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?

The New Delicious Is Here: Avos acquired Delicious from Yahoo! earlier this year and is now opening the new version. Check out the new Stack feature below.

Blogger Modernizes Blogging With Dynamic Views: With the latest in web technology (AJAX, HTML5 and CSS3), this latest improvement to Google’s Blogger platform creates a whole new blogging experience. Be sure to check out Dynamic Views in the video below.

Google+ Lets You Share Your Circles With Others: You can now share your Google+ Circles. People will not see the name you give your circle and they will not see any changes you make to your Circle after sharing it.

SlideShare Slides Now Work on Mobile: Thanks to the new upgrade to HTML5 technology, your slides will display flawlessly on an iPhone, iPad, Android and any other mobile platform.  “All slides uploaded from today on will be converted to HTML5. As before, they will faithfully reproduce what is in the original Powerpoint, Keynote, PDF, document or any of the 28 formats we support.”

Groupon Creates a Loyalty Program for Businesses: With the new Groupon Rewards program, you can automatically reward customers based on how much your customers spend.

groupon rewards

"Consumers earn rewards at participating merchants simply by paying with the credit or debit card they have on file at"

Here’s an interesting infographic to check out:

Here’s 60 Seconds of Social Media Sharing:


Check out how much information is shared on social media in one minute.

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What social media news caught your interest this week? Please share your comments below.

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  • Delighted to see Delicious back in play. It’s a great service, and was sadly neglected by Yahoo.

  • Me too Dave 🙂

  • May its something Yahoo needs to overlook and make take things as userfriendly.

  • New Delicious looks good and good to use also. I liked it very much. And Google+ is giving out some new apps to its users which is most welcome by all of us….

  • Thanks for your feedback on the new Delicious!  Yes, it looks like Google+ is becoming more interesting.  I wonder how we’ll be spending our time at the beginning of next year, things are changing quite a bit now.

  • Thanks for the news.  I’m interested in seeing how Delicious will do with the new look!

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  • kenpickard

    For bloggers and content creators this is
    good news. As most of us know creating good quality content is only half
    of the game, if you want to create a brand around your blog and niche.
    Having your content shared across many platforms creates a dynamic viral
    presence that just can’t be ignored.

    glad to see Delicious is back in the game as well as to learn how much
    traffic we get from smart phones. The face of social media is changing
    at a rapid pace and those who keep up with these climate shifts will undoubtedly create the biggest brands.

    Ken Pickard
    The Network Dad

  • I’m looking forward to what Google+ is able to do. Will they be successful in drawing our eyes away from Facebook?
    The Stacks feature from Delicious looks pretty cool also!

  • I too am glad to see Delicious is back!  Also I think Google+ is a great syndication tool.  I love social media and am grateful to you for giving me more ideas how to grow.  Thank you, Donna Merrill

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  • wow. .these all can now help us to create extra creative loook of stuff we share on blogs . .