8 recent changes to social media that freelancers need to know about

These days, even the most experienced and talented freelancers need some kind of social media presence. It helps to keep their name and work out there, network with existing clients, and find new ones. But how much time and energy are you spending on your posts?

New features are constantly being added to Instagram, Twitter et al, to make your use of them easier, more efficient, and more productive. But the companies involved often fail to publicise them properly and even when they do, it's difficult to know how to even find them in the app menu. For example, did you know you can change the font in your Instagram bio? Check out our Instagram fonts guide to find out how.

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Tom May

Tom May is an award-winning journalist and editor specialising in design, photography and technology. Author of the Amazon #1 bestseller Great TED Talks: Creativity, published by Pavilion Books, Tom was previously editor of Professional Photography magazine, associate editor at Creative Bloq, and deputy editor at net magazine. Today, he is a regular contributor to Creative Bloq and its sister sites Digital Camera World, T3.com and Tech Radar. He also writes for Creative Boom and works on content marketing projects.