What’s New in Social

Instagram tests a “Re-Post” feature

Instagram says, “We’re exploring the ability to reshare posts in Feed – similar to how you can reshare in Stories – so people can share what resonates with them”.

Instagram tests an “Add Topics” section in Reels

This feature would help with your Reels recommendations. Users will be able to add topics to their Reels uploads to better categorize their content. 

TikTok adds more regional trend insights

This update will allow you to see key market trends! This will be super helpful for holiday planning.

In Other News

HeyOrca is hiring a Product Manager!

TikTok rated “Most innovative” ad platform 

YouTube launches an ad-free video player for education

Snap is cancelling several projects and laying off 20% of staff

Twitter will now let you schedule up to 10 Spaces broadcasts at once

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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