Content Sharing Grows: 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?

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 Groupon.com."

Here’s an interesting infographic to check out:

Here’s 60 Seconds of Social Media Sharing:

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

And don’t miss this:

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

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About the Author, Cindy King

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 from scratch by using social business networking. Other posts by »




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