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TikTok increases its video description length to 2,200

TikTok increases its video description length 

You will now be able to write video descriptions with up to 2,200 characters! This update could really help your content become more discoverable within TikTok. Remember to use those keywords!

All users can now downvote comments on TikTok

After testing this feature for the last 6 months, TikTok has released the downvote feature to all users.

No more split Stories on Instagram!

Instagram has confirmed that Story videos under 60 seconds will no longer be split into different segments.

Trending Audio

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

Trending audio for Instagram Reels & TikTok

In Other News

HeyOrca is hiring a Product Manager!

New report shows how reliant we are on social media for news content

YouTube announces new “Creator Music” platform

TikTok will now allow users to tag books in their videos

How platforms turn boring

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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