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Topic: photo sharing

Victoria's Secret and Sephora Are Already Using Instagram's New App

Brands, consumers and first ladies waste little time using Layout

Instagram is providing a way to share photo collages with a companion app called Layout, which—even though it was just launched today—is already getting employed in interesting ways by brands…

InStyle to Reveal September Cover on Snapchat

Magazine brands are beginning to embrace the social net

Over the past year, Instagram has become a popular channel for fashion brands to introduce new campaigns. (See: Oscar de la Renta, Prabal Gurung, Calvin Klein, Barneys New York.) Now,…

Ad of the Day: Photo App Focuses Less on Features and More on Stories

Amid dry product demos, SpeakingPhoto stays human

Showing how mobile apps and devices improve your (apparently action-packed) daily life has become one of the biggest tropes in tech advertising, and yet it's still rare to find ads…

This Small Startup Says Facebook Imitated Its Photo App Idea

Look forces users to share, too

Facebook’s new app isn’t a Snapchat clone; it’s more of a Look-alike. The core feature of Facebook’s Slingshot—the requirement to reply to unlock a photo—already appears on an iPhone app…

Facebook's Slingshot Makes Users Share Photos

If you show me your selfie, I'll show you mine

Facebook’s latest attempt at a Snapchat rival, Slingshot, could also be its big contribution to selfie culture. The new app is being launched by Facebook today on the iPhone and…

Instagram Brings Ads to U.K., Canada and Australia

Global expansion of nascent biz

Instagram ads are going international. The company announced today that it would start delivering ads to users outside the United States. Canada, the United Kingdom and Australia are the first…

DDB's Digital Exec on Creating for Instagram and Lovin' It

Talks social with clients like McDonald's

DDB’s Azher Ahmed is a part of the creative team working for brands like State Farm Insurance (consumers might recall the “discount doublecheck”) and he is at SXSW talking with…

This [Corporate] Message Will Self-Destruct

Confide app enters Snapchat territory with sly sharing app

Hot tips, insider info, top secrets and off-the-record comments have a new app for secure digital transmission: Confide. The New York City-based startup launched today and is positioning itself as a…

Snapchat to Judge: Make This Guy's Mouth Disappear

Founders want alleged partner to quit leaks in lawsuit

Snapchat wants a gag order on an early partner who is suing them for potentially billions of dollars. The law firm Quinn Emanual Urquhart and Sullivan, representing Snapchat co-founders Evan Spiegel…

Instagram Shares the Look of Its New Ad Products

First sponsored images introduced to platform

Instagram is showing off its new sponsored look. Facebook’s photo-sharing network, which was bought last year for $1 billion, will start providing some returns after announcing ads were coming. Now, Instagram, in…

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