Welcome to the start of a new week and Monday’s issue of The Social Media Daily from Jonathan Pollinger – Social Media Trainer 🙌
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Stats of the day
Instagram, Pinterest, LinkedIn, Reddit and Twitter users all report ‘follow/find information about products/brands’ in their top 3 motivations.
Showtime renews ‘Super Pumped’ for a second season focusing on Facebook — ew.com
Showtime has renewed anthology series Super Pumped for a second season, ‘Sheryl & Mark,’ which will focus on the rise of Facebook.
The Psychology of TikTok. How the popular social media app affects our brain, our behaviour, and our mental health — onezero.medium.com
There are more than a billion users on TikTok today, including nearly 25% of the United States. At the same time, TikTok’s demographic skews towards younger audiences, with 63% of the platform…
Top new feature
Meta is working on letting you pin up to three posts to your Instagram profile.
Comment: Great news for charities! You can currently add a Donation sticker on Instagram Stories.
Other new features
Meta has a new long press and hold feature on an Instagram post to quickly share the post with a friend.
Meta is working on the ability to search for people by username or name in the Instagram Discover People page (click hamburger menu when on profile page).
Meta could soon let you add Donation stickers (Fundraisers) to Instagram Reels.
LinkedIn users will soon be able to link their Services Page not just with their personal profile but with their company page as well.
Twitter is working on showing Spaces hosts how many people RSVP’d.
Twitter has added more payment providers to its tip jar feature and the full list is now as follows although not all of these seem to be available in the UK.
Bandcamp, Cash App, Wealthsimple, Patreon, Razorpay, GoFundMe, PicPay, Paga, Barter by Flutterwave, Paytm
You can add any more than of the above.
Twitter Blue subscribers could soon be able to publish videos in 1080p.
Reels are showing up for some users on Facebook.
Meta have added a Conflicts Alerts feature to its Admin Assist functions on Facebook Groups.
All customised profile frames that are in use will be taken down from Facebook on 21 March. Only authorised organisations such as WHO and UNICEF will be able to create and download them again through Frame Studio.
Snapchat will soon let you change your user name within the app.
TikTok is working on letting users have avatars for their profile photo.
This is brilliant 👏👏👏 📺 Big Jet TV but not as you know it…