LinkedIn Content Sharing: This Week in Social Media : Social Media Examiner

social media researchWelcome 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 Platform Further Enables Professional Content Sharing: LinkedIn has worked closely with developers to improve the signup with LinkedIn experience and make it easier to share content on LinkedIn.

linkedin developer integration

LinkedIn users will see more content shared on LinkedIn through these improved signup options.

Social Media Marketing Podcast: We’re thrilled to announce Social Media Examiner’s new show: Social Media Marketing with Michael Stelzner. The show is designed to help busy marketers thrive with social media marketing tips and success stories.

Social Media Marketing Podcast w/ Michael Stelzner

Please let us know what you think about the show.

Discussion From Our Networking Clubs: Thousands of social media marketers and small business owners are asking questions and helping others in our free Networking Clubs. Here are a few interesting discussions worth highlighting:

Pinterest Announces Open Registration: “For those of you who haven’t joined Pinterest yet, this means you can sign up without waiting for an invite. All you have to do is go to to get started.”

pinterest opens registration

In addition to using your Facebook or Twitter login to create your Pinterest account, registration is now possible with just your email address.

Foursquare’s Nearby Friends Feature Is Back: Foursquare is “bringing back the ability to switch between nearby check-ins and all activity” so you can choose to keep up with your friends or find out what’s going on in your city.

foursquare nearby friends

Update your Foursquare app to see these new features.

Tumblr Launches Reblorg: Tumblr’s Reblorg is a “new hub for original creative work.”


Reblorg is for video, animation, GIFs, glitches, music, paintings, challenge posts, contests, games, tech toys, collage, haiku, limericks, kabuki coding and other art forms.

Facebook Introduces New Mobile Ads for Apps: Facebook is beginning to test a new way for mobile app developers to grow their business with an ad unit that helps them reach and reengage their users.

facebook mobile adds

This new app allows developers to "buy mobile newsfeed ads that open Android and iOS App Store purchase pages when clicked."

Google Video for Business Closes Along With Other Google Products: Google is shutting down a few more products including Google Apps for Teams, Google Listen and Google Video for Business. The videos hosted on Google Video for Business will migrate to Google Drive.

Here’s a couple of useful social media tools worth noting:

CScore: a tool to discover the performance and competitive advantage for any Facebook page.


Here's the CScore for Social Media Examiner's Facebook page.

Stitcher: A mobile app that allows you to listen to talk radio shows, podcasts and live radio on demand.


Audio publishers should check out Stitcher.

And don’t miss this:

Social Media Examiner presents Facebook Success Summit 2012 (online conference).

Facebook Success Summit 2012

Join 20 Facebook experts at Social Media Examiner’s big online conference! Go here to learn more.

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