|October 7, 2013|
|Social News You Should Know|
|By Jim Tobin|
| It’s a story that we’ve heard repeatedly: Young social network grows but makes no money. Young social network looks to monetize. Sometimes it works, sometimes it does not. Will it work for Snapchat? We’ll find out.
Snapchat Adds “Stories,” Tests Monetization
Snapchat, the very popular instant messaging platform with “disappearing messages,” is making some changes. First, their new iOS and Android apps have a new feature that allows users to create “Stories” in a 24-hour timeline of photos and videos that are shared with their friends. Instead of the 10-second limit the company has for most messages, Stories delete themselves after 24 hours. [...]
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|Bing Replaces Bing Shopping with Product Search!|
| Bing has replaced the Bing Shopping with Product Search. The feature integrates product results within Bing search results instead of showing them in separate destination. Bing continues to offer paid and free ways to have the product listed in the results.
Here's a screenshot of how the new integrated experience will look like. The shopping results will appear above and at the side of the regular listings.
Products Ads, which is in beta phase, will also be added to Bing's new product search [...]
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