Since Instagram is accessed primarily on mobile devices this can be tricky to determine since users can take a quick peek at their Instagram feed at anytime and anywhere. This makes it harder to determine viewing and interaction habits vs other social networking sites. Take into consideration these two major factors that will affect your own best time to post:
Do you want to keep track of your followers on Instagram? There are many apps for both android and iphone that are not affiliated with Instagram that will help you do this. I have complied a list of the best ones to use:
Did you know that you can now add multiple Instagram accounts to switch back and forth without having to log out and log back in? Instagram just announced that you can now add up to 5 Instagram accounts and quickly switch between them without having to log out and log back in. Good news is that both Android and iOS are included in this 7.15 version update that is available in the App Store and the Google Play Store.
This afternoon, Instagram experienced some technical difficulties according to the company they said there was a bug in the system and that everyone’s account is fine. This did not stop the frenzy of 400 million plus users to go to Twitter to vent that their Instagram accounts have been hacked or compromised.
In September, when Instagram advertising became open for all advertisers this was an invitation for brands to repurpose their content. Did you know that the perfect Instagram ad may vary from the perfect Instagram post? This Instagram infographic created by Bannerwatch goes into detail about the elements of a successful Instagram ad.
Did you know that 88.2% of US companies use at least one social media platform this year? With this said, not all social platforms are growing at the same rate. According to the new eMarketers forecast, marketers are flocking to Instagram. 32.3% of US companies with 100 employees or more will use Instagram for marketing in 2015. This number will increase by 16.5% to 48.8% in 2016. 70.7% of US companies will use Instagram for marketing by 2017.
Why should Instagram be your businesses first consideration for advertising initiatives? Instagram users are very engaged with branded content. Instagram has seen a substantial increase in engagement per post for top brands in recent years.
I noticed for the last couple of days since my last Instagram update that Top Posts and Top Locations are not appearing on my Android phones. I have three different Android phones none of them are showing Top Posts on Instagram. Why are Top Posts and Top Locations still visible on the internet version of Instagram?
Since Facebook doesn't talk much about money they make off Instagram, there are many speculations made. The most recent being MofettNathanson, an analyst firm which predicted today that Instagram will bring in $600 million in revenue over the next year. This number is only expected to increase within the next two to three years with revenues forecast at $1.8 billion.
Have you noticed ads embedded in your Instagram feed? Well I got some some bad news for you Instagrammers. Expect even more ads in your feed starting September 30.