Instagram Shopping comes to New Zealand

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Instagram Shopping comes to New Zealand

Businesses can now easily direct consumers from Instagram straight to its site with the launch of Instagram Shopping. The updates to the popular app now open more opportunities for retailers to connect with online followers.


The 2016 round of the New Zealand Innovation Awards is open for entries so if you’ve got an amazing product, service or venture – or you know someone with a great idea who needs to be shoulder-tapped – now’s the time to tell your story. But you better do it quick – entries close on Friday, August 5. And to get you thinking about entering – and to do as we always do and celebrate innovation of all stripes – we’re showcasing the best ideas we come across. And this week we’re looking at some awesome innovations that could fit into the media, mobile and entertainment category.

Social media

In April this year, the young and the young at ♥, had all their smiley-face dreams come true – Instagram, the fastest growing social media platform on Earth, announced that users would be able to use hashtags in emojis.