SlideShare on LinkedIn Profiles: 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 Enables Users to Add SlideShare to LinkedIn Profile: It’s now easier “for you to add your presentations directly from SlideShare to your LinkedIn profile, with just a click of a button.”

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Add SlideShares to your LinkedIn profile.

Pinterest Introduces New Follow Button: “The new Follow button will pop up a small dialog with a preview of your account’s latest pins—and your visitors won’t ever have to leave your website to follow you.”

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“It’s easy to add this button to your site. It’s just a couple of lines of code, which you can copy and paste onto your pages in a matter of minutes.”

LinkedIn Introduces New Connected App: “It helps you reach out to people in your network when it matters most, so you can keep your network active and warm.”

Getty Images Launches Redesigned iOS App: ”Updated and easy-to-navigate iOS apps for both Getty Images and iStock by Getty Images feature an improved image search, curation and collaboration experience to help creative storytellers bring their ideas to life wherever they are.”

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“A more intuitive experience and smoother user interface.”

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

StepUp.io: This new tool allows you to “watch YouTube videos in bite-sized steps.”

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You can “jump between each step quickly, loop the part that matters to you [and] share your most important moments.”

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What do you think? Will you benefit from SlideShare on LinkedIn? Have you found any cool new social media tools recently? 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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  • http://www.7eyetechnologies.com Kristina Roy

    Adding SlideShare to LinkedIn Profile may be helpful. I am going to test this feature.

  • http://cindyking.biz/ Cindy King

    It’s definitely interesting for people with SlideShare presentations to share to their audience on LinkedIn! I guess it makes it easier to find more interesting presentations.

  • http://jeffzelaya.com/ Jeff Zelaya

    Werent’ you able to add slideshare presentations a while back ago? What exactly is new about adding slideshare to your LinkedIn profile?

  • http://cindyking.biz/ Cindy King

    As LinkedIn says, it’s now easier… with just a click of a button.







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