Facebook-owned photo- and video-sharing network Instagram announced the launch of Hyperlapse, a stand-alone application (currently available only for iOS) that allows users to create high-quality time lapse videos.
Instagram introduced advertising last November, and now the Facebook-owned photo- and video-sharing network is rolling out tools for advertisers that will allow them to gauge the success of their campaigns.
Men on Facebook: Would you exchange a post on Facebook or Instagram or a tweet for a shave or beard trim? If you are anywhere near the Marylebone area of London Sept. 18 through 20, you can do just that.
Facebook and Instagram social shopping service Soldsie announced Tuesday that users of e-commerce platform Magento now have access to its features via the Soldsie Enterprise Edition extension for Magento, which is available as a free download via the Magento Connect extensions marketplace.
Not surprisingly, most page administrators post to their pages via Facebook on the desktop, but which third-party apps do they use? According to a study by social analytics provider Quintly, Hootsuite tops the list.
The newest app from Facebook/Instagram — leaked last week — Bolt, is official. The company announced Tuesday that Instagram Bolt has been launched for iOS and Android users in New Zealand, Singapore and South Africa. Bolt is a way for people to quickly share images via one-on-one messaging, somewhat similar to the most recent app Facebook launched, Slingshot.
Facebook’s tendency to brand its new applications and features with names that are already in use in the tech sector appears to have been adopted by its Instagram unit, as well, as Andrew Benton, co-founder and CEO of mobile voice app Bolt, penned a blog post in the form of a “Dear Instagram” letter to the Facebook-owned photo- and video-sharing network over its apparent plans to launch a photo-messaging app called Bolt.