Despite being the relatively new kid on the social media block, TikTok has amassed itself one billion users. Phew! With constant updates in the world of social media, we know how hard it can be to keep on top of everything. We have done the hard work for you and pulled together some of the key social media headlines from the past week.
TikTok amasses one billion users in this week’s social media news
TikTok reaches 1 billion users!
“More than 1 billion people around the world now come to TikTok every month to be entertained as they learn, laugh, or discover something new. We're honoured to be a home for our immensely diverse community of families, small businesses, and creators who transform into our favourite stars.” Says TikTok.
✨ 1 billion✨ people on TikTok! Thank you to our global community 🎉 https://t.co/X7FjwpTI0B
— TikTok (@tiktok_us) September 27, 2021
Pinterest shares new insights into trends
Pinterest has provided a new overview of the key trends gaining traction on its platform, as well as some examples of how brands are using its evolving trend insights to formulate more effective Pin outreach.
Instagram backtracks on Instagram for Kids
The Head of Instagram, Adam Mosseri, has announced they have paused building Instagram for Kids, a version of the app aimed at tweens, after facing backlash around mental health and safety concerns.
Facebook pauses building Instagram for Kids after critical backlash https://t.co/v6zVO8MOkx
— Matt Navarra (@MattNavarra) September 27, 2021
LinkedIn celebrates start ups
LinkedIn has been celebrating the fast growing businesses making waves. Head to #LinkedInTopStartUps to check them out.
#LinkedInTopStartUps celebrates the growing businesses making waves, attracting talent, and mastering employee engagement, and we’re thrilled to announce that this year, @WeezycoUK is one of them: https://t.co/9mQhTWAJMz pic.twitter.com/xU4eEobET7
— LinkedIn UK (@LinkedInUK) September 22, 2021