Netflix announces its first original feature film and Hong Kong protestors turn to new tools amidst record social media censorship in China. These stories, and more, in today’s Morning Social Media Newsfeed.
European Union officials seek more answers in Facebook-WhatsApp acquisition. Texas Gov. Rick Perry has an “oops” moment on Twitter. These stories, and more, in today’s Morning Social Media Newsfeed.
Instagram unveils time-lapse video app Hyperlapse. Snapchat receives investment of up to $20 million. These stories, and more, in today’s Morning Social Media Newsfeed.
Twitter doubles revenue, and monthly active users are up. Instagram officially announces Bolt for overseas use. These stories, and more, in today’s Morning Social Media Newsfeed.
Ad leaked inside Instagram for new “one tap photo messaging app” called Bolt. Pandora advertising revenue up, but shares fall. These stories, and more, in today’s Morning Social Media Newsfeed.
Social Media Newsfeed: Black Friday Social Media Disappointing | Walmart Tops Social Media on Black Friday
Social media disappointing in driving Black Friday sales online. Walmart tops “social content amplified by shoppers,” and Amazon comes in second. These stories, and more, in today’s Morning Social Media Newsfeed.
Walmart workers are collecting Thanksgiving fixings for those in need . . . coworkers in need, that is.
Think that sucks? So does Ashton Kutcher – as Walmart found out very publicly via Twitter.
Is the social web the wrong platform for remembering 9/11? This year, a number of major brands tried and failed at striking the right tone.
Walmart is a small player in the game of online shopping – but it’s hoping to leverage that by using apps to improve the shopping experience of its physical stores. The company has been testing out mobile apps for self-checkouts which have grown from 14 to 200 stores.
Walmart has created apps for every major device, but its Scan and Go self-checkout is only available for iPhones. The app uses location aware technology to find your store’s location. Once you select the in-store mode, you can scan your items, place it in your real shopping cart, and pay by transferring your mobile cart at the check-out stand. The app’s greatest asset is its ability to maintain a real-time total of the shopping cart, which is perfect for budget conscious shoppers.
Pinterest users aren’t clicking over to big-name e-commerce sites at the rate that some industry watchers have suggested, according to a study from Compete Analytics.