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?
Facebook Introduces Paper App: “A new app that helps you explore and share stories from friends and the world around you.”
Facebook Introduces a New Way to Reengage Mobile App Users: “You can now advertise to people who have taken specific actions in your app through an update to custom audiences, which allows you to segment your users without uploading any files.”
Pinterest Rolls Out Interests Category: “Here you can explore interests specially designed to help you find pins you like.”
LinkedIn Introduces “How You’re Connected”: This tool on LinkedIn profiles will help “you find the best path or strongest commonalities shared between you and the individual who could be the key to your next success.”
Twitter Updates Photo Editing for Android: “Now you can crop your photos by selecting an aspect, such as square or wide. You can rotate an image before you share it to make sure it fits nicely in your tweet.”
Evernote Upgrades Mobile App: “For the first time, you’ll be able to make Evernote your own in a seemingly infinite number of ways.”
Here are a couple of cool social media tools worth checking out:
Circulate.it: a tool that “makes the content you create and curate easily shareable by the rest of your organization.”
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