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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?

The Latest SlideShare App Feature Helps You Find More Content: This update is “shining the spotlight on the people and content that you find compelling.” The app is currently only on Android, iOS app to follow.

slideshare discover people

These new enhancements to the SlideShare app “make it even simpler for you to find and use great content on the go.”

LinkedIn Adds New Log Out Feature: In a single place you can now “see everywhere you’re signed in to LinkedIn and manage those sessions in your settings.”

linkedin sessions

“Go to your settings and click on See where you are logged in to see a complete list of the devices that you are logged into. You also can manage these sessions from this new page.”

LinkedIn Adds Ability to Export Your Data: You can “easily export all of your LinkedIn data with one click.”

linkedin data archive

“This single download will let you see all the data LinkedIn has stored on your account, including your updates, activity, IP records, searches, and more.”

LinkedIn Updates Notification of Password Changes: LinkedIn has “added a new set of information to the emails” they “send when there are security related changes to your account, such as a password change, so you can rest assured your account is secure.”

linkedin security password changes

“The added information gives your more insight into when and where the account change took place, including the date and time and details on the device the device the changes were made on such as the browser it was running, the Operating System (OS), IP address, and approximate physical location.”

Twitter Adds New Profile Colors: You can now “choose from new profile colors”.

Other social media updates you may like to follow:

Google Introduces Fan Funding for YouTube Channels: “Fan Funding allows fans to support the channels they love by making voluntary payments using Google Wallet.”

fan funding

“Fan Funding is currently in beta test.”

Here’s a cool social media tool worth checking out:

In-App Search: “The first and only search engine for apps on your iPhone, iPod Touch and iPad.”

in app search

“Simply enter your search terms and tap the result you want to view. Your chosen search result will then open inside its app.”

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