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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?

Topsy Offers Entire History of Public Tweets: “If you’re curious about your own first tweet—or any other piece of Twitter history” be sure to check it out.

topsy tweet archive

You can now search through the entire Twitter archive.

SlideShare Redesigns Browse Page: “The experience is much more visual, and like before, you can sort through SlideShares based on topic category, content type, language and date. Users can now also share, save and like SlideShares directly on the browse page.”

slideshare more visual

The new update makes "SlideShares more easy to find, share and enjoy."

LinkedIn Adds Volunteer Aspirations to Profile: “You will be able to share your philanthropic aspirations on your LinkedIn profile by calling out whether you want to volunteer and serve on a nonprofit board.”

linkedin volunteer

"Your network is more likely to send volunteer and board opportunities your way if they know that you're looking and what you're looking for."

Here’s more noteworthy news to follow:

SlideShare Updates Privacy Policy: SlideShare is updating its privacy policy to help clarify existing language and help SlideShare “prepare for future features and functionality” that they “anticipate will continue to add value” to the user experience.

Here are a couple of interesting social media tools worth noting:

Strike Social: A tool to discover how well your content is performing on YouTube.

Spirit: A tool to set your tweets to disappear with a simple hashtag.

spirit

Check out Spirit if you'd like to put a lifespan on any of your tweets.

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