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?
New Speak-to-Tweet Service: Twitter, Google and SayNow teamed up to deliver a new Speak2Tweet service in response to the events in Egypt. Does your business monitor current events unfolding for social media business opportunities?
Ning Announces New Design Studio: In addition to over 70 themes and some new design options, Ning is also introducing an Instant Ad Box feature. This provides users with more customization and branding options on this community platform.
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Seesmic Releases Improvements for iPhone: This social media management tool now offers a number of useful improvements for iPhone users. Do you use a social media management tool on your mobile device? (Seesmic was also recently in the news about the integration of Seesmic Desktop with Salesforce Chatter, which provides an enterprise social collaboration app and platform.)
Here are two more new social media tools worth a look:
Tap11 is a real-time business intelligence platform for companies to monitor, engage and measure the impact of their social media campaigns.
Actionly is a social media monitoring dashboard and listening platform to find out what people are saying about your brand, products or industry terms.
What social media news caught your interest? What do you think of the other news items this week? Please share your comments below.