Facebook and PayPal Collaborate to Allow Peer-to-Peer Payments

Oct 27

Facebook is making it easier for users to send and receive money. Online payment giant PayPal announced that Facebook users can now make peer-to-peer payments via Messenger by using their PayPal accounts. The agreement between Facebook and PayPal will also make it easier for the social network’s users to fund online purchases or send money even if they cannot...

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5 Ways Retailers Can Beat Amazon This Holiday Season

Oct 27

There’s no denying that when it comes to holiday shopping, Amazon is the company to beat. The past few years saw the retail giant’s sales figures going up, especially during the holidays, as thousands of consumers opt to shop online because of convenience. As a matter of fact, the internet retailer accounted for 33.8% of online visits during the last two...

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Facebook Tests Splitting Its News Feed But Insists It Won’t Be Rolled Out Globally

Oct 27

Publishers and content creators may soon be facing a new challenge if they want to broaden or even maintain the organic reach of their Facebook posts. The Facebook is currently testing out new changes that will drastically alter the way its news feed works. And it may not be a good change for publishers at all, at least for those who rely on organic methods for...

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Top Takeaways: Strategies, Stories & Cutthroat Ping Pong at the First Agency Partner Day

Oct 26

At Sprout, our motto is “open communication creates progress.” We don’t just mean that when working with one another, we mean that when working with our customers and partners as well. Last Tuesday, we held our first ever Agency Partner Day, a labour of love put on by Sprout’s Agency Partner Program. Over 100 of our agency friends gathered at Sprout HQ for a little...

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Instagram’s New Video Feature Let’s You Go Live With a Friend

Oct 26

Instagram is finally catching up with its contemporaries in terms of video streaming capabilities. The popular messaging app has recently joined the live video broadcasting trend with the introduction of its own feature that allows you to invite a friend for a live video broadcast. After testing it out last summer, Instagram is finally rolling out the feature to the...

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