I knew you all know that every minute a new digital marketing update is coming and its 2020 has begun most of the new trends and update are comes in 2020. Here I’m sharing February 2020 Digital Marketing Update…
so I don’t want to take your time, let’s get started,
List of Digital Marketing Update February 2020
#1 Twitter Unveils New ‘Manipulated Media’ Policy to Limit the Impact of Deepfakes
We know that some Tweets include manipulated photos or videos that can cause people harm. Today we’re introducing a new rule and a label that will address this and give people more context around these Tweets pic.twitter.com/P1ThCsirZ4
— Twitter Safety (@TwitterSafety) February 4, 2020
After working on its manipulated media policy over the last few months, Twitter has this week unveiled its official rule against the posting of deceptive manipulated content, while it’s also launching a new tag for detected edited material.
#2 Instagram Rolls Out Option to Reply to Stories With GIFs
TIL… You can reply to Instagram Stories with a GIF
Start typing your reply to a story, the icon changes to GIF
— Matt Navarra (@MattNavarra) February 4, 2020
On Instagram now you can reply to a friend’s story with your favourite GIPHY GIFs.
#3 TikTok Is Testing a New Instagram-Like Profile Format
The new layout was shared by New York Times journalist Taylor Lorenz on Twitter, and clearly, there is an Instagram-ish feel to this new display.
#4 Facebook Adds New Controls and Data Transparency Tools in Messenger Kids
#5 Twitter Uncovers Security Flaw in Phone Number to Account Matching Process
Twitter has this month revealed that it recently detected a potential security vulnerability in its account matching systems which may have exposed people’s personal identifying information via the app.
#6 Facebook Implements New Rules on the Use of Memes by Political Candidates
#7 Facebook Launches New, Pinterest-like App Via its Experimental NPE Team
Facebook has this week launched another new app via its New Product Experimentation – or NPE – team, which is essentially a new version of the Creative Labs development team that Facebook shut down back in 2015.
The latest app from the NPE crew is called Hobby, which is a Pinterest-like app for collecting images of hobbies and interests and sorting them into boards to track your progress.
#9 YouTube Launches ‘Project Witness’, Using VR as a Tool to Raise Awareness Around Social Issues
#10 YouTube Tests New ‘Applause’ Creator Donation Feature, Expanding on ‘Super Chat’
YouTube is testing out a new way for fans to donate money to their favourite creators, expanding on its Super Chat streamer donation system.
#11 Google Launches ‘Emoji Kitchen’ Mash-Ups to Facilitate Alternate Emoji Responses
As explained by Google:
“Have you ever been so overwhelmingly filled with love that it moved you to tears? Or, perhaps you’ve laughed so hard you felt sick – and wished your phone had an emoji to convey that feeling? Whether you’re sending a note to your galentines or your one true love, Gboard on Android now takes your favourite emoji and mixes them into customized stickers, helping you express those nuanced thoughts and feelings.”
#12 Facebook Expands Fact-Checking Efforts in New Partnership With Reuters
As explained by Reuters:
“The newly created fact-checking unit at Reuters will verify content posted on Facebook and Instagram and identify where media is false or misleading. The fact-checking initiative is an extension of the media verification efforts Reuters has built through its long history of providing accurate and trustworthy news content. Reuters will now assess the authenticity of user-generated photos, videos, headlines and other content on social media, in the run-up to the U.S. election and beyond.”
#13 Snapchat Is Testing a Major Redesign to Simplify In-App Navigation
Snapchat is testing out a major new redesign which would expand the app from three to five definitively separated sections, and add a black navigation bar along the bottom of the screen.
#14 Instagram Launches New Appeals Process for Disabled Accounts, Adds Report Tracking In-App
Instagram has announced the launch of a new feature which will enable users to appeal disabled account decisions in-app, direct from the log-on screen.