Social Media News Stories You Need to Know This Week.
Quick bites of social media goodness.
Social media is constantly being updated—so you should be, too. Here are top social media news stories from this week that you don’t want to miss.
1. Pinterest introduces “Pinterest Trends”
The new tool is here to quench every marketer’s thirst for consumer behavioral insights.
2. Facebook’s new “Suggested Moderator”
This new Facebook tool will help businesses identify a potential group moderator for their Facebook group(s). It lists any members of a Facebook group that are good candidates to become a moderator.
3. YouTube Adds ‘Assisted Trim’ Feature
Copyright violations have always been a problem for YouTube content creators. YouTube allows creators to file for copyright infringement when an original material of theirs has been used without permission. You can trim out copyrighted content claimed by Content ID in your video which automatically releases the claim.
4. Snapchat quietly acquired AI Factory
Snapchat’s parent company Snap has acquired Ukraine based startup AI Factory for $166 million. This acquisition introduces a new type of Snapchat video service called Cameos, this feature lets users take a selfie that can be animated and used in video templates
5. TikTok Hits a Whopping 1.5 Billion Downloads for its App
Tik-Tok hits 1.5 billion downloads (It’s now the fourth most downloaded non-gaming app, largely driven by Indian uptake. )
6. WhatsApp Launches Product Catalogs
WhatsApp launches new Business Catalog This allows WhatsApp business users can now showcase their products or services in what amounts to an in-app digital store. Want to know more?
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