Social Media Wrap

This week in media news, Facebook donates to bushfire relief, and TikTok bans misleading information.

Will you be implementing any of these into your digital marketing strategy? Anything we missed? I’d love to hear your thoughts, post in the comments below:


Twitters upcoming feature allows users to limit who can reply to their tweets

  • The feature was announced in October last year and is now in development, soon to be rolled out worldwide.
  • Users have the option of anyone responding, people they follow only, only people who are mentioned in the tweet, or no replies.

Source: The Verge.

TikTok bans misleading information on the platform

  • TikTok has released a new set of guidelines that outline what content could be considered misinformation and deception.
  • Their description includes “misinformation meant to incite fear, hate, or prejudice,” “misleading information about medical treatments,” and “content that misleads community members about elections or other civic processes.”

Source: Reuters.

Facebook to donate up to 1.25 million AUD to Australian bushfire relief

  • Facebook has announced it will match up to $1 million in donations made to bushfire relief in Australia, as the bushfires devastate large areas of the country.
  • COO Sheryl Sandberg has personally donated $250, 000 to the Red Cross disaster relief which is currently running evacuation centres in numerous Australian states.

Source: Business Insider.



Kerwin Rae