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Platforms, Technology

Meta Launches Info Hub To Ensure Developers Operate Within Its Rules

April 10, 2024

Via: Social Media Today

Meta’s looking to ensure that developers stay within the rules when using its API, with the introduction of a new hub that provides overviews of its rules and regulations designed to ensure responsible app development. Meta’s “Responsible Platform Initiatives” hub […]


News

Indonesian Government Proposes New Scheme to Force Digital Platforms to Pay For News Content

February 21, 2024

Via: Social Media Today

Every time this comes up it seems like a misinterpretation of web usage data, but money, and pressure from influential publishers, still clearly has a strong hold on political policy. This week, Indonesian President Joko Widodo has announced that he […]


News

Meta forces Apple fees on advertisers

February 16, 2024

Via: Payments Dive

The changes to Menlo Park, California-based Meta’s pricing come after Apple updated its mobile app store guidelines in Oct. 2022. Cupertino, California-based Apple gave Meta over a year to comply with the rule change, according to a recent report from […]


Apps & Sites, Mobile Commerce

Instagram Adds New ‘People You Follow’ Filter for DMs

February 14, 2024

Via: Social Media Today

Instagram has added a new DM filter option for creators, which will enable you to filter your inbox to only messages from profiles that you follow in the app. As you can see in this example, the new “People you […]


Apps & Sites, Mobile Commerce

Threads Is Testing a New Option To Save Posts

February 7, 2024

Via: Social Media Today

Threads has announced that it’s now testing the ability to save posts in the app, which has been a highly requested feature update, and will bring Meta’s real-time discussion platform more into line with other apps. As you can see […]


Apps & Sites, Mobile Commerce

YouTube Now Has 100 Million Premium and Music Subscribers

February 1, 2024

Via: Social Media Today

In case you needed a reminder that making significant money out of social media subscriptions is hard, YouTube has today announced that YouTube Premium and Music has now surpassed 100 million subscribers, 8 years after its initial launch. Which is […]


Advertising & Marketing, Technology

Meta Looks to Get More Advertisers Utilizing Targeting Automation With Latest Marketing API Update

January 24, 2024

Via: Social Media Today

Meta’s looking to lean further into AI for ad targeting, with the expansion of its automated “Advantage” targeting to all campaign objectives and optimizations. The update comes as part of Meta’s Marketing API v.19 update, which also includes various revisions […]


Apps & Sites, Mobile Commerce

Threads is Close to Launching Post Drafts

January 23, 2024

Via: Social Media Today

This could be handy. According to a new back-end code discovery in the Threads app, Threads users will soon be able to save their posts as drafts, enabling you to return and revise your missives at another time. As you […]


Apps & Sites, Mobile Commerce

You Can Now Cancel In-Progress Stories Uploads on Instagram

January 16, 2024

Via: Social Media Today

Here’s a small, but handy new update on Instagram. In the latest version of the app, you now have an option to halt a Stories upload mid-process, which could be a valuable way to catch errors or issues before they […]


Apps & Sites, Mobile Commerce

Meta Confirms That Facebook’s ‘Link History’ Option Is Coming to All Users

January 2, 2024

Via: Social Media Today

If you’ve logged on to Facebook recently, you may have been prompted with this pop-up: It’s not entirely new, as Meta has been rolling out this option to selected regions over the past few months. But Meta has now confirmed […]


Apps & Sites, Mobile Commerce

Instagram’s Testing the Capacity to Add Notes to Feed Posts

December 15, 2023

Via: Social Media Today

Given the relative popularity of Notes among younger users, it makes sense that Instagram is trying to capitalize on the option as much as it possibly can. This week, Instagram added 2-second looping videos to Notes, providing another engagement option […]


Apps & Sites, Mobile Commerce

Instagram Adds Looping Video to Notes, New Note Reply Options

December 13, 2023

Via: Social Media Today

Instagram’s adding some new elements to its inbox Notes feature, with video notes, as well as new engagement options, designed to help drive more spontaneous interaction in the app. First off, there’s video Notes. Now, when creating a Notes in […]


Apps & Sites, Mobile Commerce

Threads Looks Set to be Made Available to European Users Next Week

December 8, 2023

Via: Social Media Today

Good news with EU social media fans, with Threads looking set for a December 14th launch in the region, just in time to capitalize on holiday engagement. As reported by The Verge, EU Instagram users can now access a countdown […]


Mobile Commerce, Mobile Marketing

AppsFlyer’s latest Performance Index shows impact of economic downturn on mobile advertising

November 20, 2023

Via: Business of Apps

The mobile app media landscape felt the repercussions of the economic downturn in 2023, with nearly all major media sources witnessing declines. In the third quarter of 2023, app install ad spend budgets were slashed by 20% when compared to […]


News

Amazon partners with Meta and Snap in push to expand in-app shopping

November 15, 2023

Via: Business of Apps

Amazon appears to be bolstering its in-app shopping partnership. In two separate news pieces emerging over the past week, the eCommerce giant has struck a deal with both Meta and Snap to feature in-app shopping capabilities. We’ll take a closer […]


Apps & Sites, Mobile Commerce

Instagram Tests New Elements to Feed into More Enclosed Group Sharing

November 10, 2023

Via: Social Media Today

Instagram continues to lean into more private sharing, with a series of new updates in testing that will provide more ways for users to interact in smaller groups. First off, Instagram’s testing new ways to respond to inbox Notes, with […]


Apps & Sites, Mobile Commerce

Meta introduces ad-free subscriptions for social apps in response to European data rules

October 31, 2023

Via: Business of Apps

In response to the evolving European regulatory landscape, Facebook and Instagram are set to launch a new subscription service tailored to users in the European Union (EU), European Economic Area (EEA), and Switzerland. This move comes as part of criticism […]


Mobile Commerce, Mobile Marketing

62% of marketers plan to use Instagram Reels for influencer campaigns by 2025

October 10, 2023

Via: Business of Apps

Brands continue to diversify the platforms they use for influencer marketing and yet Instagram continues to hold the top spot. Instagram Reels is emerging as the dominant influencer marketing platform in the US, according to the latest Influencer Marketing by […]


Apps & Sites, Mobile Commerce

Instagram Experiments with New Stickers to Facilitate Engagement in the Upcoming Holiday Season

October 9, 2023

Via: Social Media Today

While it continues to add new features to Threads, the Instagram team is also building more engagement elements into its main app as well, including a bunch of new stickers that it’s looking to have ready for the upcoming holiday […]


Apps & Sites, Mobile Commerce

Threads still poses a threat to X despite slowed growth, analysis finds

September 28, 2023

Via: Marketing Dive

At its launch in July, Meta’s Threads took the social networking landscape by storm, reaching 100 million members in record time to become the fastest growing app of all time. However, the meteoric growth quickly fell back to earth, tasking […]