June 2021

Sweet Update #20

  • Instagram is looking to add new desktop posting options, both for feed posts and IGTV.
  • Instagram will now give users the option to hide like counts, or not, on their posts.
  • Instagram is expanding Reels ads to Canada, France, the UK and the US.
  • Twitter is calling on users to leave iOS data sharing 'on' following Apple's recent iOS 14.5 update.
  • After a four-year pause, Twitter is re-opening public applications for profile verification.
    • After just 1 week, Twitter has had to pause the applications due to a flood of requests
  • Twitter is testing a new 'About' field on user profiles to provide more context into who they are and what they're interested in.
  • Twitter has added a new option to schedule an audio Space broadcast, along with new reminder prompts for attendees.