Social Media News Round Up: Instagram gets music, YouTube music charts, Snapchat 3D snaps


Social media platforms are constantly evolving and updating with newer features to increase relevance and stickiness for users, brands, and businesses. Here is our weekly roundup of Social Media News this week.

Social Samosa brings you all the latest news, platform updates and trends dominating the digital ecosystem.

Social media news this week was dominated by Facebook and Instagram launching music products in India, YouTube launching music charts in India and Snapchat launches 3D snaps.

Facebook and Instagram launch Music Products in India

Facebook and Instagram have launched new features such as music stickers, Lyrics on Instagram, Lip Sync Live, and the ability to add songs to their Facebook Profiles. Read more here.

Instagram might be introducing a button to upload different kinds of content

Instagram is testing a button on Profile that would let you upload different kinds of content. Read more here.

YouTube launches Music Charts in India; will let you keep a tab on trending

YouTube Charts has been launched in India to enhance the Music Charts experience and showcase & celebrate artists and music from around the world. Read more here.

Facebook Public Figures now have new tools and features

Facebook Public Figures now have access to more tools and features to help them reach new audiences, grow their businesses and more. Read more here.

YouTube tests Profile Cards for commenters

YouTube is working on a feature named Profile Cards that would display a viewer’s recent comments. Read more here.

Snapchat launches 3D Snaps

Snap Inc. introduces a 3D camera mode allowing to create 3D Snaps. The 3D Snaps add a new layer of expression and interactivity to selfies. Read more here.

Facebook expands news tab; updates marketplace

Facebook is expanding ‘Today In’, it’s dedicated news tab to more than 6,000 cities across the US and making improvements to the feature. Read more here.

Twitter highlights visions of 9 first-time MPs with #First100Days

#First100Days aims to connect MPs to their constituents and highlight their work on issues close to the heart of their communities. Read more here.


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