What’s New in Social

You may notice a change in your Twitter followers

Elon Musk tweeted last week that the app will be purging accounts that haven’t been active for several years.

Twitter tests a new “Highlights” feature

Twitter is currently testing a “Highlights” tab that will allow you to show off your favourite tweets of yours.

BeReal creates a new feed for famous people

The new feed is called “RealPeople” and it will feature content from athletes, artists and activists. 

New ChatGPT plug in can help you buy a house

ChatCPT now has a Zillow plug in that is only accessible to a small number of users at the moment.

Meta expands Reels monetization

Meta announced that it is evolving its payout model based on the performance of Creators’ public Reels, not the earnings of ads on their Reels. 

The state of influencer marketing in 2023

Clearcode created a very informative infographic highlighting the growth in influencer marketing and its benefits.

YouTube tests restricting content to those who use ad blockers

If you have an ad blocker within your browser you may hit a road block when trying to watch content on YouTube.

Twitter continues to reform verificationΒ 

Elon Musk is constantly changing the details of the verification process and it looks like it may be heading into the direction it was in previously.

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Social Holidays for May & June

May 17 – International Day Against Homophobia, Transphobia, and Biphobia

May 18 – Ascension Day

May 19 – Bike to Work Day

May 20 – Armed Forces Day (US

May 21 – International Tea Day

May 22 – National Maritime Day / Victoria Day (Canada)

May 25 – National Missing Children’s Day / Shavuot

May 26 – Buddha Day

May 28 – International Hamburger Day

May 29 – Memorial Day (US) / Whit Monday

June 1 – First Day of Pride Month / First Day of Men’s Health Month

June 2 – National Donut Day

June 4 – Hug Your Cat Day / Trinity Sunday

June 5 – World Environment Day

June 6 – D-Day / Higher Education Day

June 8 – World Oceans Day / National Best Friend Day (US) / Corpus Christi

June 12 – Men’s Health Week Begins

June 14 – Flag Day (US)

June 18 – International Picnic Day / Father’s Day

June 19 – Juneteenth / National Martini Day (US)

June 21 – June Solstice / First Day of Summer / International Yoga Day / National Selfie Day

June 29 – Eid Al-Adha

June 30 – Social Media Day

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