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What's New In Social Media - May 2023

26 May 2023

Welcome back to our monthly update on the ever-evolving world of social media! As we’re getting to the end of May, we bring you the latest stories and trends that are reshaping the digital landscape. From platform enhancements to valuable insights, there's plenty to catch up on. So, let's explore the exciting developments in social media this month!

Meta’s Professional Dashboard

Meta, the parent company of Facebook, continues to invest in empowering creators with new educational and insight elements. The Professional Dashboard for Creators has received significant upgrades, providing creators with valuable resources to refine their content strategy, understand their audience, and optimise their reach. These additions reinforce Meta's commitment to supporting the creative community and helping creators thrive on their platforms.

LinkedIn’s Best Practices

LinkedIn, the leading professional networking platform, has released a comprehensive infographic outlining the best posting practices for this year. This resource offers valuable guidance to individuals and businesses looking to maximise their impact on the platform. From optimising post length and using engaging visuals to leveraging hashtags and embracing video content, LinkedIn's best practices equip users with the tools to create compelling and successful posts.

Optimal Times To Post 

A recently published report has shed light on the ideal posting times across various social media platforms in 2023. The findings provide valuable insights into when audiences are most active and receptive to content. By aligning their posting schedules with these optimal times, businesses and content creators can increase their visibility and engagement. Whether it's Instagram, Twitter, or TikTok, understanding the best times to post is essential for capturing audience attention.

Meta AI Ad Targeting Process

Meta continues to refine its AI ad targeting process, aiming to enhance ad performance and deliver more relevant content to users. By leveraging advanced algorithms and user data, Meta is working towards creating personalised ad experiences that resonate with individuals. This evolution in AI ad targeting showcases Meta's commitment to delivering meaningful and valuable content while balancing user privacy and preferences.

Social media trends

From the rise of ephemeral content and the growing popularity of audio-based platforms to the fusion of NFTs and social media, there is a range of new emerging trends shaping the digital landscape. Staying ahead of these trends empowers businesses and individuals to adapt their strategies and stay relevant in an ever-changing social media landscape.

May brings exciting advancements and valuable insights to the world of social media. Meta's commitment to empowering creators and refining their AI ad targeting process showcases their dedication to enhancing user experiences. LinkedIn's best practices, the report on optimal posting times, and new social media trends provide valuable guidance for businesses and content creators seeking to maximise their impact on these platforms. As the digital landscape continues to evolve, it's essential to stay informed and adapt strategies to leverage the latest trends in social media. Stay tuned for our next update as we explore the dynamic world of social media!

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