Instagram teams up with girl activists to address online harassment

Instagram will hear from a global panel of girl activists on how the platform can address online harassment in collaboration with Plan International. Insights will also be shared with Facebook and WhatsApp as part of this initiative. The Girls Get Equal Listening Sessions, which were announced on International Day of the Girl, will feature a diverse group of 15 youth activists. Listening sessions with girl activists The Listening Sessions will give policy and product teams from Instagram – as well as other Facebook platforms – an opportunity to hear directly…

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Instagram Introduce a New Way to Fundraise for Personal Causes

Instagram are rolling out a new way to raise money for a personal cause, like yourself, your small business, a friend or a cause that’s important to you. They’ll begin with a small test to create a Personal Fundraiser in the US, UK and Ireland on Android, followed by iOS. If you live in a country where you can donate to a fundraiser through the donation sticker, you are also eligible to donate to a Personal Fundraiser on Android starting today. Since January, people have raised more than $US 100…

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Instagram Introduces Live Donations

You can now raise money for a nonprofit on Instagram Live. Many people are facing challenges at this time, and Instagram say they want to do their part to support nonprofits and communities who need it the most. Now, you can easily create a fundraiser on Live with 100% of the money raised going directly to the nonprofit of your choice. To use Live Donations, tap the camera in the top left of Feed or swipe right in Feed. Tap Live at the bottom of the screen, select Fundraiser and…

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ASA – Making your marketing an Insta(nt) compliant success

The ASA/CAP have released a post called: Making your marketing an Insta(nt) compliant success. I have enclosed the text of the link below, but please have a look at the ASA/CAP site as there are lots of things of interest to anyone with an interest in Ethical Marketing. A portmanteau of ‘instant camera’ and ‘telegram’, Instagram launched nearly ten years ago in October 2010. YouGov puts the photo and video sharing app as the second most popular and well known social network in the UK – and with an estimated…

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The World’s Most Famous Instagram Cat Launches #ShowtheBow Campaign

Nala Cat, Instagram’s most popular cat with over four-million followers, announced today her #ShowtheBow campaign to raise awareness for pet adoption! #ShowtheBow is part of Nala’s recently launched Love, Nala platform committed to pet health, nutrition and raising awareness around pet rescue initiatives across the nation. Inspired by a bowtie that brought Nala’s moms together, and Nala’s humble beginnings in a shelter, the #ShowtheBow campaign encourages people to adopt and not shop for pets and will help share the great work animal welfare organizations do. For National Cat Day on…

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