What’s New in Social

Instagram adds an “IG Candid” challenge that is giving us BeReal vibes

Instagram has already incorporated a dual camera feature and now they’re incorporating an IG Candid Challenge. This challenge includes taking a photo in 2 minutes. Sounds very familiar to another app we know 😅

BeReal has 10 million daily active users

BeReal has grown so much over the past few months! The app was only at 10,000 users a little over a year ago.

TikTok is testing a “Nearby” feed option

TikTok is currently testing a Nearby feed option that will show users videos from other users in their area. This could be a great opportunity for businesses to showcase their brand.

In Other News

HeyOrca is hiring a Product Manager!

Instagram is testing a new option to turn on full-screen feed

Twitter is officially getting into the podcast space

Instacart is allowing celebrities to create your grocery list

Join 3,000+ professionals like yourself in the HeyOrca Community Facebook Group! Here’s a highlight from this week.

Social Holidays for the Month of September

September 4 – Eat an Extra Dessert Day

September 5 – Labor Day

September 6 – Read a Book Day

September 10 – National Suicide Prevention Day

September 11 – National Grandparents Day

September 15 – First Day of National Hispanic Heritage Month

September 16 – Guacamole Day 

September 17 – Constitution Day and Citizenship Day / Simchat Torah

September 21 – International Day of Peace / World Gratitude

September 22 – September Equinox / Hobbit Day

September 25 – Rosh Hashanah Starts

September 30 – National Day for Truth and Reconciliation / International Podcast Day

Sync all of the social media holidays for the year with your Google Calendar by clicking here.

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