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Top 35 Social Media Trends in October

From AR Grooming Lenses to Sporty Hashtag Campaigns

— October 1, 2019 — Social Media
These October 2019 social media trends range from sporty hashtag campaigns to AR grooming lenses.

While Ralph Lauren's Hashtag Challenge Campaign leveraged Gen Z-friendly social media platform TikTok to generate content during this year's US Open, Manscaped's 'Prevent Manscaping Accidents' campaign was shared on Snapchat with fun filters that showed consumers what could happen if they didn't use its grooming products.

Other October 2019 social media trends to note include Spotify's Headie One Instagram filter which promoted a new album release by the artist and the 'Howl' Chat App. The chat platform lets users chat with strangers anonymously, opting for an interactive and customizable avatar for those looking to interact virtually without showing their face. In addition, the platform is also compatible with iPhone X ensuring added personalization thanks to animation features.
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Social Media Video Tools
Social Media Video Tools
New Video Tools Were Added to Facebook to Help Creators and Broadcasters
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Social Network Skill Verifications
Social Network Skill Verifications
LinkedIn Added Multiple Skill Assessments to the Platform
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Visual Contact Management Apps
Visual Contact Management Apps
The Rememorate App Helps Users Remember People's Names
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Fashion-Specific Video Content Sites
Fashion-Specific Video Content Sites
YouTube Recently Launched a Dedicated Fashion Section
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Social Media Reposting Apps
Social Media Reposting Apps
Tweeig 2.0 Lets You Repost a Tweet to Instagram as a Video
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Social Network-Branded Video Devices
Social Network-Branded Video Devices
The Facebook Portal TV Boasts Amazon Alexa and More
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Social Media Football Content
Social Media Football Content
The NFL Will Add Game Highlights to the Facebook Watch Platform
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Multimedia Messaging Apps
Multimedia Messaging Apps
The Skype Messaging App Will Now Have Multiple New Features
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Social Media Video Streaming
Social Media Video Streaming
The Facebook Lite App Will Now Be Able to Access Live Video Streaming
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Social Media App Tours
Social Media App Tours
Snap Has Streamlined the Lens Studio App to Make It Easier for Creators
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Small-Scale Social Network Apps
Small-Scale Social Network Apps
Instagram is Internally Developing the Threads Messaging App
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Football Video App Promotions
Football Video App Promotions
The NFL Entered into a TikTok Partnership to Attract Younger Fans
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Social Media Music Stories
Social Media Music Stories
Pandora App Users Can Now Share Music to an Instagram Story
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Social Media Engagement Tools
Social Media Engagement Tools
Facebook Adds Tools for Public Figures to Manage Interactions
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Brain Computing Acquisitions
Brain Computing Acquisitions
Facebook Recently Acquired the New Startup Named 'CTRL-Labs'
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Social Media 3D Photos
Social Media 3D Photos
Snapchat Has Added a 3D Selfie on Its Platform for iPhone Users
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Social Media Alert Systems
Social Media Alert Systems
Facebook Will Expand Its Local Alerts Capabilities Across the US
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Cross Platform Dating Apps
Cross Platform Dating Apps
Facebook Dating Launched in the US and will have Instagram Integration
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Social Media Music Sharing
Social Media Music Sharing
Users on Facebook Can Now Share 15-Second Clips of Spotify Content
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Kids Anti-Cyberbullying Apps
Kids Anti-Cyberbullying Apps
The BBC's Own It App Uses Technology to Improve Online Interactions
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Social Media Business Tools
Social Media Business Tools
Facebook Has Added Business Tools for Messenger on Its Platform
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Social Media Auditors
Social Media Auditors
The Hypevertise Instagram Auditor Shows an Influencer's Marketing Potential
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Shoppable Instagram Services
Shoppable Instagram Services
'Instagrammy' Lets Followers Seamlessly Shop Affiliate Links
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Password Manager Apps
Password Manager Apps
The Passlock App Securely Stores Your Passwords and Personal Information
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Social Experience Discovery Apps
Social Experience Discovery Apps
The '721' App Helps Users Find Things to Do Nearby
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Football-Themed Social Media Lenses
Football-Themed Social Media Lenses
The NFL Launched a Snapchat AR Lens for its 100th Season
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Branded Halloween-Themed Drinks
Branded Halloween-Themed Drinks
MTN DEW Releases MTN DEW VooDew Ahead of the Spooky Holiday
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Sporty Hashtag Campaigns
Sporty Hashtag Campaigns
Ralph Lauren's Hashtag Challenge Campaign on TikTok is US Open-Themed
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AR Grooming Lenses
AR Grooming Lenses
Manscaped's 'Prevent Manscaping Accidents' Shares a Funny Lens on Snapchat
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Anonymous Avatar Chat Apps
Anonymous Avatar Chat Apps
The 'Howl' Chat App Helps Users Meet New People Anonymously
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Interactive Social Media Advertising
Interactive Social Media Advertising
Facebook Will Add More Interactive Ads on Its Platform
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Sneaker-Branded Social Media Contests
Sneaker-Branded Social Media Contests
Vessi Footwear Launched a Social Media Giveaway Contest
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Album-Promoting AR Filters
Album-Promoting AR Filters
Spotify Launched a Branded AR Effect on Instagram for Headie One
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Ultra-Playful Tequila Branding Initiatives
Ultra-Playful Tequila Branding Initiatives
As a Brand, JAJA Tequila Boasts a Free-Spirited Ethos
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Podcast-Inspired Alcoholic Drinks
Podcast-Inspired Alcoholic Drinks
The 'Pink Whitney' is Inspired by a Popular Sports Podcast
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