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Thursday Night Jam: Louis Cole, "Weird Part of the Night"

YouTube (Possibly NSFW, depending on where you work.) WHOOOOOOOO buy this song: Facebook: Instagram: song written...Show More Summary

Pinterest For Marketing & SEO

2 months agoInternet / SEO : SEO Scoop

The majority of Pinterest users use the platform to buy stuff. That alone makes it a valuable marketing channel worth pursuing. The fact that it hasn’t been saturated in the same manner as Facebook and Instagram makes it even more […] Post...Show More Summary

Instagram rolling out Snapchat-inspired ‘Stories’ feature with ephemeral sharing

3 months agoTechnology / Apple : 9 to 5 Mac

Facebook has been trying to recreate Snapchat’s success on its own ever since it tried and failed to buy the social app, and the latest feature it has developed for Instagram is no different. Instagram today unveiled Stories, a new photo and video sharing feature that borrows from the Snapchat-created feature right down to the name. Show More Summary

Instagram just declared war on Snapchat

Instagram Stories is an act of digital and business war.  That's the only way I can interpret Facebook’s apparent go-forward strategy for tackling Snapchat, a social media juggernaut Facebook once tried to buy. As of today, Facebook appears to be done pursuing Snapchat. Show More Summary

Saturday Afternoon Killer Bass: Knower, "Hanging On"

YouTube And now for something completely funky. BUY THIS SONG: Instagram: @Knower_Music FAcebook: LYRICZ: hah hanging on yeah just scraping whatever you make gets taken doing the...Show More Summary

You Can Still Buy Guns On Facebook -- Congressman Wants To Know Why

3 months agoTechnology : Forbes: Tech

U.S. Senator Edward J. Markey penned an open letter to Facebook executives Wednesday asking them to detail steps the company has made to reduce gun sales through the social media site and its popular Instagram photo sharing app. TheShow More Summary

Here's how different Instagram looked in 2011, and how it's changed over time

In April 2012, as Facebook was making its way toward an IPO, Mark Zuckerberg shelled out $1 billion to buy Instagram, a 13-person startup with a hot photo-sharing app. Instagram was just two years old, had zero revenue, and needless to say, some people thought Zuckerberg was crazy at the time. Show More Summary

How social media brainwashes millennials into buying more expensive booze to impress their friends

5 months agoNews : The Raw Story

A new study by two marketing groups (Evolve Media and Havas Media) says that Millennials buy pricey alcohol so that they can post pictures of themselves drinking “cool” brands on Facebook and Instagram (or, given their generation, more likely Snapchat), impress their friends and gain social...

Swipe Right to Buy Weed: Dealers Use Tinder to Sell Drugs

Swipe right to find your pusher. In a bid to reach more customers, drug dealers are taking to popular social networks such as Facebook, Instagram and even dating app Tinder.

TubeMogul Partners With Facebook to Help Brands Extend TV Audience Reach to Digital

Marketers interested in buying targeted video advertising on Facebook and Instagram based on television viewership and publisher data can now do so through TubeMogul, a programmatic advertising platform. Emeryville, Calif.-based TubeMogul's...Show More Summary

Facebook is finally starting to monetize its $22bn spending spree

8 months agoTechnology : Pando Daily

God, Facebook is good. First they augment their strength in social media by buying Instagram, super-buying WhatsApp, and brute-forcing and building Messenger into something that may be the biggest of all of them one day. And so far,Show More Summary

The Unicorn Business Plan (Remix) [feat. Dilbert] – Kanye West

1. I’m gonna do stuff! 2. People will want to buy the stuff. World, please tweet, FaceTime, Facebook, instagram, whatever you gotta do to get Mark to support me… — KANYE WEST (@kanyewest) February 15, 2016 You love hip hop, you loveShow More Summary

Everyone thought Mark Zuckerberg was crazy to buy a 13-person app for $1 billion — now Instagram looks like one of the most brilliant tech acquisitions ever made (FB)

In April 2012, Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg did the unthinkable. With the company about to begin its IPO roadshow, Zuckerberg made a surprise acquisition of a 2-year old photo-sharing app called Instagram. What’s more, Zuckerberg paid...Show More Summary

Facebook To Block Private Gun Sales

9 months agoNews : Huffington Post

Facebook, the world's most popular social network, is cracking down on private gun sales. Facebook will no longer allow private individuals to buy and sell weapons on its network, including its Instagram photo-sharing service, a spokeswoman...Show More Summary

Stolen, the App for Buying People

Social media turns our boring daily lives into a bunch of slightly less boring minigames. On Instagram, teens gamify the high school popularity contest. On Tinder, singles gamify their sex lives. On Facebook, retired people gamify their scrapbooking. Show More Summary

Facebook's Carolyn Everson on the importance of 'hard conversations'

These days, Carolyn Everson runs global marketing for Facebook. Long ago, she tried to get MTV to buy the company. Now she's part of an empire that includes Instagram, WhatApp, and Oculus Rift. Nicholas Carlson, editor-in-chief of INSIDER...Show More Summary

Facebook has a big plan to make sure the quality of ads on Instagram isn't affected now everyone can buy them (FB)

In its last quarter, Facebook opened photo-sharing app Instagram's API (application programming interface) so that any advertiser can buy ads on the platform. While designed to turn on the money jets, there was a risk that came with that move: the quality of the ads on the platform was likely to be negatively affected. Show More Summary

Get Ready for More Ads on Instagram

12 months agoTechnology / Gadgets : Gizmodo

Facebook is looking down the barrel of a future advertising crisis, so it’s trying to think up new ways to put “buy now” links in front of your peepers. The company’s top brass believe the answers will come from Instagram, Whatsapp, and video. Read more...

Why Facebook should buy Vimeo if it wants to take on YouTube

Yesterday, I noticed something peculiar while covering two separate stories on Facebook search and Facebook-owned Instagram: the accompanying videos were hosted on Vimeo. That’s odd. After all, it’s no secret Facebook has recently doubled up on challenging YouTube’s utter dominance in the market. Show More Summary

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