Social Media Daily News Roundup 04.03.19
Despite its growing influence on U.K. retailer Marks and Spencer’s social media following, Instagram is more an organic play than a paid-for one. (DigiDay)
Users are complaining that the phone number Facebook hassled them to use to secure their account with two-factor authentication has also been associated with their user profile — which anyone can use to “look up” their profile. (TechCrunch)
If Bloomberg and the New York Times are to be believed, later this year Facebook will introduce a cryptocurrency which will allow WhatsApp users to send money instantly. Yes, that’s right: Facebook. Cryptocurrency. Earthquake! Revolution! The world is tilting on its axis! The end times are cometh!
Except – um – what exactly are people going to do with FaceCoin, once they receive it? (TechCrunch)
Twitter is working on a tweet moderation feature that would let users hide replies to their tweets. (SEJ)
Facebook has been overhauling its Messenger app recently, slimming it down to focus more on chat, and promised that it would eventually roll out a dark mode for users. That mode is now rolling out, but there’s a tongue-in-cheek trick you need to do in order to activate it: you have to moon someone. (The Verge)