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Instagram releases a new music feature 🎶👀
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Instagram releases a new music feature 🎶👀

Weekly Brief
August 21, 2023
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What's New in Social


Instagram releases new music feature

After a few months of testing, Instagram has released a new update where you can now add a song to your carousel posts.

Instagram expands the song lyrics within Reels test

Instagram's song lyrics within Reels feature is very similar to how lyrics show up in Stories. The test has now expanded to different countries, so check your account! 

Instagram is testing multi-advertiser ads

If you're one of the selected test accounts, you may see this on your end! Instagram is currently testing 4 adds being shown within Reels at a time on one screen.


Beware of this Meta Support Scam

Company pages have been getting bombarded with scam messages from a fake Meta Support account saying that their pages will be disabled. If you receive one of these message, delete it and make sure to not click any of the links inside.

Mark Zuckerberg moves on from potential fight with Elon Musk

Zuckerberg took to Threads a few days ago to express his frustration with the fight against Elon Musk.


X teases a new timestamp feature

There is a new feature coming soon to X where you will be able to tag a certain timestamp in a video within your post caption.


NYC bans TikTok from city-owned devices

NYC joins the TikTok device ban and has announced that the app will now be banned on all city-owned devices. The ban is effective immediately.


YouTube Shorts is banning links

YouTube's spam link issue has gotten so out of hand that it is banning link in Shorts descriptions and comments starting August 31.


Substack wants to create a better space for readers

Substack will be adding new features to create a better user experience for readers.

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Trending Audio

To get direct links to these songs and ideas of how you can use them, check out our trending audio blog post.

Trending audio for Reels & TikTok

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Social Holidays for August & September

August 21 – Senior Citizens Day

August 26 – National Dog Day / Women’s Equality Day

September 4 – Eat an Extra Dessert Day / Labor Day (US, CA)

September 6 – Read a Book Day

September 10 – National Suicide Prevention Day / National Grandparents Day (US)

September 11 – National Day of Service and Remembrance

September 15 – First Day of National Hispanic Heritage Month / National Pow/Mia Recognition Day / Rosh Hashanah Starts

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What's New From The Pod

🚨 Update🚨TikTok character increase to 2,200

When you're scheduling your TikTok's through HeyOrca, you can now write up to 2,200 characters in your captions! ✏️

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