Facebook Hashtags: 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?

Facebook Launches Clickable Hashtags: Clickable hashtags are rolling out on Facebook. “When you click on a hashtag in Facebook, you’ll see a feed of what other people and Pages are saying about that event or topic.”

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"Similar to other services like Instagram, Twitter, Tumblr or Pinterest, hashtags on Facebook allow you to add context to a post or indicate that it is part of a larger discussion."

Google+ Dashboard Makes Managing Your Online Presence Easier: After signing into your Google+ page, you’ll now have access to a new Dashboard with features that include the ability to update your info across Maps, Search and Google+ and insights on top searches. Local businesses also have access to AdWords Express and Offers campaigns.

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"To start using Google+ Dashboard, simply sign into Google+ as your page, then click the Dashboard icon in the navigation menu."

Discussion From Our Networking Clubs: Thousands of social media marketers and small business owners are asking questions and helping others in our free Networking Clubs. Here are a few interesting discussions worth highlighting:

Tumblr‘s Archive Page Gets Bigger: Tumblr‘s Archive Page got a makeover and now has bigger thumbnails, loads faster and has a new Scroll to Top button.

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Just add "/archive" to the end of any Tumblr blog URL to see the new Archive Page for yourself.

Pinterest Kicks Off Pin It Forward France: Pinterest launches “a new localized version of Pinterest, created especially for people in France.”

pinterest in french.

"French pinners will see more local content in Search and category feeds, as well as links to more French domains and pins with descriptions in French."

Twitter Opens up its Analytics Platform: The Next Web reports that Twitter is “giving everyone access to in-depth data about the people and brands who follow them, as well as the performance of their most recent tweets.”

Here’s some interesting social media news to follow:

Myspace Relaunches: Myspace airs its first commercials for its redesigned platform.

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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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