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In this week’s Platform Five: Facebook is testing post-level analytics for Groups

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What’s changed in the last seven days? What does it mean?

TikTok announces the first recipients of its Creator Fund, Instagram cracks down on bots and Facebook is testing post-level analytics for Groups.

Let’s take a look at these changes in more detail.

TikTok announces the first recipients of its Creator Fund

TikTok recently announced the launch of their Creator Fund which was started as a way to support creators across the platform.

You can view the first fund recipients here.

Twitter rolls out Tweet reply controls to all users

After a few months of testing, Twitter has announced that its new Tweet reply controls will be rolled out to all users across mobile and desktop. Twitter users will now be able to pick from three options when sending a Tweet. The options are everyone, only people you follow and only people you mention.

Learn more here.

Facebook is testing post-level analytics for Groups

Facebook is adding new post-level analytics to Groups which will provide admins with more information about how their members engage with the content. Admins will now be able to see the reach of the post, the number of reactions, comments, shares and clicks, and the number of active members in the group at the time of the post.

Find out more here.

LinkedIn outlines new process to detect and hide inappropriate InMail messages

LinkedIn may be a career-focused platform but that doesn’t make it exempt from unsolicited advances. CEO Jeff Weiner addressed the problem publically last year and now they’ve taken it a step further by introducing a new designed to detect and “reduce the impact” of such advances on users.

Read more here.

Instagram cracks down on bots with new review process

Instagram is making a new attempt to stamp out bot accounts on the platform. The new process will require the owners of accounts associated with suspicious activity to provide identification information to prove that they are in fact human. As per Instagram, By prompting the people behind accounts to confirm their information, we will be able to better understand when accounts are attempting to mislead their followers, hold them accountable, and keep our community safe.”

Learn more here.

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