Instagram May have 1-up Over Snapchat

Instagram new feature

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Instagram stole Snapchat’s story feature, old news… Well, now they may have 1-up on the original disappearing instant messaging platform.

Instagram is now offering even more photo and video messaging options to 200+ million Story users. It’s called Direct. Direct, launched last November, has been Instagram’s name for its disappearing messages. Now, Instagram is plugging its disappearing photo and video messaging within its Stories feature.

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Bonfire- Facebook’s group chat app?

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Image: Houseparty

There is a new player in town, Houseparty- a group chat app popular with teenagers. Houseparty, built by founder Ben Rubin and his team last year, was designed for teens who want to dip in and out of live online gatherings. It notifies you if your friends are online and hanging out online and invites you so you can go and join them at these digital “parties”. By November 2016, almost 1.2 million users spent round 20 minutes a day using the app. Currently, Houseparty is in the US App Store’s top 200 app, sitting at 152, and 14 in the social network category (App Annie,2017).

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Social Media Content- What Works and How to Grow Organically

social media contentWhen it comes to the internet it can be a scary and confusing place, and there is a lot of nonsensical content out there. Finding good content can sometimes be like trying to find a needle in a haystack, or a four-leaf clover in a six-acre field…

“The quality of user-generated content varies drastically from excellent to abuse and spam”

So what makes content high-quality, what content works when trying to engage users and potential customers on social media, and how do you get it in front of as many eyes as possible without shelling out £££ for “sponsored posts”?

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