From Social Distancing to Distant Socialising

Coronavirus has changed the way we consume and interact with Social Media. But one thing is clear – now, more than ever, people crave connectivity and connection to their former, more sociable lives.  This need has led to a surge in platform adoption that has given us marketers something to take note of. Houseparty, the…

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Snapchat: Bringing Bitmoji Cartoons to a Saturday Near You

Who doesn’t love waking up on a Saturday, lazing about and watching morning cartoons? Yep, guilty! And apparently, Snapchat does too! They recently confirmed that Bitmoji TV will indeed be happening and launching to all its users making your custom avatars the stars of their full-motion cartoon series! Pretty rad, right? Each episode has already…

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Hey TikTok… Byte me.

It’s official, Byte has launched! What’s Byte? Well, remember Vine, the video-sharing app which specialised in a 6-second looping format? The one that Twitter bought and then shut down to cut costs because hosting video is costly? Thereby counting themselves out a tonne of cash which TikTok is now enjoying? Yes… Byte is essentially Vine…

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Instagram DMs Coming to a Desktop Near You!

  Could it be? The much-awaited desktop version of DMs is FINALLY here? Well, almost. Instagram talked about and tested this functionality around February of last year, however, they have now confirmed that it will be happening and are slowly rolling out direct message access via their web-based platform.   DMs, but make them desktop.…

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Social Snapshot – 06.11.19

Whether it’s a new platform update, testing a feature or ways to improve social strategy, we’re always fascinated to find out what’s been happening in the world of social media and learn new things. That’s why we’ve rounded up the best articles from the past week we just have to shout about!   Instagram’s testing…

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Instagram Bans Cosmetic Surgery Filters

  We all use face altering filters on Instagram. Some of them are cute, some of them are funny, and some of them let us distort our faces by giving us bigger lips and smaller noses – leaving some users wondering if they look better with these alterations. But now, in a bid to prevent…

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Instagram “Create Mode”?

  Instagram has started rolling out a new format for Stories called “Create Mode” which will make all of its tools easier to access and apply.   The current highlight of this mode is the “On This Day” option, similar to Facebook’s ‘Memories’. The feature will show users a post that was posted on that…

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