Marketing Land’s Most-Shared Stories on Facebook of 2013: The Downfall of EdgeRank, Google Reader and QR Codes
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.