As PR professionals, it’s essential to stay on top of all of the latest news, including social media updates. Here is a roundup of the top social media stories from Feb. 25 through March 3 for our latest social media update.
Some Android users have noticed an additional “Explore” tab next to their “Home” news feed tab. The “Explore” tab will feature a combination of photos, videos and articles tailored to each users’ interests from pages they haven’t liked or followed.
Facebook is rolling out new products and features that make organic videos and video ads feel richer and engaging for viewers, including a better vertical video experience and more intuitive creative resources.
Users will soon be able to report if someone might harm themselves while broadcasting on Facebook Live. The tool will help connect those in distress with people who can support them.
1,620 new ones to be exact.
It’s called City Guides and will provide suggestions for local events, restaurants, etc.
Stories advertisers around the world can utilize full-screen ads, an announcement that was made just before Snap Inc. went public.
This is intended to be used by those who endorse products rather than using the #spon or #ad hashtags in their posts.
The company saw a 30 percent boost in advertising revenue last year.
Users can now turn on three new notification filters including muting notifications from accounts without a profile picture, verified email or phone number.
These updates are available in its mobile app so users can go live to certain groups or people.
The lens – a rainbow vomiting dog – was only available on the NYSE and Snap offices Thursday.
This platform will allow viewers to subscribe and watch live feeds of top TV networks for $35 a month. Also included will be a cloud-based DVR with the capacity to keep an unlimited number of shows.
Pinterest Labs will be launched soon and is a new group within the org dedicated to machine learning because “most of Pinterest hasn’t been built yet.”