Social Media News Round Up: Instagram Live Scheduling & 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 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 Instagram’s new features and updates and Twitter’s Spaces Spark Program.

Instagram Updates: Account Status & Outages Notifications

Instagram is testing a new feature that will notify users in their Activity Feed when the platform experiences an outage or technical issue, and when it is resolved. The platform also launched an Account Status feature. Read more here.

Instagram launches Live Scheduling features

Instagram has launched a new set of features for users and content creators to bring in more engagement via their Live Sessions. Prior scheduling and setting reminders being a few of them. Read more here.

Twitter launches Spaces Spark Program

Twitter has launched the Spaces Spark Program, a three-month accelerator initiative for creators. Interested users can apply for the program by filling the participation. The deadline for the same is October 22, 2021. Read more here