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It’s almost summer, and you know what that means… time to start showing off that beach bod! This week’s social media updates are doing the same thing, and they’re all making changes to their platform for the *aesthetic*. Instagram is making changes to its story feature once again—reiterating the message that sharing is caring—as well as changing its IGTV feature, Facebook is revamping its story capabilities, Twitter is testing carousel ads, and Snapchat has created a new filter that changes up your look....

Facebook is the ultimate friend of the day: it is introducing Secret Crushes in its dating app, redesigning its news feed and Messenger app to focus more on your relationships with your close friends, and developing a desktop Messenger app to improve your communication with your loved ones. Instagram is next, and it’s spreading the love by allowing users to buy clothing straight from posts by their beloved influencers, releasing its in-story donation stickers, and announcing a Create mode for its camera that makes sharing non-photo and video content easier. Shopify is embracing its friends Facebook and Snapchat, allowing its clients to create ads on the platforms using its tools; Pinterest is helping you out with UI updates and a feature to help name your boards; and Snapchat is reaching out to advertisers and allowing them to reserve their video...

Welcome back, Spark Biters! We hope you have a sweet tooth, because we definitely have some sweet treats to share with you today. First off, Jumbo is here for all of your privacy and safety needs! Also, Facebook is trying to ease loved ones’ grief, Snapchat is trying to be more inclusive with Android users, and it’s also working on creating a better environment for creators. Social media is getting sensitive this week, so you go grab the tissues, and we’ll bring the social media updates....

Snapchat is saying Shazam, in more ways than one; the company released its first voice-activated lens in promotion of the new superhero movie Shazam!, allowing users to Shazam songs playing in the background of snaps and stories. Instagram is extending the use of poll stickers to advertisers, WhatsApp is providing users with forwarding information, and Facebook is adding a dedicated gaming tab and the option to reply directly to specific messages....

Welcome back to another week of Spark Bites, your source of weekly social media updates! We’ve got some tasty treats on the menu for you today: Facebook is releasing a video ad program called Spotlight and giving Android users some more privacy, Snapchat has updated their Explore education courses, and Instagram is introducing donate stickers in stories and Instagram TV previews in your news feed! So sit back, relax, and enjoy the social media news we’ve prepared for you....

Welcome back Spark Bites readers! This week is a fully-loaded 411 of what’s new in the social media sphere, so let’s jump right in. YouTube is tightening its monetization policy to cut down on explicit content, Facebook is cooking up a new feature aimed at centennials, and Twitter admits to a years-long security breach. Read on to get the low down in this week’s Spark Bites! ...

As per usual, this week’s Spark Bites has you covered with all the newest social media updates! Instagram is utilizing new technology to combat bullying on the platform, Google Plus is shutting down after seven years, and YouTube TV introduces a ton of new features! ...

Welcome to your weekly dose of social media updates! We’ve got a lot of exciting updates in store for you in this edition of Spark Bites, including Snapchat’s new lenses that respond to voice commands, Facebook’s upcoming “Talent Show” feature, LinkedIn’s new in-message video clips, and more! ...