LinkedIn Networking Gets Easier: 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?

LinkedIn Makes it Easier to Grow Your Professional Network: LinkedIn rolls out an update for the People You May Know feature with a streamlined user experience and improved accuracy and relevance of your recommendations.

TweetDeck Updates Lists, Activity, Media and More: “This update introduces some great new features as well as a host of smaller improvements and bug fixes. Check out this video for a quick tour of the updates, and read on for more information.”

Google+ Hangouts SlideShare App Rolls Out: Google+ is enabling developers to share any hangout app with the entire Google+ community and SlideShare is one of the featured apps at launch.

slideshare google hangout

"This new app allows you and your friends and colleagues around the world to present and discuss SlideShare content in real time."

Updated Pinterest Terms: These “updated Terms of ServiceAcceptable Use Policy and Privacy Policy are easier to understand and better reflect the direction our company is headed in the future.”

Here are a couple of social media tools worth noting:

Cacoo:  Check out the new Google+ hangout Cacoo app to wire-frame, mind-map and diagram with others.

google+ hangout with cacoo

Using Cacoo for Google+ hangouts, members can share diagrams during a live video chat.

Mighty Apps: This new suite of apps, management tools and analytics from Strutta enables marketers to launch apps on an unlimited number of Facebook pages with an unlimited number of fans under a single subscription.

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Mighty Apps allows marketers to create everyday social experiences for their fans on Facebook.

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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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