April Social Media Platform Updates

POSTED BY Jacq Perry ON Apr 19, 2023 10:29:30 AM

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TikTok Users Less Likely To Be Bothered by Ads, Study Says

A new study done by Statista shows that TikTok users aren't bothered by ads in their feeds. Almost 15 percent of TikTok users struggle to distinguish between advertising and other content.



Australia Bans TikTok on Government Devices

Countries that have taken action against TikTok in recent months include Australia’s key intelligence allies, the US, Canada, the UK and New Zealand, as well as European nations such as France and the Netherlands. Many of them have cited the ability of TikTok to collect data from devices.



Meta to Launch Ad-Creating Generative AI

There isn't an exact date as to when this will launch, but it is said to launch by the end of the year. The ad-creating generative AI will help users reach bigger audiences.
"Advertising is a monolith of revenue for Meta, which hopes to eventually apply the technology to all of its products and services, including Facebook and Instagram."



Instagram is Testing Customizable Feeds Within the Explore Page

It looks like this new custom feed would allow you and a friend to customize your feed based on public accounts you both follow and have interacted with.


Instagram will deactivate NFTs on April 11th, 2023

Well, that didn't last long... Users have started to receive pop-ups within the app letting them know that NFTs will be deactivated and the user has until April 11th to download their information about collectibles.



✨ Twitter Has A New Logo..... Doge

The new Twitter logo is now the Doge character. Seems as though this was a late April Fool's Day Joke as it is no longer there.


LinkedIn adds algorithmically suggested posts

This new feature will expand the type of suggested posts your seeing within LinkedIn and will help boost engagement.


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