The next roundup of social media news is here. Read about why The Washington Post stunned the social media world, what Twitter is working on behind-the-scenes and Facebook’s new video endeavor.
Facebook Launches 360 Degree Video
Facebook has launched 360 degree videos, to keep up with YouTube. Beginning brands working with the service include Star Wars: The Force Awakens, Saturday Night Live, and Vice Media.
Washington Post Goes All-In With Facebook Instant Articles
Washington Post has announced that all of their articles will be via the Facebook Instant Articles platform.
Instagram Reaches 400M Users, Past Twitter
Twitter has begun allowing users to add polls to their tweets. The polls last for 24 hours.
Facebook Redesigns Profiles
Facebook has redesigned mobile profiles, allowing users to add a profile video as well as a temporary profile photo that can be used for specific days, such as days to celebrate a sports win.
Twitter Looking into Expanding 140 Character Limit
Re/Code claims Twitter is rolling out a new product that will allow for longer tweets. No word on when this will be revealed.
Twitter Expands Buy Buttons