On the heels of the revelations that Cambridge Analytica used the fashion preferences of Facebook users to manipulate them politically, with sets of data revealing that Vogue readers and Abercrombie

Social media giant Instagram has further expanded its shopping features just in time for the Christmas shopping period. The three new features were announced on the photo-and-video-sharing platform&r

It looks like the ‘hype’ sales tactic employed by the likes of Supreme and Burberry has spread to the world of furniture. Ikea has announced on Instagram that it is launching limited-edit

New York - While social networks such as Instagram and Snapchat have been working hard to become go-to places for shopping, consumers do not seem so excited about “buy now buttons” as one

Snap Inc., the company behind messaging app Snapchat, has announced a new tool in partnership with e-commerce giant Amazon. Beginning this week, Snapchat users are able to search for products on Amaz

Instagram’s founders Kevin Systrom and Mike Krieger are leaving the company eight years after its launch and six years after its acquisition by Facebook. “We’re now ready for our ne

Instagram is thought to be launching a shopping app, making it a de-facto platform for visual storytelling and consumer shopping. As was reported by the Verge, Instagram’s new app, already dubb

Keeping thousands of Instagram followers entertained with photo updates requires a versatile wardrobe at the least. For those who are considered influencers, the fashion worn in photo’s is cruc

Influencer marketing is in full bloom. As traditional media outlets shut their doors or struggle to make ends meet, a growing number of companies opt to advertise on popular social media profiles. A

The fashion industry is changing so rapidly that it may feel overwhelming for newcomers in the field to stay up to date. This is why FashionUnited has compiled a series of articles with expert advice

Facebook has filed a patent application for a service which would allow users to purchase items and complete payments via its Messenger chat app, according to the website of the United States Patent

Instagram can be a powerful tool when it comes to targeting consumers, particularly in the fashion industry where visuals are key. Content from fashion brands receive 58 times more engagement on Inst

Fashion powerhouse Dior brushed aside the whims of the Instagram generation with its deliberately low-key new haute couture collection Monday, arguing that the world's most expensive clothes don't ne

Instagram has launched a new app for watching long-form, vertical video. In addition to a new stand-alone IGTV app users can also watch from within the Instagram app. Videos are full screen and verti

Instagram users are now able to buy products via Instagram Stories, the social network announced on Tuesday. Instagram launched its shopping feature in March, allowing businesses to tag products in t

It is now possible to buy Esprit’s products directly through its Instagram account, the brand revealed this Tuesday. Pictures with tagged products will include a shopping bag icon that reveals

A new AI-powered app aims to make the life of both retailers and consumers a lot easier. Browzzin, launched this week in London, is a mix of social network, e-commerce and affiliate marketing platfor

Shopify, the multi-channel commerce platform, has announced that it is expanding its ‘shopping on Instagram’ feature for merchants in eight additional markets including the UK, Australia,

London - Social media platform Instagram has launched its updated shopping-function in the UK, which allows retailers the opportunity to sell their products directly to consumers through posts. The n

With one in three UK small businesses building their business on Instagram, the picture-sharing social media network that launched seven years ago states that millions of entrepreneurs are using the

London - Burberry may be going through a number of changes, ahead of the impending departure of Chief Creative Officer Christopher Bailey, but that has done little to harm its reputation as the Briti

Fashion is thriving on social media platforms, with Instagram proving to be the preferential choice for luxury brands. According to Doxa, a company that tracks retail and consumer goods analysis, bo

Amazon has launched a new addition to its app: Amazon Spark, thereby allowing users to shop for products via images. This new ‘see now, buy now’ option was developed to encourage social i

Instagram is looking to add more transparency to commercial relationships, between influencers and publishers with brands and businesses, by creating a “paid partnership with” sub-header

They dress like celebrities and can increasingly be spotted on the world's catwalks and red carpets. Meet the "influencers", the most famous people you've never heard of. For 70 years, the Cannes

Instagram last year announced that it would be trailing shopping options within the image-sharing social media app, and now they can confirm that tests from brands including Kate Spade has seen &ldqu

London - When we see Brazilian supermodel Gisele on a speedboat in a Chanel advertisement, there is no doubt she was hired to do a job. There aren't many consumers who would think a Chanel campaign

Social media giant Instagram recently unveiled its latest addition, Instagram Stories, a new feature which has been quickly adopted by industry influencers such as Anna Wintour. On its blog, Instagra

London - The Fédération Française de la Couture, du prêt-à-porter des couturiers et des créateurs de mode, has its sights on sharing its fashion with the mass

Mobile shopping, or m-commerce, is rapidly becoming a everyday occurrence for a large number of UK consumers according to new research, which indicates that fashion is the number one purchase being