Social Media Today - Latest Newshttps://www.socialmediatoday.com/news/Social Media Todayen-usWed, 17 Aug 2022 19:52:40 -0400Pinterest Launches New Streamlined In-App Purchase Process for Shopify Merchantshttps://www.socialmediatoday.com/news/pinterest-launches-new-streamlined-in-app-purchase-process-for-shopify-merc/629958/<p>Pinterest&#39;s &#39;Hosted Checkout&#39; will make it easier for users to go from discovery to purchase.</p>Andrew HutchinsonWed, 17 Aug 2022 19:52:40 -0400https://www.socialmediatoday.com/news/pinterest-launches-new-streamlined-in-app-purchase-process-for-shopify-merc/629958/Reddit Announces New Developer Platform to Facilitate Additional Tools and Functionshttps://www.socialmediatoday.com/news/reddit-announces-new-developer-platform-to-facilitate-additional-tools-and/629954/<p>The new developer platform will facilitate the creation of new Reddit research and ad placement tools.</p>Andrew HutchinsonWed, 17 Aug 2022 17:23:24 -0400https://www.socialmediatoday.com/news/reddit-announces-new-developer-platform-to-facilitate-additional-tools-and/629954/WhatsApp Launches New Desktop App for Windows PCshttps://www.socialmediatoday.com/news/whatsapp-launches-new-desktop-app-for-windows-pcs/629950/<p>Another way to keep track of your WhatsApp interactions.</p>Andrew HutchinsonWed, 17 Aug 2022 17:00:31 -0400https://www.socialmediatoday.com/news/whatsapp-launches-new-desktop-app-for-windows-pcs/629950/TikTok Outlines its Preparations for the Upcoming US Midtermshttps://www.socialmediatoday.com/news/tiktok-outlines-its-preparations-for-the-upcoming-us-midterms/629948/<p>As TikTok&#39;s influence grows, it becomes an even bigger focus for political campaigners.</p>Andrew HutchinsonWed, 17 Aug 2022 16:41:47 -0400https://www.socialmediatoday.com/news/tiktok-outlines-its-preparations-for-the-upcoming-us-midterms/629948/YouTube Will Now Automatically Add Watermarks to Downloaded Shorts Clipshttps://www.socialmediatoday.com/news/youtube-will-now-automatically-add-watermarks-to-downloaded-shorts-clips/629940/<p>Following in the footsteps of other short-form video apps...</p>Andrew HutchinsonWed, 17 Aug 2022 15:59:01 -0400https://www.socialmediatoday.com/news/youtube-will-now-automatically-add-watermarks-to-downloaded-shorts-clips/629940/TikTok Launches New Shopping Ads as it Continues to Push Ahead with its eCommerce Integrationshttps://www.socialmediatoday.com/news/tiktok-launches-new-shopping-ads-as-it-continues-to-push-ahead-with-its-eco/629939/<p>TikTok is keen to make in-stream commerce a thing, as a means to help creators generate direct income from the app.</p>Andrew HutchinsonWed, 17 Aug 2022 15:36:26 -0400https://www.socialmediatoday.com/news/tiktok-launches-new-shopping-ads-as-it-continues-to-push-ahead-with-its-eco/629939/Snap Launches New Bitmoji Fashion Collection from Carhartt, as it Continues to Build its Personalization Toolshttps://www.socialmediatoday.com/news/snap-launches-new-bitmoji-fashion-collection-from-carhartt-as-it-continues/629855/<p>The new Carhartt collection adds to a growing list of brands looking to create digital fashion sets.</p>Andrew HutchinsonTue, 16 Aug 2022 21:38:03 -0400https://www.socialmediatoday.com/news/snap-launches-new-bitmoji-fashion-collection-from-carhartt-as-it-continues/629855/TikTok Will Submit Algorithms and Moderation Processes for Review to Ease Concerns Around CCP Meddlinghttps://www.socialmediatoday.com/news/tiktok-will-submit-algorithms-and-moderation-processes-for-review-to-ease-c/629850/<p>TikTok will be hoping to avoid further regulatory action with this new transparency initiative.</p>Andrew HutchinsonTue, 16 Aug 2022 17:25:20 -0400https://www.socialmediatoday.com/news/tiktok-will-submit-algorithms-and-moderation-processes-for-review-to-ease-c/629850/Meta Outlines its Approach to Election Security Ahead of the US Midtermshttps://www.socialmediatoday.com/news/meta-outlines-its-approach-to-election-security-ahead-of-the-us-midterms/629841/<p>Meta&#39;s outlined a range of measures to protect the integrity of the upcoming US Midterm elections.</p>Andrew HutchinsonTue, 16 Aug 2022 16:41:29 -0400https://www.socialmediatoday.com/news/meta-outlines-its-approach-to-election-security-ahead-of-the-us-midterms/629841/Snapchat Shares New Insights into the Importance of Privacy Controls in Social Apps [Infographic]https://www.socialmediatoday.com/news/snapchat-shares-new-insights-into-the-importance-of-privacy-controls-in-soc/629827/<p>With 90% of social media users looking for better privacy controls, it&#39;s clear that apps need to step up their offerings.</p>Andrew HutchinsonTue, 16 Aug 2022 15:48:14 -0400https://www.socialmediatoday.com/news/snapchat-shares-new-insights-into-the-importance-of-privacy-controls-in-soc/629827/