Instagram is adding new shopping tools, like letting people search for products using an image, as it expands e-commerce offerings across its family of apps. When users click on the images they see on Instagram, Facebook will direct them to similar-looking products for sale. A user could click on a floral dress on the social media network and find similar outfits being sold in Instagram Shops, which are the stores the app hosts from third-party businesses.
Snap Inc. has struck a licensing deal with Vivendi SE’s Universal Music Group that gives its users access to thousands of songs, including tracks from Taylor Swift and Drake, in the latest tie-up between social-media giants and record labels.
RT @PocPub We collaborated with @LatinxinPub for a survey asking current and former BIPOC publishing professionals to anonymously share their experiences with workplace racism. Read our interview with PW here:
Every Child a Reader, the charitable arm of the Children’s Book Council, is introducing a new component to its Get Caught Reading program, featuring local leaders of key cultural and social services organizations.
MT @thebookseller .@TransworldBooks has started a book club partnership with new online platform @FromNoon which is described as “the first dedicated channel for women in midlife, providing expert advice, community and inspiration.”