Vine “beating” Instagram two weeks ago on Twitter seems to be the result of heavy influencer activity. While it was hot with influencers, the full data shows that Instagram has never had a serious dip. In contrast, the full data does suggest that maybe Instagram Video has at least grabbed some of the “video & tweet” activity that Vine had.
Instagram’s Kevin Systrom didn’t offer any clarification of the section that states, “You acknowledge that we may not always identify paid services, sponsored content, or commercial communications as such.” This would seem to violate a key tenet of the Federal Trade Commission’s stance on Internet advertising — that ads should be labeled as ads.
Back in August, Simply Measured discovered that 40% of brands had adopted Instagram. Since then, brand adoption has jumped a whopping 35% quarter-vs-quarter increase — up to 54% adoption rate as of November 1st.
Interest in Instagram rose significantly in July, enough to make it the top gaining web property in comScore’s monthly tracking of traffic to U.S. websites.
And hello, Tumblr, surpassing Myspace.
The ever-growing social photo app Instagram announced a shiny new version 3.0 today. The key additions include upgraded user profiles, photo maps, infinite scrolling and smarter sharing. The new app is officially available today for both iOS and Android.