LinkedIn Adds New Features: 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?
LinkedIn Adds New Features on Homepage : LinkedIn introduces two new features “to your productivity toolkit: ‘Who’s Viewed Your Updates’ and ‘You Recently Visited.’ Both features can be found on the right-hand side of the Homepage and are intended to provide you with more personalized insights on your activities and engagement across LinkedIn.”
Facebook Updates Ads Manager Reports: These recent updates to Ads Manager Reports “will happen gradually, with full availability expected in the coming weeks.”
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:
- How are the Facebook hashtags going for you so far?
- Have you added Vine or Instagram to your mix?
- How can you get testimonials?
- What benefits have you reaped as a result of participating in the Networking Clubs?
Foursquare Lets You Check-in Friends: “You can now check-in your friends when you’re out together. Instead of you and four friends each pulling out your phone to check in at dinner, now one of you can do it for everyone.”
Klout Partners With Yammer: “Now organizations that use Yammer (over 85% of the Fortune 500!), will more easily discover hidden talent and expertise so that it can be identified and optimized across the company.”
Interesting social media news worth noting:
LinkedIn Reaches 3 Million Company Pages: Here are some fun facts about the more than 3 million LinkedIn Company Pages, including the kind of updates that get the most action.
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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 »