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11 Ways to Get Followers on Instagram Authentically

11 Ways to Get Followers on Instagram Authentically

Social Media
Has your brand seen positive returns on Instagram? Is your Instagram following big enough to drive profitable traffic to your landing pages? If you’re hesitating to answer, it might be time to learn how to get followers on Instagram. The larger your audience grows, the more opportunities you have to engage with users and create unique experiences for them. But sometimes brands take the easy way out when trying to get more Instagram followers. Pay for likes and follower sites are everywhere, but we’ll be the first to tell you organically building an audience will drive much better results. Did you know that roughly 48 million Instagram users are fake? This means no matter how many Instagram followers you have, if they’re fake, they’re not going to your landing page,...
Instagram Decided To Delete Content The Kremlin Didn't Like. YouTube Is Still Deciding.

Instagram Decided To Delete Content The Kremlin Didn't Like. YouTube Is Still Deciding.

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Google and Facebook, owners of YouTube and Instagram respectively, have found themselves in the middle of a fight over transparency in Russia thanks to opposition leader Alexei Nalvany. Two US tech giants are facing questions about whether they're willing to host content deemed embarrassing to the Kremlin, after being ordered by a Russian court to do just that. Alexandra Dalsbaek / AFP / Getty Images Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny has found a growing audience for his well-produced videos, where he breaks down investigations into corruption among the ruling class. Those videos are hosted on YouTube. A video posted last week drew particular attention for its discovery of Instagram posts from a woman who claimed to work...
21 Instagram Accounts to Follow for Brand Inspiration

21 Instagram Accounts to Follow for Brand Inspiration

Social Media
If you’re a brand, you want eyes on your product or service–and more importantly, you want people to come back. To stand out in the crowd, your brand might’ve adopted Instagram. However, does your audience consider you one of their favorite Instagram accounts to follow? Being a network based on visual entertainment creates endless possibilities to showcase your brand, company voice or design talent. Here at Sprout Social, we take pride in our design and visual aesthetic, which we transcribe into our social media analytics and reporting features. Having visually appealing tools and reporting can make social media management simply more manageable. But as many designers and social media managers will tell you, they get a lot of inspiration from the people and brands doin...
Kanye West Returns to Instagram With 9-Hour-Long Valentine's Day Ode to Kim Kardashian

Kanye West Returns to Instagram With 9-Hour-Long Valentine's Day Ode to Kim Kardashian

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Not only did Feb. 14 mark the most romantic day of the year, but it also was the day Kanye West ended his Instagram hiatus. After deleting all his social media accounts in May, the rapper, 40, celebrated Valentine’s Day with over 50 posts to turn his photo grid into a vision board of his favorite Hollywood couples, even kicking off his nine-hour-long comeback with a sweet (and simple) dedication to his wife Kim Kardashian West. “Happy Valentines Day Babe,” read the cover of his handwritten card on white cardstock. What came after the minimalist letter was a surprise to many fans and followers whose Instagram feeds were flooded with West’s array of vintage photos that included mostly failed high-profile relationships with a few famed longstanding romances sprinkled in. From Princess Diana a