Social Media Updates this week [Mar 20— Mar 26, 2021]

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  • Instagram says Stories drafts are coming soon.
  • Instagram is also testing new quick reply stickers to Stories.


  • Assesses potential emoji-style reactions, up and downvotes on tweets.

Read more on Techcrunch.

  • Expands test pool for spaces on Android.
  • Previews potential new account safety tools.

Read the thread here.

  • Launches new update for Birdwatch.


  • Is looking to launch audio-only rooms.
  • Outlines its evolving efforts to combat misinformation.

Facebook is working to crack down on fake accounts and deceptive behaviour. For this, they have a global network of more than 80 independent fact-checkers, who review content in more than 60 languages.

Read more.

  • Tests new green screen creation option for Facebook Stories.
  • Running another webinar on the coming impacts of iOS 14 for advertisers.

Register here.

  • Adds new tools to enable content creators and IP holders to detect and report violations.

Read more.

  • People have raised $5B through Facebook donation tools.
By Social Media Today

Read more.

  • Announces F8 refresh virtual showcase. Save the date — June 2, 2021.

Read more.


  • Working on a new remix feature for snaps.


  • Android app will take a couple more months.

Read more.

That’s all folks!

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