From Personalized Emoji Apps to Pet-Based Social Networks

By: Rebecca Byers - Oct 12, 2015
The top October 2015 social media trends include a now-infamous Snapchat update, selfie-adorned pancake campaigns and social networks for pets.

A recent Snapchat update that allowed users to edit their image with video filters caused a social media frenzy as individuals raced to try out and send each filter to their friends. The creative moving filters had something for everyone, with one that made users appear to shoot rainbows out of their mouths.

Meanwhile, Dogland is a dog-based social network for owners looking to share photos of their beloved pet, chat with other owners and find out which spaces allow people to bring their canine friends.

The top October 2015 social media trends speak to the pervasiveness of social networking in an increasingly digital culture where individuals measure themselves in content shared.