What’s New in Social

Meta launches new Facebook Reels features

Some of these new features include longer video length, Memories integration and new Reels templates.

LinkedIn launches Collaborative Articles

Collaborative Articles will use AI to expand on content. The AI-generated prompts will call on specific users for their input.

The TikTok ban inches closer in the US and Europe

TikTok comes forward with new efforts to win back areas that are looking to ban the app.

Twitter plans to extend character limit to 10,000

Earlier this week, Elon Musk tweeted that we can expect to have a character limit of 10,000 for long-form tweets soon.

TikTok introduces “Series”

The new feature will allow creators to charge for exclusive content as TikTok moves towards more monetization. 

Reddit announces new “Watch” feed

The new “Watch” feed will allow users to swipe through never-ending video posts.

Facebook outlines plans to re-integrate Messenger into the main app

Facebook Chief, Tom Alison,  shared an update on where Facebook is currently at and it included Messaging coming back to Facebook.

Elon Musk outlines his vision for Twitter

Musk touched on Twitter’s vision for mitigating hate speech, growth, and converting Twitter into a key payments and commerce app.

TikTok provides new keyword insights

This new resource from TikTok will help you find more information around which keywords are performing best within TikTok ads.

Meta plans to layoff more staff in the upcoming weeks

This will be the second round of cuts in the last 4 months for the company.

TikTok highlights female creators and brands for International Women’s Day

If you’re looking for more female creators and brands to follow on TikTok, check out the apps round up.

Twitter suffers more outages

The Twitter Support tweet stated, “Some parts of Twitter may not be working as expected right now. We made an internal change that had some unintended consequences”.

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Social Holidays for the Months of March & April

March 8 – International Women’s Day / Holi

March 13 – Commonwealth Day

March 14 – Pi Day / Organize Your Home Office Day

March 17 – St. Patrick’s Day / World Sleep Day

March 19 – Mother’s Day (UK)

March 20 – International Day of Happiness / First Day of Spring / March Equinox

March 22 – World Water Day / Hindu New Year / Ramadan Starts

March 23 – National Puppy Day

March 25 – Earth Hour Day

March 31 – International Transgender Day of Visibility

April 1 – April Fools / Walk to Work Day / Hindi New Year

April 2 – World Autism Awareness Day / Palm Sunday

April 5 – First day of Passover

April 6 – National Tartan Day / Maundy Thursday

April 7 – National Beer Day (US) / Good Friday / Walk to Work Day

April 8 – Holy Saturday

April 9 – Vimy Ridge Day / Easter Sunday

April 10 – National Sibling Day (US) / Easter Monday

April 13 – Last day of Passover

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