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social media researchWelcome to our weekly edition of what’s hot in social media news.

To help you stay up to date with social media, here are some of the news items that caught our attention.

What’s New This Week

YouTube Brings Live Streaming to Mobile: YouTube will be “bringing the power of live video to creators everywhere” with the launch of live streaming on its mobile app. Mobile live streaming on YouTube “will have all the features your regular videos have – you’ll be able to search for them, find them through recommendations and playlists and protect them from unauthorized uses.” YouTube launched this new capability to a select group of users at VidCon and “will be rolling it out more widely soon.”

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YouTube launched mobile live streaming with select partners including The Young Turks at VidCon and “will be rolling it out more widely soon.”

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Have you seen Facebook Instant Articles?

Are you curious about how to publish them?

To discover how to get started using Facebook Instant Articles, I interview Leslie Samuel.

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The Social Media Marketing podcast is an on-demand talk radio show from Social Media Examiner. It’s designed to help busy marketers and business owners discover what works with social media marketing.

In this episode, I interview Leslie Samuel, a blogging expert who runs BecomeABlogger.com. He’s also the host of the Learning With Leslie podcast and the head of training for the Social Media Marketing Society.

Leslie explores the benefits and challenges of Facebook Instant Articles.

You’ll discover what you need to know to get started with this new feature.

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Listen as Leslie Samuel shares what marketers need to know about Facebook Instant Articles, and how your business can get started.

Share your feedback, read the show notes, and get the links mentioned in this episode below.

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social media toolsDo you struggle to determine an accurate ROI in social media marketing?

Wondering which of your social media campaigns are most profitable?

It’s important to know whether or not the money you’ve invested in your social media marketing has provided a return that’s worth what you’ve put in.

In this article, you’ll discover 5 tools to help you accurately and completely measure your social media ROI.

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Discover five tools to help you measure your social media ROI.

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social media how toWant better engagement for your social media campaigns?

Wondering how visual content can help?

Using visual content to support your messaging makes it easier to grab your audience’s attention.

In this article, you’ll discover how visual content can support your social media marketing.

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Discover four ways visual content can improve your social marketing results.

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social media toolsDo you need to spend less time on repetitive social media tasks?

Are you looking for tools that let you balance automation with a personal touch?

In this article, you’ll discover nine tools to help marketers save time while maintaining a human presence on social media.

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Discover nine tools to save time on social media marketing.

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social media toolsHave you explored the Publishing Tools section of your Facebook page lately?

Wondering how the new features make marketing easier?

Your page’s Publishing Tools section contains a lot of important features including video management, lead generation, and product sales.

In this article, you’ll discover how to better manage your Facebook marketing with six Facebook publishing tools.

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Discover six Facebook publishing tools for marketers.

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social media how toLooking for ways to use Facebook Live for business?

Interested in what’s working for others?

Facebook Live broadcasts can help you expand your current audience and get new clients and customers.

In this article, you’ll discover how three companies used Facebook Live to generate sales and how to adapt their tactics for your own business.

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Discover three Facebook Live tactics that generated sales.

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social media how toDo you want more people to join your LinkedIn group?

Are you looking for tips to get more exposure for your group?

LinkedIn groups are a great way to generate leads and increase influence within an engaged community.

In this article, you’ll discover five ways to quickly build a larger membership for your LinkedIn group.

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Discover five ways to grow your LinkedIn group.

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social media researchWelcome to our weekly edition of what’s hot in social media news.

To help you stay up to date with social media, here are some of the news items that caught our attention.

What’s New This Week

New Targeting Tools Make Pinterest Ads More Effective: Pinterest added three new targeting options to let marketers and businesses target the delivery of promoted pins by combining their own business data with the data Pinterest collects on its users. The new targeting options include customer list retargeting, website visitor retargeting, and lookalike targeting. Businesses that work with Pinterest’s current Marketing Developer Partners “will be able to target these audiences by the end of the month.” To make it easier for businesses to onboard their data, Pinterest is “also working with Epsilon and LiveRamp.”

YouTube Launches YouTube Director: YouTube announced the release of a suite of products designed to let business owners create video ads from their phones.

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