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Instagram vs. Snapchat: Let Me Tell You A Story

Posted in Social Media Marketing on November 8th, 2017 by

Is your company new to Instagram or Snapchat? While the Instagram “story” feature is eerily similar to Snapchat stories, both serve a different purpose and are vastly different. If you’re wondering which “story” feature you should use to reach your social media audience, we’ll be reviewing both here in this blog for you. Instagram Stories…

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4 Takeaways From #SMDayPHL 2017

Posted in Social Media Marketing on July 11th, 2017 by

Last week the Bad Rhino crew headed down to the City of Brotherly Love for Social Media Day hosted by Slice Communications. The day was jam-packed with expert talks from social media leaders across various industries. We learned a TON of new information about rising social media trends and best practices, but there were a…

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The latest with Instagram Stories

Posted in Instagram on January 11th, 2017 by

  Instagram Stories reaches 150 million daily users, which is the same amount as the last number announced by Snapchat, the app Instagram copies. In addition reaching a large audience, Instagram announced the launch of skippable ads mixed in to stories according to TechCrunch. Ads appear to be an unclickable five second photos along with 15-second…

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New Instagram Updates

Posted in Instagram on December 7th, 2016 by

Once again, Instagram is in the spotlight. Recently, the social media platform has been receiving a lot of backlash and after their latest the abuse continues. According to Tech Crunch, Instagram will now give its users more control over their accounts and how they interact with other people. The new feature now allows you to…

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Instagram Copies Snapchat. Again!

Posted in Instagram on November 30th, 2016 by

  Instagram’s latest update has it’s users in an uproar. In their latest update, Mashable reports that if you screen shot a disappearing direct message your friend will be notified! This is only the case for the disappearing messages feature, something many people aren’t aware of. Now similar to Snapchat, in Instagram direct you are…

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Shopping Is Coming To Instagram

Posted in Instagram on November 9th, 2016 by

People love Instagram and shopping, so why not combine them? Tech Crunch reports that Instagram is testing shoppable photo tags because they want you to shop right on the app, without interrupting scrolling down your newsfeed. Twenty brands like Kate Spade started showing shoppable tags on photos as part of the test. Heres how it…

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Instagram Search Finally Debuts on the Web

Posted in Social Media Marketing, Instagram on July 22nd, 2015 by

Roughy one month after announcing an overhauled Search and Explore tab on mobile devices, Instagram userscan now search for hashtags, users and locations on the Web. An Instagram spokesperson told Forbes that “Web search is part of a broader commitment to improving discovery across our platforms.” While there are no new updates exclusively for Web, the…

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Instagram Makes Major Changes to Explore, Adds Trending Tags

Posted in Social Media Marketing, Instagram on June 25th, 2015 by
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Earlier this week, Instagram announced major changes to Instagram Search and their Explore section, as well as trending hashtags. For starters, users will now see new curated collections such as “Extreme Sports” and “Ancient Ruins.” Clicking on these collections will lead to suggested accounts to follow based on their appropriate categories. In other big news, searches on…

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How to Choose the Social Media Platform That’s Right for Your Small Business

Posted in Social Media Marketing, How To on May 14th, 2015 by
Choosing the right social media platform for your business

Social media is no longer something you can choose to be a part of or not; it’s a necessity. Whether you’re a small business or big, you absolutely need some kind of social presence. The problem is, there are so many networks out there it can be terrifying when you have to narrow things down,…

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Tips for Increasing the Number of Followers on Instagram

Posted in How To, Instagram on March 31st, 2015 by

Businesses rely on various forms of social media to boost their consumer base number and get the word out when it comes to their business offerings. Although Facebook and Twitter are two top methods of online business marketing, Instagram is equally as important. Instagram allows business owners to showcase photos of their products and add…

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