Instagram Brings Shopping to Stories
Instagram today said it is expanding the availability of its shopping service to stories. Instagram already allows brands to include shopping links in their new feed posts. Moving forward, brands and retailers can add buying experiences to their ephemeral stories, signified by a shopping bag sticker that appears on images and videos. Shopping will be available from a select number of brands in stories to start, including Adidas, Aritzia, and Louis Vuitton, with more to follow over time.
Dec 18, 2018
Instagram today announced several new ways people can interact with one another via the social network. First, it has added the ability to ask friends for music recommendations, or to make your own recommendations, using the questions sticker.
Nov 15, 2018
Instagram has integrated shopping deeper into its mobile app. The latest version of Instagram, which people use to share photos and videos, adds a shopping collection, or a way for people to save potential purchase items for later.
Sep 18, 2018
Instagram has unfurled several new ways for users to take advantage of retailers through the picture- and video-sharing service. First, Instagram is rolling out shopping in stories to everyone globally.
Oct 26, 2018
WhatsApp today announced that support for stickers and sticker packs is coming to its mobile apps for Android and iOS. The messaging service is initially offering stickers designed by its own staff and select artists, though it also hopes third party content creators will adopt WhatsApp stickers.