As the future of TikTok in the United States remains uncertain, Instagram is continuing its efforts to combat the growing video platform — and get ahead of the Google Shoploop buzz. Beginning on Monday, Instagram allowed users to test shopping functionality within Instagram TV videos. They also plan to release shoppable Reels later in the year. As TikTok recently developed …

Black Friday is usually an exciting day of door-busting deals, stores bustling with customers, and people prepared to shop ‘til they drop. But, in all the complexity of 2020, signs are pointing to a much different-looking Black Friday than we’ve ever seen before. What will Black Friday 2020 look like? In recent years, there’s been a steady rise in the …