Social media platforms are constantly evolving and updating with newer features to increase relevance and stickiness for users, brands, and businesses. Here is our roundup of Social Media News for this week.
Social Samosa brings you all the latest social media news, platform updates, and trends dominating the digital ecosystem. Social media news this week was dominated by YouTube AdSense controls, Reddit’s new Ads platform features, LinkedIn Articles for Pages, and more.
Twitter introduces labeling feature for automated accounts
Twitter is testing a labeling feature that allows users to identify automated accounts managed by bots, for users to have an informed experience on the platform. Read more here.
YouTube Updates: AdSense Blocking Controls & more
YouTube has launched a slate of new features and updates for creators, which include editorial ability to choose which ads serve their videos, a new metric in analytics, and more. Read more here.
Oculus announces Zoom integration with Horizon Workrooms
Professionals using Horizon Workrooms, the remote working tool by Oculus will now have added functionalities and video-conferencing features supported by Zoom. Read more here.
LinkedIn introduces Articles for Pages
While LinkedIn has had the functionality to post and publish long-form textual content, with the new functionality Articles, users will be able to engage their audience with long-form articles without leaving the app or a character count limit. Read more here.
Reddit Updates: Improved Search, Subreddit Forking & more
After a series of relevance tests and changes to infrastructure, Reddit has now launched the revamped Search, along with a slate of new updates including a new way to create subreddits called Forking. Read more here.
Reddit introduces new features for its Ads platform