How the world’s largest cannabis dispensary avoids social media restrictions

Planet 13 is the world’s largest cannabis dispensary. Located in Las Vegas, blocks off the Strip, the facility is the size of a small Walmart. By design, it’s hard to…

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Instagram drops IGTV button, but only 1% downloaded the app

At most, 7 million of Instagram’s 1 billion-plus users have downloaded its standalone IGTV app in the 18 months since launch. And now, Instagram’s main app is removing the annoying…

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Instagram tests Direct Messaging on web where encryption fails

Instagram will finally let you chat from your web browser, but the launch contradicts Facebook’s plan for end-to-end encryption in all its messaging apps. Today Instagram began testing Direct Messages…

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10 Inspiring Instagram Contests That Caught Our Attention

Instagram is huge. It has more than 1 billion users and is the third most popular social media site today. But Instagram isn’t all about pretty photos and clever art….

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Instagram adds Boomerang effects as TikTok looms

TikTok has spawned countless memes formats from its creative effects, challenging Instagram for the filtered video crown. Now nearly five years after launching Boomerang, Instagram’s back-and-forth video loop maker is…

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Instagram User Growth Drops to Lower Levels Than Previously Expected

According to a new report, Instagram’s user growth has dropped to single digit percentages for the first time. Data published by eMarketer shows Instagram’s user base grew by 6.7% in…

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Facebook and eBay pledge to do more to tackle trade in fake reviews after pressure from UK regulator

Facebook and eBay have made commitments to do more to stop fake reviews being sold on their platforms after coming under pressure from a UK markets regulator — even as…

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Instagram’s US user growth continues to drop due to the lack of older age groups

eMarketer last week reported that Instagram’s US user growth rate will have dropped to single digits for the first time to 6.7%, last year, down from 10.1% in 2018. eMarketer…

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How To Find Ads On Facebook and Instagram

The simple act of finding ads on Facebook and Instagram isn’t terribly difficult. It is just knowing where to look and which menus to use during your search. There are…

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Instagram Has New Rules for Publishing Branded Content

Instagram is introducing a new policy that will prohibit influencers from publishing certain types of content. Under this new policy, branded content that promotes goods such as vaping, tobacco products,…

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