Category Archive: Social Media Updates

Pinterest brings Shoppable Pins to visual searches for fashion, home products – Weekly Social Media Update Wk39 2019

Pinterest announced this week that it has advanced its Lens capabilities, making it possible for the visual search tool to now identify more than 2.5 billion fashion and home products. With this latest advancement, the company is adding fashion and home related Shoppable Pins to visual search results. [Read more] Facebook’s Testing a New ‘Chat’… View Article

Facebook May Soon Hide Total Like Counts on Posts, Mirroring Instagram’s Test – Weekly Social Media Update Wk37 2019

Facebook is testing hiding like counts, similar to Instagram on its platform. The removal of public like counts, is said to reduce social comparison, and its associated negative impacts. This move may not have measurable impact for branded posts on Facebook, but it could affect the brand-influencer relationship, especially in terms of how brands and… View Article

New Tool Provides Email Alerts Whenever Your Competitors Launch a Facebook Ad Campaign – Weekly Social Media Update Wk33 2019

Utilising Facebook’s Ad Library, which was rolled out to all Pages earlier this year, PixelMe’s new ‘AdInboxMe’ tool will send you an alert whenever your competitors launch a new Facebook ad campaign. [Read more] Pinterest adds new e-commerce layer with personalized ‘shopping hub’ atop user feed Pinterest continues to push e-commerce initiatives, introducing a personalised… View Article

Facebook Shrinking Ads – Weekly Social Media Update Wk31 2019

Posts and ads in the mobile News Feed will display at a 4:5 aspect ratio, which means they’ll be shorter than at the current 2:3 aspect ratio. The new ad layout will only allow for three lines of text, after which users will see a prompt to display more of the text. That’s quite a… View Article