EghtesadOnline: Facebook Inc. is lucky it owns Instagram. This year, the world’s largest social network will see a decline among teen users in the U.S., according to a forecast by EMarketer. It’s the first time the research company has predicted a fall in Facebook usage for any age group.
EghtesadOnline: Nike's pilot program to sell certain products on Amazon and Instagram is a precursor to it forging a deeper relationship with online retailers, and could hit sales at sporting goods retailers such as Foot Locker Inc.
EghtesadOnline: After winning the May 19 presidential election with more than 23.5 million votes, or 57% of the total votes cast, President Hassan Rouhani addressed the nation on state television, and according to a source close to the presidential camp, his personal Instagram account.
EghtesadOnline: Live streaming, made famous by such apps as Periscope, Instagram and Facebook is becoming an increasingly popular way for people to share their life with followers and friends.
EghtesadOnline: Instagram’s copying was already a serious threat to Snap Inc. Now Facebook Inc.’s photo-sharing application is adding another signature Snapchat feature: the ability for people to digitally add animal ears and flower crowns to their selfies.
EghtesadOnline: One Sunday in November 2015, Alexandre Daillance (known by his nickname, Millinsky, which he made up), woke up slightly hung over in his Wesleyan University dorm room. Then 18 years old, the Paris-born upstart fashion designer did what any teenager would do first thing in the morning: He grabbed his phone.
EghtesadOnline: Instagram will start to introduce advertising to its stories feature as it becomes more popular, stepping up competition with Snap Inc.
EghtesadOnline: Twitter Inc said it was able to deliver more viewers than promised to advertisers on a U.S. election night livestream, good news for the microblogging site as it tries to ward off growing competition for ad dollars from Snapchat and Instagram.