Hashtag Updates for Instagram

The latest API changes from Instagram no longer allow apps to access the username of a user who made a post on Instagram. While we can still pull in hashtag posts on Instagram as well as the URL to the associated post, we cannot pull in usernames. In order to identify who the user is, you will need to click on the link to their post, which will take you to their post on their Instagram page.

Under the entrants tab, instead of seeing their username, you will now see Instagram User and you can click on each one to be taken to their page to identify who they are.

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Modify entries for users

We've just released a new feature that will now allow brands to modify entry numbers for users. Any entries that have been already earned by a user and automatically applied by our system cannot be changed, however, you can manually add or remove entries for a user if they did something off of the platform (like visited your store) or if you deem they did not actually complete an action fully, you can remove entries from their total.

Learn more: https://docs.viralsweep.com/en/articles/85268

Sendinblue Integration

We've added a new integration with Sendinblue, so you can now connect your campaigns directly to a Sendinblue list.

Learn more: Sendinblue Integration


Additions to voter log

For contests that are using our voting system, your voter log will now include the referring source of where the voter came from, as well as the voters user agent which contains information about their device and browser.

Scheduled Maintenance

We will have scheduled maintenance starting on Saturday June 15th at 10PM eastern. Maintenance is scheduled to last 1-2 hours. During this time, campaigns and dashboards will be offline.

Link to the rules

You can now easily link directly to the rules on your campaign by adding #rules to the end of any URL. This will automatically trigger the form to load with the rules displayed.

Facebook Page Tab Installs Working Again

Facebook has fixed the bug with page tabs, and you can now install campaigns to a page tab again.

DDOS attack

UPDATE: This has been resolved and the service is operating normally.

There is an ongoing DDOS attack against our service at the moment.

We're working to mitigate the issue. Currently, if your campaign is embedded into your website, some customers may have trouble accessing it.

For the time being, you can send all traffic directly to a ViralSweep URL if customers are having issues entering your campaign. You can find this URL in your dashboard by clicking the install button on your campaign and then clicking direct link and grabbing the link to the full page style.

Facebook Page Tab Installs Not Working

Due to a bug with Facebook, trying to install a campaign on a Facebook Page Tab is currently not working for some users. Until Facebook resolves this bug, installing to a Facebook page tab may not work. This does not appear to effect any existing page tabs.

The bug report to Facebook can be seen here: https://developers.facebook.com/support/bugs/1978223865639904/

Payments Feature Updates

We've implemented an additional option to our payments feature which now lets you store credit cards for customers in your Stripe account without actually having to charge them up front to fill out your form.

To add this option, simply add the payments feature to your form, and select save card and charge later.

You still have the option to collect payments from users directly on your form as well.

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