LinkedIn Group Search: 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 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.

new linkedin group search

New Group Search results show your connections who may be in a particular group.

Tumblr Improves Facebook Integration: Tumblr users now have improved functions  on Facebook’s Timeline, News Feed and Ticker.

tumblr integration with facebook

You now have more options when sharing Tumblr posts.

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.

twitter for blackberry

Twitter for BlackBerry makes it easier to connect to the people and things you care about.

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.

buddy media on youtube

Notice the social media integration on this YouTube channel.

Here are some social media tools worth noting:

Forum For Pages: A Facebook app that allows you to add a discussion board to your Facebook page.

forum for pages

Forum For Pages gives you a place for discussions on 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.


ZoomSphere is a social media influence-tracking system for Facebook, Twitter, Google+, YouTube, LinkedIn and Pinterest.

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