December 2020

Releases this month:

December 1, 2020

Photo size limit in the Asset Library increased

Now, you can add photos up to 20MB in the Asset Library. For more information about the Asset Library, see this helpful how-to.

December 4, 2020

Location Tagging available for Facebook and Instagram posts

Now, you can tag locations for Facebook and Instagram in your posts using Facebook's Pages search. This means that you can search for a Facebook Page with an associated location and tag your posts with that location. 


Ready to start adding locations to your Facebook and Instagram posts? Check out this overview to see the process step-by-step.

December 7, 2020

Extend the functionality of your social data with the Sprout Analytics API

Sprout created the Analytics API to empower you to fulfill your most custom reporting needs. With the API, you can integrate your social data within your internal and reporting tools and data warehouses outside of Sprout. Not only can you customize the aesthetics of your data, but you can also take control of your data analysis with your internal tools.

To learn more about the Sprout Analytics API, check out this helpful overview article.

Ready to dive in? Head over to our Analytics API documentation site

December 11, 2020

Amplify the power of your Listening Topics with Themes 

Advanced Listening is a great way to get a pulse on the conversation happening on social in order to bolster your social media strategy. Now, with Advanced Listening, you can create Topic Themes to group portions of a Topic’s messages into their own segments for better analysis and filtering.



To start adding Themes to your Topics, review this how-to.

Manage your Tags with Sprout's Android application

You can add, edit and remove tags from existing and new posts in Compose via Sprout's Android mobile app. 


To learn more about composing messages in mobile, check out this article on our Compose Basics.

December 15, 2020

Content Calendar filtering improvements

Now you can filter for profiles and tags in the Shared Content Calendar to see all of your tagged content by profile. These new filtering options give you greater flexibility when you're viewing your calendar and sharing links.


Learn more about using the Content Calendar in Sprout and the views you can use to share with your stakeholders in this article.

December 16, 2020

Changes made to the Facebook Messenger API for new privacy rules in Europe

Due to new privacy rules in the European Economic Area (EEA), Facebook is deprecating features in several of their Messenger APIs for EEA-based businesses and individuals based in Europe who connect with businesses outside of the EEA. 

This means that some functionality in Sprout will change if:

  • You’re a business based in the EEA, or 
  • You receive incoming messages from EEA users. 

The deprecations with the Messenger API features impact Facebook Private Messages and Bots in Sprout. 

This article outlines the specific changes you’ll see in Sprout.

December 21, 2020

Capture the full story behind your social campaigns with Auto Tagging

Now you can enable Auto Tagging to apply tags to Facebook, Instagram and LinkedIn comments you receive on your published posts through Sprout. Uncover trends about your brand health by not only understanding your publishing efforts, but discovering the impact your content receives from your audiences.


Ready to extract more insights from your tagging strategy? Check out this overview

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