Social Media News in a Nutshell: 18 May — 24 May 2020

Social Media News in a Nutshell: 18 May — 24 May 2020

Team has compiled this week’s news in social media for you. With these summaries published every week, you can follow the latest developments and make your brand and your team ready for the ever changing world of social media. 😊

Tinder Tests Global Mode Feature

Tinder, one of the largest dating apps in the world, is preparing to open Global Mode, which will allow pairing worldwide. The new feature, which will allow users to search for the right partner worldwide, is similar to the Passport feature. The difference from this feature is that users will be able to use the new feature for free. The feature, which is currently in the trial phase, will be turned on for a certain group of users first.

Spotify Employees Will Be Able To Work From Home Until The End of The Year

Many companies switched from office to home during the quarantine period across the world. World giant companies such as Twitter and Facebook announce that they will make this application permanent or they will not return to the offices until the end of the year. Finally, Spotify has joined these companies. Employees of Spotify, which has offices in 79 countries, will be able to work from their homes until the end of the year if they choose. Speaking on behalf of the platform, a spokesperson said that the most important factor for them to make this decision is to keep their employees in front of everything.

Zuckerberg Becomes The 3rd Richest Man In The World

Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg has become the third richest person in the world with a fortune of $ 87.8 billion. Having increased its fortune by $ 30 billion since March, when the quarantine started, Zuckerberg has outstripped Warren Buffett and Bernard Arnault. We can say that the leap made by Facebook and other companies during the pandemic paved the way for Zuckerberg.

Netflix Will Close Inactive User Accounts

Netflix announced last week that it will close inactive user accounts for 1 year. Users who have not watched anything in the past year will be informed first. If this information is not returned, users’ accounts will be closed. Netflix explained that the reason for doing this application is that it does not want to receive money from any user for an unused product. He added that the users whose account can be closed in the platform description now make up 1% of all members.

Messenger Survey Feature Comes Again

In the Facebook Messenger application, it offered the survey feature to users for a period, but later removed the feature. Announced that facebook have decided to re-add the platform survey feature on demand from users. The feature is getting ready to be published in a renewed way with its new colors and updated vote button. If you have two or more friends in chat, you will be able to use the feature.

A New Feature Has Been Developed to Manage Tweet Replies

Like many social media platforms during the pandemic, the usage rates of Twitter increased. It continues to add new features to provide a better experience for users on Twitter. Finally, a new feature was released for the answers to the platform tweets. With the new feature, you can now manage who can respond to your tweets. Although the feature is currently in the testing phase, it is not known when it will be actively opened to all users.