What’s New in Social

Instagram tests new Notes feature

Some users may have noticed a Notes section in the top section of their DMs where users can share status updates. Does this remind anyone else of MSN status messages?

Twitter adds new prompts to remind users about Alt Text

Now you will never forget to add alt text to your images on Twitter! Adding alt text ensures that your content is accessible to everyone.

Instagram tests new Live Producer tool

The Live Producer tool will allow users to have more professional live streams and allow users to stream from desktop and various third-party streaming platforms. 

What Tunes are Trending?

Check out the hottest tracks that people are using on Instagram Reels and TikTok! Incorporating this audio will help your video reach. To grab links directly to these tunes, past trending audio, and ideas for these sounds, click here.

Check out our trending audio Spotify playlist here!

Upcoming Workshop

Join the HeyOrca Education Team on July 28 at 2 PM EST to learn all about this month’s latest feature releases on the HeyOrca platform!

In this session, you will learn:

✅ Instagram Reels Publishing Updates
✅ Filtering your Top Posts by Campaigns and Tags in HeyOrca
✅ Community Management Updates

…and more sneak peeks at projects in progress at HeyOrca!

We can’t wait to see you there!

Register here.

In Other News

Twitter’s legal team unleashes on Elon Musk

A new study shows the rise of online video

HeyOrca is hiring a Product Marketing Manager! Apply today.

Join 2,600+ professionals like yourself in the Life in Social Facebook Group! Here’s a highlight from this week.

Social Holidays for the Month of July

July 1  – Canada Day

July 4 – Independence Day 

July 5 – International Bikini Day / National Workaholics Day

July 7 – World Chocolate Day

July 9 – Eid Al-Adha

July 10 – National Pina Colada Day 

July 14 – Bastille Day

July 17 – World Emoji Day

July 18 – Mandela Day

July 30 – International Friendship Day / Muharram

Sync all of the social media holidays for the year with your Google Calendar by clicking here.

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