In this digital age, banks are finding new ways to assess candidates suitability for financial products and services. “Social scores” are being used to predict behaviors, like one likeliness to pay back a debt or take care of a rental property.
Instagram’s feed will now show users recommended posts – a change that earlier this month was spotted while in testing, and has since quietly gone live. The feature, described here in the company’s Help documentation, will suggest posts for you based on those that have been liked by other accounts you follow.
“Running as a 12 month trial, the service will allow shoppers to post their grocery list online and specify their desired delivery time, with an Airtasker then doing the shop and delivering the items. Shoppers and Airtaskers will also be able to chat one on one, allowing for shopping lists to be changed on the go.”
With another $385 million in the bank, the company said that it will invest across three “priority growth areas,” namely, boosting its kitchens-only Editions program that launched in London back in April; expanding its technology team, including investments across artificial intelligence (AI) systems; and launching in new markets.