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Top 45 Social Media Ideas in March

From Custom Birthday Videos to Female Friendship Platforms

— March 19, 2016 — Social Media
From personalized birthday greetings to female friendship platforms, the March 2016 social media trends reveal a change in both online and real-life interactions.

In recent years, many social media platforms have made significant efforts to make their services more personal. Facebook has made great strides in their area with the release of personalized birthday videos that go beyond basic messages and emotion-signaling icons that give users more ways to respond to online content. Snapchat has also made efforts to personalizing its services by opening up its geofilter submission page and allowing anyone to create a custom Snapchat filter.

Not only are social media platforms adjusting the ways consumers interact online, but they are also influencing real-life interactions. Indeed, the lines between online and offline interactions are becoming increasingly blurred thanks to apps such as Nine, which help Instagram users connect with like-minded individuals. The March 2016 social media trends also reveal a specific focus on female friendships with apps such as Hey! VINA and Yes New Friends helping women expand their social circle.
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Charitable Video Features
Charitable Video Features
YouTube is Introducing Donation Cards so Creators Can Give Back
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Content-Delaying Apps
Content-Delaying Apps
This App Delays Social Posts So That Users Can Reconsider Publishing Them
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43
Branded Menswear Blog Cupcakes
Branded Menswear Blog Cupcakes
These Baked Desserts Highlight Highsnobiety's Athletic Aesthetic
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42
Charitable Valentine's Day Promotions
Charitable Valentine's Day Promotions
This Campaign Helps Children Born with Facial Differences
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Expanded Live Video Features
Expanded Live Video Features
Facebook Live Streaming is Now Available to All American iPhone Users
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40
Updated Social Media Platforms
Updated Social Media Platforms
Multiple Instagram Accounts are Now Made Easier to Switch Between
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39
Social Media Birthday Videos
Social Media Birthday Videos
The New Facebook Feature Allows for Personalized Birthday Messages
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38
Expanding Video-Sharing Platforms
Expanding Video-Sharing Platforms
The YouTube Red Original Shows and Movies Competes with Netflix
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37
Wordsmith Social Networks
Wordsmith Social Networks
The 272 Words of the Gettysburg Address Inspired This Social Media Site
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36
Social Friend-Finding Apps
Social Friend-Finding Apps
'Nine' Offers a Way for Instagram Users to Connect Over Interests
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35
Chat Room Aggregates
Chat Room Aggregates
Hamster Pad Helps You Discover Interesting Chat Communities on Slack
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34
GIF-Specific Search Engines
GIF-Specific Search Engines
This Platform Now Includes a Native GIF Search Feature
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33
Adventurous Layover Apps
Adventurous Layover Apps
The Layover with a Local App Connects Passengers with a Local Tour Guide
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32
Prideful Photo Contests
Prideful Photo Contests
This Instagram Contest Promotes Northeast Indiana Pride
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31
Social Share Startups
Social Share Startups
PostReach Gives Twitter Insights and Analytics for Content Marketers
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30
DJ-Advice Text Generators
DJ-Advice Text Generators
Khaled Ipsum by Patrick Wong Turns Placeholder Text into Words of Wisdom
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Fitness-Focused Photo Apps
Fitness-Focused Photo Apps
The 'GymSelfie' App Helps Consumers Visually Track Their Progress
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28
Viral Video Apps
Viral Video Apps
The BuzzFeed Video App Lets You Enjoy Viral Videos On Your Smartphone
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Experiential Video Messengers
Experiential Video Messengers
Walkie Talkie App Tribe Makes Video Messages Easier to Send
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26
Slimmed-Down Chat Apps
Slimmed-Down Chat Apps
The Peach Chat App Focuses On the Bare Chatting Essentials
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25
Relationship-Tracking Apps
Relationship-Tracking Apps
The 'Tigli' App Helps Users Maintain Relationships Over Time
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24
Food-Enhancing Photography Apps
Food-Enhancing Photography Apps
The 'Foodie' App Offers Over 20 Filters to Increase Image Quality
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23
Incognito Messaging Apps
Incognito Messaging Apps
The Blindspot App's Investors Include Nicki Minaj and Will.i.am
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22
Edible Social Media Logos
Edible Social Media Logos
These Homemade Brownies are Transformed into the Instagram Logo
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21
Valentine's Day GIFs
Valentine's Day GIFs
These Romantic GIFs Recreate Cheesy Valentine's Day Cards with Animation
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20
Social Media Food Reviews
Social Media Food Reviews
This App Helps Users Create Food Reviews to Share on Instagram
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19
Slow Motion Social Networks
Slow Motion Social Networks
This Platform Allows Users to Create and Share Slow Motion Clips
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18
Emotion-Signalling Icons
Emotion-Signalling Icons
The New Facebook Reactions Allows Users to Convey Emotions in New Ways
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17
Social Photo-Sharing Apps
Social Photo-Sharing Apps
This App Uses Photos to Help Like-Minded People Connect
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16
Australian Emoji Keyboards
Australian Emoji Keyboards
The 'Aussie Emoji Keyboard' Lets Users Text with Aussie-Inspired Lingo
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15
Group Date Matchmaking Apps
Group Date Matchmaking Apps
Smeeters Helps Arrange "Explosive" Meetings Between Groups of Friends
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14
Romantic Fry Campaigns
Romantic Fry Campaigns
New York Fries Offers a New Snapchat Filter to Encourage Kissing the Food
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13
Social Feed Perspective Apps
Social Feed Perspective Apps
The Being App Lets You Experience Instagram Through Others' Eyes
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12
Location-Based Social Chat Apps
Location-Based Social Chat Apps
Skout is a Mobile App for Expanding One's Social Circle
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11
Explorer Vehicle Marketing Campaigns
Explorer Vehicle Marketing Campaigns
The Infinti Q30 is Debuted Using a Compass and an Influencer
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10
Social Media Health Campaigns
Social Media Health Campaigns
This Facebook Campaign Spreads Awareness About the Zika Virus
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9
Female Friendship Platforms
Female Friendship Platforms
Yes New Friends is a Toronto-Based Matchmaking Service for Women
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8
Customizable Social Media Filters
Customizable Social Media Filters
This App is Now Letting Users Create Their Own Geofilters
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7
Shaming Exercise Apps
Shaming Exercise Apps
Fitness Motivation App Cakewalk Will Shame Lazy Users on Social Media
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6
Celebratory Skincare Campaigns
Celebratory Skincare Campaigns
This Clarins Skincare Campaign Champions Wrinkles Earned in Life
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5
E-Commerce Birthday Road Trips
E-Commerce Birthday Road Trips
The eBay 20th Anniversary Airstream Trailer Showcased Deals
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4
Marketing Playing Cards
Marketing Playing Cards
These Facebook Playing Cards Reveal the Platform's Marketing Insights
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3
Uplifting Blue Monday Campaigns
Uplifting Blue Monday Campaigns
The EasyJet Orange Monday Campaign Aimed to Elevate #BlueMonday
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2
Female Friend-Finding Apps
Female Friend-Finding Apps
The 'Hey! VINA' App Helps Women Expand Their Social Circle
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Social Media-Inspired Covers
Social Media-Inspired Covers
The First Playboy Non-Nude Issue Stars Sarah McDaniel
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