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 news from March 25 through March 31 for our latest social media news update.
These include filters, direct photo messages that disappear and Facebook Stories.
This tool was released Monday and lets all desktop and mobile users in the U.S. easily connect with their local officials.
The related articles section is located in its Instant Articles, at the bottom.
The feature, which is optional, allows Facebook Messenger users to share their current locations with friends of their choice for up to one hour.
Rumor has it Facebook is going to start testing the ability to add GIFs to comments.
The feature is aimed to allow users to back causes such as education, medical needs, pet medical, crisis relief, personal emergencies and funerals.
A recent report found the group most likely to search out products after seeing Instagram promoted posts is those ages 65-74.
When replying to tweets, handles no longer count toward the character limit.
This is an effort to boost Twitter’s decreasing advertising revenue and signals a major push to make money off live streaming.
The update includes an analytics dashboard, activity tab and Moments.
The company is conducting a survey to see if users are interested in a “new, more enhanced version of TweetDeck.”
As a result of the YouTube advertising boycott, Google could end up losing $750 million.
Any data users added to that feature will disappear by March 31.
Small and medium-sized businesses are the next target of their advertising pursuits through a new program called Pinterest Propel, which provides special services for new advertisers unfamiliar with the way the site works.
Since Tuesday, all brands are able to use app-install ads via its ad product, Promoted App Pins.
The Samsung Galaxy S8 and S8+ will feature image search in the phones’ Bixby intelligent interface powered by Pinterest.