Social media never sleeps. The changes just keep coming, especially this month. Today’s preferred channels are subject to evolving features, statistics, designs, algorithms, and advertising on a near-constant basis. More than ever, social media channels are stepping up to support people finding themselves in new and uncertain circumstances. We've been keeping an eye on how the major channels have quickly adapted to support people, workers, and families to stay connected and accurately informed during the COVID-19 crisis.
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Since the COVID-19 pandemic began in January, Instagram has taken steps to help people access accurate information, prioritize health, and stay connected. These updates include:
Instagram is making weekly updates to their platform to help users have the best experience possible during this difficult and isolating time. Keep up to date with their updates here.
In-person hangouts have been suspended based on social distancing mandates, so Chipotle is providing a way to hang out virtually for 3,000 fans. They are hosting digital lunch parties, called Chipotle Together, via the video-conference app Zoom. The parties feature celebrity guests, Q&As, and free burrito giveaways. Fans can find the Zoom meeting links from Chipotle's Twitter account.
Finally, there are several channel updates to put on your radar.
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