Instagram eyes the entertainment market as its future: The Newsfeed

Instagram boss Adam Mosseri says Instagram is no longer a photo sharing app but we already knew this. In a video posted across his Instagram and Twitter, Mosseri shared the company’s plans to adopt more entertainment and video following the success of its competitors TikTok and YouTube. The four key areas it will be focusing on are: creators, video, shopping

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TikToker Kaz Kamwi joins Love Island 2021 cast: The Influencer Update

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Facebook releases its Clubhouse copy Live Audio Rooms: The Newsfeed

Following the arrival of Greenroom, Facebook rolled out its Live Audio Rooms in the week. However, unlike its Spotify competitor, the company has adopted a strategy similar to Clubhouse by only granting some US-based public figures including Joe Budden and Russell Westbrook access to the new technology. The latter will also distribute his podcast through

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Black TikTokers are striking to fight appropriation of their creative work

Many Black creators on TikTok are refusing to create dances to Megan Thee Stallion’s single Thot Shit in an effort to highlight how often their dances are appropriated by the app’s white creators without receiving any sort of credit. It all started when Black TikToker Erick Louis posted a video pretending to make a dance video to Thot Shit. However, in

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