Creator Tools

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As a creator, you know your toolkit is a key ingredient to your workflow. Learn about the tools that can help enable your content creation and stay up to date on new platform features. This section includes the secret sauce of primers and guides on how to use creator tools and platforms to develop and optimize your content like a pro.

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Meta drama: Bribery, layoffs, and TikTok taps in

Meta is laying off thousands – and TikTok is scooping up a share of the talent.

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Instagram AMA format rolling out to profiles? …and other updates

An Ask Me Anything Instagram feature pops up, a new Stories feature restricts access to followers only, and music can be added to photos.

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The Pinterest algorithm is getting better

Pinterest has improved its algorithm by refreshing data more often and making Pin recommendations more relevant.

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YouTube username handles are rolling out

YouTube username handles will be available across the platform to identify creators and ICYMI, creators can link Shopify to their channel.

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Pinterest partners with Warner Music to create new ‘Idea Pins’

Pinterest has been focused on mood boards and product discovery but the launch of Idea Pins is a nod toward TikTok.

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TikTok’s ‘Focused View’ – a new engagement ad unit

TikTok’s Focused View is the new ad objective launching in Q4. And in other news, interest in TikTok as a news source has increased.

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Finally… scheduling on Instagram (natively!)

Natively scheduling posts on Instagram will make creator’s lives much easier, but adding a song to your profile? Feels like a nostalgic move.

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Diving into the creator economy: Monetizing YouTube, Instagram, TikTok

We’re jumping right into the promised latest scoop on the creator economy. Here’s what you need to know, and why, if you want to earn money, YouTube should be your focus.

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TikTok releases a slew of new video editing features

I’m not exaggerating when I say this is quite literally the best video editing update to a social app that I’ve seen yet.

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Beginner’s guide to designing in Canva

Creatives short on time can get started with Canva using this guide to create images, simple animations and build brand kits. It’s easy. *Not sponsored