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?
LinkedIn Introduces LinkedIn Contacts and App: “LinkedIn Contacts, a smarter way to stay in touch with your most important relationships. LinkedIn brings all your contacts from your address books, email accounts and calendars together with the power of your LinkedIn network.”
Facebook Announces New Mobile Layout for Facebook Pages: The new mobile Facebook Pages layout is “tailored to the way people look for information on their mobile devices.”
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The Twitter for Mac App Gets an Update: The Twitter for Mac app has a few improvements with photos easier to share, retina display support and availability in 14 more languages.
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Foursquare Gets a Facelift: Foursquare has redesigned Foursquare.com so you can “easily scan all the important information, like the name, address, phone number, hours and menu.”
Google+ Integrates With Google Drive: Google continues integration of Google+ with other Google products. Now on Drive, you’ll see the Google+ profile pictures for the people you share your documents with on Drive.
Tumblr Updates iPhone and iPad Apps: The latest Tumblr for iPhone and iPad app update provides new sharing features and GIFs that animate when you scroll.
Here’s some interesting social media news to follow:
Twitter Is Working on a Two-Step Security Solution: Wired has reported that Twitter is working on a two-step security solution to reduce the risk of Twitter accounts being hacked.
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