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Mike Masnick / Techdirt:
Report: ~15M indie content creators in US used Amazon Publishing, eBay, Etsy, Instagram, Shapeways, Tumblr, Twitch, WordPress, or YouTube to earn ~$6B in 2016   —  Visit EveryoneCreates.org to read stories of creation empowered by the internet, and share your own!  »
Feb 18, 2018, 6:30 PMIn context
BBC:
Facebook complies with demand of Russia's internet censor to remove Instagram video by opposition activist Alexei Navalny, but the video remains on YouTube   —  Instagram has blocked posts in Russia relating to corruption claims made by the country's most prominent opposition leader.
Feb 15, 2018, 8:00 PMIn context
Hannah Levintova / Mother Jones:
Video by Russian activist alleging new link between Russia and Trump campaign is subject of injunction, may lead to blocking of YouTube and Instagram in Russia   —  An investigation into a deputy prime minister, escorts, and a yacht sends regulators scrambling.
Feb 13, 2018, 1:15 PMIn context
Benjamin Mullin / Wall Street Journal:
Google launches AMP stories developer preview for publishers today with Snapchat-like swipeable text, photos, videos, considers integrating stories into search   —  The format doesn't support advertising yet, which could slow its adoption among publishers  —  Alphabet Inc.'s GOOGL .79% Google unveiled …
Feb 13, 2018, 3:50 AMIn context
Fitz Tepper / TechCrunch:
Instagram tests a feature showing users who has taken screenshots of their stories   —  Instagram is testing a feature that will show users when someone else takes a screenshot of their story.  Users included in the test are getting a warning that the next time they take a screenshot …
Feb 12, 2018, 2:50 PMIn context
Recode:
eMarketer says Facebook lost ~2.8M US users under 25 in 2017, predicts it will lose ~2.1M in 2018; Instagram's US users will grow 13%, Snapchat's by 9% in 2018   —  That's according to research firm eMarketer.  —  Facebook is losing young users even quicker than expected, according to new estimates by eMarketer.
Feb 12, 2018, 6:50 AMIn context
Josh Constine / TechCrunch:
Instagram says it's testing a feature that lets users add others' public posts to their Stories, easing up on its philosophy of only promoting original content   —  Instagram purposefully lacks a “Regram” button to promote original sharing, but it's easing up on that philosophy when it comes to Stories.
Feb 7, 2018, 2:35 PMIn context
Brian Heater / TechCrunch:
The Pixel 2's Visual Core photo processing technology is coming to third party apps, starting with Instagram, WhatsApp, and Snapchat, over the next few days   —  Visual Core was a strange little surprise from Google when it revealed it back in October.  The system company waited three weeks until …
Feb 5, 2018, 1:00 PMIn context
Ashley Carman / The Verge:
Instagram Stories begins rolling out its “type mode” feature to users, letting them post text-based pages   —  Not so photogenic  —  Instagram's newest Stories feature doesn't feel much like Instagram.  The platform's new “type mode,” which starts rolling out today …
Feb 1, 2018, 12:06 PMIn context
Anthony Ha / TechCrunch:
Instagram announces plan to bring Carousel Ads to Stories, letting advertisers show up to three photos or videos in Stories   —  It's been less than a year since Instagram brought advertising to Instagram Stories — a format that its owner Facebook said in November has more than 300 million daily users.
Feb 1, 2018, 10:25 AMIn context

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