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. Read on to learn more about Twitter Spaces and how Instagram marked Women's History Month.
Twitter Spaces, #WomensHistoryMonth and more in the latest social media news
Facebook Launches New Tools to Help Boost the Global COVID-19 Vaccination Effort
Facebook is launching a new push to help with the global COVID-19 vaccination effort. Including a tool on Facebook that shows users (in the US to begin with) where they can get vaccinated and an expansion of their COVID-19 info centre to Instagram.
Today we're launching the COVID-19 Information Center on Instagram. You’ll get reliable info like facts about vaccine safety and COVID prevention tips right from health experts.
Access it straight from your profile by tapping the menu icon in the top right corner. pic.twitter.com/QBzfoiUkYB
— Instagram (@instagram) March 15, 2021
TikTok to roll out personalised ads from April 15th
TikTok has begun rolling out notifications to users letting them know that they will soon see personalised ads “based on what you do on TikTok.” The message tells TikTok users that their ad settings will automatically be changed in order to serve them advertisements based on what they watch on the platform instead of just showing “general” ads. The company will make the switch on April 15.
Instagram Celebrates Women’s History Month
Instagram has been celebrating #WomensHistoryMonth by sharing stories from women on their feeds under the hashtag and launching some story stickers for users, designed by @alonglastname.
A peek at Twitter Spaces; launching soon
Twitter Spaces is a new way to have live audio conversations on Twitter. It is still in test mode but will be rolled out soon and it looks very exciting!