Social Media News Round Up: Twitter testing new features, Facebook's fact-checking networks expansion and more

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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.

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Social Media News this week was dominated by Influencers facing the wrath of Instagram Purge, Jack Dorsey thinking about a clarification option for tweets and more.

Twitter is thinking about a clarification option for tweets

Jack Dorsey, CEO of Twitter mentioned at an event for Goldman Sachs in San Francisco that Twitter is contemplating about a clarification option for tweets. Read more here.

Influencers face the wrath of Instagram purge

Instagram purge of fake followers was executed and influential accounts are seeing a dip in their follower count. Read more here.

Testing: Direct messages for Instagram’s web version of mobile and desktop

Instagram’s web version is being tested with the direct messages feature on desktop as well as mobile. Instagram web DM might finally arrive. Read more here.

Facebook gears up for General Elections with changes in fact-checking network

Facebook has partnered with Facebook fact-checking network and groups to review the authenticity of the news stories being circulated on the platform ahead of the General Elections in India. Read more here.

Twitter is testing 5 new features on iOS

Twitter is testing a string of new features like improved night mode, react with GIF, end-to-end encryption and more on iOS. Read more here.

Lego launches a limited edition adult clothing line available only on Snapchat

Lego Group, a toy production company launched a clothing line exclusively on Snapchat available from Wednesday in US, UK, Germany and France. Read more here.


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