After launching its Snapchat-esque Stories, adding disappearing live video and DMs less than a year ago, Instagram made a new and much-anticipated announcement of its latest update within Stories today; Face Filters.
Since the UK voted to leave the European Union last June and with the election and inauguration of President Trump, online political advertising, including on Facebook and Twitter, has increasingly been in the spotlight — and for good reason.
With imagery now an integral part of most major social media channels, there’s one platform which is trying to push boundaries even further. Pinterest has announced that it’s launching several new technologies under the name ‘Pinterest Visual Discovery’.
Twitter is going through a bit of a rough patch at the moment but the same can’t be said about its Chinese competitor Weibo. As job cuts start to filter through amid a rumoured sale, why are things on the up for Weibo and slightly less rosy for Twitter when they essentially do the same thing? Read more
In the UK, many football clubs are considered to be institutions. Manchester United, Tottenham and Arsenal for example, are steeped in decades of history. Their past is part of their continued appeal and their successes, coupled with how social media amplifies their fan base around the world, means it’s hard to imagine how any new team could attract any similar attention.