A quick snapshot of what’s new and relevant in the world of social media this month.


New Features

Pinterest Sections: Hello, organization. Pinterest is launching a new “Sections” feature that lets you split up boards into sub-groups.

Instagram Live Face Filters: Your Instagram Live game just got that much better. Now, you have the ability to add face filters to keep it interesting.

Twitter 280-character Tweets: Tired of fitting your thoughts in 140 characters or less? Twitter just doubled the character limit of a tweet to 280.

Snapchat Animated Bitmojis: Filters, geotags and now animated bitomjis. Snapchat takes inspiration from the augmented reality trend to bring bitmojis to life. 

Want to try a new feature? Let us know!

To try in October: The Perfect Tweet

Ever since Twitter launched in 2006, we’ve been perfecting the art of a tweet. It’s where we first learned about hashtags, and shared our mundane details about our daily routines when we didn’t quite “get” it. If you’re still a bit unsure if you are doing it well, here are five fast and easy ways to step up your tweeting game. Read more...

Social Stats

  • 80% of users follow at least one brand on Instagram.

  • 250,000,000 daily active Instagram Story users.

  • 50% of businesses on Instagram have created Instagram Stories in the past month.