Wither On The Vine
Laura Grahamon 02 November, 2016 at 11:11
Oh, Vine. We hardly knew thee. The big social media news of the week came when Twitter announced it would be shutting down its short form video app, Vine, in the coming months. Twitter has been focusing more on its live streaming capabilities… along with everyone else, it seems. Catch up on live streaming updates and these top stories in this week’s Social Media Roundup:
- Twitter to “close the loop” on Vine amid layoffs
- 360-Degree videos and photos coming to Instant Articles
- Influencers can now schedule their live broadcasts on Facebook
- Instagram may be testing live functionality for Stories
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Instagram Stories comes to “Explore” Tab
To encourage greater discovery of other users, Instagram has added its Stories feature to the Explore tab (which has become the most trafficked part of the app). For users, this means their Stories and accounts are now easier to find. Instagram shared that Stories already average 100MM daily viewers.
Source: Social Media Today, VentureBeat, CNET, Mashable, The Verge
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