Social Snapshot – 24.04.19

When the updates are non-stop it can be hard to stay in the know. But, fear not, we’ve rounded up the best articles for you below ⬇️ Because, you know, we’re good like that!


Vine returns as ‘Byte’ – but is it too late for a comeback?

Byte, or in other words, Vine mark 2 – the new video app is currently going through beta tests, but with TikTok in the works, will it be popular?


Facebook’s testing new font style options for posts.

Similarly, to the text options on Instagram stories, Facebook is testing out new text formats for news feed updates – because the colour changing background just wasn’t enough!


Snapchat’s new creator profilers are now appearing in the app.

An update previewed at the recent Snap partner summit, ‘Creator Profiles’, has now been rolled out onto the app – allowing the platform to have its very own influencers. Find out how it looks here!


Instagram tests hiding like counts to reduce focus on vanity metrics.

As a way to reduce the pressures of popularity, Instagram is testing out ways to hide the number of likes a post receives from everyone but the owner.


LinkedIn publishes new guide on how B2B brands can make best use of video.

Calling all B2B businesses! LinkedIn has released a guide to help marketers better their video content.


Instagram’s testing a new communal video viewing option.

For our blog lovers out there, you would have read about this yesterday! But, in case you missed it, find out more details here.


LinkedIn outlines improvements to recruitment recommendations and job tools.

Through the use of machine learning tools, LinkedIn has released a new chart, detailing how it’s improving its recruitment processes.


Facebook confirms it’s working on an AI voice assistant for Portal and Oculus products.

With the likes of Alexa, Siri and Google Assistant being so popular; Facebook has decided to join the AI hype and create its very own voice assistant.

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