Are We Entering a New Phase for Social Media Regulation?

The US Government made a range of significant announcements last week which could end up having major impacts on how social media platforms operate, including potential limitations and restrictions on…

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Facebook’s New ‘Smart Crop’ Feature for Automated Video Editing is Now Available in Creator Studio

This could be handy for those looking to re-purpose their video assets, and/or run experiments without having to invest in significant re-shoots or editing. Back in March, Facebook started testing…

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7 Avoidable Twitter Mistakes That Will Make People Unfollow You [Infographic]

Published June 11, 2021 Is your Twitter follower count going down rather than up? Wondering what you did, or didn’t do, to make people hit that unfollow button? The team from…

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LinkedIn Provides Tips on How to Increase Your Company Page Following

It doesn’t get as much attention as other platforms, but LinkedIn has been steadily growing over the past few years, both in terms of total users and active engagement. Over the…

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Facebook’s Developing a New Way to Re-Create Text Styles Based on an Example Image

Facebook is developing a new, machine learning powered system that would enable users to re-create the style of text in virtually any photo using just a single word example, which…

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Instagram Chief Adam Mosseri Offers Insights on How to Grow Reach, Algorithms, TikTok and More

This week, Instagram is hosting its Creator Week panel series, in which a range of internal experts and platform influencers share their insights into how to make best use of…

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Facebook Launches Sponsored Chat Themes, Payment QR Codes and Quick Replies for Messenger

Facebook has announced a new set of sponsored chat themes for Messenger, as well as a new quick reply bar for shared images, and QR and payment links which make it…

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Macron says G7 countries should work together to tackle toxic online content

In a press conference at the Élysée Palace, French President Emmanuel Macron reiterated his focus on online regulation, and more particularly toxic content. He called for more international cooperation as…

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YouTube Will Now Enable Creators to Add Midrolls, End Screens and Captions While Their Video is Processing

YouTube has rolled out a new update which will enable creators to place add-on features – like midroll ad breaks, end screens, info cards, etc. – while their video is…

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Facebook Publishes New Report on the Key Factors Influencing Online Purchases

Facebook has published a new research report, in conjunction with Kantar, which looks at how the evolution of digital media has disrupted the modern shopping process, and what retail brands and…

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