YouTube Enhancements: This Week in Social Media
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?
YouTube Adds More Communication Features: Recent updates on YouTube include “a new way to promote your Google+ profile on YouTube, more options in the Annotations Editor” and more options to post Channel Bulletins to your Channel Feed.
Twitter Updates Mobile Apps for iPhone and Android: Both apps bring back high-demand features, including the swipe shortcut, and they also introduce new design and functionality improvements.
Buffer Adds LinkedIn Functionality: In addition to Twitter and Facebook, you can now share updates to LinkedIn through Buffer.
Here are some social media tools worth noting:
Quipol: This little polling app now supports YouTube and Vimeo videos.
Slidemotion VideoExpress : A free Facebook app which allows you to make videos with music from your Facebook photo albums, in three clicks.
Constant Contact’s Social Campaigns: A new social media tool to help you get “more likes, more shares and more business.”
Quick Box Social: Allows a novice user to build a Facebook page with no knowledge of HTML or programming. It’s a simple “drag and drop” set of tools to create Facebook Business Pages with “images, text, videos, forms, email capture, Twitter feeds and LinkedIn feeds.”
Cyfe: An all-in-one dashboard that helps you monitor and analyze data scattered across your online services.
Fanmix: A social inbox to “manage all of your social conversations on Twitter, Facebook, LinkedIn, blogs, comment threads and everywhere else.”
Kwanzoo: A multichannel engagement marketing platform.
Here’s an interesting infographic:
What social media news caught your interest this week? Please share your comments below.
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 using social business networking. Other posts by Cindy King »