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What's New in Social Media?


Social media companies are always launching some new feature or aspect of their platforms, but it seems in the face of COVID-19, these launches are more frequent. This makes sense as I imagine, like me, many people have extra time on their hands, want more ways to stay connected and want to access information quickly.


Here is what’s new in the last few weeks.


New Best Time to Post on Social Media


Many businesses and influencers are aware of the best times to post on social media. But COVID-19 has changed people’s routines, so now there are new best times. Sprout Social has released their findings. Previously, their findings said Wednesday between 11-12am was the best time for a post to get noticed.


Now, however, their studies show, based on March and April’s usage, the best times to post on Facebook are Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays between 10-11am.


For Instagram, the new best times are Mondays, Tuesdays and Fridays at 11am and Tuesdays at 2pm.


Twitter’s best times have moved fr