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.
Working within a design/do framework, we hit the ground running and came out of the year with ten key insights from our work in the social TV space.
The end of Twitter insights on CrowdTangle, group chats come to Instagram Stories, TikTok partners with GIPHY and more social platform updates you might have missed this July.
You heard it here first: Both YouTube and Facebook are considering major changes to where key content is distributed within their platforms, with YouTube considering moving Children’s content to the YouTube Kids app and Facebook considering moving news content to a dedicated space.
From a new integration between Eventbrite and Facebook Events, to horizontal video on IGTV, it was a busy month for new product updates, rollouts, and feature launches on your favorite social media platforms.
In an exclusive Q&A, social media and chat marketing expert Eytan Oren shares his perspective on the rise of Stories, AR, and chat apps as alternatives (and replacements) to the social news feed.
April’s social platform updates including one of the largest Facebook refreshes to date, Twitter captions, Instagram live Q&A, and LinkedIn reactions, among other engagement, privacy, and marketing focused updates.
While you were watching your brackets, the social media platforms announced some big changes. Get the full roundup here: 27 announcements, launches, and new features that you should know — including a live TV integration for Facebook’s “Watch Party,” a new camera feature on Twitter, and the launch of Facebook’s searchable ad library.
There are hundreds of updates, new features, and beta tests every month on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, and other major social media platforms. We’ve identified the most important changes that are likely to affect you as a producer of content or a manager of communities on these platforms.
What changed on social media in January, that you need to know about as a social media manager or audience engagement professional? Here’s our full monthly roundup.