Facebook Emojis Are Here!

You know what they say, “Emojis really are the new hieroglyphics.” Almost every year, we receive multiple updates from social media and tech platforms with the latest and improved emojis to fit our communication needs. Need to express how much you love someone? There’s an emoji for that. Do you want to let someone know how much you’re craving pizza? There’s also an emoji for … Continue reading Facebook Emojis Are Here!

Instagram Introduces New Insights for Reels and Live

Insights have been an integral part of social media for Creators and Brands alike, so it’s huge news that Instagram has finally rolled out access to new insights that will help users evaluate the performance of their content on the platform! Based on feedback from creators and businesses, Instagram is launching insights for Reels and Live, and this is what you will find: Reels Insights … Continue reading Instagram Introduces New Insights for Reels and Live

Social Media Platforms are Stepping up Their Community Protection

Yes, Social Media is fun. Communicating with friends and families, connecting with like-minded individuals, and keeping up with crazy trends. What’s not to like? Behind what seems to be all fun and games, serious things such as abuse, misinformation, bullying, and such happen on a daily basis- especially in the comments section! Of course, this is no secret and we all know for sure that … Continue reading Social Media Platforms are Stepping up Their Community Protection

Facebook Allows Users to Move Images to Photobucket and Event Listings to Google Calendar

Facebook has announced that it has added two new destinations to its data portability options for when users want to move their data from the social network. According to TechCrunch, Product Manager Hadi Michel said that the new data transfer tool gives users more clarity on what they can share to which platforms. They mentioned that users can launch multiple transfers, with better fine-grain control … Continue reading Facebook Allows Users to Move Images to Photobucket and Event Listings to Google Calendar

Is Social Media Innovation Dead?

So TikTok just introduced its new feature TikTok Stories, where you can finally post vertical video content to share with your followers and then disappear after 24 hours. Hmm, now where have we heard that before? Oh, right!  Surprise, surprise, it’s yet another case of copycats in the tech and social media industry, where the most popular platforms are stealing ideas from each other. Back … Continue reading Is Social Media Innovation Dead?

YouTube Shorts: A New Way to Watch & Share Content

Looks like TikTok can’t take a break. YouTube is about to enter the social game. The online video sharing and social media platform owned by Google announced its newest feature, YouTube Shorts. Shorts is a new short-form video experience for creators and artists who want to shoot short, catchy videos using nothing but their mobile phones, which is its competitor to TikTok. An early beta … Continue reading YouTube Shorts: A New Way to Watch & Share Content

TikTok: The Ultimate Platform for Culture and Music

Ever heard somebody say, “It starts on TikTok”? Turns out, there’s a reason for that – a really good one, actually! Trends are what make the world go round in the TikTok universe. It has made stars out of aspiring musicians, created memes out of audios and filters, empowered subcultures, brought about bigs wins for brands and so much more. According to TikTok, “The TikTok … Continue reading TikTok: The Ultimate Platform for Culture and Music

Bye-Bye Fleets

Woohoo! Say bye-bye to Fleets! ⁠ Why am I celebrating?  Because I’m fed up with social media platforms bloating themselves with additional features that don’t add value for their users, but rather seem like desperate grabs at the “next shiny thing”⁠. Fleets, Twitter’s take on the Story-like features that we often see on Snapchat and Instagram, has officially seen its final days. Back in July … Continue reading Bye-Bye Fleets

Partner Up! Instagram Collab is here

Creators of the ‘gram, this one’s for you! Instagram is testing out “Collab”, a new feature that can enable users to post collaborative content through the main feed and Reels. Seeing collaborations being a trendy and successful tactic for content creators to create amazing content while reaching a wider audience has led the social media platform to take the step towards making its platform more … Continue reading Partner Up! Instagram Collab is here