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

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

Facebook is Testing Animated Reactions

Another exciting update is about to come for Facebook users! Over the past few months, the social media platform has hinted at launching a variety of updates, from promotion tags to image motion effects. This time, Facebook is testing animated reactions to shared posts on the news feed. According to social media expert Matt Navarra’s post, users will have an option to add animated reactions … Continue reading Facebook is Testing Animated Reactions

TikTok’s New “Scrubbing” Feature

Have you ever found yourself in a situation where you need to rewatch a long TikTok video because you missed some parts of it? Same! Well good news, fellow TikTok watchers! The platform has added a new “scrubbing” feature to its video.  According to The Verge, “TikTok is now rolling out the ability for everyone to publish videos up to three minutes in length, three … Continue reading TikTok’s New “Scrubbing” Feature

Finally! Instagram is rolling desktop posting features

Say it ain’t so! As professionals who have been in the social media game for so long, the day that we have dreamed of has finally arrived. For as long as we can remember, Instagram has solely focused on its app while its desktop version has always sort of been the afterthought. The social media platform has been known to be slow when it comes … Continue reading Finally! Instagram is rolling desktop posting features

TikTok lets you reply to comments with a video

Got a comment on TikTok? Don’t hit send on that text reply just yet, because they just came up with a new update! As TikTok said it best in their newsroom blog:  “There’s nothing quite like the connection between creators and their fans. So often, that connection forms in a video’s comments section, where viewers can share jokes, offer commentary, ask questions and ultimately build … Continue reading TikTok lets you reply to comments with a video

Instagram Finally Rolls Out Reels Ads

Instagram Reels are growing! The app’s video feed has finally launched Ads across the globe, after a successful test in select countries. Of course, it’s not exactly a surprise that Instagram is finding more ways to incorporate ads into the app and earn revenue. Especially with TikTok being ahead of the game and the fact that the Head of Instagram has openly expressed the platform … Continue reading Instagram Finally Rolls Out Reels Ads