Best News of Social Media : Instagram , TikTok and Twitter
Updating the social Media platform is very important for businesses. In this Best News of Social Media of Magdigital, we will deal with the latest update of Instagram, Tik Tak and Twitter social networks.
Best News of Social Media : TikTok’s new advertiser hub
TikTok debuted its new studio hub for brands and agencies Thursday. TikTok for Business is available globally across the app’s 20-odd markets and will host services and ad formats for advertisers. It also debuted Brand Scan, an AR ad format, with tech partners Bare Tree Media, Subvrsive and Tommy.
Instagram “Reels” now Available in 3 countries
After launching in Brazil last November, Instagram is extending its TikTok-like short-form video product “Reels” to France and Germany, TechCrunch reported. With this roll out, Instagram added the ability for users to share Reels to their Feeds instead of just limiting them to Stories. Reels is also more prominent in the app with dedicated space on users’ Profile and in Explore.
Instagram Shopping opening to creators
Instagram is expanding access to Instagram Shopping to more types of businesses. That includes content creators, who will be able to sell merchandise on directly on Instagram. With this change come updates to the Commerce Eligibility Requirements. Businesses must tag products on Instagram from their own websites “so that people have a consistent and trusted shopping experience.” The change goes into effect July 9.
Why we care. Commerce is a key focus for Instagram (and parent Facebook). This move brings creators and more small businesses into the Shopping fold. YouTube already enables creators to sell merchandise on the platform.
TikTok’s algo doesn’t care about your followers
“While a video is likely to receive more views if posted by an account that has more followers, by virtue of that account having built up a larger follower base, neither follower count nor whether the account has had previous high-performing videos are direct factors in the recommendation system,” TikTok explained in a post about how its recommendation algorithm works.
Why we care. One of the big reasons TikTok’s #ForYou page feels like a regular shot of serendipity is because of what it doesn’t take into account. Unlike Instagram and other social media networks, videos from “no-names” can go viral in a heartbeat on TikTok because follower count and past performance aren’t signals the algorithm uses. That means there’s a lot more opportunity for discovery — and for anyone, including brands, to strike #ForYou gold.
Best News of Social Media :TikTok’s moves into YouTube territory: Education content
TikTok videos tagged with #LearnOnTikTok have already amassed nearly 8 billion (with a “b”) views. And it’s thinking bigger. Much bigger. TikTok is paying universities, charities and others to create professional educational videos for the platform, the BBC reported.
“Going forward, LearnOnTikTok is about us investing in partners and content creators with a breadth of professional content,” TikTok’s general manager for Europe told the BBC.
Take a video from Tastemade on “How to cut an onion like a chef.” The TikTok version has been up for about a month and garnered more than 20 million views, 3.6 million likes, 12.1 million comments and nearly 50 thousand shares. The stats on the YouTube version of that video, which has been up for more than a year: 19 thousand views, 595 thumbs up and 34 comments.
Audio Tweets arrive
Twitter debuted voice Tweets on iOS yesterday. It’s a test and available to a limited group of users now, but the company says it will be available to everyone on iOS in the coming weeks.
“There’s a lot that can be left unsaid or uninterpreted using text, so we hope voice Tweeting will create a more human experience for listeners and storytellers alike,” Twitter said. Voice tweets can be up to 140 seconds long, but if you go over the time limit, a new voice tweet starts automatically in a thread.
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