Instagram adds face filters to live video

 Instagram is making its face filters available for live video streaming through the app, the company announced today. Instagram had introduced face filters, which add visual effects to detected faces, back in May, but until now it was only available on video and images captured first and then posted to your Instagram Story after the […]

The Insider’s Guide to Choosing an Explainer Video Production Company [Infographic]

Finding the right partner to help you create an explainer video can make all the difference. Today’s infographic breaks down what to look for in a production company, how you can expect to allocate resources, and which factors cause prices to vary. Read the full article at MarketingProfs MarketingProfs Daily: Content

127 Video Marketing Stats You Didn't Know [Infographic]

2017 is the year of video. This infographic highlights all the video marketing stats you probably didn’t know but should. Social Media Today RSS

Marketing Day: AMP links at large, August’s top 10 YouTube video ads & FTC news

Here’s our recap of what happened in online marketing today, as reported on Marketing Land and other places across the web. From Marketing Land: How Facebook’s, Instagram’s and Snapchat’s audience size estimates compareSep 15, 2017 by Tim Peterson Facebook’s and Snapchat’s self-serve… Please visit Marketing Land for the full article. Marketing Land – Internet Marketing […]

Stop the Marketing Killjoy: 5 Ways You’re Turning off Audiences with Bad Video

It might only be 1pm in the afternoon, but it’s five o’clock somewhere – a perfect time for a great dry martini. Research “how to make the perfect dry martini”, and you’ll get over 1,560,000 results. Ask a content marketer “how to tell a good story”, and you’ll get about the same quality of results […]

‪Instagram now autoplays video sound once turned on until you close the app

 Autoplay audio can be annoying or convenient depending on the situation. Luckily Instagram has found a happy medium between defaulting autoplay video sound on or off. This weekend TechCrunch spotted that some Instagram videos in the feed were autoplaying with audio. Now Instagram has confirmed to us “this new update rolled out recently” and here’s […]

Should You ‘Pivot to Video’? Pros & Cons of Video Content Marketing

Trends in digital media come and go, but recently, one of the more noticeable trends in digital media has been the gradual shift in emphasis toward video content. From major mainstream outlets like Mashable, MTV News, and Vice to smaller operations, more and more publishers are “pivoting to video” from text-based content. In this post, […]

Facebook's Testing its New Group Video Chat App, a Challenger for Houseparty

Facebook has released its new video chat app Bonfire to users in Denmark as part of expanded testing. Social Media Today RSS

Marketing Day: Facebook tests Bonfire video app, a personalization road map & more

Here’s our recap of what happened in online marketing today, as reported on Marketing Land and other places across the web. Please visit Marketing Land for the full article. Marketing Land – Internet Marketing News, Strategies & Tips

Facebook tests Bonfire group video chat as app and in Messenger

 Facebook has been quietly testing a new standalone group video chat app, called Bonfire, which allows up to eight friends to engage in conversation as well as use special effects, similar to those you’d find in apps like Instagram and Snapchat. But upon hands-on testing, TechCrunch has learned Bonfire also lets users join chats straight […]