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Top 95 Social Media Trends in September

From Snapchat-Based Conferences to Virtual Campus Tours

— September 3, 2016 — Autos
Consumers and companies alike are constantly looking for new ways to connect to one another to form positive relationships, which is one theme that ties these innovative September 2016 social media ideas together.

While Frank Ocean fans became more and more impatient for the release of his album, many joined together to create their own satirical version. In relation to this, Snapchat released a number of filters to speak to the lack of album, as well as celebrate its release when it finally appeared.

Meanwhile, many companies have been employing social media gurus to collaborate on unique products that they promote through their own accounts, working to ensure that their Generation Z and Millennial followers are pinpointed in the most efficient way possible. Other September 2016 social media ideas include social filters for the Rio Olympics, bizarre Donald Trump parodies and anti-body shaming letters.
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Popularity
Activity
Freshness
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Revived Hotline Apps
Revived Hotline Apps
The Unmute App Helps You Listen In On Calls In Real Time
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93
Pregnancy Pampering Tutorials
Pregnancy Pampering Tutorials
This Video Provides Self-Care Tips for Expectant Mothers
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92
Commemorative Fan-Made Albums
Commemorative Fan-Made Albums
'Boys Do Cry' is a Satirical Response to Frank Ocean's Lack of Album
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91
Streaming Olympic Highlights
Streaming Olympic Highlights
YouTube's Olympic Coverage Will Give Viewers More Access to the Games
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90
Mom-Hosted Home Decor Vlogs
Mom-Hosted Home Decor Vlogs
A Lifestyle Blogger Reveals a Modern Kids' Room With Airplane Accents
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89
Family Travel Tutorials
Family Travel Tutorials
This Video Provides Parents with Tips on Traveling Abroad with Kids
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88
Darkened Social Media Interfaces
Darkened Social Media Interfaces
Twitter's 'Night Mode' is Easy on the Eyes and Saves Battery Life
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87
Maternal Gamer Vlogs
Maternal Gamer Vlogs
This Vlogging Site Carried Out a Study About Pokemon-Induced Labor
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86
Location-Based Olympic Highlights
Location-Based Olympic Highlights
Twitter's Olympic 'Moments' Customizes Coverage for Global Users
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85
Browser-Based Image Sharing
Browser-Based Image Sharing
Users can View Instagram Stories on Chrome with the IG Story Extension
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84
Album-Anticipating Social Filters
Album-Anticipating Social Filters
Snapchat Joins Those Waiting for Frank Ocean's 'Boys Don't Cry'
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83
Video Search Tools
Video Search Tools
The Pinterest Video Search Feature is About to Be Introduced to Users
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82
Realty Show Partnerships
Realty Show Partnerships
'The Voice on Snapchat' Has Show Coaches Help Fans Improve on Singing
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81
Teenage-Focused Video Apps
Teenage-Focused Video Apps
This App Helps Teens Create Videos That Represent Their Character
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80
University Sports VR Channels
University Sports VR Channels
University of Miami is Launching the First College Sports VR Channel
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79
Sporty Social Media Campaigns
Sporty Social Media Campaigns
Ford's New Snapchat Ad Plays on the Spirit of the Olympic Games
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78
Musical Messaging Apps
Musical Messaging Apps
The 'Bars' App Helps You Text In Song Lyrics
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77
Lunchbox Snack Tutorials
Lunchbox Snack Tutorials
Liza Prideaux Provides Parents with Back-to-School Meal Ideas
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76
Crowdsourced Decision-Making Apps
Crowdsourced Decision-Making Apps
The Chuuzit App Helps Customers Make Decisions By Sourcing Help
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75
Competitive Sports Webseries
Competitive Sports Webseries
EE is Collaborating with YouTubers for the 'The Wembley Cup' Series
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74
Hobbyist Social Apps
Hobbyist Social Apps
The Hello Network Connects People Who Share the Same Passions
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73
AI Olympic News Stories
AI Olympic News Stories
The 'Washington Post' is Using an AI Reporter to Cover the Olympic Games
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72
Olympic Emoji Languages
Olympic Emoji Languages
SKINS Designed 'Esportanto' as a Universal Language for Sports Fans
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71
Hyper-Expressive Chat Apps
Hyper-Expressive Chat Apps
The Chaatz App Allows You to Incorporate Comic Strips and Games
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70
Thought-Collecting Apps
Thought-Collecting Apps
Storm It Formats Free Write Ideas Into Social Media Postings
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69
Step-Mom Video Confessions
Step-Mom Video Confessions
Vlogger Jessica Avey Discusses Her Experience as a Step-Parent
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68
Roommate-Recruiting Apps
Roommate-Recruiting Apps
The Koala Roomie App Helps Millennials In New York City Find Roommates
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67
Selfie-Focused Social Feeds
Selfie-Focused Social Feeds
Facebook's New Feed Features an Olympic-Themed Camera as its Focus
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66
Professional Networking Videos
Professional Networking Videos
Users Can Now Record Themselves on LinkedIn Video
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65
Romantic Robot Parodies
Romantic Robot Parodies
Robots Were Used to Create Famous and Romantic Parody Instagram Photos
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64
Video App Geostickers
Video App Geostickers
Snapchat Added a Location-Based Sticker Feature for Creative Images & Videos
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63
Animated Character Livestreams
Animated Character Livestreams
Hasbro Created a Facebook Live Broadcast Starring Mr. Monopoly
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62
Hospital Social Networks
Hospital Social Networks
My Hospi Friends Helps Hospital Patients Connect and Avoid Isolation
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61
Ephemeral Social Stories
Ephemeral Social Stories
Instagram Stories Let Users Create an Ephemeral Snapchat-Like Story
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60
Virtual Campus Platforms
Virtual Campus Platforms
The Campus Karma Platform Aims to Connect College Students Across India
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59
360-Degree Olympic Coverage
360-Degree Olympic Coverage
The BBC Sport 360 App Will Give Viewers a 360-Degree View of the Games
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58
Activism-Oriented Bots
Activism-Oriented Bots
The StayWokeBot on Twitter Supports the Black Lives Matter Campaign
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57
Olympic Navigation Chatbots
Olympic Navigation Chatbots
'Askrio2016' Bot Directs Tourists Through the City to an Olympic Event
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56
TweenMessaging Apps
TweenMessaging Apps
The Disney Mix App is Targeted Towards Tweens and Their Families
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55
Naturalist-Networking Apps
Naturalist-Networking Apps
This Naturalist App Connects Nature-Lovers and Fosters Education
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54
Maternity Emoji Apps
Maternity Emoji Apps
The EmojiMom App Helps Mothers Communicate Emotions Related to Motherhood
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53
Online Abuse Blockers
Online Abuse Blockers
The Instagram Comment Filter is Being Implemented to Battle Online Trolls
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52
Clickbait-Reducing Algorithms
Clickbait-Reducing Algorithms
'Facebook' is Using New Tech on the News Feed to Eliminate Clickbait
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51
Selective Dating Apps
Selective Dating Apps
The 'Inner Circle' Dating Platform is Exclusively for Ambitious Singles
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50
Athlete-Scouting Apps
Athlete-Scouting Apps
The Athlenda App Seamlessly Connects Athletes and Scouts
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49
Presidential Messenger Bots
Presidential Messenger Bots
The White House Chatbot is an Updated Way to Contact the President
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48
Mental Illness-Signifying Systems
Mental Illness-Signifying Systems
A New AI Can Use Metrics to Assess Depression on Instagram
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47
Olympic Game Emojis
Olympic Game Emojis
Twitter has Released All the Emojis to Be Used During the Rio Olympic Games
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46
Branded T-Shirt Challenges
Branded T-Shirt Challenges
Oasis Promises Rewards to a Fan Who Wears a Promotional Tee for a Month
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45
Charity Selfie Apps
Charity Selfie Apps
The CR7 Selfie App Lets Users Take Selfies with Cristiano Ronaldo for Charity
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44
Student-Targeted Tech Giveaways
Student-Targeted Tech Giveaways
The #GetCollegeReady Campaign Helped Prepare High School Grads
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43
Collaborative Blogger Wines
Collaborative Blogger Wines
DESIGNLOVEFEST Created a White Summer Wine with Winc
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42
Influencer Marketing Apps
Influencer Marketing Apps
'Voltu' Lets Companies Connect with Social Influencers for Advertising
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41
Connective Cinema Apps
Connective Cinema Apps
The CineBee App Brings Fans Of Indian Movies Together
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40
Virtual Earphone-Sharing Apps
Virtual Earphone-Sharing Apps
Lisn Helps People Listen to the Same Music Without Sharing Earphones
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39
Olympic S'mores Branding
Olympic S'mores Branding
Hershey's is Celebrating Team USA on National S'mores Day 2016
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38
Olympian Romance Platforms
Olympian Romance Platforms
The SportsSwipes Provides Dating Profiles of 2016 Rio Competitors
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37
Spontaneous Activity Apps
Spontaneous Activity Apps
The Kickit App Helps College Students Make Plans with Their Peers
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36
Paid Dating App Extensions
Paid Dating App Extensions
Bumble Dating Will Be Made Easier with a Subscription Service and More
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35
Luxury Jeweler Geofilters
Luxury Jeweler Geofilters
The Tiffany Snapchat Account Appeals to Young Consumers
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34
Promoted Social Media Videos
Promoted Social Media Videos
Pinterest is Rolling out a 'Promoted Videos' Feature for Advertisers
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33
Olympic Social Filters
Olympic Social Filters
Snapchat Debuts New Olympic-Themed Stickers and Filters for the Rio Games
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32
Social Media Coding Apps
Social Media Coding Apps
'Vidcode' Teaches Girls to Code by Incorporating Social Media Tropes
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31
Commercial Social Media Tools
Commercial Social Media Tools
Instagram's Business Tools Help Companies to Engage on the App
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30
Branded Social Media Stickers
Branded Social Media Stickers
Twitter's 'Promoted #Stickers' Include Brands like Pepsi
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29
Social Tourism Sites
Social Tourism Sites
British Columbia's 'BC Explorer' Site Collects #ExploreBC Instagram Posts
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28
In-App Handbag Sales
In-App Handbag Sales
Dior Promoted Its Luxury 'Lady Dior' Bag Exclusively Through WeChat
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27
Fashionable Disney Characters
Fashionable Disney Characters
Disney's 'Inside Out' Characters are Recreated as Fashion Queens
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26
City Concierge Apps
City Concierge Apps
This Membership Club App Helps Millennials Enjoy City Events and Offerings
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25
Paid Product Recommendation Apps
Paid Product Recommendation Apps
Users Can Earn Money for Suggesting Products with Maven Xchange
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24
Anti-Extremist Web Content
Anti-Extremist Web Content
AverageMohamed's Social Media 'Counter-Narratives' Can Fight Hate
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23
Snakeskin Rose-Tinted Sunglasses
Snakeskin Rose-Tinted Sunglasses
Vintage Frames Collaborated with YesJulz of Snapchat for a Design
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22
Banking Messenger Bots
Banking Messenger Bots
Absa Bank Uses Facebook Messenger to Offer 'ChatBanking'
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21
Digital Memory Apps
Digital Memory Apps
The Fabric App Uses Digitally Recorded Moments to Make an Automated Journal
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20
Opinion-Sourcing Apps
Opinion-Sourcing Apps
The Zip Question Answer App Lets You Ask Anonymous People Questions
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19
Thriller Series Barbie Dolls
Thriller Series Barbie Dolls
'Queen Barb' is an Homage to the Character from 'Stranger Things'
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18
Political Meme Generators
Political Meme Generators
'MemeTheVote' Helps to Create Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump Memes
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17
Connected Messaging Lockets
Connected Messaging Lockets
The 'Purple' Necklace Wirelessly Links to Friends Via Social Networks
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16
Social Snapshot Conferences
Social Snapshot Conferences
'SnapHappen' is Launching as a Business-Focused Event
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15
Vertical Video Ads
Vertical Video Ads
The 'Flipboard' App Has a New Video Feature for Advertisers
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14
Social Good Selfie Walls
Social Good Selfie Walls
Cadillac Fairview is Launching 'Pledge Walls' for Back-to-School Season
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13
Snapshot Adoption Campaigns
Snapshot Adoption Campaigns
Tomba Latas' Adoption Project Uses Snapchat to Introduce Rescues
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12
Novelty Social Media Scenes
Novelty Social Media Scenes
'Late Night Snap Hacks' Makes it Look Like Users are at the Club
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11
VIP Ticket Geofilters
VIP Ticket Geofilters
Toyota Used a Snapchat Filter to Offer an Exclusive Lollapalooza Concert
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10
Foodie Influencer Exhibits
Foodie Influencer Exhibits
This Interactive Exhibition in Japan Celebrates Naomi Watanabe
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9
Retro OS App Filters
Retro OS App Filters
Misha Petrick Designed What Windows 95 Instagram Would've Looked Like
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8
Blogger Marketplace Platforms
Blogger Marketplace Platforms
The Russian Startup Brings Instagram Influencers and Brands Together
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7
Comedic Job Announcements
Comedic Job Announcements
This Woman's Job Announcement is a Parody on Marriage Proposals
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6
Lengthy Automobile Concepts
Lengthy Automobile Concepts
Mercedes-Benz has Teased a 6 Meter Car on Their Facebook Page
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5
Fashion Icon Emojis
Fashion Icon Emojis
Iris Apfel's Emojis Represent the Fashion Icon's Unique Style
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4
Revealing Social Media Campaigns
Revealing Social Media Campaigns
'Wren Kitchens' Shows That Instagram Perfection Isn't Reality
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3
Anti-Body Shaming Letters
Anti-Body Shaming Letters
Plus-Size Model Ashley Graham Speaks Out in an Essay for 'Lenny Letter'
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2
Political Parody Portraits
Political Parody Portraits
These Strange Donald Trump Artworks Represent How Some See Him
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1
Pop Culture Baby Costumes
Pop Culture Baby Costumes
This LA Mom Comically Dresses Her Son to Look Like Pop Culture Figures
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