Social Media News and Updates from December!

Here it is, the last Social Media Recap Vlog of 2018! December brought us a number of round ups from various social platforms and brought back old features users loved. Get all the details below!

 

Hi I’m B and I’m Kelly

Welcome to this month’s edition of the social media recap where we discuss the latest happenings in social media. Here’s what happened in December.

Twitter announced the new “Sparkle” button which is available to all users. This will allow you to switch between a chronological and algorithmic timeline.

Instagram debuted a “Close friends” feature which will allow users to share more personal content with only people that they choose.

Facebook is releasing the Search ad placement option that they originally debuted in 2012. After seeing numbers that the daily searches on the platform had increased to 2 billion a day in 2016, Facebook decided this was an option they couldn’t pass up. Search ads will be available for a limited time while they test.

Earlier in December, Twitter released the top tweets for the following categories:

-Movements

-Celebrities

-Athletes

-Movies

-TV Shows

and US Political Figures.

So that’s it for December, be sure to follow us on our many social platforms so you never miss any exciting episode!

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