Social media sites are constantly updating. Facebook has added a red warning sign on certain shared news stories to help identify fake news. Facebook is also giving more visibility to posts with more Reactions. LinkedIn has new photo editing tools. Pinterest has added Search Ads and visual search to their platform. Twitter has adjusted the charater limitation by not counting user names toward to word total. They have also added filters and a paid version of Tweetdeck. YouTube took away the ability to creat annotations.
- To better combat possible fake news, Facebook now shows a red warning under disputed news story links.
- The usernames of those you reply to on Twitter no longer subtracts from your character total.
- LinkedIn now features new editing options for pictures, including coloring and cropping options.
“Facebook’s algorithm is now rewarding posts that get more Reactions — whether it’s Love, Haha, Wow, Sad, or Angry — with more visibility in users’ News Feeds.”