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Week of July 13, 2020

Instagram

CONTENT & HASHTAGS:

  • The newest beauty trend sweeping Instagram is #DolphinSkin! To jump on the trend, grab your favorite makeup products to give your face a sleek and shiny glow resembling dolphin skin. Ready, set, go!
  • Fashionistas all over Instagram are loving the re-emergence of #Tie-Dye. Users are showing off their favorite brands, or homemade, Tie Dye hoodies, masks, T-shirts and more!
  • Instagram is testing its newly updated Shop Tab to a subset of users which will be eventually visible to all users to drive eCommerce purchases. The tab will appear on the main bottom-bar of the app and pull in all posts from brands and influencers who add Shopping Tags!

DATA & UPDATES:

TikTok

CONTENT & HASHTAGS:

  • For all the foodies out there, #FoodReview is a new summer trend just for you! TikTok users are tasting takeout and home-cooked meals on-camera and giving their ratings and recommendations on what they think.
  • Fitness junkies are taking to TikTok to show off their #HomeGym setups. Along with their gym setups, users are showing off their favorite workout routines, weight loss progress, and how-to videos. Get fit at home!
  • The hottest new fashion trend on TikTok is #FashionEdit. This trend takes some creativity and editing skills as users leave their outfits laid out on a chair, sit down and magically appear with the outfit on them! You have to see it to believe it.

DATA & UPDATES:

TRENDING NEWS ON SOCIAL MEDIA, COVID-19 AND INFLUENCER MARKETING:

15 Social Media and Messaging Platforms to Grow Your Business in 2020 [Infographic]” SocialMediaToday (July 13, 2020)

Byte, the reboot of Vine, Surges After Trump Claims He Could Ban TikTok” AdWeek (July 10, 2020)

Study: Most Americans say Brands should Respond to Black Lives Matter movement” MarketingDive  (July 10, 2020)

Seven Strategies from Brands Leading the Conversation” AdAge (July 8, 2020)

HERE ARE SOME BRANDS DELIVERING POWERFUL, NEW MESSAGING:

Stella Artois: Daydreaming in the Summer

Impossible Foods: Teaming up with Colin Kaepernick’s Nonprofit

 

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