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Instagram adds Polling Feature to Stories

Instagram adds Polling Feature to Stories

Instagram Stories is pretty much a replica of Snapchat Stories. However, they have added several features unique to Instagram Stories. The latest is a new polling feature exclusive to Instagram Stories, which allows you to ask your followers simple questions. Followers are able to respond to the poll just by tapping on the button that corresponds with their desired answer. It is important to note that the polling sticker has to be applied over a photo or video, so it’d be wise to keep in mind that the poll will cover over a decent chunk of your photo or video.

This polling feature will be valuable moving forward, especially for businesses, as it allows them to capture simple a/b feedback in a casual format. This feedback can help gauge interest for future Instagram posts. The default yes/no answers can be customized to anything you want, although you’re currently limited to only two answers.

During the poll, you’ll be able to see analytics including percentages, how many votes for choice a and choice b, and even who vote for a particular answer. Do remember that these polls, along with your story, expire after 24 hours. Be sure to screenshot any results!

You can apply the polls feature in Instagram by creating a new story, and tapping the stickers button. In there you’ll see the new polling feature!

Thin Line Marketing Acquires YourTechExplained

Thin Line Marketing Acquires YourTechExplained

Thin Line Marketing is pleased to announce that we have acquired YourTechExplained, a consumer technology media agency. YourTechExplained has been providing consumers with the latest in technology news, how-tos, and reviews since 2012.

This acquisition means that both the YourTechExplained and Thin Line Marketing teams will be working hand-in-hand to produce and market high quality content. YourTechExplained will continue to provide quality written and video content as they have been for the past several years. Both teams, including the current YourTechExplained team, will remain unchanged. Alex Garcia will serve as the CEO of YourTechExplained and Thin Line Marketing.

For inquiries, email us at info@thinlinemarketing.com

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