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Instagram just took advantage of Amazon’s biggest weakness

Posted in Apps, Consumers, interactive advertising, internet, online marketing, Retail, social media, Uncategorized, world wide web with tags , , , , on March 20, 2019 by gadler

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 off the social network’s multi-year flirtation with becoming a real player in online shopping. Big-name retailers like Nike and Zara, as well as younger brands like Outdoor Voices and Warby Parker, are among the 20-plus companies participating in the initial rollout.

Instagram has already proven to be a platform — thanks in large part to its visual nature — where the best consumer brands can do what they do best: get new people to discover their products and inspire shoppers to covet their wares.

— Read on www.recode.net/2019/3/20/18271386/instagram-shopping-discovery-amazon-weakness-checkout

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Scripps Readies 2nd Release Of Political App

Posted in Apps, media, news, online marketing, Politics with tags , , on November 25, 2014 by gadler

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, according to Bo Schuerman, a director at the company’s entrepreneurial Digital Solutions Group who manages the overall Podium initiative.”

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App keeps Smokies’ fans in game » Knoxville News Sentinel

Posted in app, baseball, iPhone, knoxnews, Knoxville News Sentinel with tags , , , , , on April 2, 2011 by gadler
As the Tennessee Smokies baseball season prepares to get under way, Sharon Clowers is already planning to stay up to date on her favorite pasttime through her cellphone. That’s because the East Tennessee minor league baseball team has officially launched its own mobile app, which can be downloaded for free from the iTunes App Store and The Android M ..read more..

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