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New in social media: from Snapchat follower counts to LinkedIn resource hub

With the world of social media changing at such a fast pace, it can be hard to keep up to speed. Well, worry not. Here's your round up of what's new in social media.

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Snapchat shows follower counts

Snapchat is giving creators the option to make subscriber counts visible on their public profiles. 

This feature that has long been something of a given on competing social platforms, is the latest in a series of creator-focused updates unveiled by Snapchat in recent months.

YouTube’s mobile app gets new gestures

YouTube is updating its mobile apps with a few new features that should make viewing and controlling videos a bit easier, with new gestures, updated player controls and additional features.

The biggest update is a new gesture to enable or disable full-screen video.

Facebook to support black-owned businesses

Earlier this month Facebook announced the #BuyBlack Friday campaign in the US – to harness the energy of the biggest physical retail day of the year, to support and celebrate Black-owned businesses and their communities.

To help Facebook has created The Facebook #BuyBlack Friday Gift Guide, featuring products from Black-owned businesses from across the US, as well as resources and spotlight shows.

LinkedIn launches new resource hub

LinkedIn has launched a new resource hub which includes a range of resources and guides that focuses on giving underrepresented groups an equal chance to build careers.

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