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Stay up-to-date on the top tech news and trends each week with our Weekly Top 10 Tech. See something we missed? Tag @swebdevelopment on Facebook and Twitter! Here’s our top 10 for this week:

1. 6 Reasons Instagram Is Becoming The Ultimate eCommerce Tool for 2017

Up until now, Instagram has not been an ecommerce-friendly platform. Change is in the midst, however, with new tools for brands to link directly to their products within posts and the ability to add links within Instagram Stories. It’s now easier than ever for consumers to purchase directly from brands through this highly visual social media channel.

2. 10 Ways Small Business Can Use Facebook Live Video Streaming

We’ve seen the benefits of using Facebook Live firsthand with our clients, and it’s easier to take advantage of this free marketing tool than you might think. Social Media Today shares 10 ways you can use live streaming to boost your business.

3. Google Has Suffered A Massive Malware Hit Breaching Over A Million Android Users

If you’re an Android user, you may want to check to see whether your Google account has been breached through the the malware infection, Gooligan. The Next Web shares how you can easily check your account.

4. Here’s How Apple Plans To Beat Google Maps

When Apple released its map application on iOS in 2012, many criticized it for its inaccuracies, and Google Maps has been the frontrunner since then. Apple aims to continue improving its own mapping system with the help of drones, and has even secured approval from the Federal Aviation Administration to begin doing so.

5. 21 Technology Tipping Points We Will Reach By 2030

Unlimited and free data storage, robotic pharmacists, 3D printed cars, and the first implantable mobile phones? These science fiction stories may very well be fact in the near future.

6. Debunking The Common Myths About The Business Of Web Development

Amen to #6. And having a strong team definitely has its benefits over working as an independent developer.

7. Netflix Will Now Let You Download Videos And Watch Them Offline

Want to binge watch your favorite show on the go this holiday season? Netflix is making it easier with downloadable videos, although the selection is a bit limited for the time being.

8. Twitter Now Lets You Curate Your Own Moments On Mobile

Interested in curating a group of tweets surrounding a special event or hashtag via Twitter? Well now you can do it straight from your phone. The mobile version of the feature is still rolling out to all users, but anyone can currently use it from their desktop.

9. Proven Strategies To Boost Social Media Shares And Conversions

We use a number of these strategies in our own work with social media clients, and can attest to their effectiveness.

10. 5 Ways Millennial Social Media Habits Will Change In 2017

Millennials are some of the most important people to reach in your social media marketing. Forbes shares 5 ways their social media usage is anticipated to change over the coming year.

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