Direct Social

Social media platforms offer interactive, direct-purchase features

Implications - Social media platforms kept afloat by ad revenue are now creating direct-purchase functions, whether interactive or still in traditional picture or video forms. These functions create additional sources of revenue for the brands and the social media platforms themselves, while offering consumers simplified, convenience-minded methods of purchase.
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53,966 Total Clicks
Jul 17 - Sep 18
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Interactive AR Messengers - The New AR Facebook Messenger Camera Effects Create Engaging Experiences
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This Year and Hot 2,342 Clicks Pub: May 3, 18
Interactive AR Messengers
The New AR Facebook Messenger Camera Effects Create Engaging Experiences
At the F8 developer conference, Facebook announced AR Facebook Messenger features to give developers the ability to add interactive augmented reality effects to bots, which has the potential to help... [More]
Pizza-Purchasing Social Lenses - Domino's Shoppable AR Snapchat Lens Lets Users Easily Order Pizzas
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This Year and V. Hot 1,480 Clicks Pub: Jul 30, 18
Pizza-Purchasing Social Lenses
Domino's Shoppable AR Snapchat Lens Lets Users Easily Order Pizzas
In addition to the many fun and interactive augmented reality lenses that it offers, Snapchat is now offering shoppable AR lenses to brands. One of the newest ones has been launched with Domino’... [More]
Social Media Sneaker Sales - Nike and Instagram Teamed Up to Sell Sporting Goods to Younger Buyers
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Warm 4,708 Clicks Pub: Jul 6, 17
Social Media Sneaker Sales
Nike and Instagram Teamed Up to Sell Sporting Goods to Younger Buyers
In attempt to connect with younger buyers, Nike and Instagram will be teaming up to create a new retail platform for the sneaker company. Instagram plans to expand beyond photo sharing, branching... [More]
Social Media E-Commerce Platforms - IG Shopping Lets Buyers Purchase Directly on the New Platform
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This Quarter and Hot 764 Clicks Pub: Sep 10, 18
Social Media E-Commerce Platforms
IG Shopping Lets Buyers Purchase Directly on the New Platform
IG Shopping is the latest innovation for Instagram aimed at improving e-commerce communities on the platform. The new app will allow users to browse collections from various merchants on the... [More]
Virtual Supermarket Sommeliers - Lidl's 'Margot' is a Helpful "Winebot" on Facebook Messenger
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This Year and Warm 671 Clicks Pub: Feb 7, 18
Virtual Supermarket Sommeliers
Lidl's 'Margot' is a Helpful "Winebot" on Facebook Messenger
In order to help consumers with the process of selecting a wine to purchase, discount supermarket chain Lidl launched a “winebot” on Facebook Messenger by the name of ‘Margot.’... [More]
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