Instagram introduces shopping feature on app for U.S. users

Facebook Inc’s Instagram is trialing a feature that lets U.S. users shop from the photo-sharing app by using a checkout option on items tagged for sale, the company said on Tuesday. The move is in line with Facebook’s plan to monetize higher-growth units like Instagram, as its centerpiece News Feed product struggles to generate fresh… Read More Instagram introduces shopping feature on app for U.S. users

Facebook, Instagram regains service following 24-hour global outage

Facebook Inc said on Thursday it had restored service to its main app and Instagram, after the world’s largest social network suffered a major outage that frustrated users across the globe for about 24 hours. The company also said it was considering whether to refund advertisers for lost exposure due to the problems, which internet… Read More Facebook, Instagram regains service following 24-hour global outage

Instagram announces Adam Mosseri as new chief executive

​Facebook Inc’s Instagram on Monday announced that Adam Mosseri, the current vice president of product, will take over as the new head of the photo-sharing app. In a blog post, Instagram’s co-founders Kevin Systrom and Mike Krieger, who have announced their departure from the company, said Mosseri will oversee all functions of the business and… Read More Instagram announces Adam Mosseri as new chief executive

Instagram launches mobile app for long videos 

​Facebook Inc-owned social network Instagram launched a mobile app on Wednesday dedicated to user-generated videos up to an hour long, intensifying the competition for consumers’ time among ad-supported streaming services such as YouTube. Called IGTV in a nod to traditional television, the service plans to feature videos from rising internet celebrities, artists and pets, some… Read More Instagram launches mobile app for long videos 

First winner of Eko+Ibadan Instagram contest announced(Photos)

This is a sponsored post. It wasn’t written by 247NewsUpdate Blog. The first ever winner of the weekly Eko+Ibadan Instagram contest which was organized by TeeQ Bello the Eko+Ibadan crooner and his record label(Greenlife Imperial Entertainment) as been announced. The winners of the FIVE thousand Naira worth of recharge Card and a ticket to attend… Read More First winner of Eko+Ibadan Instagram contest announced(Photos)