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Social Media News this week was dominated by Facebook’s new guidelines for Creators, Snap Inc. reportedly in conversations with leading music labels while also partnering with ICC Cricket World Cup, and more.
Snapchat & JioSaavn announce a content integration partnership
Snap Inc. and JioSaavn announced a partnership aimed at connecting with South Asian mobile users worldwide. The integration will allow JioSaavn users to share what they are listening to from the JioSaavn app to Snapchat. Read more here.
Instagram is working on suppressing third-party apps selling fake followers and likes
Instagram is working on cracking down third-party apps that sell Instagram Fake Followers and engagement, as discovered in the app’s backend code. Read more here.
Snap Inc. in talks with Sony Music, Universal Music Group and more
Snap Inc. is reportedly in conversations with leading music labels to add more licensed music to Snapchat. Read more here.
Instagram tests redesigns Post Creation UI
Instagram is testing redesigns with the recently updated Instagram Post Creation UI with a new Stories tab. Read more here.
Instagram spotted testing ‘Order’ and ‘Product’ stickers
Instagram has been found to be testing new Instagram Shoppable Stickers named Order and Product for the in-app Stories. Read more here.
Facebook rolls out new guidelines for Instagram Creators
Facebook has published a new set of guidelines to help Instagram creators make more efficient use of the platform. All you need to know about Instagram Creators Guidelines here. Read more here.
TikTok creates in-app gamification for ICC Cricket World Cup partnership
TikTok recently announced its association with The International Cricket Council (ICC), as part of a global partnership with ByteDance. Everything you need to know about TikTok ICC Cricket World Cup Partnership here. Read more here.
All you need to know about Twitter’s content partnership with ICC Cricket World Cup