Instagram

September 19, 2019

Updates:

  • Instgram News: They are implementing new restrictions on diet and cosmetic surgery ads to better protect vulnerable users. 

  • Facebook News:

    • 1) They are launching three new versions of its Portal smart home device, including one which connected to your home TV set.

    • 2) They published a new, updated overview of its Creator Studio app, including its Instagram publishing tools.


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September 10, 2019

Updates:

  • Facebook News: They are testing out two new ad options which aim to facilitate on-platform purchases, capitalizing on purchase intent.

  • Twitter News: They launched a new guide to using the platform for marketing, with a range of stats and notes to help.

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August 27, 2019

Updates:

  • Twitter News: They are working on scheduling a tweet into Twitter web app itself.

  • Twitter News: They are testing a new and larger image tweet carousel ad format.

  • Instagram News: They are working yet on another Snapchat clone.

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August 26, 2019

Updates:

👍Facebook News 👍

  • They added some new Page badges as it seeks to encourage greater participation and engagement.

  • Posting a new video to IGTV also offers option to share it to Facebook Watch.

  • They are expanding its 3D photos feature to Android users.

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August 14, 2019

Updates:

  • Twitter News: They are testing ways for users to follow and snooze specific topics.

  • Instagram News: They are opening up its augmented reality effects platform to all users, enabling a new range of creative options.

  • Youtube News: They expanding access to its Super Chat live-stream tipping option, providing another revenue opportunity for creators.

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August 7, 2019

Updates:

  • Twitter News: They are testing Snooze feature, allowing users to pause notifications for 1 hour, 3 hours or 12 hours.

  • Twitter News: They will soon be able to filter out low quality messages from the DMs.

  • Instagram News: They are taking steps to find out the reason behind its users not liking a particular post on their feeds.

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June 11, 2019

 

Updates:

  • Snapchat is experimenting with an events feature of its own.

  • Instagram celebrating #UntoldPride this Pride Month

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