Instagram rolls out fan badges for live videos, expands IGTV ads test

Instagram is today introducing a new way for creators to make money. The company is now rolling out badges in Instagram Live to an initial group of over 50,000 creators, who will be able to offer their fans the ability to purchase badges during their live videos to stand out in the comments and show […]

Facebook opens Messenger API to Instagram messaging for businesses

Facebook is expanding its Messenger API to support Instagram messaging, enabling businesses to integrate messaging from Instagram into other applications.Read More Social – VentureBeat

Facebook introduces a new Messenger API with support for Instagram

Following the updates to Instagram and Messenger that delivered cross-app communication and other features, Facebook today announced its Messenger API has also been updated to allow businesses to manage their communications across Instagram, in addition to Messenger . Before today, businesses could only respond to customer inquiries through the Instagram app and through Facebook’s unified […]

Best Practices to Attract a Broader Audience on Instagram

Every month more than 3k people search for ideas on what to post on Instagram and how to increase post engagement. In this article, we have discussed some of the best practices that you should follow to reach a broader audience on Instagram. Make Sure to Post Only Quality Snaps & Video Clips With the […]

Messenger’s latest update brings new features, cross-app communication with Instagram

Facebook Messenger is getting a visual update and a number of new features, including support for chat themes, custom reactions, and soon, selfie stickers and vanish mode. The changes are a part of Facebook’s overhauled messaging platform, announced in late September, which introduced the ability for Instagram users to communicate with people on Facebook for […]

Social Shorts: Facebook attribution change on hold, Instagram gets more shoppable, turns 10

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Social Shorts: Facebook attribution change on hold, Instagram gets more shoppable, turns 10

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Facebook and Instagram will pin vote-by-mail explainers to top of feeds

Starting this weekend, everyone of voting age in the U.S. will begin seeing informational videos at the top of Instagram and Facebook, offering tips and state-specific guidance on how to vote through the mail. The videos will be offered in both English and Spanish. The vote-by-mail videos will run on Facebook for four straight days […]

Facebook to Start Promotion of Groups Content In News Feeds And Web Searches

Social media giant Facebook announced on Thursday that it would begin promoting public Facebook Groups’ content in the news feeds of users as well as in the SERPs, disregarding requests by watchdog groups to restrict the algorithmic group recommendations before the US elections coming up next month. The head of the Facebook app, Fidji Simo, […]

Instagram expands shopping on IGTV, plans test of shopping on Reels

Instagram this morning announced the global expansion of its Instagram Shopping service across IGTV. The product, which lets you watch a video then check out with a few taps, offers creators and influencers a way to more directly monetize their user base on Instagram, while also giving brands a way to sell merchandise to their […]