Social Media Daily News Roundup 21.02.19

The social media news from the last 24 hours rounded-up in one place so you don’t have to go anywhere else.

🐲The Galaxy S10 will have an Instagram mode built into its camera

🐲Twitter launches public beta test of new threaded reply interface

🐲Jack Dorsey Tweets Support for Lightning Network Use on Twitter

🐲Matt Navarra confirmed for fireside chat at SocialDay Social Media Festival this May

🐲Nestle and Epic pull YouTube ads over abuse claims

🐲How to get the most out of LinkedIn Live

🐲WhatsApp bug lets users bypass new privacy controls

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The Galaxy S10 will have an Instagram mode built into its camera

Samsung is partnering with Instagram to add a new “Instagram mode” directly to the native camera app on the newly announced Galaxy S10. “We’ve worked together to rethink the experience of Instagram on the S10,” said Instagram’s head of product Adam Mosseri onstage at the Galaxy Unpacked event.

Twitter launches public beta test of new threaded reply interface

A few months ago, Twitter revealed that it was testing a redesigned reply interface based on threading tweets. Starting today, the company has opened up a public test of the new interface and is inviting all users to sign up.

Jack Dorsey Tweets Support for Lightning Network Use on Twitter

Jack Dorsey has endorsed the recent launch of a Twitter in-browser tipping extension built using the Lightning Network. The second layer scaling solution launched last year allows for near-instant, feeless payments in Bitcoin and by using the new Tippin extension, users can show their support for posters’ content financially.

Nestle and Epic pull YouTube ads over abuse claims

The food giant Nestle and several other big companies have pulled their adverts from YouTube following claims they appeared next to offensive content.

Matt Navarra confirmed for fireside chat at Socialday Social Media Festival this May

Hear from Matt this May at the UK’s top social media event along with over 30 other top social media minds.

WhatsApp bug lets users bypass new privacy controls

A security bug is allowing users to bypass new privacy controls introduced by Facebook-owned messaging service WhatsApp on iPhones this month, the service said on Wednesday after users posted about the problem on social media.

The disclosure comes as messaging and other applications race to improve security and privacy and as Facebook Inc is addressing criticism for not safeguarding privacy.


How to get the most out of LinkedIn Live

This week LinkedIn announced the launch of its new live video feature, LinkedIn Live. It’s currently being rolled out in the US as an invitation-only beta, with plans to launch globally further down the line.

Lucy Hall