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Top 40 Social Media Trends for March

From Rapper-Made Social Platforms to Emoji Expansions

— March 25, 2018 — Pop Culture
These March 2018 social media innovations outline the various ways in which social media platforms and networks are shaping our culture, both online and offline.

This month's list features a variety of examples of new innovations that emphasize connection, rather than isolation. One of these examples of social betterment is the rapper Chamillionaire's new social platform, which encourages its consumers to meet in the real world after the app facilitates an online connection. Meanwhile, a collection of new dating apps have appeared, all of which play into niche interests, like food or special activities, to deepen connections between users.

Meanwhile, Apple is hoping to further its engagement by offering 157 new emoji designs, that range from food items like bagels and mangos, to new hair colors and styles.
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Activity
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Social Cloud-Searching Platforms
Social Cloud-Searching Platforms
The 'Treasurably' Search Engine Lets You Search Cloud Content
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39
Data-Covering Apps
Data-Covering Apps
Google's Project Fi Has Undergone and Upgrade to Help World Travelers
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38
Social Media-Harnessing CV-Builders
Social Media-Harnessing CV-Builders
'Ceev' Scrapes Information from LinkedIn to Build CVs
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37
Social Video Game Profiles
Social Video Game Profiles
'My PlayStation' Brings the Playstation Network to Browsers
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36
Rapper-Made Social Platforms
Rapper-Made Social Platforms
Chamillionaire Hopes to Better Connect Strangers with Convoz
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35
User-Friendly Social Networks
User-Friendly Social Networks
The Ad-Free 'Vero' Puts Users in Control of Their Sharing Experience
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34
Web-Sourced GIF Initiatives
Web-Sourced GIF Initiatives
The #GifHistory Project Hopes to Source the History of Popular GIFs
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33
Search Result Stories
Search Result Stories
Google's AMP Stories Hope to Change the Way Users Search On the Platform
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32
eCommerce Sealing Wrap Partnerships
eCommerce Sealing Wrap Partnerships
Tasty and Glad Partnered to Sell Glad's Press’n Seal Product
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31
Curated Online Video Platforms
Curated Online Video Platforms
'YourTV' Offers Back-to-Back Videos That are Recommended by Friends
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30
Address-Saving Social Networks
Address-Saving Social Networks
Glintter is a New Address Book App for Sharing Discoveries
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29
Anime-Inspired AI Voices
Anime-Inspired AI Voices
Pikachu Talk is Being Released Worldwide In Celebration of Pokemon Day
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28
Anonymous Chat Networking Apps
Anonymous Chat Networking Apps
'Frienstr' Enables Random Chats with People in Your Network
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27
Exclusive Disappearing Content Tools
Exclusive Disappearing Content Tools
The Patreon Lens Lets Creators Post Content for Paid Members
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26
AI Beauty Enhancing Smartphones
AI Beauty Enhancing Smartphones
The New Oppo A71 Smartphone Has Advanced AI Technology
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25
Quiz-Based Dating Apps
Quiz-Based Dating Apps
The 'Koko' Dating App Lets Users Easily Share Their Personal Preferences
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24
Antitheft Alarm Selfie Sticks
Antitheft Alarm Selfie Sticks
The Mipow 'SelfieTIK' Alerts You if You Lose or Leave Your Device
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23
Password-Matched Dating Sites
Password-Matched Dating Sites
'Words of Heat' Uses Matching Passwords to Connect People
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22
Breakfast-Themed Emojis
Breakfast-Themed Emojis
Thomas' Bagels is Using the Popularity of Emojis to Advertise Bagel Day
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21
Geochat-Locating Apps
Geochat-Locating Apps
Private Social Networking Startup Sweep Helps You Find Exclusive Chats
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20
Humorous Playlist Marketing Stunts
Humorous Playlist Marketing Stunts
Sonos' Welcome to the Party Playlist Was Directed at Its Rival
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19
Engagement-Focused Dating App Updates
Engagement-Focused Dating App Updates
The 'Ladies First' Tinder Update is Similar to Bumble
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18
Matchmaking Pizza Bots
Matchmaking Pizza Bots
Domino's 'Dom Juan' Bot on Tinder Provides Pizza-Themed Pickup Lines
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17
Sculptural Emoji Artwork
Sculptural Emoji Artwork
Laura Owens's iMessage Sticker Pack is Exhibiting at The Whitney Museum
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16
Travel Advice-Sharing Apps
Travel Advice-Sharing Apps
The 'Roamer' App Lets You Share Your Fave Spots with Other Travelers
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15
Internet Interaction Video Games
Internet Interaction Video Games
'Dab on 'em Haterz' Helps Players Feel Better About Themselves
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14
Activity-Based Dating Apps
Activity-Based Dating Apps
'Invite and Meet' Has Users Partake in Activities to Form a Connection
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13
Ephemeral In-App Shops
Ephemeral In-App Shops
Snapchat's 'Snap Store' is Stocked with Limited-Time Merchandise
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12
Virtual Supermarket Sommeliers
Virtual Supermarket Sommeliers
Lidl's 'Margot' is a Helpful "Winebot" on Facebook Messenger
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11
Question-Based Social Apps
Question-Based Social Apps
'Queskr' Allows Users to Quickly Ask Questions and Get Answers
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10
Provocative AR Magazine Covers
Provocative AR Magazine Covers
Sports Illustrated's Latest Cover Features AR Elements
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9
Expanding Emoji Offerings
Expanding Emoji Offerings
Apple Will Be Introducing 157 New Emojis in 2018
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8
Interactive 3D Social Posts
Interactive 3D Social Posts
Facebook 3D Posts can Now Be Shared Through the News Feed
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7
Food-Based Dating App Services
Food-Based Dating App Services
PB&J Matches the User with People Based on Food Swipes
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6
Collaborative Comedic Influencer Palettes
Collaborative Comedic Influencer Palettes
Morphe and Bretman Rock Created a Highlighter Palette
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5
Faux Paparazzi-Inspired Subway Ads
Faux Paparazzi-Inspired Subway Ads
Ads Promoting Yeezy Season Six Have Appeared Around NYC Subways
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4
Selfie Ball Party Cameras
Selfie Ball Party Cameras
Hypno Documents Your Event and Formats It for Social Media Use
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3
Haute Couture GIFs
Haute Couture GIFs
Prada Launched Instagram GIFS for the Fall/Winter 2018 Season
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2
Gravel-Based Interactive Installations
Gravel-Based Interactive Installations
PanGenerator's Artwork Turns Your Selfie into Gravel
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1
Confrontational Digital Media Signs
Confrontational Digital Media Signs
Mike Campau's Series 'Anti-Social' is a Look at Social Media
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