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?
Twitter Releases New Ad Features: Twitter adds two new enhancements that advertisers frequently request—follower growth reporting and manual Promoted Tweet selection.
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:
- Tools to keep your computer clean and organized
- Networking Club blog review of NYC Talking
- Facebook guest expert Emeric Ernoult discusses Facebook metrics and ROI
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iPhone Users Get a New YouTube App: The official YouTube app for iPhone and iPod Touch brings users more videos and more ways to share them.
Here are a few cool social media tools worth noting:
Socialomate: a Twitter direct marketing assistant that allows you to run multiple-step campaigns with your followers.
My Social Promo: a tool for small businesses to tap into the social networks and drive new business via word-of-mouth sharing.
Placed: a location analytics tool leveraging mobile devices to help you understand your customers better.
Wavespot: a social WiFi service that allows merchants to give their customers free WiFi when they connect with businesses via Facebook or Twitter logins.
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