August 2023

X Removes Headlines and Reels Get Longer

  • LinkedIn updates newsletter creation UI with option to host multiple newsletters
  • LinkedIn expands engagement signals to better personalize user feeds
  • X adds streamlined DM replies and teases upcoming audio and video calls
  • X adds privacy policy notes on biometric info, job history, and AI model training
  • X removes in-stream headline and preview text for organic posts
  • X previews coming timestamp links for shared video clips
  • X moves forward with new ID confirmation elements to tackle bots
  • X pays more creators as part of its new ad revenue share program
  • X adds lists to search results as a new way to discover topical discussions
  • X is adding a new option to sort user posts based on engagement
  • Read: Features comparison of Threads and Twitter / X
  • EU users can soon opt out of algorithmic sorting on Facebook and Instagram
  • Instagram is testing 3-minute and 10-minute reels uploads