Don’t Miss Out on the Social Media Updates August 2022

Sep 2, 2022 | Blogs

We get it! You must be busy scheduling content and engaging with your followers, so it can be a challenging task for you to take the time to sit down and read about the latest algorithm updates. But, it’s also essential to take out time to learn new ways to enhance your social media approach. So, get ready to relinquish reading about recent Social Media Updates in August 2022.

LinkedIn Launches Link Sticker Feature

LinkedIn has launched the new clickable link feature to assist users in driving engagement and generating traffic to websites, resources, job listings, and more. Users can now add clickable links to pictures and videos in their LinkedIn posts. The links can be put anywhere in the frame. The first tap will display the full URL that has been linked, and another tap will open the link.

New Family Center Available for Snapchat

Snap chat is designed in a way that reflects the dynamics of real-world relationships. Snap chat now empowers parents to prioritize online safety while protecting their teens’ privacy. This feature is now active and available to all users. The new family center offers many resources for parents, who can now keep an eye on who their children are interacting with and the friends they add, but the conversations will be kept private. 

Twitter Introduces New Businesses Profile Features  

Twitter looks to introduce new business profile features to help encourage businesses to infuse more time and money on the platform. They have expanded their “Location Spotlight” component to more countries and have now allowed businesses to add a Google map. Twitter is also bringing up workshop series to help corporations make the most of all the features Twitter offers on their business profile. 

Pinterest Analytics Now Available on Mobile

Well, this could be handy for users. Busy marketers and users can access Pinterest analytics in real-time from their mobile appliances. Although this update does not prolong filters like age and gender, nor will you be able to see monthly audience reports from mobile, it does give a more holistic view of how your pins are carrying out, permitting the option to stream correct in a few clicks, while on a mobile device.

Create Shorts From YouTube Videos

YouTube’s new feature could be tremendous. YouTube is now making it super easy for users to create Shorts directly from a longer YouTube video. Creators can now select a portion of their video for up to 60 seconds and create a Short from their selection. All current Shorts editing features stay if you use this feature. Also, the Shorts you created from videos will link back to the long video, potentially propelling even more traffic to your youtube channel. 

SnapChat Users To Transform Into Dragons 

Snap chat launches new localized lens promotion for ‘House of the dragon; which is the focal center of the delinquent campaign on Snapchat, enabling users to transform themselves into dragons via various AR activations within the app’s Lens tools. These lenses look fantastic and even more interesting from a social media marketing standpoint as these are the elements of the latest HBO/Snap campaign.

YouTube To Add Watermarks to Downloaded Shorts 

YouTube is looking forward to stopping users from re-posting YouTube Shorts clips to other platforms by adding new watermarks on Shorts clips. If a creator downloads their Shorts from YouTube Studio to share across other platforms, they’ll now find a watermark added to their downloaded clips. YouTube has added a watermark to the Shorts creator’s download so that the viewers can see that the content they’re sharing across platforms can be found on YouTube Shorts.

LinkedIn Adds New Posting Templates 

LinkedIn has been adding new features to the platform for a better user interface. It continues to add new features to help creators increase engagement via a new templates option for posts, providing a range of text formatting and background choices for the LinkedIn updates. ‘Use a Template’ option in the post creation flow can help users access various options to customize their posts.

WhatsApp Adds New Privacy Tools 

WhatsApp adds new privacy tools to the platform, which include online activity controls and the ability to leave group chats silently. Amidst the ongoing considerations about how it can be used to organize an unlawful activity, due to its default encryption process, the app has announced some additional privacy features, providing even more security and control for users in various respects.

This was it for August 2022 updates. Stay updated with the latest social media news, trends, and best practices. Every month, we will share bite-size summaries of top social media trends, content ideas, and best practices. Follow us for more updates and trends. 

Youtube’s 2023 Priorities, as its new lead Neal puts in his letter

Neal Mohan, the new Youtube lead, explained the priorities of Youtube for 2023. He mentioned three key priorities- Supporting the success of the creators, building for the Youtube of the future and protecting the Youtube community. Youtube gives an impetus to the possibilities available for the creators and its users along with ensuring security by abiding with the Government guidelines. The best of Youtube is to come.

February Social Media Updates

February social media updates are very interesting and look beneficial for the users. Updates were addressing the security concerns and paving way for creators to generate more revenue from social media platforms. Certain steps welcome confusion and controversy however are justified by strong reasons by the app management.

Four Focus Points of Strategic Market Planning

Four focus points that need to be concentrated on to make an appropriate strategic plan which is sustainable for marketing- your brand, your customer, competitors and trends. These areas together make the plan strategic and help grow your business.

Seven Website Marketing Strategies to Increase Conversions

Various website marketing strategies help you have more conversions and hence promote your business. Seven strategies are discussed Knowing your target audience and their needs, social media marketing, optimising your website with SEO tools like relevant keywords, content marketing, email marketing and tracking progress.


January witnessed innovative social media updates across social media platforms like Instagram, Twitter, and LinkedIn. Facebook, Tikitok, Snap etc.. and has opened doors to digital marketing, entrepreneurs, creators and brands. Let’s get into the updates like Artifact by Insta founders, Lead forms on Instagram business profiles, newsletter showcase tool in LinkedIn etc…

A Beginner’s Guide to Digital Marketing

Digital marketing is easy to learn if it is done with a proper strategy with clear goals and objectives. Certain tips like maintaining social media presence, followers, talking to the point, being available for the followers, doing audits on time etc helps boost the process of digital marketing and in flourishing your business.

Why Should You Include Content Marketing In Your Business Strategy?

Content marketing is a significant factor of the whole marketing strategy and the reasons why it is so are explained. Content connects you with the audience, enlightens them, earns their loyalty, prompts them to engage, facilitates your business growth and makes you a thought leader besides the popularity in search engines.

December Social Media Updates

December 2022 witnesses social media updates, most of them welcoming greater changes in the new year. These updates are covered in the article including platforms like LinkedIn, Instagram, Twitter etc.

Seven Steps to Simplify your Buyer’s Decision

Seven steps to simplify the process of decision making of a buyer is discussed. Breaking the entire sales process to simple steps that a buyer can comfortably walk through is the key. Building a trust and avoiding complications helps the task easy.

November Social Media Updates

The various social media updates that came in November are discussed. It discusses about the alternate colour check marks outlined by Elon Musk, Pininterest’s newly taken support for many languages in the app, quizzes and new visual editing tools as added by Youtube, new protective tools and settings for youngsters by Meta, in-stream payments and new business search functionality launched by Whatsapp.

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