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Happy Friday, Spark Biters! June is Pride Month, and just as our cities are gearing up for the celebration of the diversity, freedom and triumphs of the LGBTQ2S+ communities, so too are most of these social media platforms with this week’s updates! Instagram releases a rainbow-color ring, Pinterest enhances your search experience with a “celebrate-yourself” theme, and Snapchat is working to integrate music in-app so you can blast it loud and proud in your stories. Let’s dive a little deeper into the social media news of the week!...

This week on Spark Bites, we’re looking at the cool new features that are aiming to bring that community to you via your trusty mobile device! Facebook is strengthening community ties in its biggest redesign to date, Spotify is bringing back the radio experience with its new app, Twitter is bringing the Twittersphere together one reaction at a time, and Tinder is connecting you with your potential festival fling. ...

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! This is the part where we would normally make a comment about the weather getting warmer, or deliver a clever quip about the most recent holiday, but the current circumstances are actually a lot more serious. Marvel’s Avengers: Endgame has officially been released, and the social realm is exploding....

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....

Welcome back, Spark Biters! Spring is just around the corner, and we’re really hoping the warmer weather is giving you a boost of energy, because we’ve had a busy week of social media updates! Twitter is the main contender this week: they introduced a camera to their app, they launched a beta version of their redesigned app “twttr,” and they have updated their process for reporting tweets that share personal information. Next, Facebook is beating their own path and designing a white mode, in literal contrast to Slack, which is releasing a dark mode. Instagram is allowing users to pause notifications on the app, and Spotify is teaming up with Hulu to give premium users free subscriptions!...

It’s been a big week for Facebook! From the platform's new AR games for Messenger, to updates to business pages, shortcuts bar on news feed, potential change from “share” to “message” on public posts, and new digital literacy resources for educators, we’ve got you covered! Read on for all the Facebook details and for other social media updates!...