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 reports of Mark Zuckerberg outlining Facebook’s objectives for this decade, updates for LinkedIn Pages and more.
Now use LinkedIn Pages to go live amidst other updates
LinkedIn has announced three new features for Pages including the ability to go live from the page, invite to follow and post as a page. Read more here.
YouTube announces fitness-themed Original show in Indian market
Celebrities like Kareena Kapoor Khan, Neha Kakkar and RJ Malishka to feature on the show. MostlySane will also feature in the YouTube Originals’ ‘Pretty Fit’ for offbeat wellness trends. Read more here.
Users will probably never see a Twitter edit button
Jack Dorsey, CEO & Co-Founder, Twitter answers a few users’ questions and also explains how to get verified on the platform. Read more here.
Twitter speaks about attempts to reduce hate speech
Twitter is experimenting with several options and practices to reduce toxicity & hate speech on the platform. Read more here.
TikTok may soon launch ‘For You’ with better UX to attract advertisers
TikTok is may soon collaborate with brands for paid advertising and content curation opportunities in a way strikingly similar to Snapchat. Read more here.
Instagram launches new Boomerang features
Instagram has introduced its popular feature Boomerang in new forms: Slowmo, Echo, and Duo. Read more here.
Facebook plans broad roll-out of redesigned UI; soon to launch Lasso
Facebook will start rolling out the redesigned UI for desktop with streamlined navigation to more users now. Read more here.
Soon, you can limit who replies to your tweet; Twitter tests new feature
Twitter is reportedly working on a feature that will allow users to limit replies on their tweets to Global, Group, Panel, and Statement. Read more here.
Quick Recap: Trending topics on Snapchat in December
Trending topics on Snapchat last December included 2020 filters, Impeachment of Trump, Juice Wrld’s sudden demise, and Netflix’s You. Read more here.
Zuckerberg shares Facebook focus areas for next decade