Social Media News Roundup 24.09.18

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Instagram denies it’s building Regramming. Here’s why it’d be a disaster

Instagram tells me Regramming, or the ability to instantly repost someone else’s feed post to your followers like a retweet, is “not happening”, not being built, and not being tested. And that’s good news for all Instagrammers. (TechCrunch)

Facebook to Release a Speaker and Video Chat Device, Report Says

Facebook is expected to release its video chat device, Portal, later this week, Cheddar reports. (Fortune)

Twitter bug may have exposed direct messages

Twitter on Friday announced it has fixed a bug affecting one of its APIs that may have sent users' private direct messages and protected tweets to third-party developers who were not meant to receive them. (Fox News)

The Telegraph claims to reach 3 million teenagers a month on Snapchat

Having recently celebrated 3 million online registrations, The Telegraph has now revealed a more unexpected milestone: reaching 3 million teenagers a month on Snapchat. (The Drum)

Pinterest Lets Small Businesses Use ‘Shop the Look’ Pins

Pinterest is now letting small-to-medium sized businesses use Shop the Look pins for marketing their products. (SEJ)


Facebook Launches Updated Education Courses for Instagram Marketers

Looking to add Instagram into your digital marketing mix, or get more out of your current on-platform promotion efforts? (Social Media Today)

T-Mobile starts to detail in-home 5G goals, plans to take on Charter and Comcast

T-Mobile and Sprint announced that as part of their intended merger, they were planning to offer in-home internet based on 5G service, with the goal of becoming the fourth largest ISP in America by 2024. (The Verge)

 The nominations are in for Young Marketer of the year are in, we wanted to recognise the up and coming stars of Social Media, and give businesses the chance to highlight those starting out in their careers who are doing a great job.

The nominations are in for Young Marketer of the year are in, we wanted to recognise the up and coming stars of Social Media, and give businesses the chance to highlight those starting out in their careers who are doing a great job.






Stuart Hall