The fresh development has expanded the shopping experience on Instagram as previously its feed was exclusively serving ads to let customers buy new products without leaving the photo-sharing platform. The new shopping feature makes it easier to tag multiple products in the same Story.
Brands can now add shopping bag stickers within the story, which users can then tap on to view the product.
Citing a recent survey conducted by MetrixLab, Instagram highlights that its users often watch stories to stay in-the-know with brands they're interested in, get an insider view of products they like, and learn about new products that are relevant to them.
Today, via their blog, Instagram announced that they are expanding the shopping functionality to Stories.
Instagram is the second most popular social media platform among USA teens between the ages of 13 and 17, according to a survey by the Pew Research Center.
Instagram had been strengthening its position in the e-commerce market by allowing brands to put links in their stories, but those items couldn't be tagged and purchased directly.
"Shoppers on Instagram are savvy".
"People are looking to follow businesses on the platform-there are 200 million Instagrammers who visit a business profile every day", Levine said. Instagram made no mention about how the average business page can add these stickers to stories, and it's not known if the feature will eventually be made available to everyone.
That is, unless Samsung goes out of its way to assuage those potential fears when it announces the Galaxy Note 9 later this year . The Note 9 is rumored to have a 4,000mAh battery, according to mobile tipster Ice Universe (via SamMobile ).
According to a breaking report by TechRadar , a pilot program is set to begin with Telltale's Minecraft: Story Mode . The company already has a Stranger Things game today, and often promotes its shows in other ways on mobile.
However, the bigger news is you can't buy the standard edition of the game and then buy the Season Pass separately. Call of Duty: Black Ops IIII is running at over 160 frames-per-second on Activision's demo PCs at this year's E3.
However the Court of Appeal found "there was no basis in the evidence for making any award of damages for economic loss". Bauer Media immediately said it would appeal the record-breaking payment. "This case was never about the money for me".
Warner Bros is pressing ahead with a movie take on The Shining sequel novel, and it's just recruited Ewan McGregor to star. Stanley Kubrick directed the original adaptation of " The Shining ", starring Jack Nicholson and Shelley Duvall .
But without the clock, some of these timers will wake it at night, and NASA won't know in advance when it will try to communicate. Mars experiences regional dust storms annually, but only occasionally do they expand to engulf the entire planet .
The latest Monster Hunter: World crossover will see Final Fantasy 14's Behemoth come to the game, so good luck with that fight. Final Fantasy XIV launched in 2010, but players and critics lamented its lack of content and poor gameplay.
According to the PAHO, the case of polio was discovered among an isolated and impoverished indigenous group. A deadly and highly infectious disease that was thought to be eradicated has returned to Venezuela.
The report comes amidst other significant news becoming public, that the company is laying off almost 10% of its workforce. Tesla CEO Elon Musk bought 72,500 shares of his company this week, according to Security and Exchange Commission filings.
Trump Declares Oil Prices 'Too High,' Blames OPEC
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Saudi Arabia says new Yemen missile intercepted
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Uber applies for patent to spot drunk passengers
In theory, the system could generate an alert to drivers or match suspected drunk passengers only with specially trained drivers. In many of these cases, the passengers were inebriated or drinking before taking the cab.
African countries that did not vote for Morocco revealed
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White House Economic Adviser Kudlow Suffers Heart Attack
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