In this week’s Platform Five: Facebook tests AI generated Stories

Platform Five Hero_wk 21 Apr

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

Instagram adds five link limit to profile bios, TikTok bans climate change denial content, Facebook tests AI generated stories, Twitter adds 10k character tweets, and LinkedIn expands its company commitments.

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

Instagram adds 5 link limit to profile bios

Instagram has launched one on its most requested feature updates, giving users the ability to have up to five links in their Instagram bio. This can expand on its capacity to not only drive traffic, but make it easier for creators and other users to highlight their passions, bring awareness to causes they care about, and promote their personal business and brands they love.

Read more here.

TikTok bans climate change denial content

TikTok moves to take a stronger stance against climate change misinformation, with the platform banning all climate change denial content that ‘undermined well-established scientific consensus’ about climate change and its impacts.

Find out more here.

Facebook tests AI generated Stories

Facebook continues to explore ways to get more people posting to Stories, this time though a new, automated Stories generation process which uses image recognition AI to create new Stories from your shared content. Users are now being encouraged to use a feature called ‘Advanced Stories’, providing ready-made stories for you using advanced photo and video data.

Learn more here.

Twitter adds 10k character tweets

Twitter has added another element for its Twitter Blue subscription package, with Blue members now able to write tweets up to 10,000 characters long. Blue subscription members can also utilise text formatting options, including bold and italics, to place emphasis on key points within their tweets.

Read more here.

LinkedIn expands its company commitments

LinkedIn is looking to help businesses further showcase their alignment with causes, with a new expansion of its Company Commitments feature. This will enable brands to showcase their most important values on their company page, as well as being able to share their commitments in their posts.

Learn more here.

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