Platform changes roundup: March 2020

In March, social media platforms hustled to introduce features and tools to help publishers and brands during the COVID-19 pandemic, such as new upgrades to Facebook Live, Instagram’s Co-Watching feature and curated spaces for trusted content that have been introduced on Facebook, LinkedIn, Twitter, Reddit, Pinterest and YouTube. It seems that certain big changes to social platforms such as Twitter’s “fleets” have been put on the backburner.

Social Media Portal: COVID-19 Edition (Part Two) – March 20, 2020

For us in public media, this marks a great responsibility and opportunity to show our value. Today’s newsletter will add to last week’s tips on managing social media during the COVID pandemic, and debut a few new sections that will keep you up to speed in this fast moving situation.

February 3, 2020 – Community + Engagement

At its best, social media is all about making connections and building communities that didn’t exist before. Today’s newsletter focuses on the practice of engaging audiences, from niche and hyper-local to national.