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#MMSocialReport Feb. 16, 2018

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There’s a lot of exciting social media news this week! Instagram is testing its screenshots, identifying, and re-sharing functions. Facebook has a new Lists feature and is testing the ‘Downvote’ option. At the same time, Snapchat’s Snap Map allows you to follow social trend around the world — on a new web platform. Read more about the social media trends this week in our #MMSocialReport:

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Is the New Snapchat a Total Bust? Here’s What we Think at Metter Media

Okay, we know everyone is raging right now over the new Snapchat updates. Let’s be honest — the new set up is less than ideal for a number of reasons, one being the way to choose to whom your snaps go. Now, instead of clicking down a quick line of streaks, you have to scroll through your entire friends list to make sure you didn’t miss someone. Who has time for that?

And, while having snap stories on the same page as your friends list might seem like it’s saving time, having to redevelop the habit of swiping left has been a total pain! But we can’t completely disregard the positive updates: the new fonts are pretty cool, and the new backdrops are pretty cute (if you can find a reason to use them).

Needless to say, there are a lot of opinions associated with the new Snapchat. Here’s how some of the team at Metter feel about the commotion:

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#MMSocialReport Feb. 9, 2018

 

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Lots happened on social media this week — are you caught up? Instagram introduced Type Mode and another new feature for advertisers. Snapchat is trying to keep up, following behind with new fonts and new features (and no one’s happy). Facebook wants to expand its video capabilities. Also — get a first look at the next batch of Emojis! Read more in this weeks #MMSocialReport:
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#MMSocialReport Feb. 2, 2018

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It’s our first #MMSocialReport of the year! What’s new: a big Bitmoji update, while Twitter attempts to perfect its previews, children advocates don’t like Messenger Kids, Instagram adds more options for advertisers and Google reaches more people than ever with Youtube Go.   
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#MMSocialReport Dec. 1, 2017

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Big changes are happening this week in the world of social. Twitter is still updating and revamping while Instagram hit a major milestone. Pinterest is changing its viewing options and Facebook is doing its part in suicide prevention. And Snapchat — who knows what we will see next from them? What a week! Read more in our #MMSocialReport:

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