Changelog v3.0 – May 01, 2022

Changelog v3.0 – May 01, 2022

NEW FEATURES

1. AI Writer

Our much anticipated AI Writer has been finally launched.  Now you can generate faster and better social media marketing copies that engage and convert.
You can easily generate Product Descriptions, Social Media Copies, Hashtags, Digital Ads, and Sales Copies.
Click here to learn more.

2. Content Planner

One of our best features so far. The Content Planner makes it easy for you to visualize your content strategy and plan your content schedules. It declutters your pages and maintains a very clean and simple view for easy management.
Click here to learn more.

3. Customized Telegram Bot

Get a customized Telegram Bot with your logo and custom name for your business and enjoy the unified brand identity across all your communication channels.
Click here to learn more.

CHANGES

1. Video and Image Formatting

We attempted end-to-end transcoding of videos and transformation of images but had to roll back due to some technical issues. We will attempt this again soon.
However, at the moment, please try to comply with the guides provides on our website.
Click here to learn more.

2. Save AI Writer copies

We added a SAVE button so you can save your generated copies permanently.  We also added persistence such that while still logged in, you can access other pages and still come back to access your generated copies. However, once you log out, the persisted copies will have to be cleared automatically, while only the saved copies remain.

3. View used and remaining Workspaces

You can now view your own used/remaining Workspaces. This helps you keep records and plan better. To access this, go to My Account -> Profile

BUG FIXES

We had a few bugs that cropped up in the course of the month and we have managed to fix them all. Below is a list of bugs that were fixed.

  • Scheduled Posts not publishing/on time/to some social platforms.
  • Recurring Posts not publishing subsequent schedules.
  • AI Writer not generating good content.
  • Duplicate Image and Content issue was also addressed.
v2.0.4 – April 11, 2022

v2.0.4 – April 11, 2022

New Features & Bug Fixes

1. Video Formatting.

1. For Twitter, keep the video length to 120 seconds (2mins) before uploading to Postly. 

2. For TikTok and Instagram, keep the video length to 60 seconds.

3. YouTube Shorts, YouTube automatically converts any video upload below 60 seconds to Shorts.

4. For Facebook, Linkedin, Pinterest, Reddit, YouTube, and Telegram, keep the video size below 100MB for the best experience.

5. Regular and Vertical: We support  Wide Videos (16:9) as well as Vertical Videos (9:16) as well as YouTube Shorts.

6. Video format: we support only MP4 for now, more options coming soon.

3. Timezones added to Scheduler

You can now schedule your content to a better time precision based on timezones. This provides additional flexibility to time selection and scheduling.

4. Edit or Stop Recurring Posts

To avoid posting the same content repeatedly via the Recurring Post feature, you can now edit the post periodically. 

You also have an option to stop the post at any time.

5. Copy link for Team Member Invitation

Instead of waiting on the email invitation, you can copy the invite link and send to a team member via other channels such as WhatsApp or other instant messaging apps.

Now, you can also cancel the invite, if you change your mind.

v2.0.3 – 20 March, 2022

v2.0.3 – 20 March, 2022

Changes

1. Instagram Carousel now available on Postly Web

We are delighted to inform you that you can now publish your Instagram Carousel Posts right from Postly Web.
This was made possible by the recent changes to Instagram API, and we have deemed it important to prioritize this change so you can publish your favorite IG Carousels with ease.

2. Facebook Link Formatting & Preview

There are 2 options provided by the Facebook API for formatting links within a Post. And below is what we decided to do:
  • For a Post that contains Text and a Link only, the Link will be formatted with a preview at the bottom of the Link content.
  • For a Post that contains Text, Image, and a Link, the Link will not be formatted and there will be no preview of the Link content.
v2.0.2 – 14 March, 2022

v2.0.2 – 14 March, 2022

New features

1. Thumbnail for videos

We enabled Thumbnail Images for your video uploads. This is easily accessible from the Publisher window as shown below:

2. Change account Email

You can now change your account email. This features is accessed from the Accounts tab. Please see image below.

3. Character limit and counter

Social media platforms have character limits and we intend to guide you. For this, we have added a character limit and counter display on the Publisher window. You can read more about Daily posting limits, Character limit and Duplicate content from here.
character count for social media platforms

4. Add job roles to team members

You can now add job role to your team member detail on the team sheet. This helps for proper identification, monitoring and accountability.
character count for social media platforms

5. Vertical Videos and YouTube Shorts

Postly now supports vertical videos to all connected social platforms as well as YouTube Shorts.
Videos that are less than 60secs would be converted automatically to Shorts by YouTube.

Other Changes:

1. A better-looking mobile web version and better presentation on small screens.
2. Revamped subscription pricing plans:  We are now so generous with our plans you don’t have any reason not to go premium and enjoy unlimited scheduling and other benefits. Check this out here.
3. We are working hard to bring you AI Writer and Recurring Posts very soon. Also many more features coming soon… stay tuned!
v2.0.1 – 17 February, 2022

v2.0.1 – 17 February, 2022

New feature

Upload Bulk Content: Publish your social media content at scale using a CSV file. 

Click here to learn more.

Changes

None.

 

Bug fixes

  1. Facebook groups and pages now have a filter that shows only the pages and groups user has Admin access.

 

v2.0.0 – 7 February, 2022

v2.0.0 – 7 February, 2022

New features

This is a complete revamp of the dashboard features and introduction of new ones.

Thanks again for staying with us. Hope you are enjoying Postly.
Well, it is about to get much better as we just launched a much-improved Dashboard. The whole objective is to make your tasks easier and more seamless.
Besides the much-improved UI/UX, we have the following notable additions:
 
1. Home page is now your timeline.
The homepage is where all the actions happen now.
a. Draft and schedule your posts right on the home page
b. View published, scheduled and draft posts
c. View user comments on your posts (still fine-tuning this).
d. View current social trends and jump on them by clicking on the message bubble beside each trend.
e. View Holidays and Events and share something about them by clicking on the feather icon. 
2. Workflow approval is live – Now you can get your teams or clients to review and approve your Posts before they are published. 
Make sure you benefit from this feature by adding team members or clients on the Team tab, then setting your approval process to either “Required” or “Multi-level”
3. Social trends – View social trends around your local and jump on it. Engage actively to drive brand visibility.
4. Events and Holidays – Plan your content ahead and around events and holidays to help you improve on audience relations.

Changes

The is a major revamp as stated above.

1. Publisher tab merged with Home timeline.
You can now draft your Posts right from your home page timeline. 

Bug fixes

  1. Issues regarding connected platforms not showing up on the publisher –  Fixed
  2. Link display issue on platforms – Fixed
  3. The 80-character word wrap issue on the content publisher – Fixed
  4. Bug on Drafts tab – view and delete – Fixed.