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🔥 GEEKOUT HOT 5
- Facebook is going all-in on Reels to catch TikTok [LINK]
- Instagram paused its IG for Kids plans…I wonder why? [LINK]
- TikTok unveiled a loooong-list of new stuff for brands + creators [LINK]
- Twitter invites you to test its ‘Twitter for Professionals’ profile feature [LINK]
- TikTok spotted testing new text-to-speech voices [LINK]
So, Facebook REALLY wants (and needs) Reels to take-off. Leaked Facebook memos and reports
revealed a company acutely aware of just how dangerous the threat of TikTok continues to be for them.
Facebook may (in time) fix its toxic brand image, but being seen as cool by future generations of social media users may be a far trickier problem it urgently needs to solve.
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WORTH A LOOK…
Teenager screws up 1,000s of scientific studies with a single video [LINK]
New A.I. tool warns you if you’re boring everyone in a Zoom call [LINK]
Facebook launch donation ads feature for charities [LINK]
Watch this collection of thirsty Instagram ads on TikTok [LINK]
Facebook spotted testing a ‘Meh’ button [LINK]
Ok… Let’s dig into the news making the most headlines around the world this week 👇
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