January 2022

Sweet Update #34

  • LinkedIn adds the ability to add pronouns to personal profiles
  • LinkedIn launches the test of audio rooms - aiming to keep up with Twitter Spaces, Clubhouse, etc
  • Twitter adds auto-captions for all video uploads in Tweets
  • Twitter’s trying out another way to improve tweet discovery in the app, with a test of a new 'topics' bar above the main tweet timeline
  • Instagram CEO Adam Mosseri claims going into 2022, Instagram is doubling down on prioritizing video content
  • Instagram launches an initial test of algorithm-free, reverse-chronological feed option

  • Meta opens up simplified AR creation tools - allowing them to better lead the AR charge

  • YouTube expands Shorts fund to over 70 regions and improves analytics, showing further investment in the feature