New online platform recommends travel hotspots, curated by social media post

New online platform recommends travel hotspots, curated by social media post

Virgin Holidays launches the Trending Travel Guide – a digital platform that updates daily to give real-time holiday recommendations. By analysing an astonishing 25 million social media interactions, the data-driven guide brings the most popular bars, restaurants and attractions to the top of its online hotlist. As the popularity of guidebooks wanes and social media […]

Ads are coming to Facebook Stories and it doesn’t see Instagram as competition

Ads are coming to Facebook Stories and it doesn’t see Instagram as competition

Facebook is rolling out ads globally within its ephemeral Stories service, with Deliveroo, Pure Gym, TransferWise and KFC among the first brands to invest in the format. Facebook has been testing ads in Stories since April – which lets people upload pictures and videos that disappear within 24-hours. According to Facebook, some 300 million people tune into Facebook […]