The Week That Was: Social Media (18/01/19)

18th January 2019


Egg post poaches Kylie Jenner’s world record

A stock photo of an egg has become the most ‘liked’ post on Instagram after receiving over 40 million ‘likes’. The account, @world_record_egg, now boasts more than 7 million followers after challenging users to help them beat Kylie Jenner’s world record for the most ‘liked’ post on the platform.

Facebook says “Do svidaniya” to hundred of Russian accounts

Facebook and Instagram have banned hundreds of Russian accounts that were said to be attempting to secretly ‘manipulate people’ in an effort to combat the recent scandal around Russian interference.

Don’t @d me

57% of Netflix users say they would abandoned the platform if it began running ads. The study was conducted across US, UK, German and Nordic users. The study found that even if Netflix lowered prices in conjunction with ad introduction, 42% would still leave.

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