News & Trends

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Following news & trends can inspire content creators to think differently about their content to stay fresh and relevant. The Sauce keeps an eye on the latest news and trends to uncover new technology that can help creators find inspiration for new content.

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Instagram Updates: New features, tools, and upgrades in 2023 (so far)

Instagram is testing monetization options, paid verification and custom lead forms for profile CTAs.

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TikTok officially banned from government devices

Even with TikTok striking the right chord in 2022, this could be just the beginning of challenges to come for the app.

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Meta updates: New reactions on Messenger, plans to scoop up Twitter users

Meta is out with a new Messenger feature that enables users to set quick reactions in chats to an avatar instead of an emoji.

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ChatGPT: What creators & marketers need to know about the new AI writing tool

ChatGPT’s interactive dialogue format makes it easy and possible for it to answer questions, write copy, and help marketers in a ton of ways.

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Is Instagram dead? 

It’s no secret that Instagram has made it difficult for content creators to get their work seen — reducing engagement, pumping up ads, leaving accounts with stale followers, and ultimately killing off user excitement. But why is this happening?

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Twitter news & updates: December 2022 [Running List]

A weekly updated log on the latest headlines about Twitter – and why it matters for content creators.

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Native scheduling comes to Linkedin

Finally – a way to schedule posts on LinkedIn natively within the app or browser. Here’s how.


BeReal’s marketing model relies on ambassadors – and it’s genius 

With 10M users and an appealing (paid) ambassador program, BeReal is hitting its stride with a focus on human connections and authenticity.

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Meta’s new AI – CICERO – wants to solve complex problems

CICERO is the first AI agent to gameplay at a human-level performance with require strategic reasoning and natural language processing.

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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.