Snapchat adds ‘Shared Stories’ to fuel collaborative content

  • Snapchat is launching a new ‘Shared Stories’ option which lets users invite others to contribute to their Story.
  • The Story will be viewed by both users connections/friends.
  • This feature aims to increase collaborative content on the platform and expand content’s exposure.
  • You can read the full story on Social Media Today’s website.

Meta updates their Privacy Policy

  • Meta has updated their Privacy Policy, aiming to provide more clarity about the types of information that is collected, how it’s used and shared.
  • The policy was previously called ‘Data Policy’ and has been changed “in line with privacy regulations around the world and feedback from users and privacy experts”.
  • The updated Privacy Policy goes into effect in July and users will be prompted to read through it and alerted to the change.
  • You can read the full story on Social Media Today’s website.

‘Vital’ that schools are given ‘seat at safeguarding table’

  • An independent review into the deaths of Arthur Labinjo-Hughes and Star Hobson says that it is ‘vital’ that schools are made statutory safeguarding partners.
  • The review states that schools should have “full involvement” at both the “strategic and operational level” in protecting children.
  • Schools, colleges, and other education providers are in a unique position to identify concerns early and to recognise when these are escalating.
  • You can read the full story on Tes Magazine’s website.