Daily Active Users

Facebook Just Made a Youthful Acquisition

With its purchase of tbh, the social media giant is embracing positive anonymity.<p>Too often in today's online world, anonymity proves to be a bad …

Stocks

All about food: A snapshot of China’s recipe apps

Cooking can be a fun pastime, and for young people in China, recipe apps can come in especially handy if they’ve left their hometowns for careers in …

News (China)

Can Snap Stock Keep Going After Last Week's 12% Pop?

Snapchat's parent company has set a date for its next quarterly report. It has two strikes in its first two reports as a public company, and it can't …

Investing

Facebook acquires anonymous teen compliment app tbh, will let it run

Facebook wants tbh to be its next Instagram. Today, Facebook announced it’s acquiring positivity-focused polling startup tbh and will allow it to operate somewhat independently with its own brand.<p>tbh had scored 5 million downloads and 2.5 million daily active users in the past nine weeks with its …

Technology (India)

Facebook acquiring anonymous teen compliment app

• Facebook (FB +0.5%) is making its next app bet with a deal to acquire "tbh" -- an anonymous app aimed at teens that lets users answer positively …

Stock Markets

Instagram May Have More Users, But Nearly Half Of US Teens Prefer Snapchat

Instagram may have more people using its Stories feature than Snapchat, but teens still prefer the latter, according to new data from investment firm …

Millennials

Twitter: Why This Looks Like A Bottom

Twitter's share price looks to be bottoming.<p>Management is rolling out interesting new initiatives to drive revenue growth higher.<p>Using a hedged …

Business

Snap's stock rises further the day after its biggest jump since IPO

Snap Inc.’s stock rose again Thursday after shares of the Snapchat maker enjoyed their best daily gain since the day of the company’s stock market debut in March.<p>The stock was up 51 cents, or 3%, to $16.49 a share in midday trading after surging 11.4% on Wednesday following a positive report from a …

Markets

Three Design Practices for Product Engagement and Stickiness

Seamless User Experience, Notification Strategies & Onboarding<p>The attention span of users is on a downward spiral. The lower it gets, the harder it …

UX Design

Twitter, Inc. Earnings: Looking for Signs of a Turnaround

After an unimpressive second quarter, investors are hoping Twitter can begin to reverse its fortunes.<p>It was June 11, 2015, when <b>Twitter</b> (NYSE:TWTR) …

Stocks

Salesforce Launches Facebook Analytics Tool For B2B Marketers

Facebook has more than 1 billion daily active users, and Salesforce is setting out to help B2B marketers better target and monetize that …

Salesforce

Snap is popping after a report of huge engagement growth (SNAP)

Snap is up 1.17% to $14.65 on Friday morning after a report from Axios said the company's user engagement numbers jumped recently.<p>Snapchat has seen a 40% growth in its Stories engagement since launching its Snap Maps feature, according to the Axios report by Sara Fischer. Snap CEO Evan Spiegel said …

Evan Spiegel

Instagram is expanding shoppable photos to thousands of merchants

Shopify is slipping into your feeds<p>Shopping on Instagram was first made possible late last year when the platform introduced shoppable photos, but it was limited to only certain brands. Those posts contained links to retailers’ websites and hinted at the monetization potential of Instagram’s 500 …

eCommerce

The best Slack groups for UX designers

A list with the 20 most relevant Slack communities related to design and technology if you are interested in connecting with professionals like …

UX Design

16 Social Media Updates You Might Have Missed by @thebigdebowski

Miss the latest social media news? Here's a recap of the latest updates on Facebook, Instagram, Pinterest, Twitter, and YouTube.The post 16 Social …

Mobile

The Meet Group's Latest Acquisition Brings International Exposure, Diversified Revenue

Its purchase of Germany-based dating app Lovoo gives the company a major boost in user numbers, opens new avenues for international growth, and …

Investing

Twitter looks to boost engagement with upped character limit

<i>This story was delivered to BI Intelligence "Digital Media Briefing" subscribers. To learn more and subscribe, please click here.</i><p>Twitter announced it would begin testing 280-character tweets, a significant increase from its longstanding 140-character limit.<p>The new limit will be tested out on a …

Anthony Noto

Amarjit Singh Batra Plans to Move to a Global Role Within Naspers

Batra plans to move on after an immensely successful stint at OLX India, which saw the brand rise from anonymity to an undisputed market leader

India

Instagram announces that it has 800 million monthly active users, up by 100 million since April 2017

Instagram has announced that it has 800 million monthly active users (MAU). This means it has added 100 million monthly active users since April 2017 …

Monthly Active Users

Instagram says it now has 800 million users, up 100 million since April

Instagram said Monday that it's added another 100 million monthly users. That brings the photo-sharing app to 800 million monthly active users, up …

Advertising

Instagram just blew through another important milestone

Instagram is closer than ever to a billion users.<p>The app now counts 800 million monthly active users, up from 700 million in April, the company …

Technology

Instagram Now Has 500 Million Daily Active Users, 800 Million Users per Month

Instagram has added 100 million monthly active users over the past five months: The Facebook-owned photo sharing platform revealed at Adweek in New …

Monthly Active Users

Instagram now has 800 million monthly active users, 500 million daily users

Instagram has added another 100 million monthly users in just five months, pushing its total user base from 700 million monthly users in April to 800 …

Monthly Active Users

Instagram closes in on one billion monthly users

Instagram’s user base keeps on growing, and that growth seems to be accelerating. Today Instagram revealed that it now has 800 million monthly active …

Instagram

Instagram Monthly Users Surpass 800 Million

Instagram is on its way to becoming a service that has one billion users. The Facebook-owned service has announced that it now has 800 million users …

Instagram

Instagram moves up to 800M users, 100M more than in April

• Instagram (FB -4.8%) now says it has 800M monthly users, an increase of 100M since it said it hit the 700M-user mark in April.<br>• The service counts 500M …

Stock Markets

Instagram now has 800 million monthly and 500 million daily active users

Instagram’s still growing at a rapid pace, having added 100 million new monthly active users in just a month since it last reported a new figure. It now has 800 million users engaging with the service on at least a monthly basis, the company revealed on Monday at an event in NYC, and it has 500 …

Apps

Instagram is rapidly eating away at Snapchat’s share of new users

Snapchat still has a bigger share of new users in the U.S. — but not for long.<p>More new users are signing up for Snapchat than Instagram in the United States — but probably not for long, according to new data from Jumpshot, a marketing analytics company.<p>In August, 52 percent of new U.S. users signed …

Technology

How to use Instagram for business

So, how to use Instagram for business? Instagram is the quickest growing social media platform. With rising in over 71% in organic reach last year, …

Social Media Marketing

Get Ready for Snap Inc.'s Growth to Slow Down

As comparisons get tougher, the era of triple-digit growth is quickly coming to an end.<p><b>Snap Inc.</b> (NYSE:SNAP) may be losing heaps of money, but the …

Markets