Instagram just took advantage of Amazon’s biggest weakness

Instagram took a big step on Tuesday in its evolution into an online shopping destination, and for once, Amazon finds itself looking up from a position of weakness. Instagram announced that users of the photo-sharing app will for the first time be able to start making purchases of some products directly within the app, capping … Continue reading Instagram just took advantage of Amazon’s biggest weakness

Day 1 of Facebook’s F8 conference was packed with announcements and updates. FaceDate “Clear History” Instagram video-chat and antibullying Reopening its app review process Oculus – on sale for $199 Messenger simplifies and starts translation Introducing VR memories and 3D photos WhatsApp hits 450 MM stories users Sharing to Facebook and Instagram Stories from other apps … Continue reading

Newspapers Record Strong Readership, Print Or Digital

“A Nielsen Scarborough study measured U.S. newspaper readership and found that more than 169 million adults read a newspaper in print, on a Web site or on a mobile app in a month in 2016. In total, newspapers reach 69% of the U.S. population each month.” Read the article here:

Scripps Readies 2nd Release Of Political App

via NetNewsCheck…”The E.W. Scripps Company is readying a second iteration of its Podium app for December, aiming to connect users more closely to the legislation that emerges around their political passion topics. The free app, which first launched in October in time for the mid-term elections, is Scripps’ way of fostering users’ participation in the political process, … Continue reading Scripps Readies 2nd Release Of Political App