Content Tools: This Week in Social Media

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?

Storify Is Now in Public Beta: This is a curation tool that gathers content from various social media platforms to create your own story. You can then create a widget of this story to embed it in your website. And now anyone can create an account to “Storify” an event or social media conversation.

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This is part of Mari Smith's Storify on Top Facebook Marketing Resources. Notice the active links in blue and the Twitter buttons.

Eloqua Publishes the ‘Grande Guide to Wikipedia’ This guide explains how Wikipedia truly works, so that marketers can understand and appreciate it.

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Click through to find out more about Wikipedia.

Here are a few other social media tools worth a look.

PostPost: This new tool makes it easy to find tweets. “Search results are filled with super-relevant information from the people you follow on Twitter—the links, photos, news, reviews and insights totally missing from real-time search.”


Check out the above video…

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Booshaka: To find the most passionate people and communities on Facebook.

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Here's a list using Booshaka of my Facebook contacts who are most active on Social Media Examiner's Facebook page.

Move That Blog: This new plugin from 23press makes it easy to move your blog from one host to another at a low cost.

move that blog

For the moment, Move That Blog only works on WordPress blogs, but it will be extended to other blogging platforms soon.

And don’t miss this:

Social Media Examiner’s Social Media Success Summit 2011: Check out the largest online social media conference! Help your business grow with social media. Although this conference started earlier this week, it’s not too late to join.

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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