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Instagram Checkout: The Good, The Bad, And The Ugly [Video]

Over the last year, Instagram has been zeroing in on the e-commerce market. In late March, 2019, they announced Instagram checkout, a payment feature that will allow users to pay for purchases in-app.

It’s a huge leap forward for a social platform that has only recently made its e-commerce debut. Selling on Instagram become possible last September after Instagram implemented product tagging. Now with checkout, users will soon be able to browse, select, and pay on the same platform. What does that mean for Instagram retailers or e-commerce businesses?

Here are some things to bear in mind when fantasising about the new Instagram feature.

Instagram began experimenting with e-commerce features in June of 2018, allowing retailers to tag products in Instagram Stories. The rationale was that one-third of the most viewed Instagram Stories were from brands. (Psst, if you’re a brand with an Instagram and need to get into Stories, check out Biteable’s Instagram templates).

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UPS Reportedly Tells Drivers to Stop Picking up From Major Retailers Amid Pandemic-Amplified Holiday Surge [Video]

UPS has reportedly told its drivers to stop picking up from major retailers amid a surge in holiday shopping that is amplified by the coronavirus pandemic. According to The Wall Street Journal, the outlet obtained an internal message that ordered drivers are not to pick up from a handful of [...]

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https://youtu.be/QvBWu9jVX8M In this footage, hens advance upon an Amazon driver, who makes a fast exit. The hens pursue him to the driveway, then stand guard lest he return.