Social Media Weekly

23 MAY - 30 MAY 2018

A SNAPSHOT OF THE MOST CURRENT NEWS, TRENDS AND BEST PRACTICE ACROSS SOCIAL MEDIA TO HELP SHAPE OUR CONTENT AND APPROACH TO SOCIAL MEDIA. 


Facebook

Facebook rolls out GDPR privacy checkups worldwide

Facebook will start rolling out GDPR-compliant privacy check-ups to users across the world. They specifically ask users to review what kind of data they consent to for ad targeting, the personal information (such as religious affiliation) that they share, and whether they'll allow facial recognition.

Read More: Mashable


Instagram

Instagram now lets you mute accounts

Instagram  today introduced a way to mute accounts, giving users a way to continue following accounts without seeing their posts all the time. Muted accounts will not be made aware that they’ve been muted, and users can unmute accounts at any time. Users can still see posts on the muted account’s profile page and get notified about comments or posts they’re tagged in. Users can mute accounts by tapping the “…” in the corner of the post and choosing between muting posts, stories, or posts and stories.

Read More: Tech Crunch

Instagram says ‘you’re all caught up’ in first time-well-spent feature

Instagram is showing some users a mid-feed alert after a bunch of browsing that says “You’re All Caught Up – You’ve seen all new post from the past 48 hours.” When asked about it, Instagram confirmed to TechCrunch that it’s testing this feature.

Read More: Tech Crunch