New in Social 12/05: Facebook comments & YouTube’s new look

What’s new in Social Media this week: Instagram wants to help people with their mental health, Reactions to Facebook comments, a new look to YouTube and a look at some of things possible with Facebook ads

What’s new in Social Media this week: Instagram wants to help people with their mental health, Reactions to Facebook comments, a new look to YouTube and a look at some of things possible with Facebook ads

Reactions are now on Facebook post comments

Facebook is expanding Reactions even further, with several users noting that they can now post Reactions to individual post comments in Facebook on desktop. Time will tell if comment reactions will take up. But either way, the option looks to be coming, giving you another way to react to each element of a Facebook post.

YouTube previews its new look

YouTube users are getting a preview of the site’s new design, which includes a dark theme to help reduce glare while users are watching videos. Users can go to youtube.com/new to preview the new design, and clicking “Restore Classic YouTube” from the Account Menu will restore the current look

Things you didn’t know were possible with Facebook Ads

Facebook offers by far the most advanced social advertising platform in existence. The platform offers a range of features that even the most experienced social media marketers are not aware of. Check them out here via socialmediatoday. Options include Engagement Audiences and Advanced Website Custom Audiences.

Instagram launches campaign to promote mental health awareness

Instagram has launched the #HereForYou campaign to help users find resources and support online and offline for how to get help with preventing and recovering from mental illnesses. For Mental Health Awareness Month, Instagram is using its online community to address issues that millions struggle with every day.

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