Social Media News Round-Up: Tinder prompts, Facebook Manage Activity & 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 Tinder prompts, Twitter Banner Images and Schedule Tweets, Facebook Manage Activity & more.

Tinder introduces Prompts to help express yourself

Tinder has introduced Prompts that display among your profile photos, to share bite-sized glimpses into your personality that can act as conversation starters. Read more here.

Twitter Updates: Banner Images and Schedule Tweets

Twitter introduces two new updates, Banner Images for Lists and an option to save a draft and finish the Tweet later with an option to schedule it. Read more here.

Pinterest launches a Shop tab for visual search

The Shop tab on Lens Results will show products identified from the picture users click from the Pinterest Camera. Read more here.

Facebook introduces Manage Activity for users

Manage Activity will let users archive or trash old posts on Facebook that they no longer want others to see but want to keep them for themselves. Read more here.

A look at all new apps launched by Facebook

Facebook has launched a series of new apps in the past two months. Here is an overview of them. Read more here.

Snapchat rolls out Dynamic Ads globally

Dynamic ads that bring automated personalization for brands and marketers through mobile native templates are now globally available on Snapchat. Read more here.

Instagram food order discovery sticker to help restaurants

In an effort to support small businesses as they get back to business, Instagram food order discovery sticker has been rolled out in India. This will allow customers to support and stay in touch with their favourite businesses. Read more here.

Facebook tests sending marketing emails from Pages

Facebook is testing an option for advertisers to connect with their email subscriber base by sending marketing emails directly from Pages. Read more here.