Klout Morphs Into Content Platform: 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?
Klout Adds Content Aggregation: The “new content platform helps Klout users be better content creators. (It) also allows you to schedule your posts so they can be delivered when people are actually listening.” Klout has reportedly been sold to Lithium Technologies.
Facebook Adds Gender Diversity: Facebook now offers “a new custom gender option to help you better express your own identity on Facebook.” This new Facebook gender option offers “an extensive list of gender identities that many people use to describe themselves.”
Yelp Introduces New Interface: The “new design emphasizes the unique local content (Yelp’s) community has contributed and makes finding key business information even easier for consumers.”
Path Announces Path for iOS7: “Focused on simplicity and usability—from an entirely new coat of paint, to adjusting your settings, to browsing the shop, to iOS 7 swipe gestures—(Path has) made it simpler and easier to do the things you do every day with (this app).”
Haiku Deck Launches iPhone App: “You can download any or all of the Haiku Decks you’ve created for fast, fluid viewing and impromptu pitching, even if you’re on a plane, in a taxi or at a conference with sluggish Wifi.”
Here are a few cool social media tools worth checking out:
Snippit: An app that allows you to “create precise, short clips from any song in your music library. Attach to a photo. Share with friends.”
Chaatz: This new app “provides the widest range of messaging consolidation, identity management and privacy available in a social messaging app today.”
EasilyDo: A free app that makes sure you never miss anything important.
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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 »