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 Save Feature: “Now you can save items that you find on Facebook to check out later when you have more time.”
Pinterest Adds Specialized Interests: “Now each category has a whole new selection of specialized interests to explore.”
Facebook Tests New Buy Button: “A new feature to help businesses drive sales through Facebook in the news feed and on pages.”
Foursquare Reveals New Look and Logo: “A brand-new version of Foursquare that’s all about you.”
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What do you think? Have you tried the new Facebook Save feature? What social media news caught your attention this week? Please share your comments below.