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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 Introduces a New Look for Company Pages: “Starting this week, a few companies are getting early access to the redesigned Company Pages, including PhilipsCitiHP and Dell.” LinkedIn aims to roll out the experience to all companies later this year.

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"For companies, this means a more powerful way to build relationships with your target audience on LinkedIn."

LinkedIn Adds Notifications: LinkedIn’s new Notifications feature is similar to what’s on Facebook. This new Notification feature keeps you “notified in real-time when someone likes what you’ve shared on LinkedIn, views your profile, accepts your invitation and much more.”

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Click on the new Inbox envelope icon to see your notifications.

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:

Pinterest Announces Attribution and Easy Sharing With Flickr: Pinterest has “worked with Flickr and other communities to make it easier to pin and credit content creators. Images with sharing enabled on Flickr now have a Pin It button, and pins from Flickr now have a clear attribution statement on Pinterest.”

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"Attribution appears below the pin's description and provides a permanent link to the work, its author and where they host their content."

Tumblr Gets a Brand-New Mobile Blog: Tumblr’s mobile blog is “completely redesigned for faster browsing, cleaner reading and easier sharing.” Users can like and reblog directly from the index page and share posts through Facebook, Twitter or email. There’s built-in support for pages, full-width images and infinite scrolling.

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Check out Tumblr's new mobile blog.

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