What’s New in Social

Videos on Instagram will now have auto-generated captions

An update that we’ve all been waiting for! Instagram will now have auto-generated captions on videos to create a more inclusive experience. 

Meta introduces recurring notifications within Messenger

With this new update, users can opt-in to a newsletter-like notification system from their favourite businesses. 

Instagram launches a visual refresh

Instagram released a new visual refresh of their app. This includes a reimagined gradient, a new typeface, and a new layout and design system.

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 Reels & TikTok

Upcoming Workshop

HeyOrca Workshop: Trending Audio and Social News Round Up for May

It’s that time of the month!

Join us on Thursday, June 2 at 2 PM eastern to learn about May’s trending audio and social updates!

We will also go over how to use the trending audio so you can grab some inspiration!

This 30-minute workshop is not one to miss. See you there!

Register here.

In Other News

We are giving away 4 tickets to Social Media Day Halifax which takes place on June 10th! It’s going to be an awesome day filled with keynote speakers and workshops (including one by yours truly 😇)! 

If you’d like these 4 tickets, send us a message today!

Snapchat adds “Shared Stories” to increase collaboration

Instagram is working on video reactions for Reels

Twitter launches “Twitter Create” to highlight monetization

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