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?
Google Shows Your Social Graph in Search Results: Google has updated its algorithm to share more social information in search results. Now your Twitter friends, Flickr friends and blogging friends can all show up in your search results for everyday topics. Watch the below video to see how it works.
Since we started Social Media Examiner in October 2009, we’ve published more than 280 articles. These original posts were written by dozens of social media professionals.
Video is very hot and there’s a strong social media connection. Are you using video to promote your business? Do you know the best ways to leverage this growing form of content?
What follows are 5 ways you can tap into the exploding video frontier—and achieve many social media advantages.
Why Video Now?
The demand for video is already proven: U.S. audiences viewed nearly 28 billion online videos in November 2009 alone.
The demand for video in a social setting is clearly growing: Nielsen reports that online video viewing on social networking sites was up 98% in 2009.