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Features

10 Reasons Why You Want to Instagram in our Lounges

London is full of Instagram-able spaces, but it’s often rare to find somewhere where you can work and snap at the same time. Well, that’s exactly what we’ve done with our exclusive designer lounges. We have filled them with quirky...

Posted by: JJ Media Group
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Social Media

New Instagram Updates & What They Mean For You

Yesterday Instagram announced a new feature, allowing users to add hashtags and profile links to their bio. The update comes a few months after Instagram enabled you to follow hashtags for further ease in exploring the topics you like and discovering...

Posted by: Lobster
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Social Media

Why Instagram should be careful

I have been a user of social media since Facebook launched back in 2004 and like many of you have seen the development and additions of existing and new channels. In recent years the giant that once was Twitter seems to be struggling and in my...

Posted by: Jason Holmes
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Trends

Ten Instagram Resolutions for 2016

It's time to flush a load of inspiration into 2016 and we're starting with Instagram. Here are the ten resolutions we think you should be following through your feeds this year. Double-tap away... 1. Relax @gdax is a Buddhist monk living in Tibet...

Posted by: Kate Lewin
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Advertising

The Instagram Migrant was actually an advertisement in disguise

A man who made a significant impression on social media as he posted snaps of his supposedly illegal journey from North Africa to Spain on Instagram, has been revealed as a perfectly legal beach handball player, who was acting as part of a...

Posted by: Creativepool Editorial
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Cannes Lions 2015: Instagram Highlights Day 5

We’re wrapping up the Instagram coverage from Cannes, but we’re sure the party doesn’t stop here. So let’s take a lil’ look at the talks and words of wisdom floating around the festival. Matt Eastwood vs Albert...

Posted by: Creativepool Editorial
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Cannes Lions 2015: Instagram Highlights Day 3

The Cannes party is showing no sign of winding down, but then we didn't really expect that. It's been all about reality TV and music mogels giving talks, with tech companies like Apple once again making waves (for their 'Shot On An iPhone 6'...

Posted by: Creativepool Editorial
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Cannes Lions 2015: Day 2 Instagram Highlights

So, today’s round up is all about celeb power, tech stars and some of the Cannes Lion’s winners who’ve made their mark. We’ve even thrown in some nice views too. If you're out an about in Cannes and want to get your photo...

Posted by: Creativepool Editorial
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Cannes Lions 2015: Day 1 Instagram Highlights

Cannes Lions is upon us, and all week we’ll be bringing you the best of the backstage moments courtesy of Instagram users everywhere. La Croisette boulevard is heaving with creatives, and you can have a sneak peek at what’s going down....

Posted by: Creativepool Editorial
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Design

Here London 2015: Instagram Round-Up

Here London, curated by It's Nice That, is an annual symposium that brings together the world’s best creative talent. Graphic design legend Scott King spoke about his preoccupation with modern society’s warped obsession with the media....

Posted by: Creativepool Editorial
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Video Games

Call of Duty hacks Instagram!

Activision, publishers of the perennially popular Call of Duty franchise, have teamed up with AKQA to create a choose-your-own-adventure campaign for Instagram, celebrating the release of “Advanced Warfare,” the latest instalment in the...

Posted by: Benjamin Hiorns
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Technology

Instagram's Hyperlapse app is an instant success

Hyperlapse from Instagram is a brand new app (Instagram's second standalone app following the release of the Snapchat clone Bolt in July) currently available on iOS devices through the Apple App Store. The mind-bogglingly clever tool allows iPhone...

Posted by: Benjamin Hiorns
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Inspiration

Histagram: If famous historical figures had Instagram.

The creative team behind the Histagram Tumblr shows us what famous historical figures would post if they had Instagram accounts. Histagrams: History depicted as Instagrams. his·to·ry (noun) : the study of past events, particularly in...

Posted by: Creativepool
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News

Snap decision - why Facebook bought Instagram

Last Sunday Facebook surprised the world. Without waiting for their market flotation later this week - and like a big shot investment banker casually ordering the 1900 Cristal Brut - the social network laid down $1b in cash and stock to acquire...

Posted by: Creativepool
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Trends

Five social media trends for 2019

Claire Lancaster, head of social media at IF Agency, starts the year with her prediction of the key trends that will define the next 12 months in social media, content and influencer marketing. "I expect reach, dialogue and influencers to all reduce...

Posted by: If Agency
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Social Media

An in-depth look into Twitter advertising

If you happen to have read any of my earlier posts, or you know me personally, you will know I am not a fan of Twitter at all. They have spent years playing catch up to the big social giants because they changed their channel around way too much, and...

Posted by: Jason Holmes
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Design

Rebrand Roundup: From Cuban Rum to Marbled Popcorn

Pearlfisher - Havana Club Pearlfisher has partnered up with a team of Cuban artists to reposition the Havana Club rum brand as a hand-crafted product designed to appeal to rum connoisseurs and first time drinkers alike. A new identity and visual...

Posted by: Creativepool Editorial
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Design

36 Days of Type examines the endless graphic possibilities of typography

A project that’s been getting a significant amount of coverage on everyone’s favourite photo-centric social media hub of late, 36 Days of Type is so much more than an excuse for designers to bash out some nifty fonts. It also represents a...

Posted by: Creativepool Editorial
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Social Media

#100DaysOfZen could be the greatest photo collaboration ever

Razorfish Hong Kong has worked with ASUS to create the “100 Days of Zen,” a 100 day long creative initiative led by Instagram sensation Robert Jahns (Nois7). Inspired by Robert’s work, the campaigns showcases the photography...

Posted by: Creativepool Editorial
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Trends

It's hip to be old: How to be a graffiti grandma

We're looking at the OAP amazing, those creative types who live life to the very fullest. First up, it's Internet sensation Baddiewinkle ("Stealing your man since 1928"). She's followed by the likes of Rihanna, vocally supports legalising weed and...

Posted by: Jade French
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Social Media

Social Media Advertising: Show Them The Money

Don’t you just hate it when they take something pure, and put sponsored ads all over it? Not that Instagram is the purest social media platform; it has been co-opted readily by A-List celebrities who just want to rebel against Anna...

Posted by: Jade French
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Technology

A Week In Tech: The Anti Smartphone

Introducing the “Anti” Smartphone Whilst many of us have become a little too attached to our smart devices in recent years (myself included), there are still those amongst us who long for a simpler time, when our phones were just that;...

Posted by: Benjamin Hiorns
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Trends

Inventive Instagramming

Instagram isn’t all about Kimye’s family portraits and belfies. It can also be a tool for you to forge your own online artistic identity. Why not get inventive with the Instagram format? With a little twist, you can use those grid lines...

Posted by: Jade French
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Technology

London's first Food Tech Hackathon with Jamie Oliver

Hackathons traditionally conjure up images of (male) tech brains surrounded by empty pizza boxes, beer cans, caffeine and questionable personal hygiene choices. But last weekend, London’s first ever Food Tech Hackathon blew the cobwebs out of this...

Posted by: Kate Lewin
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Events

Pool Party 2014: Storystream

Creativepool is ending summer in style with Pool Party 2014. Our sublime DJs will provide the soundtrack to a fantastic night and we have photographers capturing the nights shenanigans. To keep up to date with what is happening on the night watch...

Posted by: Creativepool
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Advice

My month of being digitally outcast

From time to time intrepid reporters and bloggers voluntarily cut themselves off from society (phone and internet) and write about their experiences surviving in a tweet and text free world where no soul knows what pub they are drinking in, what kind...

Posted by: Creativepool
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Social Media

Use of #ad more than doubles on Instagram

The number of influencers promoting products on Instagram has increased significantly in the past year, with the use of ‘#ad’ more than doubling in that time to +133%. A new influencer marketing trends report from Socialbackers, an...

Posted by: Creativepool Editorial
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Social Media

Does your travel website sell your destination as well as Instagram?

Instagram offers the world through your phone, and travel industries cannot afford to be left behind in the digital landscape. Creating the perfect user experience has become an integral part of the travel sector and can be highly critical to...

Posted by: Naked Ideas
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News

Cannes Lions 2016: Thursday's Instagram Highlights

It is the final day with celebration of awards and creative spirit, listening to the final talks and the gathering of adland. Swag fashion to begin with: @advancedstyle: Spotted this guy wearing a matching tropical button down and shorts. This is...

Posted by: Creativepool Editorial
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Cannes Lions 2016: Wednesday's Instagram Highlights

It is midweek, and the party at Cannes shows no signs of slowing down. Today, it is all about more incredible views from parties happening around Cannes, brilliant creatives awarded Lions, more talks, enjoying VR and of course, selfies. If you're in...

Posted by: Creativepool Editorial
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News

Cannes Lions 2016: Tuesday's Instagram Highlights

On the second day of Cannes Lions, it is all about catching up with friends in the industry with much fun and laughter, lovely sea view that makes you wish that you did not miss the Festival, and inspirational talks from thought leaders. And of...

Posted by: Creativepool Editorial
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News

Cannes Lions 2016: Monday's Instagram Highlights

It is the time of the year where everyone from Adland gets together at Cannes Lions. We will be bringing you the visual highlights through the courtesy of Instagram users globally. Receive all the latest happenings here and do not forget to tag...

Posted by: Creativepool Editorial
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Advertising

JWT team up with Instagram stars for Beringer Vineyards campaign

Beringer Vineyards, one of the most acclaimed producers in Napa Valley, California, has announced the launch of a new multichannel advertising campaign by JWT for 2016 called “Better Beckons,” in partnership with Instagram sensations...

Posted by: Creativepool Editorial

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