Category: Social Media Blog

Facebook Announces Education and Insights Sessions as Part of Cannes LIONS 2021

The sessions could offer new insight into how to make best use of Facebook's evolving ad and creator tools.

https://www.socialmediatoday.com/news/facebook-announces-education-and-insights-sessions-as-part-of-cannes-lions/602097/

Facebook Tests Public Comments Display on Facebook Stories

This could be a new way to spark a different kind of engagement with the format.

https://www.socialmediatoday.com/news/facebook-tests-public-comments-display-on-facebook-stories/602093/

Facebook Highlights Black-Owned Businesses for Juneteenth, Provides Tools to Increase Awareness

Facebook has launched a new set of initiatives to highlight Black-owned businesses for Juneteenth.

https://www.socialmediatoday.com/news/facebook-highlights-black-owned-businesses-for-juneteenth-provides-tools-t/602088/

Twitter Will Now Let Spaces Hosts Download an Audio File of Their Space

There's a new way to utilize the audio from your Twitter Spaces broadcasts.

https://www.socialmediatoday.com/news/twitter-will-now-let-spaces-hosts-download-an-audio-file-of-their-space/602038/

Google Adds New Listing Options for Business Profiles, Including Services, Bookings and Streamlined Catalog Upload

Google's got some new options for connecting with potential customers within its apps.

https://www.socialmediatoday.com/news/google-adds-new-listing-options-for-business-profiles-including-services/602037/

New Report Looks at Evolving Consumer Expectations from Brands on Social Media [Infographic]

Sprout Social's latest report looks at key social customer expectation trends, and how brands can adapt their approaches.

https://www.socialmediatoday.com/news/new-report-looks-at-evolving-consumer-expectations-from-brands-on-social-me/602032/

Google Adds New Search Console Insights to Provide Quick Pointers on Key Website Visitor Trends

Google's new Search Console Insights will help you get a better understanding of key website visitor behaviors, in real-time.

https://www.socialmediatoday.com/news/google-adds-new-search-console-insights-to-provide-quick-pointers-on-key-we/602030/

Facebook Launches New Independent Artist Program to Provide Exposure Opportunities for Unsigned Musicians

Facebook is launching a new music distribution process for independent artists.

https://www.socialmediatoday.com/news/facebook-launches-new-independent-artist-program-to-provide-exposure-opport/602025/

Snapchat Adds New Developer Tools for Spotlight, Providing New Creative and Promotional Options

Snapchat has announced new developer tools for Spotlight, which will expand the available tools in the option.

https://www.socialmediatoday.com/news/snapchat-adds-new-developer-tools-for-spotlight-providing-new-creative-and/602023/

Instagram Adds Group Fundraisers, Facilitating New Awareness Opportunities

Instagram has added a new fundraising option, with group fundraisers providing new collaborative opportunities. 

https://www.socialmediatoday.com/news/instagram-adds-group-fundraisers-facilitating-new-awareness-opportunities/601961/

LinkedIn Shares New Insights and Tips on Effective Branding Through Content [Infographic]

LinkedIn has shared some new insights into the importance of branding, and how content can help, in the recovery process.

https://www.socialmediatoday.com/news/linkedin-shares-new-insights-and-tips-on-effective-branding-through-content/601960/

YouTube Adds New Control Options for Shorts Remixes, Tests Shorts Analytics in the Main App

YouTube has added some new tools related to Shorts, including Channel controls to limit Shorts remixes of your videos.

https://www.socialmediatoday.com/news/youtube-adds-new-control-options-for-shorts-remixes-tests-shorts-analytics/601958/

Clubhouse Looks to Boost its Presence in India with Expansion of ‘Creator First’ Funding

Following its massive growth in users on Android, Clubhouse will now offer funding to a selection of creators in India.

https://www.socialmediatoday.com/news/clubhouse-looks-to-boost-its-presence-in-india-with-expansion-of-creator-f/601957/

Facebook Launches Initial Test of Ads in the VR Environment

Facebook has launched an initial test of ads in the VR environment.

https://www.socialmediatoday.com/news/facebook-launches-initial-test-of-ads-in-the-vr-environment/601953/

Snapchat Shares New Insights into How Users Celebrate Pride Month, and What They Expect from Brands

Snapchat has shared new insights into how users are looking to celebrate Pride Month.

https://www.socialmediatoday.com/news/snapchat-shares-new-insights-into-how-users-celebrate-pride-month-and-what/601952/

Facebook’s New Podcast Listening Tools are Set to Be Launched Next Week

Facebook's new podcast integration tools are coming next week.

https://www.socialmediatoday.com/news/facebooks-new-podcast-listening-tools-are-set-to-be-launched-next-week/601949/

Facebook Adds a Range of New Group Admin Tools, Including an Updated Dashboard and ‘Conflict Alerts’

Facebook has announced a range of new group admin features.

https://www.socialmediatoday.com/news/facebook-adds-a-range-of-new-group-admin-tools-including-an-updated-dashbo/601941/

Facebook Launches New Gaming Fan Groups as Part of its Broader Push into the Gaming Space

Facebook has announced a new group type designed to help it grow gaming communities on the platform.

https://www.socialmediatoday.com/news/facebook-launches-new-gaming-fan-groups-as-part-of-its-broader-push-into-th/601875/

LinkedIn Provides New insights into the Evolving Marketing Career Landscape [Infographic]

LinkedIn has shared some new insights into how marketing roles have changed over the past year.

https://www.socialmediatoday.com/news/linkedin-provides-new-insights-into-the-evolving-marketing-career-landscape/601872/

Twitter Shares New Insights into Rising Tweet Engagement Around Sports [Infographic]

Twitter has provided some new insights into the rising engagement around sports in the app.

https://www.socialmediatoday.com/news/twitter-shares-new-insights-into-rising-tweet-engagement-around-sports-inf/601871/

TikTok Becomes Major Sponsor of VidCon 2021, Taking Over from YouTube

Could this be a changing of the guard in the digital creator space?

https://www.socialmediatoday.com/news/tiktok-becomes-major-sponsor-of-vidcon-2021-taking-over-from-youtube/601866/

Twitter Moves Closer to Launching Emoji-Style Reactions on Tweets

Looks like Reactions are coming to a tweet near you…

https://www.socialmediatoday.com/news/twitter-moves-closer-to-launching-emoji-style-reactions-on-tweets/601863/

Facebook Shares Insights into Key Topics of Discussion Across Facebook and Instagram in Q1

Facebook has provided an overview of the key discussion topics that are gaining the most momentum on Facebook and Instagram.

https://www.socialmediatoday.com/news/facebook-shares-insights-into-key-topics-of-discussion-across-facebook-and-1/601859/

Facebook Seeks Oversight Board Advice on What Qualifies as ‘Private’ User Information

Facebook has referred its first policy advisory motion to its independent Oversight Board, which will be an interesting test case.

https://www.socialmediatoday.com/news/facebook-seeks-oversight-board-advice-on-what-qualifies-as-private-user-i/601854/