Social Media News Round Up: Twitter updates, & more

Social Media News

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 Meta introducing ‘Personal Boundary’ for avatars, Key takeaways from Pinterest, and more.

Meta introduces ‘Personal Boundary’ for virtual reality platforms

Meta has launched ‘Personal Boundary’ for Horizon Worlds and Horizon Venues to create more personal space for the avatars and avoid unwanted interactions. Read more here.

Key Takeaways from Meta Q4 2021 Report

The Meta Q4 2021 Report highlights active usage of apps owned by Facebook, the network’s standing in terms of revenue generated, and the announcement of expected headwinds. Read more here.

Twitter Updates: Reply via DMs, Super Follow notifications, & more

Twitter has announced a few updates including Super Follow notifications for subscribers on iOS, amongst others. The platform is also testing a new feature that lets users reply to Tweet authors through DMs and more. Read more here.

Advertisers can now manage frequency of ads on YouTube connected-TV

To avoid overexposure of ads and a better viewing experience on connected-TV, Google has launched a new tool for YouTube and other apps, that allows advertisers to manage how many times viewers see their ads. Read more here.

Key Takeaways from Pinterest Q4 2021 report

Pinterest Q4 2021 Report highlights the platform’s current standing in FY 2021, active usage of the app, revenue generated, and more. Read more here.

Sharechat to acquire MX TakaTak in 600-700 Mn USD

In a cash-and-stock deal, the acquisition of MX TakaTak by Sharechat intends to enhance the use of artificial intelligence tools and expand the userbase by amalgamating the active userbase of both the apps. Read more here.

Meta Updates: Split Payments, Vanish Mode & more

Meta launched new updates on Messenger for its Android and iOS users in U.S. This includes split payments, audio features, and Vanish Mode. Read more here.