What’s New in Social

Meta announces new Facebook Group features

There will be new ways to access and organize the Facebook Groups you’re a part of and new features for admins to create smaller spaces within the group.

Instagram releases tips on how to create engaging Reels

Check out Instagram’s 6 tips on making the most out of your brand’s Reel.

Twitter provides tips on how to enhance your carousel ads and posts

If you’re looking to maximize your Twitter efforts, check out Twitter’s best practices when it comes to carousel ads and posts.

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!

Trending audio for Instagram Reels & TikTok for the week of July 3

Upcoming Workshop

HeyOrca Workshop: Trending Audio and Social News June Round Up

Join us on Thursday, July 7th at 2 PM EST to learn all about June’s trending audio and social news updates!

In this workshop we will be going over:
🎵 Trending audio for Reels & TikTok for the month of June
📰 The biggest headlines in social news
📖 Free resources
🍴 Snack box giveaways!


This is one of our favourite workshops to host every month! Register today to join this fun conversation 😁

Register here.

In Other News

Meta is depreciating its video premieres option on Facebook

FCC Commissioner calls for TikTok to be removed from US App Stores

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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