …

New Snapchat and Instagram milestones reflect their different strategies

Two tech milestones reported Tuesday show how drastically different the strategies are for Snapchat and its rival Instagram, which has been putting a …

Snapchat

Want to save your Instagram live video? Now you can

Instagram also says 250 million people use Instagram Stories every day.<p>Disappearing video is great -- unless you don't want it to disappear! Now, Instagram Stories will give you the option to save a replay of your live videos.<p>The company announced the move in a blog post on Tuesday -- which also …

Instagram

Instagram Stories hits 250M daily users, adds Live video replays

Instagram Stories is widening its lead over Snapchat and rolling out new features to keep everyone shooting video. Instagram Stories now has 250 million daily active users, up from 200 million in April, 150 million in January and 100 million in October after launching the Snapchat Stories clone in …

Technology

Instagram Stories has grown its userbase by 50 million since April

Instagram claims that 250 million people now use its Stories feature every day, meaning it has attracted an additional 50 million users since …

Instagram

Snap shares sapped as rival Instagram Stories adds users

Snap isn’t smiling after Facebook-owned picture app Instagram announced that its Stories feature has added 50m new users.<p>The company — which owns …

Instagram

Instagram Stories Now Has 250 Million Daily Active Users, Heating Up Its Rivalry With Snapchat

When it comes to total daily users, Instagram Stories, the section of the app for daily, disappearing posts, is beginning to pull farther ahead of …

Advertising Industry

At 250 Million Daily Active Users, Instagram Stories Continues to Crush Snapchat

Instagram Stories now has 50% more daily active users than Snapchat.<p>In case it wasn't clear by now, <b>Facebook</b>'s (NASDAQ:FB) Instagram is crushing <b>Snap</b>'s …

Stocks

Snapchat Stock Price Dives After Facebook Announces 250M Daily Instagram Story Users | International Business Times

Snap Inc. shares took a dive Tuesday following news from Carolyn Everson, Facebook’s global head of sales, that Instagram stories had officially …

Snap signs $100m content deal with Time Warner

Social media group eyes greater share of ad dollars from marketing to younger audiences<p>Snap, the owner of Snapchat, has signed a $100m deal with Time …

Time Warner

How (and why) to create a Slack community for your customers

Business is in the middle of a paradigm shift in communication. Over the past few years, Slack has become the dominant communication platform for …

Codes of Conduct

Simple steps to create an effective Facebook ad

With more than 1 billion active users per day, Facebook has become an important platform for businesses to promote their products and services. But …

Digital Marketing

Amazon could gain a key advantage against Facebook and Microsoft if it buys Slack

<i>This story was delivered to BI Intelligence Apps and Platforms Briefing subscribers. To learn more and subscribe, please click here.</i><p>Amazon has reportedly shown interest in acquiring workplace collaboration tool Slack, according to Business Insider.<p>The company is one of several tech giants that may …

Amazon

Can Snap Move Beyond Being Facebook's Innovation Lab?

, Contributor<p>Snap‘s shares declined by close to 5% in Thursday’s trading, touching their IPO price of $17, amid investor concerns about the fierce competition that the company faces from social media behemoth Facebook. Facebook has been relentlessly copying Snap features, ranging from its signature …

News (U.S.)

Facebook’s A.I. Messenger Now Se Habla Español

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg delivers the commencement address at Harvard on May 25 in Cambridge, Massachusetts.Paul Marotta/Getty Images Facebook …

Language

Amazon reportedly interested in buying Slack for at least $9 billion (update)

The collaboration software space is hot right now and one of its top players, Slack may be looking to make the most of a seller’s market. Sources …

Slack

Report says Amazon is among several companies interested in buying Slack for over $9 billion

Amazon is one of several tech companies interested in acquiring the Slack chat platform, according to a Bloomberg report that cites people familiar with the situation.<p>Slack's business-oriented messaging service has been widely adopted by companies worldwide including the likes of Airbnb, Harvard …

Amazon

Slack is reportedly raising another huge $500M round of funding

Slack is in the midst of raising another $500 million in financing at what could be a $5 billion valuation — money it will likely critically need as it goes after major corporate clients and construct a functional business — according to a report by Recode.<p>Slack also got some interest with a $9 …

Startups

Is Amazon About to Buy Slack?

Amazon has reportedly approached enterprise darling Slack about a potential takeover, according to recent reports. Bloomberg financial news service …

European News

Falcon.io Introduces Instagram Publishing Flow

Falcon.io, a social media management and customer experience (CX) platform, now allows customers to plan, execute, and optimize their Instagram …

Publishing

Why Amazon (and others) might want to acquire Slack

There’s not much of a dilemma as to why Amazon might consider buying Slack for $9 billion; just about any enterprise tech company with money to spend …

Collaboration

Facebook is finally letting you put GIFs in comments

30 years after the creation of the whimsical animated image, Facebook is finally letting its users put GIFs into Facebook comments.<p>Used as a way to express one's self without explicitly doing so verbally, GIFs have become a popular form of conversation. With Facebook finally adding it, it marks one …

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