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Top 25 Social Media Innovations in August

From Short-Form Influencer Shows to Exclusive VR Games

— September 2, 2019 — Tech
Many of the most popular August 2019 social media ideas offer celebrations of the less-than-shiny parts of life and using the Internet. Craving depth and authentic experiences, social media users are no longer looking to engage with just picture-perfect content and desire connections with people and brands that are unafraid to exhibit raw vulnerability and honesty. To acknowledge this, Kahlua created a Zero Likes Given campaign and gallery that brings attention to unappreciated social media posts and Diesel purposefully extended its Pride campaign after noting a drop in followers to prove that "love transcends numbers."

Recently, Instagram expanded its tests on hiding the number of likes collected on the posts shared to its platform, helping users to stress less about numbers and more about real connections.
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Social Media Consumer Protections
Social Media Consumer Protections
Facebook Has Started Implementing an Ad-Reporting Tool in the UK
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Social Media Fan Page Support
Social Media Fan Page Support
Facebook Creators Will Now Have More Avenues of Support
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23
Candy Brand Dance Challenges
Candy Brand Dance Challenges
Dippin' Dots' National Challenge Asks Fans to Show Off Their Moves
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22
Accessible Bitcoin Apps
Accessible Bitcoin Apps
Gracias Introduces Cryptocurrency to Diverse Communities
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21
Dog-Centric Social Apps
Dog-Centric Social Apps
Pedigree's DentaSTIX Studios Creates Fun Social Media Content
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20
Forested Beer Pop-Ups
Forested Beer Pop-Ups
Busch's One-Day-Only 'Pop Up Schop' is Hidden Within a National Forest
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19
Social Media Test Expansions
Social Media Test Expansions
Instagram is Set to Expand Its Hidden Like Count Feature
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Exclusive VR Games
Exclusive VR Games
Facebook Will Bring Virtual Reality Titles to the Oculus Headset
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17
Artist-Centric Social Apps
Artist-Centric Social Apps
'Collabr' Helps Artists to Connect and Collaborate with One Another
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16
Story-Sharing Smart Luggage
Story-Sharing Smart Luggage
Eagle Creek's NFC-Connected Bags Reveal Places a Traveler Has Been
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15
Human-Removing Photo Editing Tools
Human-Removing Photo Editing Tools
Bye Bye Camera Removes Unwanted Agents from Your Photos
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Mobile-First Tennis Games
Mobile-First Tennis Games
For Wimbledon, Snapchat Launched a Mobile Bitmoji Tennis Game
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13
Beverage Customization Promotions
Beverage Customization Promotions
The Circle K #MakeYourMix Campaign Encourages Refreshment
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12
Influencer Analytics Platforms
Influencer Analytics Platforms
'NoxInfluencer' Offers YouTube Analytics to Optimize Channels
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11
Animated Landmark Lenses
Animated Landmark Lenses
Snapchat's Landmarker Brings the NYC Statue of Liberty to Life
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10
Imperfect Photo Galleries
Imperfect Photo Galleries
The Zero Likes Given Exhibition Provides an Escape Social Pressures
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Unappreciated Photo Campaigns
Unappreciated Photo Campaigns
Kahlua's 'Zero Likes Given' Highlights Unliked Instagram Photos
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8
Fuzzy Velvet Makeup Sponges
Fuzzy Velvet Makeup Sponges
Sunday Ivy's New Line of Velvet Makeup Sponges Has a Flawless Finish
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7
Short-Form Influencer Shows
Short-Form Influencer Shows
Snapchat's 'Creator Shows' Star Influencers & Celebrities
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6
Brand-Inspired Graphic Sticker Packs
Brand-Inspired Graphic Sticker Packs
Leo Natsume's Kings of the Weekend is Commissioned by Huawei
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5
Brutally Honest Brands
Brutally Honest Brands
DURA Advocates for Climate Change Awareness Far More Seriously Than Others
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4
Negativity-Inspired Social Media Campaigns
Negativity-Inspired Social Media Campaigns
The Diesel Pride Campaign Extends Beyond June
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Film-Inspired Social Media Filters
Film-Inspired Social Media Filters
Kindai Celebrates a Cult-Favorite Film with an AR Filter
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2
AR Ice Cream Games
AR Ice Cream Games
The Magnum Pleasure Fair on Snapchat Replicates the Magnum Pleasure Store
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Highly Elegant Restaurant Interiors
Highly Elegant Restaurant Interiors
The Lucky Cat Restaurant Boasts a Romantic Atmosphere
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