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February 22, 2024

Meta tests cross-posting between Facebook and Threads

  • Meta has begun testing cross-posting between Facebook and Threads, with some users now being promoted to share their Facebook updates to the app.
  • Those in the test pool are seeing a toggle to turn on Threads cross-posting.
  • This will enable Meta to get maximum mileage from the content that users post to its apps.
  • For more, please visit the Social Media Today website.

WhatsApp adds new text formatting options to improve communications 

  • WhatsApp has announced its new text formatting options, available for Android and iOS users. 
  • This includes numbered lists, block quotes, bold and italics. 
  • The update will provide greater capacity for context among messages, facilitating better understanding. 
  • For more, please visit the Social Media Today website.

Apple launches a new app for tracking sports scores, stats 

  • Apple has launched a new app for iPhone users, called Apple Sports.
  • The app gives sports fans real-time access to scores, stats and other information about their favourite sports team.
  • Users can customise scoreboards and switch between sections such as play-by-play information, team stats, lineup details and live betting odds – betting can be turned off in settings.
  • For more, please visit the Tech Crunch website.