Social Snapshot – 17.04.19

Another week has passed, and my, what a week it has been! We’ve rounded up the best articles and updates, just for you. So, carry on reading, and we’ll get you up to speed with the latest happenings in social in no time


Facebook’s testing a new stories-like, ‘swipeable’ news feed

Facebook seems to be in the very early stages of developing a new swipe through newsfeed, similar to that ‘Instagram mistake’ that happened back in 2018 ➡️


Snapchat publishes new report of the evolution of video consumption

Snapchat has released a report looking deep into the use of video, and how short-form video content is continually growing in popularity 


Facebook’s looking to bring messaging back to the main app

Remember, back in the day when you could message your friends and like a photo on your Facebook news feed without switching to a separate app? Well, you may get that back… 


LinkedIn’s rolling out photo-tagging, new photo stickers.

To become a more visual-focused platform, LinkedIn is developing new image tools constantly. The latest being options to tag other users in photos, as well as including stickers to give your content that animated punch 


Facebook adds new options for posting 3D photos, including 3D photos in stories.

3D photos haven’t taken off just yet, but that hasn’t stopped Facebook, who are now looking to add this feature to stories 


Twitter to launch a ‘hide replies’ feature, plus other changes to its reporting process.

After the initial announcement in February, Twitter has announced users will have access to hide replies on a thread from June 


LinkedIn adds new ‘teammates’ option to maintain connections with colleagues

In a bit to boost engagements, LinkedIn has developed ‘teammates’ – a new option that will keep you up to date with your co-workers’ content on the platform 


WhatsApp update finally brings popular app to iPad.

After years of logging in through the website, WhatsApp has finally announced they will be looking into developing an app for the channel to be used on iPad 


5 social media behaviours you should absolutely avoid.

Don’t get caught doing these sh1tty social media marketing habits! Your followers will thank you for it 

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