Social Media Weekend News Roundup 18.01.19

Your social media news roundup! Everything you need to know in social media from the last 24 hours rounded up in one place so you don’t have to go anywhere else. Twitter bug, 10 year challenge created to train facebook algorithms, con artists on Instagram. TikTok gets new messenger spin off platform, Bruce Daisley VP Twitter and Podcast host book on work culture is out now and we’ve got 10 copies to give away!

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Why McDonald's doesn't fight social media wars

The home of the Golden Arches has a reason for staying silent in the face of social media attacks by competitors such as Wendy's and Burger King.

A Twitter bug exposed some Android users’ protected tweets for years

If you’ve used Twitter on your Android phone anytime since 2014, you might want to double-check your settings. Twitter disclosed on its Help Center page today that some Android users had their private tweets revealed for years due to a security flaw.


The 10-year challenge is just “fun” and not being used for any other ends, Facebook has said amid suggestions it could be harvesting data from people’s old photos.

Insta-scam: how online con artists have adapted for the Instagram era

Photographers and ‘influencers’ are the latest to suffer an elaborate internet rip-off – but some Instagrammers are themselves pulling a fast one

WeChat killer? TikTok gets a spinoff app focused on messaging

TikTok, the hot short-video app with 500 million active users around the world, today unveiled a spinoff that’s focused on messaging.

Twitter VP and host of top business podcast eat, sleep, work repeat: Bruce Daisley unveils new book on Work Culture.

The Joy of Work: 30 ways to fix your work culture. - We’ve got 10 copies to give away!

Lucy Hall