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The bright side of social

It’s fair to say that social media receives more bad press than it gets appraisals. From the Cambridge Analytica scandal to the continuous battle against fake news, the bullying problem amongst youngsters, negative effects on mental health…the list goes on. These issues shouldn’t be ignored, but sometimes we can easily forget about all the great…

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Are you ready for an Instagram shopping spree? 👛

  Rumour has it, Instagram could be developing a standalone shopping app, aptly named ‘IG Shopping’. First TV, now an online shopping platform, is there anything they’re not branching into?! This would make sense for the platform as Facebook recently confirmed 25 million businesses are using the service. Added to this, 4 out of 5…

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Instagram tweaks its suggested content feature

In an effort to make “Feed the best place to share and connect with the people and interests that matter most to you”, Instagram is testing a feature which will add recommended posts to your content stream from users you don’t already follow. A similar feature was previously trialled but there are a couple of…

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Get your popcorn at the ready as Instagram goes for long!

  Remember a few weeks ago when we said Instagram is after world domination? Well, we weren’t wrong. Yesterday Instagram CEO, Kevin Systrom, launched IGTV – a new long-form video content app. The announcement of the new app in San Francisco is a bid to lure content producers away from YouTube and eventually allow Facebook…

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Is Instagram after world domination?

Last week Snapchat released its Spectacles 2, and while Snap was frantically trying to tell the world that these glasses were definitely improved and not a joke, Instagram had been testing new features that could seriously ruin Snapchat. With a whole array of features being tested it won’t be long until we could be seeing…

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