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Top 70 Social Media Trends in July

From Favored Fashion Platforms to Outsourced Opinion Apps

— July 26, 2015 — Social Media
The July 2015 social media ideas will offer considerable insight to advertising and marketing professionals looking for consumer insight that will dictate their digital strategy and branding opportunities online. In addition to looking at how companies are using channels like Instagram and Twitter to reach audiences and influence consumer purchasing choices, innovations in July 2015 social media also show how social is being integrated into apps and other services.

Given that most humans are visual by nature, it makes sense that many of these platforms are focused on photo-sharing and display a clean and minimalist esthetic as not to overwhelm users. Social feeds continue to be used in an aspirational manner. Given that summer is prime wedding time, this can be seen with romantic story-featuring feeds, social wedding websites and creative Instagram accounts.
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Popularity
Activity
Freshness
70
Social Media Status Suggestions
Social Media Status Suggestions
Facebook Helps Cure Writer's Block for Those Who Like to Share
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69
Timely Social Media Tools
Timely Social Media Tools
The Instagram Trending Places is Set to Compete with Twitter
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68
Friend-Finding Apps
Friend-Finding Apps
The 'Free' App for iOS Determines Which of Your Friends are Free to Hang
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67
Social Media Priorities
Social Media Priorities
The Facebook See First Feature Lets People Prioritize Friends
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66
Crowdsourced News Platforms
Crowdsourced News Platforms
YouTube Newswire is a Curated Social Media News Platform
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65
Painless Break-Up Apps
Painless Break-Up Apps
'Binder' is a Break Up App That Does the Dumping for You
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64
Informative Embedded Ads
Informative Embedded Ads
Microsoft's Collective Project Appeals to a Millennial Audience
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63
Crowdsourced Sleep Playlists
Crowdsourced Sleep Playlists
The Good Night Drink Asked People to Share Soothing Music for Sleep
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62
Social Flip Books
Social Flip Books
Google France's Twitter Account Doubles as an Interactive Social Media Flip Book
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61
Stripped-Down Social Apps
Stripped-Down Social Apps
The Facebook Lite App Targets Users in the Developing World
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60
Messenger Music Services
Messenger Music Services
The LINE Music Service Gives Mobile Users Listeners Freedom of Choice
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59
Seamless Photo-Sharing Apps
Seamless Photo-Sharing Apps
This New App Helps Users Share and Receive The Photos They Didn't Take
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58
User-Generated Stock Photos
User-Generated Stock Photos
This Company Will Allow Brands to Use Image Content from Consumers
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57
Antique Social Media Parodies
Antique Social Media Parodies
Comedy Central's 'Another Period' Promos Parody Social Media
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56
Event Coordination Apps
Event Coordination Apps
The 'bethere' App Lets Users Share Where They Are Going Before They Leave
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55
Minimalist Social Media Makeovers
Minimalist Social Media Makeovers
The New Instagram Layout Includes Larger Photographs
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54
Concert Tour Analytics
Concert Tour Analytics
YouTube's Music Insights Tells Artists Where to Route Their Tours
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53
Crowdsourced Illness-Tracking Apps
Crowdsourced Illness-Tracking Apps
This New Health App Tracks the Local Spread of Diseases
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52
Silent Pride Appreciation Ads
Silent Pride Appreciation Ads
This Emotional Advertisement Promotes Pride Month without Words
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51
Social Media Cryptocurrencies
Social Media Cryptocurrencies
The Reveal App Gives Users Ownership with a Currency of Attention
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50
Political Social Networks
Political Social Networks
This New Online Platform Allows Users to Engage in Political Issues
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49
Social Media E-Commerce Platforms
Social Media E-Commerce Platforms
Shopping Twitter is Now Possible Through Purchase Buttons
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48
Book Recommendation Apps
Book Recommendation Apps
The 'ReadThisNext' App Helps You Choose the Perfect Book to Read
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47
Social Media Scoring Tools
Social Media Scoring Tools
'Do You Even List' is a Tool to Track and Score Your Twitter Page
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46
Food-Centric Photo Apps
Food-Centric Photo Apps
The 'Wine 'N Dine' App is Exclusively for Sharing Pictures of Food
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45
Multi-Stream Broadcasting Networks
Multi-Stream Broadcasting Networks
Multi-Streaming Platform Joicaster Syndicates Livestream Video
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44
Favored Fashion Platforms
Favored Fashion Platforms
The Wantering App Helps You Shop Only What's Popular
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43
Encrypted Social Apps
Encrypted Social Apps
'Minds' is a Secure Social Network That Puts Privacy at the Forefront
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42
Dad-Celebrating Coupons
Dad-Celebrating Coupons
Samsung UK Helps Twitter User Sent Out Comical Father's Day Wishes
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41
Social Wedding Websites
Social Wedding Websites
The Wedding Party App Keeps One's Big Day Connected and On Schedule
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40
Data-Free Messaging Apps
Data-Free Messaging Apps
The Jott App Works Without a Data Plan or Wifi Connection
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39
LGBT-Supporting Soaps
LGBT-Supporting Soaps
This Special Edition Soap Helps Raise Funds to Support LGBT Activists
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38
Crowdsourced Building Designs
Crowdsourced Building Designs
The Face of Karim Rashid's SoHo Building Was Decided on Facebook
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37
VR Social Media Platforms
VR Social Media Platforms
The Swerve App Lets People Monitor Twitter Feeds in the Virtual Space
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36
App-Addicted Teen Graphs
App-Addicted Teen Graphs
This Inforgraphic Outlines the Average Daily Web Activity Among Teens
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35
Driver-Shaming Apps
Driver-Shaming Apps
The 'Towit' Photo-Shaming App Lets You Call Out Drivers Who Park Poorly
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34
Digital Detox Apps
Digital Detox Apps
This App Encourages Users to Disconnect Through Social Media Shaming
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33
City-Specific Nightlife Apps
City-Specific Nightlife Apps
The 'Dojo' Party App Helps Users Find Best Events in London and Paris
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32
Lifestyle Social Networks
Lifestyle Social Networks
The '6Tribes' Lifestyle App Connects Users Based on Interests
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31
Explanatory Social Charts
Explanatory Social Charts
This Facebook Engagement Infographic Breaks Down User Activity
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30
Outsourced Opinion Apps
Outsourced Opinion Apps
Flingy Uses the Power of the Crowd to Help Make a Decision
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29
Social Media Presidential Campaigns
Social Media Presidential Campaigns
Hillary Clinton Held Her First Major Campaign on Periscope
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28
Social Mortgage Campaigns
Social Mortgage Campaigns
SA Home Loans' #TweetDreams Lets Users Help to Drop Interest Rates
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27
Gen Z Mobile Infographics
Gen Z Mobile Infographics
This Useful Graph Outlines the Ways Gen Z Learns Through Mobile
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26
Bar-Locating Apps
Bar-Locating Apps
This Nightlife App Helps Users Track Down the Perfect Drink in Any City
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25
Emoji Hashtag Stats
Emoji Hashtag Stats
This Social Media Infographic Looks at the Most Hashtagged Emojis on Instagram
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24
Personalized Recommendation Apps
Personalized Recommendation Apps
This App Provides Smart Recommendations Based on Expert Knowledge
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23
Photo-Sharing Drinking Cups
Photo-Sharing Drinking Cups
'SipSup' is an App-Connected Glass that Acts as a Social Media Outlet
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22
Photo-Generated Typography
Photo-Generated Typography
The 'Type to Design' App Turns Your Instagram Pictures into Fun Type
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21
Senior-Engaging Social Media Campaigns
Senior-Engaging Social Media Campaigns
Vodafone's The Sunday Grannies Makes an Impact on Elderly
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20
Personalized Inflight Magazines
Personalized Inflight Magazines
TAM Airlines Created Customized Reading Material for Travelers
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19
Global LGBT Media Campaigns
Global LGBT Media Campaigns
Miley Cyrus & Instagram Team Up to Celebrate World Pride Month 2015
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18
Emoji Analysis Campaigns
Emoji Analysis Campaigns
Old Navy's Emoodji Reveals Insights Based on Popular Emoji Use
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17
Playful Dog Illustrations
Playful Dog Illustrations
Valerie Susik Makes Her Art Interact with the Real World
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16
Social Media Magazines
Social Media Magazines
Ballantine has Launched an Interactive Whiskey Magazine on Instagram
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15
Emoji Food Photography
Emoji Food Photography
Photographer Heather Adamson Created This Fun Emoji Art from Food
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14
Social Privacy Infographics
Social Privacy Infographics
TeenSafe's Examines the Youth Search for Social Media Privacy
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13
Romantic Story Social Feeds
Romantic Story Social Feeds
The Way We Met is an Instagram Account Dedicated to Love Stories
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12
Future Career Path Charts
Future Career Path Charts
This Infographic Features Potential New Age Jobs for Gen Y and Gen Z
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11
Private Broadcasting Apps
Private Broadcasting Apps
'Skeegle' is a Mobile Live-Streaming App Exclusively for Private Groups
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10
Bouquet Bike Deliveries
Bouquet Bike Deliveries
Petalon is a Flower Service Powered by Cyclists and Social Media
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9
Trailing Wedding Photos
Trailing Wedding Photos
Murad Osmann Marries Longtime Girlfriend and Muse Natalia Zakharova
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8
Breath-Freshening Food Trucks
Breath-Freshening Food Trucks
This New Initiative Reminds Consumers to Chew Gum After Eating
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7
Body-Positive Yoga Photographs
Body-Positive Yoga Photographs
Plus-Size Yogi Jessamyn Stanley is Changing Yoga Body Stereotypes
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6
Empowering Female Platforms
Empowering Female Platforms
'Uncompromising Women' is a Female-Oriented Online Community
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5
Plate-Based Food Art
Plate-Based Food Art
Jacqueline Poirier Uses Dinner Plates as a Canvas for Ultra-Realistic Artwork
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4
Graffiti Hair Stunts
Graffiti Hair Stunts
This Pineapple-Inspired Haircut Has Made Redditor Hansel Qiu a Star
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3
Cut-Out Fashion Illustrations
Cut-Out Fashion Illustrations
Shamekh Al-Bluwi Combines His Love of Fashion and Architecture
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2
Social Shopping Pop-Ups
Social Shopping Pop-Ups
Tanger Outlets Celebrates Its New Location with Fun Pop-Up Stations
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1
Leg-Centric Photography
Leg-Centric Photography
The 'Citi Legs' Body Positive Photo Series Celebrates Women's Legs
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