Social Platform Updates and Changes 8/5

Week of 8/5

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In order to schedule IG posts you need to have an Instagram business account linked to your Creator Studio dashboard. Once you do, head to that profile and select 'Create Post' at the top left of screen, which will enable you to choose whether you want to post to your 'Instagram Feed' or IGTV'.(Note: You can't schedule Instagram Stories posts as yet).


Pinterest rolls out browseable catalogs alongside Pins

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Pinterest is rolling out browseable catalogs alongside Pins and is now presenting shopping ideas in the home feed that are personalized for each user, according to information provided to Marketing Dive. By scrolling under a Product Pin and clicking "More from the brand," users can see products of a similar ilk in a catalog. This also comes after the news of Pinterest reaching 300M - better expected profit in Q2 and 30% increase in global user Y/Y/

Snapchat trolls Instagram with 'real friends' ad campaign

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“Today, we're launching a celebration of the real friends who use Snapchat. Featuring more than 70 Snapchatters from 12 different countries, "Real friends" shares the stories behind real friendships around the world” - SNAPCHAT

What does a minute on the internet look like in 2019?

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Will Kelly