Instagram the largest photo community on the internet. The photo-sharing platform has been developed especially for mobile devices.
"Instagram" is a blend of instant (as the Kodak Instamatic) and telegram: The photo is shot, edited using the Instagram filters, tagged with the proper hashtags (pound key before the buzzwords) and immediately uploaded to the platform. Other Instagrammers can look at it, like and comment. The postings can be shared on other social networks. Popular themes are selfies, food, landscapes and architecture.
Marketing experts are increasingly turning to so-called 'influencers' to sell their products. The stars of YouTube, Instagram and other social media platforms will mention, use or review your product for cash. It's called 'influencer marketing'. But some brands have lost millions advertising to fake viewers. Now, one of the world's biggest consumer advertisers is calling for change.
Iran's cinema has helped culture a certain image of the country in the West. With an absurdist comedy about a blacklisted director hoping to become a serial killer's target, Mani Haghighi defies expectations.