Instagram testing new sticker for event invitations
The new sticker would allow users to create events and lists the title, date, and location. It would also allow viewers to RSVP.
Facebook launches story ad templates
Facebook is now offering customizable templates for story ads that can be used on Facebook, Instagram, and Messenger. These templates let advertisers select a layout then customize them with their colors and text.
Facebook expanding ad placement options
Facebook is constantly expanding its ad placement options and will now offer ads within search results to all businesses. In fact, automatic placements will include search results placement. They are also testing giving users the ability to place ads in the tab where they can view their Groups content. Facebook has repeatedly emphasized how important Groups will be to the future of the social platform.
Facebook is testing ‘Suggested Time’ feature for schedule posts
Facebook is testing an option for scheduling posts for pages that includes suggestions for when their audience is most active on the platform.
LinkedIn Launches Events geared towards professional meet-ups
LinkedIn launched an events tool that gives users the ability to create and organize event pages and organize professional in-person meet-ups. On the event page, you can keep track of RSVPs, post updates, and communicate with other attendees.