With more 1 billion monthly active users, Instagram is one the largest social media platforms on the market. As a photo and video sharing social media app, many brands believe Instagram is a place for visual distraction, not for business, right?
Instagram recently announced its newest feature for ecommerce brands: In-app Checkout. This feature allows users to buy products directly within the app without having to leave the app and visit the brand’s website.
Instagram is continuously expanding its options for brands to advertise on the platform, both Organically as well as Paid. Most recently, Instagram announced that it is exploring options to further utilize the relationships that brands have developed with relevant influencers in their industries in order to create branded content ads.