Tag Archives: Social Media News

Instagram Stories: 5 Benefits and Ways To Use It

Instagram Stories

On August 2nd, Instagram unveiled a new “Stories” feature that is very similar to Snapchat’s Stories function. You post a photo or a video for up to 10 seconds and then it lasts for up to 24 hours on the top of the Instagram feed. You can also add in one of Instagram’s filters as well as typed text or drawn art. Continue reading

1 Comment

Filed under Business, Social Media

Twitter Moments: What It Is, The Pros And Cons, And How It Could Be Used Again

On Thursday, October, 6, Twitter unveiled its new “Moments” feature, a tool used to give people a live look into an event as it’s going on. Twitter is losing ground against Facebook, Instagram, and Snapchat in terms of popularity with certain demographics and needs to change its platform up to spark some life into it. This goes along with the decision to possibly increase the amount of characters in a tweet as well as the “Highlights” section.

Used as a way to get “the best of Twitter in an instant,” you can follow a series of events and Twitter will deliver¬†content into your feed that is related to said event.¬†In this case, the first event to be used with it was the AL Wild Card game between the Houston Astros and the New York Yankees.

Continue reading

Leave a comment

Filed under Social Media, Technology