Social Media News Round Up: Instagram’s glitch, YouTube’s Autoplay and more

Social Media News

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’s Add Hobbies & redesign, WhatsApp’s Dark Mode & Group Calling, World Leaders on Instagram and more.

Read on to find out all the social media updates from the week that went by.

Instagram experienced a glitch on Thursday with starnge lines and distortion

An undefined Instagram glitch was seen on Thursday, strange lines and distortion appeared on the posts made on the Feed and Stories. Read more here.

Facebook tests new features for Users and Group Admins

Facebook is testing a few features and continuing to redesign. They are now testing a Hobbies feature and card-like profile views. Read more here.

YouTube is rolling out Autoplay for Home Feed

YouTube is rolling out YouTube Autoplay on Home, automatically playing videos on your home feed to provide a better previewing experience. Read more here.

WhatsApp is rolling out two new features; Dark Mode & Group Calling

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WhatsApp is rolling out two new features; Dark Mode and Group calling. Dark Mode is still under development and Group Calling is available on Android Beta Version 2.18.370. Read more here.

Data: PM Narendra Modi most followed world leader on Instagram

Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi is the most followed world leader on Instagram with 14.8 million followers. Check out the data for World Leaders on Instagram. Read more here.


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