Update: Virtual Instagram celebrity ‘Lil Miquela’ has had her account hacked

The Instagram account for the virtual celebrity known as Lil Miquela had been hacked, taking the virtual celebrity offline for about a day. The multi-racial fashionista and advocate for multiculturalism, whose account is followed by nearly 1 million people, has had “her” account taken over by another animated Instagram account holder named “Bermuda.” Welcome to […]

Busy hockey mom Sarah Palin is an Instagram influencer now

You know how contestants on The Bachelor leave the show and inevitably start their new lives as Instagram influencers for Sugar Bear Hair gummies and such?  Well apparently politicians who resign from office become Instagram influencers for tea that looks like urine. Folks, what we are trying to say here is that Sarah Palin, former […]

How to Use Instagram Like a Beauty Brand

Posted by zeehj Does your brand’s activity on its social accounts impact its search rankings? Maybe. Maybe not. But does it matter anyway? I shouldn’t have to convince you that investing in a social media for your company is worth it; even in light of Facebook’s recent data breach, we are so reliant upon our […]

Marketing Day: Snapchat tests an e-commerce option, Instagram Nametags & dynamic search ads

Here’s our recap of what happened in online marketing today, as reported on Marketing Land and other places across the web. The post Marketing Day: Snapchat tests an e-commerce option, Instagram Nametags & dynamic search ads appeared first on Marketing Land. Please visit Marketing Land for the full article. Marketing Land – Internet Marketing News, […]

Instagram will let you download your content after criticism about portability

Yesterday we reported that Instagram lacked data portability, knocking the app for the absence of an equivalent to Facebook’s Download Your Information too. Now an Instagram spokesperson tells me “We are building a new data portability tool. You’ll soon be able to download a copy of what you’ve shared on Instagram, including your photos, videos […]

First look at Instagram Nametags, its clone of Snapchat QR codes

Instagram is preparing to launch a feature called Nametags that lets you create a special image that people can scan with the Instagram Stories camera to follow you. TechCrunch broke the news of Nametags code in Instagram’s Android APK last month. But now thanks to reader Genady Okrain we have screenshots and more details of […]

Facebook & Instagram ads granted accreditation by the Media Rating Council

Facebook first opened itself up to audits by the Media Ratings Council in February 2017 after admitting to a series of ad measurement errors. The post Facebook & Instagram ads granted accreditation by the Media Rating Council appeared first on Marketing Land. Please visit Marketing Land for the full article. Marketing Land – Internet Marketing […]

Facebook announces changes to Events, Pages, Groups, and Instagram APIs

As CEO Mark Zuckerberg prepares to testify before Congress next week to answer questions about the company’s privacy and data policies, Facebook announced a slew of changes to its APIs. The changes don’t come as a surprise — Facebook already announced that it was conducting an audit of “all apps that had access to large […]

Instagram suddenly chokes off developers as Facebook chases privacy

Without warning, Instagram has broken many of the unofficial apps built on its platform. This weekend it surprised developers with a massive reduction in how much data they can pull from the Instagram API, shrinking the API limit from 5,000 to 200 calls per user per hour. Apps that help people figure out if their […]

Instagram reenables GIF sharing after GIPHY promises no more racism

A racial slur GIF slipped into GIPHY’s sticker library earlier this month, prompting Instagram and Snapchat to drop their GIPHY integrations. Now Instagram is reactivating after GIPHY confirmed its reviewed its GIF library four times and will preemptively review any new GIFs it adds. Snapchat said it had nothing to share right now about whether […]