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Instagram now has launched its new auto-captions sticker for Stories, which will automatically transcribe speech in videos. Captions have been available in, and will soon be rolled out to Reels soon. The auto-captions won’t be 100% accurate all of the time, but you’ll also be able to customise the text, as well as the text colour, position and font type.
Twitter has announced that it will now stop cropping tall images on your timeline – they will look the same in the composer, as they do on feed. It is unclear if videos will also remain uncropped with this update.
Twitter Spaces, the company’s new live audio rooms feature, is now available to any account with 600 followers or more. It also officially unveiled some of the features it’s preparing to launch, like Ticketed Spaces, scheduling features, reminders, support for co-hosting, accessibility improvements and more.
TikTok is launching a “mashup” of the Green Screen effect, and its Duet tool, in the form of a new Green Screen Duet layout. With Green Screen Duet, users will be able to use another video from TikTok as the background in a new video.
Sprout Social has released a comprehensive study about the best times and dates to post on the main social platforms in 2021. The study contains data from 20,000+ accounts, collected over the past year.
The Kids’ Cancer Project invites Australians to donate on Pirate Day in new campaign via We Are Social. The socially-led Pirate Day campaign, aimed at driving awareness and inviting Australians to donate, offers an opportunity for people to virtually dress up as a pirate and show their support online using #PirateDay2021.
Doctors on Demand is one of the leading telehealth GP services that gives users video access to Australian registered doctors. The new campaign highlights how people can now see a doctor on their own terms and get expert answers instantly without self-diagnosing using an internet search.