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 TikTok removes videos that violate Community Guidelines, Facebook tests a new option called ‘Text Effects’ for posts, LinkedIn develops its own version of ‘Reactions’ to the posts, and much more. Let’s Checkout.

TikTok is Removing Videos That Violate Community Guidelines

After getting negative reviews of exposing children to inappropriate content, TikTok has removed six million videos from its platform for violating community guidelines.

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LinkedIn develops its own version of ‘Reactions’ to the posts

LinkedIn has announced that this new feature will be coming to your desktop and mobile apps and will be rolled out globally over the coming months.

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Twitter confirms to hide tweet replies for users safety

One of the social media titans Twitter has confirmed that it is testing an option to hide tweet replies and to improve on-platform discussions for user safety. The testing of the feature will be initiated from June and the roll out of the feature is not disclosed as of now. 

Instagram runs test on a new feature ‘Co-Watching’ 

Facebook-owned Instagram is testing a new feature called ‘co-watching media picker’ that enables users to see on-platform video content where a user can see the reactions on the video through the phone cameras.

The option will have a split-screen view, where users can apply face filters and other visual tools to their camera feeds.

Facebook is testing a new ‘Text Effects’ option for posts

Social Messaging dominant, Facebook is testing on a new feature called ‘Text Effects’ option for posts that allow users to filter any range of stylized text types within the Facebook updates.

Snapchat decked up a new profile format for users.

Some of the Snap users has observed a new format of profile in the platform where influencers are given a different layout when once tapped on their profile or an image.

It is observed that the Creator Profile comes with a custom image instead of a Bitmoji character.