Instagram Gets Real With Trends & Place Search
1 year ago 0 0

Instagram has real-time coverage of almost everything happening in the world. Now its unlocking that content with a revamped explore tab featuring Trending Tags, Trending Places, curated content, plus a new Places Search in its latest 7.0 update available now. Key things to know about this update:  “This is our North Star—what we’ve been shooting for all

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Music City, In Real Time
1 year ago 0 0

Last month at the Indianapolis 500, Firestone Tires launched a summer-long social campaign called Destination Country, a cross-country journey to document, detail, and share the 2015 summer of country music. Naturally, you can’t have a campaign with a focus on country music, and not make a stop in Nashville, TN—Music City, USA. Luckily, Firestone is

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Three Instagram Sub-Trends You’re Missing Out On
2 years ago 0 0
We’ve all seen people’s food pictures on Instagram. Most of us follow a fashion blogger or two, and we all know about the communities that surround cute dogs. But we don’t all know about the spinoffs: the innovators who decided to do something just a little bit different. Today we'll venture into some of these semi-viral communities

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Mobile Photography is the Real Deal
2 years ago 0 0

Remember when your first brick phone had a camera? A terrible, horrible, very bad camera? How times have changed. Mobile cameras are rapidly developing technologically, to the point that they are a hot topic at this year’s CES, a global consumer electronics and consumer technology tradeshow. Not only are mobile cameras approaching the same quality

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Instagram Ads, Facebook Home and the rest of This Week in Social Media
3 years ago 0 0

Another week gone by and another round of social news. Twitter, Facebook and Instagram all made big splashes this week with new products, new functionality and some interesting strategic changes. Here’s the full rundown on this week in social media. Did we miss anything? Send me an email at Daniel.Asulin@bigfuel.com.

Klout Scores, Facebook Politics and the rest of This Week in Social Media
3 years ago 0 0

The past week brought a fresh batch of channel developments. Under any other context, this would be considered a busy week, but in our realm, this is as boring as it gets, which is not boring at all as far as we’re concerned. As if there is ever a dull moment in social media! Did

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Facebook Needs to Divide to Conquer (Mobile)
4 years ago 0 0

Facebook seems to have started its holiday shopping with rumors that global messaging app Whatsapp is next on its list of companies to buy. As we all wait to see how much Facebook overpaid, we’re reminded of the Instagram fiasco, and everyone’s getting all amped up about what this means for Facebook mobile. Let’s get

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Instagram Moves Beyond Mobile
4 years ago 0 0

@mycookingdiary’s Instagram profile Instagram took to their blog to announce that they will be rolling out a new feature that displays user profiles on the web. That’s right, IGers will now be able to view, share and engage with Instagram in a beautiful and interactive new way. A mix between Facebook and Pinterest profiles, the

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Love Bytes: The Friend Request
4 years ago 0 4

Content to Commerce covers social’s influence on many aspects of life- from industry to parenting to sports. So, in a quest to make sure every element of the social experience is addressed here on our blog, I’m going to tackle an all-important topic: dating… in a socially saturated world. Dating is hard enough. If it

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NOTvertising: Spotify and Coca-Cola’s New Symbiotic Relationship
4 years ago 0 0

Everyone knows that Spotify launched in the US in July 2011.  However, people might not know that brands took an interesting role in that launch (outside of just advertising dollars).  I know this because I worked with Chevy to partner with blogs/publishers to generate editorial exposure for Spotify and Chevy in exchange for advance access

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Why I #LoveNYC
4 years ago 0 0

One of the many reasons why I personally #loveNYC is its passion for embracing technology, social media and digital progression overall.  Everything from sponsored hackathons to incubators for tech start-ups has flooded the city. New York City has quickly adopted the name Silicon Alley for these reasons. Social media has become a huge part of

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