A Complete Guide to Instagram's New Live Video Group Chat (Warning, Spammer Paradise)

instagram new features Jun 27, 2018

You can now video chat live in a direct message with your friends on Instagram!

We're thrilled about this new functionality because it makes Instagram more.... well social! And in person.

We tried it out today and we were able to get four people to join.

Tip: Scroll to the bottom to learn how to mute this feature so that only people you follow can call you and not every random person on Instagram!

It initially calls your phone just like a real call....

Then you can all hang out live and chat with each other.

It's simple to start a live video chat with your friends. Here's how.

In a group direct message (or regular direct message with one other user), click on the video camera in the top right corner.

Don't want your phone to ring for every live video call?

Simple, you can mute it on a per direct message level or account level.

To mute live calls in a specific direct message, click on the name of the direct message.

For the account level to shut it off completely,...

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Instagram URL Tracking and Redirect : GoDaddy and HostGator

Uncategorized May 08, 2018

As we mention throughout the guides and email challenge, tracking the click-throughs from Instagram to your blog or whichever link you are promoting is important because brands care about the cold, hard numbers about the conversions from the campaigns.

When you do a sponsored post for a brand, you should follow-up with links to all the posts across social media channels as well as the numbers of likes, comments, click-throughs to the blog (if there is a correlating blog post which most brands want).

The URL that you input in your Instagram profile will not show up in Google Analytics unless you add in Google Tracking Parameter.


GODADDY INSTRUCTIONS:

  1. Login to Godaddy.
  2. Go to Hosting
  3. Click the Green Manage Button next to the domain name you want to do this on.
  4. Go to File Manager in the green bar across the top
  5. Click on the Public_HTML Folder
  6. Click +File in the top left
  7. Name it ig.html  (You can name it whatever you want, but ig.html is nice and short)
  8. Click...
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