Instagram Stories Launches New Creative Features

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 media. On this week’s Social Media Marketing Talk Show, we explore the new Create mode for Instagram Stories Camera, the new Instagram app Threads, and more with special […]

Digital Marketing News: More Facebook Stories Updates, CCPA Shakes Up the Ad Industry, GDPR Compliance in the U.S. & More

Image Credit: Marketing Land Facebook Unveils New CTA for Brand Stories Facebook has been hot on the Stories train and shows no signs of stopping with their latest update. With their recent update to Stories, users can now send messages to brands and businesses directly from Stories ads. This change allows brands to drive more […]

How to Create an Instagram Stories Content Plan: A Guide for Marketers

Want to do more with Instagram Stories? Looking for a useful guide to help plan your Instagram stories? In this article, you’ll learn how to plan, create, optimize, and schedule Instagram Stories content for your business. #1: Establish a Theme and Style for Your Instagram Stories Content As with most of your online marketing efforts, […]

Facebook gives creators new ways to build audiences via Stories, more monetization features

Collaborative Stories let multiple public figures to contribute to a single Facebook Story. Please visit Marketing Land for the full article. Marketing Land – Internet Marketing News, Strategies & Tips

Google Photos adds a time-traveling version of Stories, plus more sharing and printing options

Google Photos is getting its own version of Stories. But instead of focusing on what you’re doing now, as Stories on other platforms like Instagram and Snapchat offer, Google Photos is adopting the format to help you take a trip down memory lane. The feature is one of several updates coming to the photo-sharing service […]

Pandora now lets you share music and podcasts to your Instagram Stories

Pandora today announced a new integration with Instagram that will allow users to share to their Instagram Story their favorite music and podcasts. The feature comes well over a year after Spotify launched a similar integration with Instagram Stories, and only days after Spotify introduced sharing to Facebook Stories, as well. In Pandora’s case, accessing […]

You can now share music from Spotify to Facebook Stories

Spotify this morning announced a new way for you to share music with friends (or fans, if you’re an artist) — by way of a new Facebook Stories integration that includes 15-second song previews. Viewers can also optionally tap on the “Play on Spotify” button in the Story to be redirected to the Spotify app […]

Instagram confirms it is testing increased ad loads in Stories

The company reports it is experimenting with running back-to-back Story ads from different advertisers. Please visit Marketing Land for the full article. Marketing Land – Internet Marketing News, Strategies & Tips

Instagram Stories 101: What Marketers Need to Know [Infographic]

The Instagram Stories format has emerged as a powerful way to reach customers, drive brand awareness, and start conversations. Looking to make the most of your brand Stories? Here’s what you need to know. Read the full article at MarketingProfs MarketingProfs Daily: Content

Instagram says growth hackers are behind spate of fake Stories views

If you use Instagram and have noticed a bunch of strangers watching your Stories in recent months — accounts that don’t follow you and seem to be Russian — well, you’re not alone. Nor are you being primed for a Russian disinformation campaign. At least, probably not. But you’re right to smell a fake. TechCrunch’s […]