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Instagram is testing virtual pets for Stories
Jun14

Instagram is testing virtual pets for Stories

Instagram is testing virtual pets for Stories, which will serve as a new way to incentivize Instagram Stories engagement. Virtual pets will change in appearance based on how many likes a post gets. While this seems weird, it does look like a feature that may get a lot of creators onboard. A couple of months ago, reverse engineer Alessandro Paluzzi shared an image of an in-development sticker called Pals. Pal sticker from the image...

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X makes Likes private for all users
Jun13

X makes Likes private for all users

To better protect your privacy, X is making your “likes” private for all users. With this, you no longer have to worry about people looking up your likes on the platform. That said, you will still be able to see the posts that you have liked on X, according to the company. This, according to the social media giant, will give people more freedom to engage with more content within the app. “Public likes are incentivizing the wrong...

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Instagram adds new Notes to elements
Jun03

Instagram adds new Notes to elements

Inspired by the quantity of users who have embraced Instagram’s Notes feature in the past few months, the social media platform is now expanding Notes’ functionality. Instagram has announced a new series of Notes updates to further make the feature more useful to users. Notes Prompts: This new element will enable you to initiate conversations in the app based on certain queries. Notes Prompt will enable you to initiate...

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TikTok is building new DM streaks to encourage engagements
Jun02

TikTok is building new DM streaks to encourage engagements

TikTok is reportedly building new DM streaks to encourage more engagements on its platform. The streaks are activated when users maintain a daily messaging interaction. According to a screenshot posted by app researcher, Radu Oncescu, TikTok is now alerting some users that they have activated a DM streak in the app. A fire emoji and a streak count have also been placed next to your chat. “Unlock a streak by sending messages to each...

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Instagram adds two new updates to protect teens
Jun01

Instagram adds two new updates to protect teens

Meta has added two new updates to Instagram to help provide more protection to teens on the platform. The two updates include an expansion of its “Limits” feature, and a new way to restrict who can engage with your posts on Instagram. The expansion of Limits, which was originally launched three years ago for celebrity users, will offer more protection for teenagers on the platform. With this, teens will be given space from abusive...

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