Tag: monthly media mashup

Monthly Media Mashup #13

Monthly Media Mashup #13

Instagram Building Shopping App and Launches Stories Shopping Globally According to sources, the new stand-alone shopping app in development will allow users to browse collections of goods from merchants and purchase directly within the app. Prior to this though, Instagram has introduced Shopping in Stories which allows businesses to add product stickers to Stories so […]

Monthly Media Mashup #12

Monthly Media Mashup #12

Facebook Removed 5,000 Ad Targeting Categories The targeting options were removed to protect Facebook users from discriminatory advertising on the company’s platforms. Although advertisers typically used many of the now removed targeting options in legitimate ways, Facebook felt that minimizing the risk of abuse was more important. Advertisers are now no longer able to exclude […]

Monthly Media Mashup #11

Monthly Media Mashup #11

Instagram Launches the Questions Sticker Instagram introduced an interactive questions sticker last month for Stories posts. Users can use this new sticker as a way to start conversations with friends and followers. The question stickers can be accessed in the sticker tray after taking a photo or video, then users can type out a custom […]

Monthly Media Mashup #10

Monthly Media Mashup #10

Facebook Introduces Ads in Stories and User Reviews for Ads Facebook’s Stories feature launched almost a year and half ago and now has 150 million daily viewers, as a result Facebook recently started allowing pages in certain markets to test Stories ads. Facebook Stories is similar to Instagram Stories, however Instagram Stories took just 5 […]

Monthly Media Mashup #9

Monthly Media Mashup #9

Google Pay Now Works in Browsers on Desktop and iOS The digital wallet platform and online payment system developed by Google and initially released in 2015 (as Android Pay) was previously available in just the Chrome browser and on Android. The company has begun rolling out Google Pay to browsers like Safari and Firefox, and […]

Monthly Media Mashup #1

Monthly Media Mashup #1

‘A Concert for Charlottesville’ Brings Thousands to UVA’s Scott Stadium The unity concert held on September 24 at the University of Virginia and hosted by Dave Matthews Band, was organized in response to the violence that took place in Charlottesville in August. The free benefit event drew crowds of all ages and stars like Justin […]