Pinterest’s New Lense Tool, Instagram Unveils Photo Albums, Facebook Live Ads On The Way| Social Media Trends

Feb 2017

Imagine a world where you can search Pinterest solely by pointing your phone’s camera at real world objects? Now you can thanks to the platforms newest “Lens” feature. Pinterest’s New Lense Tool, Instagram Unveils Photo Albums, Facebook Live Ads On The Way| Social Media Trends

Meanwhile, Instagram’s latest “Photo Album” allows users to string multiple photos together into a seamless carousel album, and Facebook will soon be rolling out ad integration into its popular Live feature.

Here are the latest trending social media stories you need to know!

Instagram Allows Multiple Photo Sharing With Albums Feature

 Looking for a new way to drive more engagement for your Instagram page? Instagram’s newest Albums feature could be just the thing you have been waiting for.

The popular photo and video sharing platform has now made it possible for users to share up to 10 photos or videos at one time, allowing for easy scrolling via a Facebook-like carousel album.

The latest feature will even allow for individual tagging of profiles for each photo that is uploaded as part of an album.

This is a great way to increase engagement and reach with each post!

How will you be using the newest Album feature for your content?

Facebook To Roll Out Advertisements Via Facebook Live

Advertisers everywhere are rejoicing after social giant Facebook has unveiled its plan to incorporate ads into live streaming video.

The option to incorporate ads to live video will be given to any users who have over 5,000 followers and have accrued over 300 likes on a single live video.

Advertisers on Facebook’s Audience Network will also have the opportunity to cash in on the latest ad feature.

The platform’s latest move allows for advertisers to monetize their content, putting them in direct competition with similar platforms such as YouTube.

Pinterest Takes Search features To New Levels

 Virtual shopping and searching has never been easier thanks to Pinterest’s latest tools.

A new Lens tool will allow Pinners to search trends and products by simply snapping photos of real world objects.

Shopping has also never been easier thanks to a new “Shop The Look” feature which will give users an assorted amount of options based on preference and search history.

Pinterest’s newest innovative ideas will add to popular visual design aspect of the platform that has successfully drawn in over 150 million active users each month!

How will you use the latest features to keep your audience engaged?

Be sure to stay in the loop when it comes to all things social media by following Katie Wagner Social Media on Facebook!




Fill out the form below to start your conversation with KWSM.

Core Values at KWSM a digital marketing agency