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Business & Finance | Business

How To Get More Real Instagram Followers: The Definitive Guide

Struggling to get any followers on Instagram? We hear you! This definitive guide will show you how to grow your Instagram following faster...

Science & Technology | Social Media

The Rise of the Made-for-Instagram Museum

The age of Instagram has given rise to a new genre of installations, which seem to exist only to produce the perfect photo.

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Your Social Media Strategy Isn't Complete Without These 21 Tactics

You’re ready to take social media to the next level. But if you aren’t building the traction you hoped for, there’s usually a reason. Just like any industry, there are a set of crucially important tactics every successful social media strategy needs

Business & Finance | Marketing

Experiment Reveals How Surprisingly Easy It Is To Become A Fake Instagram Star And Get Brands To Pay You | Bored Panda

Instagram influencer marketing is now a $1 billion dollar industry, and you don't need a cute dog or a book-worthy lifestyle to get into the game. According to

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A 4-Step Process for Building Your Instagram Presence | Social Media Today

Here's a four stage process for building an Instagram following, from creating a profile to gaining more followers to posting. 

Visual Arts | Visual Arts

14 Abstract Painters to Follow on Instagram – Design*Sponge

Lately I’ve found myself drawn to abstract art, as it feels like such a boundless territory. The painter Arshile Gorky once said “Abstraction allows man to see with his mind what he cannot see physically with his eyes.”

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Say goodbye to finstas and hello to Instagram 'favorites'

Instagram is testing a new feature called "favorites" to let users share private photos with a select group of people.

Visual Arts | Visual Arts

Yayoi Kusama’s Art for the Instagram Age - The Atlantic

Is Yayoi Kusama’s new participatory-art exhibit about seeking profound experiences—or posting selfies?

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Snapchat vs. Instagram: What marketers need to know - Digiday

With Facebook’s Instagram Stories positing huge competition to Snapchat, brands and advertisers are trying to figure out which works best.

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7 Ways to Turn Instagram Followers into Customers for Life #InstagramforBusiness

Use these seven ways to reach out to prospects and make them want to buy from you, over and over again.

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Instagram Analytics: Which Metrics Really Matter?

These key figures can help you measure your reach and make smart moves that engage audiences to interact with your brand.

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How to Run an Instagram Story Takeover : Social Media Examiner

Do you want to reach more people with your Instagram stories? Discover how to plan and execute an Instagram Story takeover.

Miscellaneous | Social Media

Dear Instagram, We Hate The Stupid Algorithm -- Sincerely, Every User | HuffPost

It’s dumb, it’s wrong, it’s counterproductive, it’s rude, it’s frustrating, it’s confusing, it’s downright evil. All these things and a lot more can be s...

Miscellaneous | Social Media

Travel blogger comes clean about tactics used on Instagram | Daily Mail Online

Sara Melotti, a photographer based in Indonesia, recently shed light on the competitive environment and revealed the eye-opening tactics being used by some in the community.

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9 easy ways to explain what you actually do as a social media professional

Quick quiz for social media marketers: Raise your hand if you’ve ever been asked, “So, you get paid to go on Facebook?” “We're hunting for awesome startups” Run an early-stage company? We're inviting 250 to exhibit at TNW Conference and pitch on

Miscellaneous | Social Media

Instagram Deleted My Account with 135K Followers. Zero Warning.

Instagram is the most common platform photographers, clients and models use to meet and follow each other. Recently though, accounts are getting shut down

Products & Services | Social Media

Small and Medium-Sized Businesses: If You're Not Using Instagram, You're Already Behind

Only 20% of small and medium businesses pay to advertise on Instagram, writes Krista Wiltbank, head of social media at GetResponse.

Miscellaneous | Social Media

This trick lets you upload to Instagram from a computer

Instagram's new mobile web app also works on a desktop with this trick.

Miscellaneous | Social Media

Why Instagram Is Becoming Facebook’s Next Facebook

Instagram, now with 700 million users, resembles Facebook in 2009 to 2012, when it went from being something people used occasionally to something they use every day.

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Instagram Algorithm: The 7 Key Factors that Influence Your Organic Reach

In this post, we'll go through the seven key factors of the Instagram algorithm that influence your reach and share 10 ways to boost your reach today.

Entertainment | Celebrities!

Coachella 2017: The Best Non-Sponsored Celebrity Instagrams From Insid Photos | W Magazine

From Rihanna in head-to-toe Gucci to Selena Gomez and The Weeknd, here are the best celebrity Instagrams from Coachella 2017.

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This instagrammer’s epic shots of Yosemite National Park will make you want to travel right now

This collection of pics that will make you wanna pick your climbing gear, camping tent and head to California to enjoy one hell of an outdoor experience.

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How Much Time Do People Spend on Social Media? [Infographic]

People apparently spend more time on social media than they spend on eating and drinking. See where consumers are spending their hours—and days and years—on each social media platform.

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How to Avoid Unwanted Communications on Social Media

That recent tech innovation known as the internet has made keeping in touch with family and friends easier than ever—but it might also have brought you some unwelcome attention from people you’d rather not keep up correspondence with. If you want to m

Science & Technology | Social Media

Dogs to Follow on Social Media - Scientific American Blog Network

Companion animals have taken over social media, and these are the ones you should follow

Miscellaneous | Social Media

Why Instagram Is Going To Start Blurring Some Of Your Images

Instagram has gotten a lot of well-earned praise for it’s in-app safety tools, and an upcoming update is taking these to the next level.

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How To Sell On Instagram - business.com

Emerging Instagram trends and tools for every business owner. Learn to master the skills of social selling.

Miscellaneous | Social Media

Why I’m leaving Snapchat and so are all your friends – Charged Tech

Snapchat is the darling of technology: for years, we’ve fawned over the company for being innovative, using daring interfaces and out of…

Miscellaneous | The Hometown

14 must-follow Instagram accounts for LA lovers

Follow these accounts if you love shots of the Los Angeles skyline, glowing sunsets, stunning architecture, and inspiring design.

Miscellaneous | Social Media

Instagram's next feature might be photo albums - Social Media Week

The feature would allow you to select up to 10 photos and videos to combine into a single post.

Miscellaneous | Social Media

Inside Instagram’s reinvention

How Kevin Systrom got over minimalism and snapped into building mode.

Miscellaneous | Social Media

How Instagram Swelled To 500 Million Users While Others Struggled To Grow

Instagram now has half a billion users. How did the photo-sharing app outpace Twitter and keep us so addicted?

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3 Creative Ways to Generate Leads With Instagram

Have you ever thought of how to generate leads with Instagram rather than just using it for brand building? These 3 creative tactics will get you started.

Miscellaneous | Potpourri

The False Childhood of Instagram - WSJ

Children’s book author Dan Paley writes that in the Instagram age sharing family photos too often involves feigning perfection.

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How to use Instagram Stories | TechCrunch

Lookout, Snapchat. Instagram just launched its own Stories feature for sharing everyday moments that disappear. Click the arrow to the right or scroll down to..

Science & Technology | Tech

This Simple Plugin Lets You Post to Instagram Directly from Lightroom

Instagram may be seeing a big dip in engagement, but plenty of photographers still rely on the service to bring in business. Now, thanks to the LR/Instagra

Products & Services | Social Media

6 Killer Tips To Promote Your Instagram Page

So fellow entrepreneurs and business owners, you must all be using Instagram as a part of your Social Media Strategy by now and you want to be rocking it. Of course it is needless to say that you sho…

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Instagram Influence Marketing: What Two College Student Projects Taught Us - Forbes

The even savvier students have questions, such as: How does Instagram influence start and what is the social cost of allowing brands into an otherwise organic feed?

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What the designer of the old Instagram icon thinks of the new one

The designer of the old Instagram icon reveals his thoughts in the new one, and where the look of his design came from.

Science & Technology | Tech

Spending a lot of time on Facebook and Instagram could be making you depressed, study finds

A U.S. study recently found a strong and significant association between social media use and depression.

Business & Finance | Business

Here's A Toolkit for Creating a Loyal Instagram Following

These brands were built on Instagram. They share their strategies for creating a loyal following and driving sales on the platform.

Business & Finance | Advertising/Marketing

Domino’s Clever New Pizza Boxes Are Designed For Sharing (On Instagram)

Domino's U.K released a bold brand refresh for their pizza boxes, and they're designed to cut through the noise of social media.

Music | Music

Iggy Pop Has An Instagram Dedicated To His Cockatoo

If Iggy Pop’s last album, Post Pop Depression, a wry, post-punky romp made in collaboration with Queens of the Stone Age chief Josh Homme is anything to go by, Iggy Pop may be considering retirement. Best known as the shirtless, peanut butter-covere

Miscellaneous | Interesting Links

Kayla Itsines Is Winning Instagram Followers, One Ab Post at a Time

How a 24-year-old personal trainer from Australia became Instagram’s biggest fitness star.

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16 apps that will seriously raise your Instagram game

Take your Instagram posts to the next level with these 16 powerful apps for creating the perfect photos and videos.

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How To Sell On Instagram: Emerging Trends and Platform

Emerging Instagram trends and tools for every business owner. Learn to master the skills of social selling.

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16 Instagram Accounts That Can Teach You to Be a Better Leader

400 million monthly active users, forecasted to bring in $2.81 billion in ad revenue by 2017, can't be wrong.

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Why Running Ads on Both Facebook and Instagram Is Likely to Be the New Normal

Advertisers have their best chance yet to double flank consumers on social media as Instagram continues to expand its advertising capabilities by building on what Facebook started long ago. Instagram has said it plans to work with 100 companies around the

Science & Technology | Technology

Getting Your Business Started On Social Media.

Not having your business on social media is probably one of the not so smart a move you can make. The world currently revolves around the digital communication axis, if I should call it that. And the medium is social media platforms. The biggest percentag

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This Is Why You're Seeing More Ads On Instagram

If you're starting to notice more ads on Instagram, it's all part of Facebook's plan.

Facebook, the world's largest social network, has steadily built its advertising business to become the world's second-largest digital ad platform after Google.

Science & Technology | Tech

How to See Who Unfollowed You - Tracking Friends on Instagram, Facebook, and Twitter

How to find out when you've lost a follower on social media, and who it was.

Miscellaneous | Other Kinds of Whatnot

These pictures show what really happens in the background of stylized Instagram shots - Quartz

Our filter-friendly life is coming under so much scrutiny lately. First, hipster Barbie touched a nerve by parodying all the stereotypes of the Instagram hashtag #liveauthentic. Now, Chompoo Baritone, a Thai photographer based in Bangkok, has published

Visual Arts | Photography

Holga's digital toy camera lets you take Instagram pics IRL

The Holga Digital toy camera lets you take filtered photos and save them to an SD card like a normal digital camera.

Science & Technology | Tech

Here's Why Instagram Chose to Break the Frame

Instagram cracked the restrictive barriers of its iconic square format yesterday, announcing to the world that it intends to remain the dominant platform o

Science & Technology | Tech

Don't panic, Instagram's app icon isn't changing

Don't worry, that colorless Instagram app icon isn't coming to your phone.

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4 Apps You Need to Master the Art of Instagram: The Daily Details: Blog : Details

If you’re going to share your life on Instagram, share the best version. That means moving beyond using built-in filters like Valencia and X-Pro II and taking advantage of apps that’ll bring your ‘gram game to the next level.

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Instagram photos are now bigger and better

Just over a week ago, I wrote plaintively about Instagram's archaic 640 x 640 resolution and the need to move with the times and give users the ability to upload larger images. This past Friday, it...

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Instagram Gets Newsy With Trends And Place Search For Exploring Anything, Anywhere | TechCrunch

Instagram has real-time coverage of almost everything happening in the world. Now its unlocking that content with a revamped Explore tab featuring Trending..

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How To Use Instagram For Business: A Beginner’s Guide

Learn how to build a corporate Instagram strategy, setting up your account, and best practices for Instagram for business.

Entertainment | Celebrities!

Here's What A Normal Day Looks Like For Jennifer Aniston, According To Instagram

On Thursday, May 21, Jennifer Aniston used Instagram to show us what a normal day for her looks like.

Science & Technology | Technology

Instagram launches music channel, @music

Instagram is a visual medium, but it's always been a favorite way for musicians to share snippets from life on the road, time in the studio or being a bridesmaid  in a totally normal wedding. 

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Facebook explains why it needs Instagram, WhatsApp, AND Messenger - Business Insider

In a panel discussion at this week's Facebook F8 developer event, the head honchos behind Messenger, WhatsApp, and Instagram sat down to explain why the social network owns and operates three apps that compete with its own core business.

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Instagram Updated with New Filters and Design

Just when you thought you had enough filters, Instagram goes and adds more along with an updated design and a whole slew of other new and improved features. Today the make-your-photos-look-better-than-they-are…

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Instagram hits 300M users, now bigger than Twitter | Fox News

Instagram just keeps on growing – the Facebook owned media-sharing service said Wednesday its user base now stands at 300 million, leaving Twitter, with its 284 million users, in the dust. 

Visual Arts | Photography

On the Prowl With Instagram’s Ultimate Street Photographer | Magazine | WIRED

Maciek Jasik It's bright but cold and the yellow cabs and skyscrapers are on some Big Apple snow-globe shit—the whole thing looks like a Hollywood back lot. Fifty-third and Fifth Avenue is an aggressively New York corner and one I usually avoid

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The First-Ever Submissions to 6 Social Media Sites

Looking back at the humble beginnings can be fun; often the first posts are mundane and otherwise insignificant.

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How Kevin Systrom Controls Every Ad on Instagram

ASPEN — Photo-sharing network Instagram still hasn't fully rolled out its strategy for selling ads on the service. But CEO and cofounder Kevin Systrom has revealed that he has an unusual and unprecedented amount of control over photo ads before they go up on the service.

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10 of the Most Annoying Things People Have to Stop Doing on Social in 2014

Gosh, I hate posts like this. Not only is it somewhat of a rant, and if you follow me online, you must have realized that I am highly allergic to negativity, but it is also about annoying things pe...