The Social Scoop

Welcome to The Social Scoop, a series that shares what’s happening in the marketing world each month. Here’s the latest social media marketing news…

Politics and Instagram
You may have noticed that Instagram is taking a stand on misinformation. They temporarily disabled the ‘Recent’ tab from hashtag listings to help stop the possible spread of false information leading up to the 2020 election on Tuesday November 3.

Finetune Your Job Search
LinkedIn adds Career Explorer to “uncover potential career paths and see how your skills match to real job titles.” This will help unemployed people become more accurately paired with the job and employer that will best suit them.

TikTok Back and Forth
TikTok won an injunction against the White House and will get to stay in the US. For now, at least. There could be more to come after the election results come in.

Barcode Scanner, Upgraded
Snapchat now offers scanning features that extend to wine and food labels and can help you identify dog breeds, types of plants, Shazam songs, and more! Quick, what kind of dog is that?

Facebook Has Been Busy
Not only are they merging Messenger with Instagram Messages, Facebook is also assisting Black- and Latinx-owned small businesses in finding the resources they need, via Facebook’s updated Elevate page.

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