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Instagram Introduces Ads

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Popular photo sharing app, Instagram, announced recently that they would start incorporating advertisements and sponsored posts into news feeds. Some reacted negatively to the news, fearing it would clutter an application known for its simple, easy-to-navigate design, while others viewed it as an inevitability given our current digital landscape. For me, this move seemed like…

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Video Now Available on Instagram

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Over the past week or so many sources have been speculating on the addition of video to the popular photo sharing application, Instagram. Well, today it was officially announced on the Instagram blog that available for download is a new version of Instagram with video recording capabilities. The new feature allows up to fifteen seconds…

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Google News Sitemaps – What You Need to Know

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In SEO, sitemaps submitted to a Search Engine’s Webmaster Tools allow a webmaster to index URL’s on a given site. This allows crawlers to easily identify which URL’s are relevant, in return boosting rankings in SERPs. The traditional sitemap is known as an XML sitemap. Google now offers News Sitemaps which allow easier discoverability and…

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Mobile

Peanuts, Cracker Jacks, and Instagram?

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If you are an iPhone user then you have probably been using Instagram for a while. If you are an Android user, like myself, and enjoy photography then you adopted the photo sharing platform a month or so ago with excitement to explore this forbidden new world. As expected, Instagram has become more popular than…

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