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 Rolls Out New Group Search: LinkedIn’s Group Search helps you search across all of the groups on LinkedIn to find the right one for you. You’ll find this search now gives you better results.
Tumblr Improves Facebook Integration: Tumblr users now have improved functions on Facebook’s Timeline, News Feed and Ticker.
Twitter for BlackBerry Introduces New Features: The improved Twitter for BlackBerry makes it easier to share links to web pages directly from the browser. When you tweet a link it will automatically be shortened. And you can upload photos to Twitter right from your BlackBerry’s camera.
Buddy Media Deepens Integration With YouTube: The social media marketing platform Buddy Media now offers big-brand clients options to customize and brand their YouTube channels. Buddy Media is one of a few companies offering these capabilities.
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Forum For Pages: A Facebook app that allows you to add a discussion board to your Facebook page.
CircleMe: A social tool to collect all of your likes and discover new ones. CircleMe makes it easy to showcase your favorite things.
ZoomSphere: This social media tool gives you insights into the most popular sources of content across the main social media platforms.
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