Social Media Daily News Roundup 15.02.19

Today’s social media news roundup

Twitter Is Tinkering With How Users Share Photos and Videos

Facebook monitors and tracks the locations of users it deems a threat

TikTok spotted testing native video ads

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Twitter Is Tinkering With How Users Share Photos and Videos

Twitter confirmed that it is testing ways to simplify the process of sharing images and videos on its platform.


TikTok spotted testing native video ads

TikTok  is testing a new ad product: a sponsored video ad that directs users to the advertiser’s website. The test was spotted in the U.S. TikTok app, where a video labeled “Sponsored” from the bike retailer Specialised is showing up in the main feed, along with a blue “Lean More” button that directs users to tap to get more information.

Facebook monitors and tracks the locations of users it deems a threat

Facebook monitors and tracks the locations of its users when the company’s security team finds that they are making credible threats on its social network, according to a report from CNBC today.

Lucy Hall