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

Arabic Pinterest Now Available

Great news for Arabic speaking creators and brands – Pinterest is now officially available in Arabic! The popular, inspiration-based platform had quietly rolled out Arabic as a language option for Android users and those who use its website and saw a sharp 48% rise in the number of users who selected it as their language of choice. Pinterest also stated in an official blog post: … Continue reading Arabic Pinterest Now Available

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

Microsoft is Bringing Back Clippy

Guess who’s back? Back again. That’s right, Clippy’s back! Microsoft just announced that the iconic office assistant will replace the paperclip emoji that exists across Windows, Office, Microsoft Teams, and other Microsoft 365 products. In fact, the company even started the hype by teasing the return of Clippy in a tweet promising that if Twitter post received 20,000 Likes, they would replace the paperclip emoji … Continue reading Microsoft is Bringing Back Clippy

TikTok Resumes

Looking for a job? Trying to hire new employees? What if we told you that you can start job hunting and hiring through social media? No, we’re not talking about LinkedIn. We’re talking about TikTok! ⁠TikTok is testing a job application tool that allows its U.S. users to directly apply with video resumes to companies like Chipotle, Target, and Shopify. The pilot programme is called … Continue reading TikTok Resumes