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Top 55 Social Media Trends in August

From Inclusive Emoji Updates to 360-Degree Selfie Sticks

— August 27, 2017 — Social Media
The August 2017 social media trends show that those online networks are more than just digital platforms. Social media transcends the internet, with thousands of real-world products that have emerged specifically to appease people's online followings.

As one might expect from such visual media, the cosmetics industry has embraced the social in both marketing and the products themselves. Karrueche's Fem Rosa Colourpop makeup collection is meant to make YouTubers and Snapchatters look better in videos, and the Woosh Eye Stamper is a quick and easy way to apply eyeliner, letting wearers focus on content rather than appearance.

Of course, the digital sphere itself is still a hotbed of activity. Recently, Apple introduced a new set of emojis with a bent towards inclusion, and Snapchat's new multi-snap feature lets user record multiple videos in succession.
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Popularity
Activity
Freshness
54
Music-Sharing Plugins
Music-Sharing Plugins
The Overcast Plugin Lets Users Share Their Current SoundCloud Songs
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53
Multi-Device Grammar Apps
Multi-Device Grammar Apps
'Ginger Page Premium' Enhances Digital Correspondence
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52
Pinboard Furniture Matchmakers
Pinboard Furniture Matchmakers
The West Elm Pinterest Style Finder Uses AI to Make Decor Matches
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51
Custom Event-Finding Apps
Custom Event-Finding Apps
The 'riite' App Helps You Discover Events Near You to Explore
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50
Local Neighborhood Social Networks
Local Neighborhood Social Networks
'MeshUp' Lets Users Connect with Others Who Live Nearby
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49
eCommerce Messaging Apps
eCommerce Messaging Apps
Amazon Anytime Offers Voice and Video Calling, Plus Filters and More
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48
Mountain Biking Social Networks
Mountain Biking Social Networks
MTBNB is a Social Network Dedicated to Off-Road Cycling
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47
DIY Cooling Campaigns
DIY Cooling Campaigns
7UP's 'Heat Hacks' Share Simple DIY Projects to Keep Drinks Cool
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46
Path-Sharing Social Networking Services
Path-Sharing Social Networking Services
'Pathstory' Lets Users Share Their Path and Photos via GPS
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45
Locational Friend-Finding Apps
Locational Friend-Finding Apps
'Spots' is a Location-Based Social Network for Finding New Friends
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44
Comical TV Chatbots
Comical TV Chatbots
'GoTBot' Chats with Fans to Catch Them Up on the Game of Thrones Plot
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43
Social Media Music Ambassadors
Social Media Music Ambassadors
The Apple Music Ambassadors Use Twitter to Promote the Service
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42
Personalized Search Engine Feeds
Personalized Search Engine Feeds
Google Announced Personalized Updates to its Homepage
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41
Rainbow-Hued Hangover Lattes
Rainbow-Hued Hangover Lattes
'The Good Sort' Shares Hangover Drinks Powered by Superfoods
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40
Beverage-Connected Playlists
Beverage-Connected Playlists
The 'Robinsons Refresh’d Spotify Hub' Revitalizes Playlists
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39
Exclusive Social Dating Apps
Exclusive Social Dating Apps
Blue by Loveflutter is a Dating App Just for Verified Twitter Members
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38
Urban Emoji Celebrations
Urban Emoji Celebrations
The Empire State Building Will Glow Yellow for World Emoji Day
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37
Collaborative Live Stream Apps
Collaborative Live Stream Apps
'Hivecast' Lets You Produce a Live Stream with Friends or Teams
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36
Reactionary Social Networks
Reactionary Social Networks
React.ly is a Platform for Sharing Reaction Videos
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35
TV Teaser Chatbots
TV Teaser Chatbots
FX is Counting Down to American Horror Story: Cult with an Interactive Bot
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34
Video Vixen Cosmetic Collections
Video Vixen Cosmetic Collections
Karrueche's Fem Rosa Colourpop Makeup Collection is Rose-Inspired
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33
Social Media Palette Generators
Social Media Palette Generators
'MyInstaPalette' Helps Users Find Their Most-Used Instagram Colors
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32
Eatery Photography Events
Eatery Photography Events
CHOP5 Salad Kitchen Launched a Photo-Taking Event for Influencers
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31
Interactive On-Campus Marketing Campaigns
Interactive On-Campus Marketing Campaigns
pureLYFT Hires Student Ambassadors to Reach College Kids
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30
Friend-Sourced Travel Itineraries
Friend-Sourced Travel Itineraries
'dipp' Smart Travel Guide Uses Friends' Photos to Plan Your Trip
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29
Online GIF-Making Tools
Online GIF-Making Tools
'Giphy' Now Offers an App-Free GIF Generator
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28
Cycling Studio Ambassador Programs
Cycling Studio Ambassador Programs
The SoulCycle College Ambassador Program Promotes Fitness
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27
Social Media Age Testers
Social Media Age Testers
TwiAge Automatically Finds One's Twitter Account's Age
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26
Detoxifying Fish Recipes
Detoxifying Fish Recipes
You Can Eat Activated Charcoal Fish and Chips in Melbourne
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25
Decadent Oversized Doughnuts
Decadent Oversized Doughnuts
The Chocolate Covered Donutella Versace Can Feed Up to Four People
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24
Custom Connected Eyeglass Pop-Ups
Custom Connected Eyeglass Pop-Ups
The Snap Spectacles Pop-Up is On Display at Harrods in London
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23
Location-Based Coffee Campaigns
Location-Based Coffee Campaigns
NESCAFE Encouraged Social Coffee Using Snapchat's Snap Maps
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22
Seamless Social Media Storytelling
Seamless Social Media Storytelling
Snapchat's Multi-Snap Feature Lets Users Record Multiple Videos
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21
Chromatic Burger Buns
Chromatic Burger Buns
Aryzta Food Solutions is Helping Restaurants Win on Social Media
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20
Millennial-Targeted Airlines
Millennial-Targeted Airlines
'Joon' Airline is a Travel Experience for a Younger Demographic
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19
Social Media Color Palettes
Social Media Color Palettes
The Colorkuler Color Palette Tool Analyzes Your Instagram Aesthetic
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18
Social Media-Inspired Mobile Games
Social Media-Inspired Mobile Games
Snapchat's 'Dancing Hotdog' Filter Has Become a Video Game
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17
TV-Inspired Installations
TV-Inspired Installations
This Better Call Saul Pop-Up Was Installed in Saul, Gloucestershire
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16
Simplified Eye Shadow Applicators
Simplified Eye Shadow Applicators
The Woosh Eye Stamper Makes Eye Shadow Application Effortless
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15
Dancing Emoji Websites
Dancing Emoji Websites
Charlie Clark's 'Emoji Party' Generates Customizable Emoji Raves
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14
Working Woman Subscriptions
Working Woman Subscriptions
The 'Mogul Box' is Curated for Female Entrepreneurs
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13
Smart Selfie Sticker Apps
Smart Selfie Sticker Apps
'Sticky AI' Uses Artificial Intelligence to Turn Selfies into Stickers
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12
Social Media Video Festivals
Social Media Video Festivals
The 'Insta Stories Festival' in Cologne Promoted Stories on Instagram
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11
Miniature Ice Cream Trucks
Miniature Ice Cream Trucks
Wall's "Snack-Sized" Ice Cream Van Celebrates Its 'Snackable' Range
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10
Inclusive Emoji Updates
Inclusive Emoji Updates
Apple's Most Emoji Recent Update Shows a Woman Breastfeeding
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9
Celebrity Techie T-Shirts
Celebrity Techie T-Shirts
The Zuckerberg Shirt Lets You Dress Just Like Facebook's Founder
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8
Social Media Restaurant Kits
Social Media Restaurant Kits
'Dirty Bones' is Providing Guests with 'Foodie Instagram Packs'
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7
Coffee-Filled Dessert Cones
Coffee-Filled Dessert Cones
Japan's Coffee Cones are the Latest Caffeine Craze
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6
Selfie-Friendly Sheet Masks
Selfie-Friendly Sheet Masks
These Sheet Mask Products Take Inspiration From Social Media Filters
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5
Social Media Sneaker Sales
Social Media Sneaker Sales
Nike and Instagram Teamed Up to Sell Sporting Goods to Younger Buyers
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4
Millennial-Targeted Canned Wines
Millennial-Targeted Canned Wines
Underwood Re-Imagines Canned Wines for a Chic Audience
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3
360-Degree Selfie Devices
360-Degree Selfie Devices
The Wefie Camera is Like a Technology-Infused Selfie Stick
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2
Gargantuan Streetwear Collections
Gargantuan Streetwear Collections
Anti Social Social Club Has Unveiled its Largest Drop Ever
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1
Celebrity Swimwear Collections
Celebrity Swimwear Collections
This 'Kendall + Kylie' Swimwear Line Features an 80s Aesthetic
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