Weekly Roundup : Social Media News and Updates

Social Media News Round up

We are back with some of the amazing new updates in the digital world and social media this week. Check out the new updates and features added to your favorite social media platforms.

Learn more about the trending and hottest new social media trends with Whizsky’s weekly roundup of Social media news and updates. 

This week’s list of #SocialMediaNews includes Youtube’s new strike policies, Facebook’s new brand collaboration feature and much more. Let’s Checkout.


YouTube Updates its Strike System for Community Guideline Violations

YouTube is revamping its community guidelines with a new warning strike system to caution the channels that break the rules. After a decade, YouTube has updated the strike policy for its users. The strike system is to be more clear and compatible with the specific rules.

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Instagram is developing a direct messaging feature for desktops also.

Instagram is looking to bring its direct message feature to desktop and browser-based versions of the platform. As of right now, Instagram is pretty basic on non-mobile devices. Apart from not having access to direct messages, users also can’t post images or even add to their stories.

Linkedin launches live streaming feature named Linkedin live.

Last week, the Linkedin is launched live video, giving people and organizations the ability to broadcast real-time video to select groups, or to the LinkedIn world at large.

Instagram is testing a donation sticker for stories.

As per the reports, Instagram is testing a donation sticker on its Stories feature that would offer fundraising and donation tools for charity or personal reasons.

Twitter is testing a Snapchat-like feature which may be called Twitter News Camera.

Micro-blogging site Twitter has reportedly been developing a “News Camera” functionality that would allow users to add captions to photos, videos and live broadcasts – Snapchat-style.