New Features on Social Media | March 2022
Whew, March was another busy month for new features on social media platforms. Here's a look back at the latest social media updates:
Amazon 📦 | New Features | March 2022
Announced Amp, a live audio app for users to create radio shows.
Clubhouse 👋 | New Features | March 2022
Added a protected profile setting to limit profile visibility to certain followers.
Facebook 👍 | New Features | March 2022
Started testing new ad placement controls for brands.
Instagram 📷 | New Features | March 2022
Launched chronological feeds and "favorites" feeds for all users.
Introduced Creator Lab as a new educational resource for creators.
Rolled out new tags to help BIPOC and other underrepresented creators receive credit for their work.
Made it possible for creators to assign a moderator during IG Live streams.
Released a Family Center with safety tools to help parents monitor their kids' activity in app.
Unveiled a host of new message features, such as music previews and the ability to see who’s online to chat.
Pinterest 📌 | New Features | March 2022
Introduced new shopping and advertising updates, including a personalized shopping page called "Your Shop."
Announced an additional $1.2M for its Creator Fund to support underrepresented influencers.
Introduced the ability to export video content to share on other social platforms.
Snapchat 👻 | New Features | March 2022
Added new policies for app developers to improve user trust and safety.
Acquired NextMind, a brain-computer interface startup, to enhance future generations of its AR glasses (Spectacles).
Released Custom Landmarkers feature to help creators build AR experiences.
Spotify 🔊 | New Features | March 2022
Expanded its playlist creation tool "Blend" to support multiple users and even their favorite musicians.
Rolled out a new podcast discover filter.
TikTok ♪ | New Features | March 2022
Testing a "Watch History" feature to help users find previously viewed videos.
Partnered with GIPHY on a new video creation tool called TikTok Library.
Tumblr 📝 | New Features | March 2022
Expanded its tip jar feature beyond individual posts to also support blog-level tipping.
Twitch 🎮 | New Features | March 2022
Updated its misinformation policies to ban users who consistently share false information.
Twitter 🐦 | New Features | March 2022
Introduced a Creator Dashboard to help creators manage their earnings.
Added a "View a Shop" button above posts from a given merchant.
Working on a new podcast tab to boost content discovery.
YouTube 🎥 | New Features | March 2022
Did we miss any new social media features in our breakdown? If so, let us know!
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