17 Feb Social Chatter Episode 331: Twitter Safety Mode, Auto-Blocking Potentially Problematic Accounts Christian Karasiewicz | Agata Pawlak, Christian Karasiewicz, Sara Munro, Social media marketing talk show, Social media news, social media news 2022, Twitter safety mode | Social Chatter, Social Media Marketing, Twitter | ShareTweetSharePinBufferWhatsAppEmail54 SharesShareTweetSharePinBufferWhatsAppEmail54 Shares Welcome to the 331st episode of Social Chatter, the longest running social media marketing talk show. In addition to covering the latest breaking social media news, this article will focus on social media news from this past week, including Twitter Safety Mode, an auto-blocking feature in Twitter security and privacy settings. If you're new to Social Chatter, you can also read, watch or listen on our blog, YouTube channel or Alexa Flash Briefing. If you missed the previous episode of our social media marketing talk show, we discussed Instagram content management tools. Let's see what's new in social media this week with, Christian Karasiewicz, Sara Munro and guest, Agata Pawlak. Social Chatter: Social Media Marketing Talk Show - Episode 331 Twitter Safety Mode, Auto-Blocking Problematic Accounts This week, we're taking a look at Twitter Safety Mode. Twitter is rolling out a new feature to more users called "safety mode". This new feature will auto-block at scale. It uses automated system detection to autoblock potentially problematic accounts for 7 days. You can find Twitter Safety Mode under Settings > Privacy and safety > Safety mode. All you need to do is switch it on and set how long to safeguard your account for. When accounts are autoblocked, you'll be able to go in and see which ones are being blocked and adjust them from the same menu. In #Twitter News, "safety mode" is making its way to new markets. What do you think about this feature? Will you use it?#SocialChatter #SocialMedia #SocialMediaNews #TwitterNews https://t.co/bRwAAWF2yk — Social Chefs (@socialchefs) February 16, 2022 Why Twitter Safety Mode Matters For Your Business Your time is valuable. With Twitter Safety Mode, you'll help reduce the time wasted with problematic accounts. These include accounts using harmful language, along with accounts sending you repetitive or unresponded to replies or @mentions that are sent to you. While the autoblock feature won't give you complete control, it will help shield you from unwanted mentions. For example, maybe you sent out a controversial tweet. By enabling "safety mode", you can have Twitter help you control these situations better, and give you back some time in the process. Related Twitter Articles Twitter Flock, share tweets with small groups How to Use Twitter Spaces What is Twitter Blue? Twitter Tip Jar Twitter Super Follows How to share Twitter Spaces audio Other Social Media News Mentioned Here are some additional social media news topics that we covered on our weekly live social media marketing talk show that are worth checking out. Twitter is starting to label good bots. Communities are coming to Twitter. Facebook to rename News Feed to Feed. You can now like Instagram Stories without needing to send a DM. WhatsApp is testing communities on the platform. LinkedIn is rolling out turning off political posts. Snapchat is adding mid-roll ads in Snap Star Stories. Tool of the week: Notion. YouTube Channel Growth We spoke with Agata Palak about creating videos for YouTube. Here are some tips that she shared. How do you recommend that businesses find their style and plan their videos? It is important to know your niche. Every niche is different. Choosing the right platform is key. Not every platform works for every business. Consider whether you can rank in your niche. Do a competitive analysis. Are you competitors successful on a platform? Include as much storytelling in your video. Make sure it is as human as possible. Within the framework, you can get more creative over time. What are best practices for video editing – how do you keep it simple when there are so many options? Video editing doesn’t have to be overwhelming. Start simple, and improve. You can learn everything online. Some options include Filmora, Camtasia, iMovie, etc Don’t worry about making too many edits when you start creating videos. Keep things simple. What are best practices for repurposing video between platforms, especially vertical video on TikTok, IG Reels, and YouTube Shorts? Or should you? When creating videos, the shorter the better. You can can create vertical videos to drive back to the longer form videos. It is better to do a platform well, versus doing average on all platforms. Wrap-up To sum it up this week, we discussed Twitter Safety Mode, a way to auto-block potentially problematic Twitter accounts. If you have any additional questions, please share them with us in the comments below. To watch next week's episode of Social Chatter, your weekly social media marketing talk show, tune-in to our YouTube channel or watch on Facebook to learn about the latest breaking social media news from this week!About The Author Christian Karasiewicz Founder, Social Chefs Founder and CEO of Social Chefs, a digital marketing agency. I host two shows, #SocialChatter, the industries longest running social media marketing talk show and Social Snacks, 5 minute or less social media marketing tutorials. ShareTweetSharePinBufferWhatsAppEmail54 Shares No Comments Comments are closed.