No McWhopper, Not Square, and of course Facebook: Weekly Social Media Roundup

Weekly roundups corral the news you can use.

screen-shot-2017-02-24-at-12-18-56-pmOur dreams of having a McWhopper have been shattered. McDonald’s did not accept the offer of peace from Burger King to create a sandwich matchup in the name of…peace.
Instagram is finally thinking “outside of the box.” Photos no longer have to be square. They can be portrait or landscape.
“To switch between formats, you just need to tap the icon to adjust orientation. It’ll still appear as a cropped square in your profile grid (to keep things nice and tidy) but will show in the feed of your followers in the correct format.”

 

Facebook has gifted nonprofits with a shiny new donate button. This move seems…late. But better late than never.

 

And yes, people are still using Facebook. In fact, Zuckerberg celebrated on Monday that 1 out of 7 people on the planet used Facebook on Monday.