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Top 40 Social Media Trends in September

From Virtual Festivals to Livestreamed Wedding Services

— September 27, 2020 — Social Media
Between stay-at-home orders and largely virtual political movements, social media has played a key role in helping consumers stay connected and informed this summer, and this list of September 2020 social media trends highlights 40 innovations and ideas that are sure to inspire.

COVID-19 altered many people's plans this summer, but luckily brands like Fisheye Studio pivoted to launch livestreaming wedding services, helping peoples' special day feel a little more normal. On a similar note, a virtual festival dubbed The Klarnival launched in order to help young people cope with the plethora of cancelled events this season. The Klarnival livestreammed masterclasses on turning one's garden into a glamping experience and more.

Meanwhile, Instagram took this time to launch QR codes, which are changing the way consumers and brands are interacting with one another, and the platform.
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Girl Group Clothing Collaborations
Girl Group Clothing Collaborations
Justice, the Tween Retailer, Partnered with Kid-Focused Band
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Mom-Centric Investment Blogs
Mom-Centric Investment Blogs
mommyinvestor.com Shares Helpful Investment and Financial Tips
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38
Government Social Media Labels
Government Social Media Labels
Twitter Added Labels for Government-Run Accounts and Tweets
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37
Social Media Sports Deals
Social Media Sports Deals
TikTok and the New York Yankees Entered into a 3-Year Sponsorship Deal
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36
Social Media Payment Groups
Social Media Payment Groups
Facebook Created a New Payments Group to Handle Transactions
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35
Wedding Live-Streaming Services
Wedding Live-Streaming Services
Fisheye Studio Launches Live-Streaming for Weddings Amid COVID-19
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Social Media Restricted Replies
Social Media Restricted Replies
Twitter is Adding a New Function to Limit Replies on the Platform
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33
Couples-Friendly Finance Events
Couples-Friendly Finance Events
Financially Ever After Helps Couples Talk About Money
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32
Social Media Music Videos
Social Media Music Videos
Facebook Added Music Videos and Created a New Section for Facebook Watch
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Shareable Social Media Music
Shareable Social Media Music
Snapchat is Testing a New Music Videos Feature in Two Countries
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30
Social Media AI Shopping
Social Media AI Shopping
Facebook Created a New Computer Vision System to Improve Shopping
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Social Media Voting Resources
Social Media Voting Resources
Snapchat Launches New Tools and Resources Encouraging Younger Voters
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28
Social Media Paid Streams
Social Media Paid Streams
Facebook Introduced a Feature to Monetize Events Held on the Platform
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Branded Shoppable Livestreams
Branded Shoppable Livestreams
TikTok Will Host Its First Ever Shoppable Livstream with Ntwrk
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26
Scientific Beauty Information Podcasts
Scientific Beauty Information Podcasts
The Beauty Brains Features Experts to Answer Questions
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25
Football-Themed Social Media Campaigns
Football-Themed Social Media Campaigns
Pepsi Launched Its New 'Tailgate in a Box' Promotion
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Shoppable Social Media Tabs
Shoppable Social Media Tabs
Facebook Debuted New Facebook Shop Tab
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Social Media QR Codes
Social Media QR Codes
Instagram QR Codes Have Been Fully Intregrated
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Minimalist Gen Z Makeup
Minimalist Gen Z Makeup
Morphe 2 is Launching with Two TikTok Stars as Brand Ambassadors
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21
Social Media Streaming Platforms
Social Media Streaming Platforms
TikTok Created a Video Content Channel for Amazon Fire TV
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20
Kid-Friendly Speed Eating Challenges
Kid-Friendly Speed Eating Challenges
Fruit by the Foot Launched a YouTube Live Challenge for Teens
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19
Podcast Quote Tools
Podcast Quote Tools
Spotify Launched a Tool for Shareable Podcast Quotes on Social Media Platforms
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Youth-Focused Creative Agencies
Youth-Focused Creative Agencies
The ADOLESCENT Agency Helps Brands Connect with Gen Z Consumers
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Comedic Tequlia Livestream Events
Comedic Tequlia Livestream Events
Lil Dicky Joins Jose Cuervo to Launch Who’s Making Margs? Event
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Gen Z-Created Beauty Brands
Gen Z-Created Beauty Brands
TikTok Star Addison Rae is Launching a Clean Brand Called ITEM Beauty
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15
Creator-Centric Social Videos
Creator-Centric Social Videos
Instagram Launches Its Reels Feature in 50 Different Countries
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14
Creative Exploration Apps
Creative Exploration Apps
E.gg Taps Into the Experimental Early Days of the Internet
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13
Virtual Campus Events
Virtual Campus Events
Pot Noodle is Virtually Connecting with Students via The Digital Welcome
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12
Home Celebration Sweepstakes
Home Celebration Sweepstakes
Summer On With Don Helps to Enhance At-Home Celebrations
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11
Social Cannabis Enthusiast Accounts
Social Cannabis Enthusiast Accounts
thecannabinista Shares Cannabis and THC Recipes and Reviews
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10
Middle-Child Pizza Promotions
Middle-Child Pizza Promotions
Pizza Hut is Giving Away Pizza for National Middle Child Day
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9
Scientific Beauty Podcasts
Scientific Beauty Podcasts
The Eco Well Offers Real Scientific Advise on the Latest Beauty Trend
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8
Social Media Chip Giveaways
Social Media Chip Giveaways
Lay's Launched a 'Flavor Tour' Promotion on the Brand's Social Media
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7
Interactive Hashtag-Branded Campaigns
Interactive Hashtag-Branded Campaigns
Bomb Pop Targets Tweens in New 'Not One Thing' Campaign
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6
QSR Social Media Giveaways
QSR Social Media Giveaways
Dunkin' Launched a Social Media Competition with a Branded RV
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5
Short-Form Reality Shows
Short-Form Reality Shows
e.l.f. Cosmetics is Introducing the First-Ever TikTok Reality Show
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4
Magical Beauty Challenges
Magical Beauty Challenges
This TikTok Beauty Challenge Spotlights the Poreless Putty Primer
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3
Luxury Social Media Campaigns
Luxury Social Media Campaigns
Gucci is One of the First to Use Snapchat's Shoppable AR Option
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2
In-App Live Concerts
In-App Live Concerts
The Weeknd is Hosting a First-of-Its-King Live Concert on TikTok
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Virtual Festival Events
Virtual Festival Events
The Klarnival Helps to Make Up for This Summer's Cancelled Festivals
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