Smartphone News Byte: Analysts Eye "lucrative" Future for Instagram Video

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Instagram has no current plans to sell ads, but that isn't stopping analysts from salivating over the potential of video ads running on the platform and in News Feed. HTC Corp.'s least-expensive smartphone to date hit Taiwan shelves, priced at less than a third of its flagship device. The social network now encourages show-and-tell status updates on mobile.In version 6.2, released Tuesday, Facebook users on iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch can add emoji-style icons to their status updates for social networking.

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