Find the original archive of the video here: Social Media Updates, May 2021 Edition – May 18, 2021.

Each week, President of W3 Consulting and Managing Director of W3C Web Services ( Ray Sidney-Smith broadcasts live to update you on the latest small business digital marketing and business productivity technology updates you need to be effective. 

In this week’s show:

  1. Pinterest Tests Coming Live-Streaming Functionality with New Creator Event | Social Media Today
  2. Pinterest Creators Connect
  3. Using Pinterest Ads Manager | Pinterest Business
  4. Flywheel of B2B Thought Leadership | LinkedIn Marketing Blog
  5. TikTok Tests In-App Shopping to Challenge Facebook – Bloomberg
  6. Instagram’s @Creators on Instagram: “Starting today, we’re giving people more ways to express themselves on Instagram: now, you can add your pronouns to your profile. ? You can…”
  7. Instagram Adds New Options to Switch Off Your Audio or Video During an IG Live Broadcast | Social Media Today
  8. Facebook Launches New Feature to Read Articles Before Sharing
  9. Tweeting with consideration
  10. Workplace Reaches 7 Million Paid Subscribers – About Facebook
  11. 6-Steps-to-Use-Live-Video-for-Effective-Company-Events_Prospects
  12. Connecting Local Communities on Facebook – About Facebook
  13. Facebook Launches Nextdoor-Like ‘Neighborhoods’ Tool in Canada, Plans for Broader Roll-Out | Social Media Today
  14. Facebook’s Oversight Board Upholds Decision to Ban Trump, But Calls for Clearer Guidance Moving Forward | Social Media Today
  15. Facebook introduces a new miniplayer that streams Spotify from the Facebook app | TechCrunch
  16. New Snap Originals Announced Plus New Creator Marketplace on the Way – Snap Newsroom
  17. Snap Consumer AR Research Global Report
  18. Jane Manchun Wong on Twitter: “Twitter is finishing up the new Verification Request form! ? I don’t work for Twitter, just wait for when Twitter releases this one soon™ ?
  19. Twitter Looks to Get in on the eCommerce Boom with New Shopping Experiments | Social Media Today
  20. Twitter Acquires News Content Subscription Platform Scroll to Advance its Creator Revenue Tools | Social Media Today
  21. Introducing Tip Jar
  22. Spaces is here, let’s chat
  23. YouTube’s first-ever Beauty Festival is coming on May 14
  24. YouTube Culture & Trends – And We’re Rolling…
  25. YouTube tests hiding dislike counts on videos | TechCrunch
  26. YouTube Announces Expansion of Shorts to All US Users, New Shorts Tab to Improve Discovery | Social Media Today
  27. The Best Times to Post on Social Media in 2021 | Sprout Social
  28. Reface now lets users face-swap into pics and GIFs they upload | TechCrunch
  29. Mighty Networks raises $50M to build a creator economy for the masses | TechCrunch
  30. Gucci brings digital items and experiences to Roblox in new partnership | TechCrunch

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Social Media Updates, May 2021 Edition – May 18, 2021

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