YouTube Has a New Rival... Instagram!

Did #Instagram just declare a war on #Youtube?

Yesterday, it released a new update IGTV. Instagram now allows you to upload videos with up to 1-hour length. The feature is available inside the Instagram application and as a standalone app on your phone.

"IGTV will let anyone be a creator, not just big-name celebrities. People will be able to upload vertical videos through Instagram’s app or the web. Everyone except smaller and new accounts will be able to upload hour-long videos immediately, with that option expanding to everyone eventually." - via

So where Instagram is moving with this update? Many creators now have an additional platform for growing their reach, and we are guessing new advertisement opportunities are coming shortly. You can now subscribe to your favorite creators and get the notification for their latest vertical video. We are excited to start using #IGTV and watch how the new features impacts the direction of content marketing. #NEWisbetter

Content Ninja Needed! APPLY NOW

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Are you a smooth storyteller with an epic imagination?
Can you chop your words into a graceful flow?
Can you make an impact that leaves others breathless?
Do you have the mastery of weapons such as graphic design, video editing, and photography?
Can you hustle like a digital warrior?
If yes, we want you!


Boring, meaningless content is an injustice to humanity. People don't want to be sold to, they want to connect, be inspired and feel like they are part of a community. If you don't have a story, you don't have an audience. Epic stories rule the digital landscape and are the epicenter of every successful brand and person (who is a personal brand). We are in business of visual storytelling and need a skilled warrior to help us win the battle of content clusterfuck.

Use your creative and technical skills and tools to show us what you can do.

Please create an Instagram feed (or mockup) of 12 consecutive posts that tell us who you are, what you can do, and why we should bring you on the team. Showcase different types of content, including lifestyle images, graphics, videos, multi-image posts, and whatever else you think can blow us away. Submit a screenshot via

Will be reviewing applications immediately and reaching out to the ones that grabbed our attention to conduct a formal interview.


  • Competitive pay

  • Cool employee perks

  • Awesome team culture

  • Flexible work schedule

  • Weekly team building opportunities

  • Working with Social Good brands

  • Being part of a growing startup

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