Indie Beauty Brands Scrambled To Make The Most Of Monday’s Social Media Outage

Social media behemoth Facebook and its subsidiaries Instagram, WhatsApp and Oculus VR went dark at around 11:30 AM Eastern Standard Time on Monday and were down for about six hours. On Twitter, pundits posited the outage...

Interest In Sustainability Is Changing The Clean Beauty Conversation On Social Media

On retail shelves and in e-commerce, clean beauty isn’t a distinguishing factor for brands any more. The same is becoming true for influencer marketing. The effects of the maturation of and crowding in clean beauty are cascading across...

Social Media Audio App Clubhouse Adds Payment Option For Creators

Paid speaking engagements aren’t only in-person gigs now. Clubhouse has introduced a program enabling people to send money to speakers on its platform.  “We’re thrilled to begin rolling out Payments—our first monetization feature...

Social Media Networks Rolled Out Several New Features This Week

Competition in the social media business is fiercer than ever. Entrenched players are making tweaks to gain user attention while upstarts are encroaching on their territory. One of the newer contenders in the social media space is...

WhatsApp’s E-Commerce, TikTok’s New Charity Feature And More Digital News This Week

Last Saturday, when the Associated Press called the presidential election for Joe Biden, celebrations erupted in cities across the United States. The celebrations were captured on social media networks, including TikTok, which has been a thorn in the...

Holiday Marketing, Pinterest Shopping And More Digital Developments This Week

As this story goes to virtual press, there remains no verdict in the United States presidential election. The verdict on social media companies’ performance during the election is out, too. It could be a long way from being...