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?
Instagram Introduces Web Embeds: Instagram adds web embedding for Instagram content and brings you “an easy way to add Instagram photos and videos to the stories you want to tell.”
Twitter Rolls Out the Ability to Sync Direct Messages Across All Apps: Twitter makes it “even easier with a coordinated update for seven different apps: Android, iPhone, iPad, Mac, twitter.com, mobile.twitter.com and TweetDeck.”
Yelp Introduces Yelp Platform: It’s “a new way to transact on Yelp.” They have started to roll out the Yelp Platform category by category, “beginning with food delivery and pickup. Starting now, people can order food directly from a select number of restaurants supported by delivery.com and Eat24.”
Tumblr Updates Mobile Apps With Improved Search and Explore Tools: “To help you find more of the stuff you love,” Tumblr is “bringing brand-new search and explore tools” to their “iPhone, iPad and Android apps. Now you can check out what’s trending on Tumblr and get suggested blogs for anything you search.”
Foursquare Releases App for Feature Phones: It’s “an all-new Foursquare app for the full range of Nokia’s S40 phones, including all the new Asha devices.”
Here’s more interesting news to follow:
Facebook Rolls Out Graph Search to U.S. Users: “Graph Search is now rolling out more broadly to everyone who uses Facebook in U.S. English.” They are “currently working on making it easier for people to search and discover topics, including posts and comments.”
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