SOCIAL SNAPSHOT – 17.01.2024

Welcome to your weekly snapshots! Staying in tune with the ever-evolving world of social platforms is no small feat. Let’s dive into the latest highlights:

TikTok announces their new Certified Creator Program Graduates

Are you interested in collaborating with a TikTok creator to enhance your in-app promotions in 2024? Well, you’re in luck! TikTok has just announced its fresh batch of Creator Class graduates who have received specialised training on how to work with brands and optimise campaign performance.

According to TikTok:

“These talented people have graduated from our Certified Creator program, which teaches creators to become branded content experts, and use our creative tools to become branded content experts and help advertisers drive success on TikTok. The creators in this year’s spotlight have made TikTok ads for brands within massive industries, and helped solidify TikTok as a go-to destination for impactful marketing.”

Through TikTok’s Certified Creator Program, creators are equipped with valuable insights and knowledge to effectively collaborate with brands and elevate their in-app performance. Upon completing the program, these creators are recognised with a prestigious Certified Creator badge. They also enjoy perks such as priority exposure to handpicked brand partners and exclusive early access to upcoming TikTok features.

Considering the increasing number of brands seeking to partner with individuals who understand the platform, it might be worth exploring this opportunity for your TikTok push in 2024. If you want to learn more about the recent graduates of the Certified Creator program, read more here.

Instagram now lets you cancel story posts mid-upload

In Instagram’s latest update, you can now delete stories mid-upload. This could be a helpful way to catch mistakes before they become viewable in the app.

Now, there’s a nifty button right in the Stories upload flow that lets you halt a Story from going live once you’ve hit that “Share” button. And let’s be real, any social media manager will tell you, it’s a lifesaver more times than we’d like to admit.

We’ve all been there – you pop in the wrong link, catch a last-minute spelling blunder, or, oops, forget to tag a profile. This new feature is like your safety net for those “oh no” moments we all encounter.

These slip-ups that are bound to happen, especially when you’re posting multiple Stories and other pieces of content each day. That’s why having the ability to swiftly pause the upload and fix these blunders will be a total game-changer.

The update is available in the latest version of the app. 

New Threads update lets you hide like and share counts

In the most recent Threads update, the app now allows you to conceal both Like and Share counts on your posts within the app.

 With the updated feature, you can now choose “Hide like and share counts” directly from the post detail screen. Unlike before, where you could only hide Like counts on their own. 

Furthermore, you have the option to set this as the default for all your posts in the app by going to “Settings” and then “Privacy.” Just a heads up, if you do this, it will also affect your Instagram posts.

This update is also available in the latest version of the app. 

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