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Instagram is testing a new option to add a song to your profile

No information hasn’t been released regarding this test and when it will go live, but it’s giving us MySpace vibes. What song would you pick?

LinkedIn adds new accessibility features

LinkedIn’s adding auto-captions for video content, high contrast options when watching videos and increasing the number of job postings with ‘accessibility’ in the job title.

Instagram officially announces Creator Portfolios

Creator Portfolios will give Creators the option to build a media kit package to showcase their audience reach and previous brand work. 

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Trending Audio

To get direct links to these songs and ideas of how you can use them, check out our trending audio blog post.

In Other News

TikTok announces new age limits for live streams

Meta announces new Facebook Group tools

Instagram launches live test of a native scheduling tool

Kanye West is buying Conservative social media platform, Parler

Social Holidays for the Month of October

October 1 – First Day of Black History Month (UK) / International Coffee Day / World Vegetarian Day

October 2 – First Day of Mental Health Awareness Week (CA)

October 3 – National Boyfriend Day (US) / Mean Girls Day

October 4 – Yom Kippur Starts / Feast of St. Francis of Assisi

October 5 – Yom Kippur Ends / World Teacher’s Day

October 6 – Instagram’s Birthday

October 8 – The Prophet’s Birthday

October 9 – First Day of Sukkot

October 10 – World Mental Health Day / Columbus Day (US) / Thanksgiving

October 11 – National Coming Out Day

October 15 – Sweetest Day / Hoshana Rabbah / White Cane Safety Day

October 16 – Last Day of Sukkot / Shemini Atzeret

October 24 – Diwali / Deepavali

October 26 – National Pumpkin Day (US)

October 31 – Halloween

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