Social news 2nd Feb: Twitter tweaks, InstaStats

All the social media news you need for the week of February 2nd: Twitter announces some key updates in a bid to make the platform easier to use; some stats for Intagram; what to do if your colleagues start following you

All the social media news you need for the week of February 2nd: Twitter announces some key updates in a bid to make the platform easier to use; some stats for Intagram; what to do if your colleagues start following you

Twitter uses machine learning to crop photos

The use of machine learning isn’t always about the big things; Twitter has focused on the small feature tweak that subtly improves user experience. Machines will be used to automatically crop picture previews to their most interesting part. The company’s been working on this tool for a while, but described its methods in detail in a blog post.

Twitter working on Snapchat-style tool

Twitter is reportedly looking at how to simplify video sharing on the platform. Working on a new camera product that reduces the steps to upload and share. The new feature will rival the one swipe motion used by Snapchat and Instagram.

Instagram stats for 2018

As we are all fully aware, digital marketing changes quickly, it’s therefore important to stay up to date with new platforms, strategies and tactics. Keeping an eye on stats can be a useful way to help you predict trends and opportunities. The following Instagram stats could prove extremely valuable. Check them out.

The rules to having colleagues as followers

You’ve been a keen bean and followed all your colleagues on Twitter. They’ve followed you back. Now what do you do? Before you carry on tweeting as you did before, take a step back and consider these important rules you need to be aware of.

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