Social Snapshot – 05.01.2022

A new year, a new Social Snapshot! Join us as we take a look at the latest happenings in the world of social media, from the end of 2021 and the first few days of 2022…

 

Instagram will be focused on two key themes in 2022 – ‘Video and Control’

According to Instagram chief Adam Mosseri, we can expect more of the same in 2022 but will focus on its key growth areas – Consolidating its video formats to maximise engagement.

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Twitter is testing new options that would enable Spaces hosts to restrict who can join their audio discussions

Twitter is testing two new Spaces audience options that would enable hosts to limit access to either only the people that they specifically invite or to followers only.

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YouTube is testing out a new addition to its ‘Super Thanks’ 

YouTube is testing out a new addition to its ‘Super Thanks’ creator donation process, which enables creators to add a custom message instead of a generated message.

Find out more here.

 

Twitter is trying out another way to improve tweet discovery in the app

Twitter is testing a new topics bar above the main tweet timeline, providing a quick link to real-time discussions in the app.

Find out more here.

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