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June 24, 2019

 

Updates:

  • Instagram is working on a new 'Stop-Motion' camera option for Stories, which could provide brands with an easy option for video posts.

  • Facebook let’s Group admins auto-approve members based on their location in local neighbourhood groups.

  • More!

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June 24, Monday at 2:30 PM EST | You can click here to check-in now, and ask any questions that are on your mind.

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June 21, 2019

 

Updates:

  • Instagram will now give you more time to decide on what you want to post to your Stories, with all content captured in the Stories Camera to remain available for a week.

  • Google has announced a new set of features for Google My Business profiles, which will provide additional opportunities for business listings across Google's offerings.

  • Recap of the week and more!

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Schedule:

June 24, Monday at 2:30 PM EST | Facebook

June 25, Tuesday at 12:00 PM EST | Twitter

June 26, Wednesday at 2:30 PM EST | Instagram

June 27, Thursday at 2:30 PM EST | LinkedIn with Viveka von Rosen

June 28, Friday at 2:30 PM EST | Pinterest with Laura Rike

Have a question or a comment you’d like me to consider for these Alexa Flash Briefings? Let me know in the comments below.

May 30, 2019

 

Updates:

  • New 'order' sticker spotted in Instagram Stories.

  • In Twitter, you can broadcast live with up to three guests of your choosing. With just a few taps, you can take your broadcast from a solo event to a group one.

  • Google Maps adds ability to see speed limits and speed traps in 40+ countries.

May 23, 2019

 

Updates:

  • Facebook has recently provided some new tips on creating effective ads on its main platform. Facebook has launched a new guide to running effective Stories ads with the visual assets you have available. You can read Facebook's full rundown here.

  • Pinterest has announced a new feature for Pride Month 2019, which will turn all related searches into multi-colored text.

  • Instagram will soon let you appeal post takedowns

  • Google has announced an update to its mobile search listings, going with a small, but significant, new look for specific listings.

Facebook feed ads tips

Facebook feed ads tips

Google's Updating its Search Listings with New Brand Icons, and an Alternative Ad Format

Google's Updating its Search Listings with New Brand Icons, and an Alternative Ad Format

May 17, 2019

 

Updates:

  • Instagram is rolling out some changes to its Explore tab, including Stories content, new IGTV and Shop categories and an updated layout.

  • Instagram has announced that it's shutting down its separate 'Direct' messaging app after a year or so in circulation.

  • Twitter's working on a new option that would enable users to live-stream with friends, similar to the same functionality on Periscope.

  • Facebook has announced two new updates to its News Feed algorithm designed to highlight content from close friends, and promote better quality content from Pages.

May 16, 2019

 

Updates:

  • A while back Facebook removed the 'View as Public' option on profiles last year due to a security flaw . Facebook has fixed the problem, it’s bringing the option back, while also adding a new option to more easily edit the details you display to non-connections when they look you up on Facebook.

  • Twitter is introducing new search tools meant to help users find credible resources about vaccines.

  • Facebook introduces ‘one strike’ policy to combat abuse of its live-streaming service