Connect With Your Customers: This Week in Social Media
Welcome 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?
Foursquare Makes Business Page Set Up Easy: Foursquare Business Pages are now self-service. “Any brand, organization, or publication can now create their own page, gain followers, share tips, check in, and reach their fans.”
Skype Now Optimized for Your iPad: iPad users can now easily connect with their friends via Skype.
Call in 38 Languages From Gmail: Following on from the call features available in the U.S. since last year, Gmail is extending its services in 38 new languages.
Klout Adds Foursquare and YouTube Influence: Klout continues to track more social media platforms. During a Twitter chat this week, they also said Google+ and Facebook pages are coming soon.
Twitter Drops Old Design Version: Twitter gave users the option of adopting their new design late last year and most people made the change. Bu if you are still using the old version, your account will automatically be upgraded.
Here’s a social media tool worth noting:
PageLever: This new tool gives Facebook page admins more information than currently available through Facebook Insights.
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What social media news caught your interest this week? Please share your comments below.
Cindy King is the director of editorial for Social Media Examiner. She spent 25 years abroad in international business development and then built her own international business using social business networking. Other posts by Cindy King »