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Industry News is an archive of all the latest updates in the world of Instagram and blogging. Keep informed via interviews with global, influential creatives and strategy tips for engagement and growth. Popular posts include the Pay to Play series focused on the algorithm change and subsequent developments that have affected Instagram users.

DON’T BE A BRAND WHORE

From what I’ve observed, accounts with something like 3k have already experienced multiple brand collaborations and a couple paid gigs. And that’s great – my friends who struggle with growth find that those partnerships give them a little boost of confidence when Instagram seems impossible. However, I didn’t really get approached for anything outside of Takumi until I was about…
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WHEN DID DESIGNER DUPES BECOME OKAY?

  Admittedly, this post is a by-product of some seething I did over an image that a girl had stolen from me, who then flipped it and put a disastrous filter over it. And as you may have guessed, she proceeded to claim credit for it. So then as I was scrolling through my feed, it occurred to me that a…
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On My Wishlist

IS GOD ONLINE?

I hate cheese. Never liked it. Babybel was okay when I was a kid but I mainly ate it because of the cool wax packaging. Most people however, love cheese. If I were to sit there and scowl and make critical remarks about how it looks like a hunk of mouldy butter, smells like funk and contains like, 1000 calories…
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PAY TO PLAY: INSTAGRAM UPDATE

Instagram’s gradual commercialisation has segregated users into two main camps: the businesses and the casual users, the latter are individuals that fluctuate between private and public accounts. In comparison, bloggers switch between public personal and business profiles (a couple of girls have switched back to personal after reading my first post in the Pay to Play series and reported an…
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LOOKER APP: DEMOCRATISING FASHION

With Instagram being like my third child (the first two being my dog and bunny), the thought of committing to another social platform that requires constant posting akin to a feeding schedule or just more competitiveness is migraine-inducing. The fashion app Looker on the other hand, avoids that completely. The premise of the fashion startup is for its users or…
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