ICYMI: Social Media News Round-Up (April 2022)
April has been month for big headlines, such as the cost of living crisis, the ongoing war in the Ukraine, and the sad loss of Eastenders legend June Brown.
But here are some of the biggest news stories from the world of social media you may have missed while you were eating your Easter eggs.
The board of Twitter agreed to a $44bn (£34.5bn) takeover offer from the billionaire Elon Musk
That’s approximately 141,935,483,871 Freddos
Instagram is testing a feature that lets you pin posts to your profile
The new feature is currently in the testing phase and is showing up for select users on the platform
LinkedIn has introduced new features to drive up user engagement
Users can now showcase a link in their profile, use new analytics tools to get better insights about their posts, and more
YouTube is testing ads on its short-form answer to TikTok, Shorts
YouTube is starting to test advertisements on Shorts, a short-form video feature the company introduced in 2020 that’s similar to what TikTok and Instagram offer
Instagram: Stop Posting TikTok Videos on Reels
Instagram has announced several changes to the social network aimed at stamping out videos cross-posted from rival platforms, such as TikTok
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